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Date:   Wed, 3 Aug 2022 21:08:04 +0200
From:   Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@...gutronix.de>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     Sebastian Würl <sebastian.wuerl@...ratech.com>,
        Wolfgang Grandegger <wg@...ndegger.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        Vincent Mailhol <mailhol.vincent@...adoo.fr>,
        Stefan Mätje <stefan.maetje@....eu>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        Oliver Hartkopp <socketcan@...tkopp.net>,
        Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>,
        Uwe Kleine-König 
        <u.kleine-koenig@...gutronix.de>, linux-can@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/net/can/spi/mcp251x.c: Fix race condition on
 receive interrupt

On 03.08.2022 18:48:57, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2022 at 5:36 PM Sebastian Würl
> <sebastian.wuerl@...ratech.com> wrote:
> >
> > The mcp251x driver uses both receiving mailboxes of the can controller
> 
> CAN
> 
> > chips. For retrieving the CAN frames from the controller via SPI, it checks
> > once per interrupt which mailboxes have been filled, an will retrieve the
> > messages accordingly.
> >
> > This introduces a race condition, as another CAN frame can enter mailbox 1
> > while mailbox 0 is emptied. If now another CAN frame enters mailbox 0 until
> > the interrupt handler is called next, mailbox 0 is emptied before
> > mailbox 1, leading to out-of-order CAN frames in the network device.
> >
> > This is fixed by checking the interrupt flags once again after freeing
> > mailbox 0, to correctly also empty mailbox 1 before leaving the handler.
> >
> > For reproducing the bug I created the following setup:
> >  - Two CAN devices, one Raspberry Pi with MCP2515, the other can be any.
> >  - Setup CAN to 1 MHz
> >  - Spam bursts of 5 CAN-messages with increasing CAN-ids
> >  - Continue sending the bursts while sleeping a second between the bursts
> >  - Check on the RPi whether the received messages have increasing CAN-ids
> >  - Without this patch, every burst of messages will contain a flipped pair
> 
> Fixes tag?

Should be:
Fixes: bf66f3736a94 ("can: mcp251x: Move to threaded interrupts instead of workqueues.")

Marc

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