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Date:	Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:49:11 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Gavin Shan <shangw@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, dm@...lsio.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] net/cxgb4: Don't retrieve stats during recovery

On Mon, 2014-01-20 at 11:05 +0800, Gavin Shan wrote:
> We possiblly retrieve the adapter's statistics during EEH recovery
> and that should be disallowed. Otherwise, it would possibly incur
> replicate EEH error and EEH recovery is going to fail eventually.
> The patch checks if the PCI device is off-line before statistic
> retrieval.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gavin Shan <shangw@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c |   11 +++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c
> index c8eafbf..b0e72fb 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_main.c
> @@ -4288,6 +4288,17 @@ static struct rtnl_link_stats64 *cxgb_get_stats(struct net_device *dev,
>  	struct port_info *p = netdev_priv(dev);
>  	struct adapter *adapter = p->adapter;
>  
> +	/*
> +	 * We possibly retrieve the statistics while the PCI
> +	 * device is off-line. That would cause the recovery
> +	 * on off-lined PCI device going to fail. So it's
> +	 * reasonable to block it during the recovery period.
> +	 */
> +	if (pci_channel_offline(adapter->pdev)) {
> +		memset(ns, 0, sizeof(*ns));
> +		return ns;
> +	}

The buffer is already zero-initialised so there's no need for this
memset().

>         spin_lock(&adapter->stats_lock);
>         t4_get_port_stats(adapter, p->tx_chan, &stats);
>         spin_unlock(&adapter->stats_lock);

Is there anything to stop this running just after pci_channel_offline()
becomes true?

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
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