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Date:   Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:49:26 +0100
From:   Jose Abreu <Jose.Abreu@...opsys.com>
To:     Bhadram Varka <vbhadram@...dia.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
CC:     Joao Pinto <Joao.Pinto@...opsys.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@...com>,
        Alexandre Torgue <alexandre.torgue@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: stmmac: First Queue must always be in DCB mode

Hi Bhadram,

On 26-10-2017 11:51, Bhadram Varka wrote:
> Hi Jose,
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: netdev-owner@...r.kernel.org [mailto:netdev-
>> owner@...r.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Jose Abreu
>> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:37 PM
>> To: netdev@...r.kernel.org; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
>> Cc: Jose Abreu <Jose.Abreu@...opsys.com>; Joao Pinto
>> <Joao.Pinto@...opsys.com>; David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>;
>> Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@...com>; Alexandre Torgue
>> <alexandre.torgue@...com>
>> Subject: [PATCH net] net: stmmac: First Queue must always be in DCB mode
>>
>> According to DWMAC databook the first queue operating mode must always
>> be in DCB.
>>
>> As MTL_QUEUE_DCB = 1, we need to always set the first queue operating
>> mode to DCB otherwise driver will think that queue is in AVB mode (because
>> MTL_QUEUE_AVB = 0).
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jose Abreu <joabreu@...opsys.com>
>> Cc: Joao Pinto <jpinto@...opsys.com>
>> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
>> Cc: Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@...com>
>> Cc: Alexandre Torgue <alexandre.torgue@...com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c | 7 +++++++
>>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>> b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>> index 21f59fe..603225b 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_platform.c
>> @@ -150,6 +150,13 @@ static void stmmac_mtl_setup(struct
>> platform_device *pdev,
>>  	plat->rx_queues_to_use = 1;
>>  	plat->tx_queues_to_use = 1;
>>
>> +	/* First Queue must always be in DCB mode. As MTL_QUEUE_DCB =
>> 1 we need
>> +	 * to always set this, otherwise Queue will be classified as AVB
>> +	 * (because MTL_QUEUE_AVB = 0).
>> +	 */
> Its better if we can check whether IP HW features (register - 0x120) supports the DCB or not. If yes, then set the DCB mode.
> There is possibility that DCB feature not enable for few of the Synopsys IP's.

A queue can either be in Generic/DCB or AVB mode. The sequence to
enable a DCB or a Generic queue is the same so there is no need
to check for DCB capability in HW.

Best Regards,
Jose Miguel Abreu

>
> Thanks,
> Bhadram.

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