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Date:   Mon, 09 Mar 2020 17:44:52 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] sfc: detach from cb_page in efx_copy_channel()

From: Edward Cree <>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2020 18:16:24 +0000

> It's a resource, not a parameter, so we can't copy it into the new
>  channel's TX queues, otherwise aliasing will lead to resource-
>  management bugs if the channel is subsequently torn down without
>  being initialised.
> Before the Fixes:-tagged commit there was a similar bug with
>  tsoh_page, but I'm not sure it's worth doing another fix for such
>  old kernels.
> Fixes: e9117e5099ea ("sfc: Firmware-Assisted TSO version 2")
> Suggested-by: Derek Shute <>
> Signed-off-by: Edward Cree <>
> ---
> The Fixes: is in v4.10, so this will want to go to stable for
>  4.14 and later.  Note that the recent refactoring has moved the
>  code; in the stable trees efx_copy_channel() will be in efx.c
>  rather than efx_channels.c.

Ok, applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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