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From: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
To: "Zhang, Qi Z" <qi.z.zhang@intel.com>,
	Chas Williams <3chas3@gmail.com>,  "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: "Lu, Wenzhuo" <wenzhuo.lu@intel.com>,
	"Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle unidentified PHY
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:55:08 +0000
Message-ID: <1541595308.31208.0.camel@debian.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <039ED4275CED7440929022BC67E70611532E07D1@SHSMSX103.ccr.corp.intel.com>

On Tue, 2018-11-06 at 23:31 +0000, Zhang, Qi Z wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chas Williams [mailto:3chas3@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, November 5, 2018 11:19 AM
> > To: Zhang, Qi Z <qi.z.zhang@intel.com>; Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian
> > .org>;
> > dev@dpdk.org
> > Cc: Lu, Wenzhuo <wenzhuo.lu@intel.com>; Ananyev, Konstantin
> > <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle
> > unidentified
> > PHY
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On 11/05/2018 12:41 PM, Zhang, Qi Z wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Luca Boccassi [mailto:bluca@debian.org]
> > > > Sent: Friday, November 2, 2018 8:19 AM
> > > > To: dev@dpdk.org
> > > > Cc: Lu, Wenzhuo <wenzhuo.lu@intel.com>; Ananyev, Konstantin
> > > > <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>; Zhang, Qi Z <qi.z.zhang@intel.c
> > > > om>;
> > > > 3chas3@gmail.com; Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>; stable@dpdk
> > > > .org
> > > > Subject: [PATCH v3 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle
> > > > unidentified PHY
> > > > 
> > > > ixgbe_identify_sfp_module_X550em() was missing the code to
> > > > handle
> > > > unidentified PHY that has been there in 82599 so it was not
> > > > able to
> > > > complete initialization of ixgbe sequence if no sfp plugged in.
> > > > Port it over to return an appropriate type and complete init
> > > > sequence
> > > > properly.
> > > > 
> > > > Fixes: d2e72774e58c ("ixgbe/base: support X550")
> > > > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
> > > > ---
> > > > v2: refresh to remove merge conflict with master
> > > > v3: coalesce fix into ixgbe_identify_sfp_module_X550em to avoid
> > > >      code duplication, improve comment
> > > > 
> > > >   drivers/net/ixgbe/base/ixgbe_x550.c | 6 ++++++
> > > >   1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
> > > > 
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/net/ixgbe/base/ixgbe_x550.c
> > > > b/drivers/net/ixgbe/base/ixgbe_x550.c
> > > > index f7b98af52..a88d5c86a 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/net/ixgbe/base/ixgbe_x550.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/net/ixgbe/base/ixgbe_x550.c
> > > > @@ -1561,6 +1561,12 @@ s32
> > 
> > ixgbe_identify_sfp_module_X550em(struct
> > > > ixgbe_hw *hw)
> > > > 
> > > >   	status = ixgbe_identify_module_generic(hw);
> > > > 
> > > > +	/* Set PHY type none if no PHY detected to allow init
> > > > without SFP */
> > > > +	if (hw->phy.type == ixgbe_phy_unknown) {
> > > > +		hw->phy.type = ixgbe_phy_none;
> > > 
> > > Set PHY type to none for a device that does have PHY looks weird.
> > > does ixgeb_phy_generic works here?
> > 
> > Yes, it does seem strange but that's what
> > ixgbe_identify_sfp_module_generic
> > seems to do:
> > 
> > 	err_read_i2c_eeprom:
> > 		hw->phy.sfp_type = ixgbe_sfp_type_not_present;
> > 		if (hw->phy.type != ixgbe_phy_nl) {
> > 			hw->phy.id = 0;
> > 			hw->phy.type = ixgbe_phy_unknown;
> > 		}
> > 
> > The QSFP version a little more forceful:
> > 
> > 	err_read_i2c_eeprom:
> > 		hw->phy.sfp_type = ixgbe_sfp_type_not_present;
> > 		hw->phy.id = 0;
> > 		hw->phy.type = ixgbe_phy_unknown;
> > 
> > If we go forward without setting the phy_type to none, we will
> > eventually run
> > into issues calling other phy routines.
> > 
> > So should a lack of SFP, reset the PHY type? It's hazy because the
> > difference
> > between PHY and SFP isn't that clear to me here.
> 
> I'm not sure that's the same case:).
> Just feel that it's better to handle ixgbe_phy_unknown directly for
> some device id as a special case than just replace it to
> ixgbe_phy_none to cheat the check path, since that rely on we never
> change the way to handle ixgbe_phy_none.
> 
> So still have the question?
> What is the failure if you go with ixgbe_phy_unknown?
> Is that possible to work around this like
> if (phy_type == ixgbe_phy_unknown && dev_id == xxxx)
> 	...

Hi,

Thanks for having a look at this again. If you could please see the
other answer, from myself, I've quoted the exact error we see and the
issue it causes.

-- 
Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi

  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-07 12:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-15 17:09 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH " Luca Boccassi
2018-08-15 17:09 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] net/ixgbe: add LHA ID to x550 code Luca Boccassi
2018-09-26 10:22 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle unidentified PHY Luca Boccassi
2018-11-01 14:04 ` Luca Boccassi
2018-11-01 14:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] net/ixgbe: add LHA ID to x550 code Luca Boccassi
2018-11-01 14:41   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle unidentified PHY Luca Boccassi
2018-11-02 14:11   ` Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-02 15:21     ` Luca Boccassi
2018-11-02 16:49       ` Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-02 17:08         ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Luca Boccassi
2018-11-02 15:18 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 " Luca Boccassi
2018-11-02 15:18   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/2] net/ixgbe: add LHA ID to x550 code Luca Boccassi
2018-11-05 17:41   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] net/ixgbe: fix x550 code to handle unidentified PHY Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-05 18:08     ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Luca Boccassi
2018-11-05 18:18     ` [dpdk-dev] " Chas Williams
2018-11-06 23:31       ` Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-07 12:55         ` Luca Boccassi [this message]
2018-11-07 18:27           ` Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-09 13:18             ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Luca Boccassi
2018-11-20 11:28               ` Luca Boccassi
2018-11-20 11:27   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] net/ixgbe: add LHA ID to x550 code Luca Boccassi
2018-11-20 19:52     ` Zhang, Qi Z
2018-11-20 21:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Luca Boccassi
2018-11-22 17:54         ` Zhang, Qi Z

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