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Date:   Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:33:11 -0500 (EST)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     sunil.kovvuri@...il.com
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, sgoutham@...ium.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2] net: thunderx: Fix transmit queue timeout
 issue

From: sunil.kovvuri@...il.com
Date: Thu,  1 Dec 2016 18:24:28 +0530

> From: Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@...ium.com>
> 
> Transmit queue timeout issue is seen in two cases
> - Due to a race condition btw setting stop_queue at xmit()
>   and checking for stopped_queue in NAPI poll routine, at times
>   transmission from a SQ comes to a halt. This is fixed
>   by using barriers and also added a check for SQ free descriptors,
>   incase SQ is stopped and there are only CQE_RX i.e no CQE_TX.
> - Contrary to an assumption, a HW errata where HW doesn't stop transmission
>   even though there are not enough CQEs available for a CQE_TX is
>   not fixed in T88 pass 2.x. This results in a Qset error with
>   'CQ_WR_FULL' stalling transmission. This is fixed by adjusting
>   RXQ's  RED levels for CQ level such that there is always enough
>   space left for CQE_TXs.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@...ium.com>
> ---
> v2: As suggested by David, replaced netif_tx_start_queue with 
>     netif_tx_wake_queue.

Applied, thanks.

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