[net,09/11] net/mlx5: E-Switch, Unload the representors in the correct order

Message ID 20170830222110.15737-10-saeedm@mellanox.com
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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  • [net,01/11] net/mlx5e: Check for qos capability in dcbnl_initialize
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Saeed Mahameed Aug. 30, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
From: Shahar Klein <shahark@mellanox.com>

When changing from switchdev to legacy mode, all the representor port
devices (uplink nic and reps) are cleaned up. Part of this cleaning
process is removing the neigh entries and the hash table containing them.
However, a representor neigh entry might be linked to the uplink port
hash table and if the uplink nic is cleaned first the cleaning of the
representor will end up in null deref.
Fix that by unloading the representors in the opposite order of load.

Fixes: cb67b832921c ("net/mlx5e: Introduce SRIOV VF representors")
Signed-off-by: Shahar Klein <shahark@mellanox.com>
Reviewed-by: Roi Dayan <roid@mellanox.com>
Signed-off-by: Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@mellanox.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/eswitch_offloads.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/eswitch_offloads.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/eswitch_offloads.c
index 95b64025ce36..5bc0593bd76e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/eswitch_offloads.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/eswitch_offloads.c
@@ -815,7 +815,7 @@  void esw_offloads_cleanup(struct mlx5_eswitch *esw, int nvports)
 	struct mlx5_eswitch_rep *rep;
 	int vport;
 
-	for (vport = 0; vport < nvports; vport++) {
+	for (vport = nvports - 1; vport >= 0; vport--) {
 		rep = &esw->offloads.vport_reps[vport];
 		if (!rep->valid)
 			continue;