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Date:	Sun, 08 Jul 2012 12:14:03 -0500
From:	Alex Villacís Lasso <a_villacis@...osanto.com>
To:	Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>
CC:	'Francois Romieu' <romieu@...zoreil.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: BISECTED: Re: REGRESSION: 3.4.0->3.5.0-rc2 kernel WARNING on
 cable plug on Acer Aspire One, no network

El 05/07/12 01:58, Marek Szyprowski escribió:
> Hello,
>
> On Thursday, July 05, 2012 6:15 AM Alex Villacís Lasso wrote:
>
>> El 04/07/12 02:02, Marek Szyprowski escribió:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> On Tuesday, July 03, 2012 4:27 PM Alex Villací¬s Lasso wrote:
>>>
>>>> El 03/07/12 00:40, Marek Szyprowski escribió:
>>>>> Hi Alex,
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tuesday, July 03, 2012 4:45 AM Alex Villacís Lasso wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> -------- Mensaje original --------
>>>>>> Asunto:  BISECTED: Re: REGRESSION: 3.4.0->3.5.0-rc2 kernel WARNING on cable
>>>>>> plug on Acer Aspire One, no network Fecha:  Mon, 02 Jul 2012 21:33:41 -0500 De:
>>>>>>     Alex Villacís Lasso <a_villacis@...osanto.com> Para:  Francois Romieu
>>>>>> <romieu@...zoreil.com> CC:  netdev@...r.kernel.org
>>>>>> El 01/07/12 08:50, Alex Villacís Lasso escribió:
>>>>>>> El 11/06/12 16:38, Francois Romieu escribió:
>>>>>>>> Alex Villacís Lasso <a_villacis@...osanto.com> :
>>>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>>>>> $ grep XID dmesg-3.5.0-rc2.txt
>>>>>>>>> [   15.873858] r8169 0000:02:00.0: eth0: RTL8102e at 0xf7c0e000,
>>>>>>>>> 00:1e:68:e5:5d:b1, XID 04a00000 IRQ 44
>>>>>>>> The 8102e has not been touched by that many suspect patches but I do
>>>>>>>> not see where the problem is :o(
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Can you peel off the r8169 patches between 3.4.0 and 3.5-rc ?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Still present in 3.5-rc5. Bisection still in progress.
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>> My full bisection points to this commit:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit 0a2b9a6ea93650b8a00f9fd5ee8fdd25671e2df6
>>>>>> Author: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>
>>>>>> Date:   Thu Dec 29 13:09:51 2011 +0100
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        X86: integrate CMA with DMA-mapping subsystem
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        This patch adds support for CMA to dma-mapping subsystem for x86
>>>>>>        architecture that uses common pci-dma/pci-nommu implementation. This
>>>>>>        allows to test CMA on KVM/QEMU and a lot of common x86 boxes.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        Signed-off-by: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>
>>>>>>        Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@...sung.com>
>>>>>>        CC: Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@...a86.com>
>>>>>>        Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is this commit somehow messing with the network card DMA?
>>>>> This commit in fact touches DMA-mapping subsystem and introduces a bug,
>>>>> which has been finally fixed by commit c080e26edc3a2a3 merged to v3.5-rc3.
>>>>> After applying it the DMA-mapping subsystem should work exactly the same was
>>>>> as in v3.4. Could you please check if it fixes this issue?
>>>>>
>>>>> Best regards
>>>> No. It still fails in 3.5-rc5, as mentioned before.
>>> Hmm. I was a bit confused, because both the subject and git bisect log pointed to v3.5-rc2,
>>> which had that bug. Maybe there is one some other issue present in v3.5-rc5 not related to
>>> my patches?
>>>
>>> Could you check with v3.5-rc5 if reverting patch c080e26edc3a2a3cdfa4c430c663ee1c3bbd8fae
>>> and 0a2b9a6ea93650b8a00f9fd5ee8fdd25671e2df6 fixes the problems with rtl driver?
>>>
>>> Best regards
>> Reverting the two patches indeed fixes the bug on -rc5.
> That's really strange. Could you check if you have CMA disabled in the config? After preparing
> a c080e26edc3a2a3cdfa4c430c663ee1c3bbd8fae fixup patch, I was really convinced that there are
> no functional changes in x86 dma mapping code when CMA is disabled. I will provide some
> patches to revert different parts of my changes, so we will find which line causes issues.
>
> Best regards
I checked out v3.5-rc6 from git, without reverting any patches. I then 
compiled this release with my old config and verified the bug is 
currently fixed.

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