[Regression] "iommu/amd: Relax locking in dma_ops path" makes tg3 ethernet transmit queue timeout

Kai-Heng Feng kai.heng.feng at canonical.com
Mon May 18 15:32:02 UTC 2020



> On May 18, 2020, at 22:05, Kai-Heng Feng <kai.heng.feng at canonical.com> wrote:
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>> On May 18, 2020, at 21:32, Joerg Roedel <jroedel at suse.de> wrote:
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>> On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 05:06:45PM +0800, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
>>> Particularly, as soon as the spinlock is removed, the issue can be reproduced.
>>> Function domain_flush_complete() doesn't seem to affect the status.
>>> 
>>> However, the .map_page callback was removed by be62dbf554c5
>>> ("iommu/amd: Convert AMD iommu driver to the dma-iommu api"), so
>>> there's no easy revert for this issue.
>>> 
>>> This is still reproducible as of today's mainline kernel, v5.7-rc6.
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>> Is there any error message from the IOMMU driver?
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> As of mainline kernel, there's no error message from IOMMU driver.
> There are some complains from v4.15-rc1:
> https://pastebin.ubuntu.com/p/qn4TXkFxsc/

Just tested v5.7-rc6, the issue disappears as soon as kernel boots with "iommu=off".

Kai-Heng

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> Kai-Heng



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