Patchwork [1/3] net: mv643xx_eth: update statistics timer from timer context only

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Submitter Sebastian Hesselbarth
Date Oct. 2, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
Message ID <1380711442-24735-2-git-send-email-sebastian.hesselbarth@gmail.com>
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Permalink /patch/279688/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Sebastian Hesselbarth - Oct. 2, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
Each port driver installs a periodic timer to update port statistics
by calling mib_counters_update. As mib_counters_update is also called
from non-timer context, we should not reschedule the timer there but
rather move it to timer-only context.

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@gmail.com>
---
Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@wantstofly.org>
Cc: Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c |    4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
Jason - Oct. 2, 2013, 12:17 p.m.
On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 12:57:20PM +0200, Sebastian Hesselbarth wrote:
> Each port driver installs a periodic timer to update port statistics
> by calling mib_counters_update. As mib_counters_update is also called
> from non-timer context, we should not reschedule the timer there but
> rather move it to timer-only context.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Hesselbarth <sebastian.hesselbarth@gmail.com>
> ---
> Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> Cc: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@wantstofly.org>
> Cc: Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c |    4 +---
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

Acked-by: Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>

Introduced by:

  4ff3495a mv643xx_eth: enforce frequent hardware statistics polling

which goes all the way back to v2.6.28

thx,

Jason.
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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c
index 7fb5677..44a87e4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mv643xx_eth.c
@@ -1131,15 +1131,13 @@  static void mib_counters_update(struct mv643xx_eth_private *mp)
 	p->rx_discard += rdlp(mp, RX_DISCARD_FRAME_CNT);
 	p->rx_overrun += rdlp(mp, RX_OVERRUN_FRAME_CNT);
 	spin_unlock_bh(&mp->mib_counters_lock);
-
-	mod_timer(&mp->mib_counters_timer, jiffies + 30 * HZ);
 }
 
 static void mib_counters_timer_wrapper(unsigned long _mp)
 {
 	struct mv643xx_eth_private *mp = (void *)_mp;
-
 	mib_counters_update(mp);
+	mod_timer(&mp->mib_counters_timer, jiffies + 30 * HZ);
 }