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Date:	Thu,  9 Oct 2014 18:06:35 -0700
From:	Florian Fainelli <>
	Florian Fainelli <>
Subject: [PATCH net 1/3] net: bcmgenet: fix off-by-one in incrementing read pointer

Commit b629be5c8399d7c423b92135eb43a86c924d1cbc ("net: bcmgenet: check
harder for out of memory conditions") moved the increment of the local
read pointer *before* reading from the hardware descriptor using
dmadesc_get_length_status(), which creates an off-by-one situation.

Fix this by moving again the read_ptr increment after we have read the
hardware descriptor to get both the control block and the read pointer
back in sync.

Fixes: b629be5c8399 ("net: bcmgenet: check harder for out of memory conditions")
Reported-by: Jaedon Shin <>
Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/genet/bcmgenet.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/genet/bcmgenet.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/genet/bcmgenet.c
index fff2634b6f34..f1bcebcbba80 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/genet/bcmgenet.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/genet/bcmgenet.c
@@ -1287,9 +1287,6 @@ static unsigned int bcmgenet_desc_rx(struct bcmgenet_priv *priv,
-		priv->rx_read_ptr++;
-		priv->rx_read_ptr &= (priv->num_rx_bds - 1);
 		/* We do not have a backing SKB, so we do not have a
 		 * corresponding DMA mapping for this incoming packet since
 		 * bcmgenet_rx_refill always either has both skb and mapping or
@@ -1332,6 +1329,9 @@ static unsigned int bcmgenet_desc_rx(struct bcmgenet_priv *priv,
 			  __func__, p_index, priv->rx_c_index,
 			  priv->rx_read_ptr, dma_length_status);
+		priv->rx_read_ptr++;
+		priv->rx_read_ptr &= (priv->num_rx_bds - 1);
 		if (unlikely(!(dma_flag & DMA_EOP) || !(dma_flag & DMA_SOP))) {
 			netif_err(priv, rx_status, dev,
 				  "dropping fragmented packet!\n");

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