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Date:   Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:05:06 -0700
From:   saeed@...nel.org
To:     "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, Eran Ben Elisha <eranbe@...dia.com>,
        Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>,
        Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...dia.com>
Subject: [net 05/15] net/mlx5: Add retry mechanism to the command entry index allocation

From: Eran Ben Elisha <eranbe@...dia.com>

It is possible that new command entry index allocation will temporarily
fail. The new command holds the semaphore, so it means that a free entry
should be ready soon. Add one second retry mechanism before returning an
error.

Patch "net/mlx5: Avoid possible free of command entry while timeout comp
handler" increase the possibility to bump into this temporarily failure
as it delays the entry index release for non-callback commands.

Fixes: e126ba97dba9 ("mlx5: Add driver for Mellanox Connect-IB adapters")
Signed-off-by: Eran Ben Elisha <eranbe@...dia.com>
Signed-off-by: Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>
Reviewed-by: Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...dia.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/cmd.c | 21 ++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/cmd.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/cmd.c
index 65ae6ef2039e..4b54c9241fd7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/cmd.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/cmd.c
@@ -883,6 +883,25 @@ static bool opcode_allowed(struct mlx5_cmd *cmd, u16 opcode)
 	return cmd->allowed_opcode == opcode;
 }
 
+static int cmd_alloc_index_retry(struct mlx5_cmd *cmd)
+{
+	unsigned long alloc_end = jiffies + msecs_to_jiffies(1000);
+	int idx;
+
+retry:
+	idx = cmd_alloc_index(cmd);
+	if (idx < 0 && time_before(jiffies, alloc_end)) {
+		/* Index allocation can fail on heavy load of commands. This is a temporary
+		 * situation as the current command already holds the semaphore, meaning that
+		 * another command completion is being handled and it is expected to release
+		 * the entry index soon.
+		 */
+		cond_resched();
+		goto retry;
+	}
+	return idx;
+}
+
 static void cmd_work_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 {
 	struct mlx5_cmd_work_ent *ent = container_of(work, struct mlx5_cmd_work_ent, work);
@@ -900,7 +919,7 @@ static void cmd_work_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 	sem = ent->page_queue ? &cmd->pages_sem : &cmd->sem;
 	down(sem);
 	if (!ent->page_queue) {
-		alloc_ret = cmd_alloc_index(cmd);
+		alloc_ret = cmd_alloc_index_retry(cmd);
 		if (alloc_ret < 0) {
 			mlx5_core_err_rl(dev, "failed to allocate command entry\n");
 			if (ent->callback) {
-- 
2.26.2

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