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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:55:59 +0900
From:	Michel Dänzer <>
To:	David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] r8169: Enable RX_MULTI_EN for RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_40

On 17.07.2014 07:25, David Miller wrote:
> From: Francois Romieu <>
> Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:54:12 +0200
>> Hayes Wang <> :
>>>  Michel D?nzer [] 
>> [...]
>>>> Without this, the ethernet port on my ASUS A88X Pro mainboard stops
>>>> working sometimes, with messages like these in dmesg:
>>>> AMD-Vi: Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=05:00.0 
>>>> domain=0x001e address=0x0000000000003000 flags=0x0050]
>>> I search the information about your issue. It seems to be
>>> relative to the IOMMU. I don't sure if your patch is the root
>>> cause or a workaround.
>> Btw, a few extra identifiers in rtl_init_rxcfg may improve consistency:
>>            missing             |          included
>> -------------------------------+-------------------------------
>> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_36 (8168f)    | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_35 (8168f)
>> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_38 (RTL8411)  | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_44 (RTL8411)
>> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_39 (RTL8106e) | RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_43 (RTL8106e)
>> RTL_GIGA_MAC_VER_37 (RTL8402)  |
> Michel please take Francois's feedback here into consideration and also
> provide a more detailed commit message so other people reading the commit
> can understand your reasoning for making this change, not just what the
> result might be for making it.

I'm afraid I can't do that. I don't really understand any of this stuff,
I just googled the IOMMU event message, found similar patches for other
chipsets, and adapted them for my mainboard until the problem stopped.

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |        
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer
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