e1000e: fix packet corruption and tx hang during NFSv2

Submitted by Jeff Kirsher on March 5, 2010, 12:21 p.m.

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Message ID 20100305122131.8250.21132.stgit@localhost.localdomain
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Jeff Kirsher March 5, 2010, 12:21 p.m.
From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>

when receiving a particular type of NFS v2 UDP traffic, the hardware could
DMA some bad data and then hang, possibly corrupting memory.

Disable the NFS parsing in this hardware, verified to fix the bug.

Originally reported and reproduced by RedHat's Neil Horman
CC: nhorman@tuxdriver.com
Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
---

 drivers/net/e1000e/defines.h |    2 ++
 drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c |   10 ++++++++++
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


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Comments

Neil Horman March 5, 2010, 1:18 p.m.
On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 04:21:44AM -0800, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
> 
> when receiving a particular type of NFS v2 UDP traffic, the hardware could
> DMA some bad data and then hang, possibly corrupting memory.
> 
> Disable the NFS parsing in this hardware, verified to fix the bug.
> 
> Originally reported and reproduced by RedHat's Neil Horman
> CC: nhorman@tuxdriver.com
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
> ---
> 
Acked-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>

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David Miller March 5, 2010, 10:01 p.m.
From: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 04:21:44 -0800

> From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
> 
> when receiving a particular type of NFS v2 UDP traffic, the hardware could
> DMA some bad data and then hang, possibly corrupting memory.
> 
> Disable the NFS parsing in this hardware, verified to fix the bug.
> 
> Originally reported and reproduced by RedHat's Neil Horman
> CC: nhorman@tuxdriver.com
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>

Applied, thanks.
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diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/defines.h b/drivers/net/e1000e/defines.h
index db05ec3..e301e26 100644
--- a/drivers/net/e1000e/defines.h
+++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/defines.h
@@ -320,6 +320,8 @@ 
 #define E1000_RXCSUM_IPPCSE    0x00001000   /* IP payload checksum enable */
 
 /* Header split receive */
+#define E1000_RFCTL_NFSW_DIS            0x00000040
+#define E1000_RFCTL_NFSR_DIS            0x00000080
 #define E1000_RFCTL_ACK_DIS             0x00001000
 #define E1000_RFCTL_EXTEN               0x00008000
 #define E1000_RFCTL_IPV6_EX_DIS         0x00010000
diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c b/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
index 54d03a0..8b5e157 100644
--- a/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
+++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
@@ -2740,6 +2740,16 @@  static void e1000_initialize_hw_bits_ich8lan(struct e1000_hw *hw)
 		reg &= ~(1 << 31);
 		ew32(STATUS, reg);
 	}
+
+	/*
+	 * work-around descriptor data corruption issue during nfs v2 udp
+	 * traffic, just disable the nfs filtering capability
+	 */
+	reg = er32(RFCTL);
+	reg |= (E1000_RFCTL_NFSW_DIS | E1000_RFCTL_NFSR_DIS);
+	ew32(RFCTL, reg);
+
+	return;
 }
 
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