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Date:   Wed, 09 Dec 2020 19:07:07 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ibmvnic: fix rx buffer tracking and index
 management in replenish_rx_pool partial success

From: Dany Madden <>
Date: Wed,  9 Dec 2020 20:53:31 -0500

> From: "Dwip N. Banerjee" <>
> We observed that in the error case for batched send_subcrq_indirect() the
> driver does not account for the partial success case. This caused Linux to
> crash when free_map and pool index are inconsistent.
> Driver needs to update the rx pools "available" count when some batched
> sends worked but an error was encountered as part of the whole operation.
> Also track replenish_add_buff_failure for statistic purposes.
> Fixes: 4f0b6812e9b9a ("ibmvnic: Introduce batched RX buffer descriptor transmission")
> Signed-off-by: Dwip N. Banerjee <>
> Reviewed-by: Dany Madden <>

Applied, thanks.

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