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Date:   Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:11:17 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Andre Guedes <andre.guedes@...el.com>
Cc:     Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>, davem@...emloft.net,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, nhorman@...hat.com, sassmann@...hat.com,
        Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [net-next 05/13] igc: Check __IGC_PTP_TX_IN_PROGRESS instead of
 ptp_tx_skb

On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:51:32 -0700 Andre Guedes wrote:
> > > @@ -435,6 +432,9 @@ static void igc_ptp_tx_hwtstamp(struct igc_adapter *adapter)
> > >       struct igc_hw *hw = &adapter->hw;
> > >       u64 regval;
> > >  
> > > +     if (WARN_ON_ONCE(!skb))
> > > +             return;
> > > +
> > >       regval = rd32(IGC_TXSTMPL);
> > >       regval |= (u64)rd32(IGC_TXSTMPH) << 32;
> > >       igc_ptp_systim_to_hwtstamp(adapter, &shhwtstamps, regval);
> > > @@ -466,7 +466,7 @@ static void igc_ptp_tx_work(struct work_struct *work)
> > >       struct igc_hw *hw = &adapter->hw;
> > >       u32 tsynctxctl;
> > >  
> > > -     if (!adapter->ptp_tx_skb)
> > > +     if (!test_bit(__IGC_PTP_TX_IN_PROGRESS, &adapter->state))
> > >               return;  
> > 
> > Not that reading ptp_tx_skb is particularly correct here, but I think
> > it's better. See how they get set:
> > 
> >                 if (adapter->tstamp_config.tx_type == HWTSTAMP_TX_ON &&
> >                     !test_and_set_bit_lock(__IGC_PTP_TX_IN_PROGRESS,
> >                                            &adapter->state)) {
> >                         skb_shinfo(skb)->tx_flags |= SKBTX_IN_PROGRESS;
> >                         tx_flags |= IGC_TX_FLAGS_TSTAMP;
> > 
> >                         adapter->ptp_tx_skb = skb_get(skb);
> >                         adapter->ptp_tx_start = jiffies;
> > 
> > bit is set first and other fields after. Since there is no locking here
> > we may just see the bit but none of the fields set.  
> 
> I see your point, but note that the code within the if-block and the code in
> igc_ptp_tx_work() don't execute concurrently. adapter->ptp_tx_work is scheduled
> only on a time-sync interrupt, which is triggered if IGC_TX_FLAGS_TSTAMP is
> set (so adapter->ptp_tx_skb is valid).

What if timeout happens, igc_ptp_tx_hang() starts cleaning up and then
irq gets delivered half way through? Perhaps we should just add a spin
lock around the ptp_tx_s* fields?

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