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From: "Guo, Jia" <jia.guo@intel.com>
To: "Yang, SteveX" <stevex.yang@intel.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: "Zhao1, Wei" <wei.zhao1@intel.com>,
	"Yang, Qiming" <qiming.yang@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] net/ixgbe: fix vf reset hw error handling
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 06:24:19 +0000
Message-ID: <8dbad8cb0109410e89a9c17edd2df459@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200908031705.14496-1-stevex.yang@intel.com>

Hi, steve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yang, SteveX <stevex.yang@intel.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:17 AM
> To: dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: Zhao1, Wei <wei.zhao1@intel.com>; Guo, Jia <jia.guo@intel.com>; Yang,
> Qiming <qiming.yang@intel.com>; Yang, SteveX <stevex.yang@intel.com>
> Subject: [PATCH v2] net/ixgbe: fix vf reset hw error handling
> 
> The PF control message will interrupt the assigning MAC address for VF when
> PF physical link down, and the VF reset operation returns the
> IXGBE_ERR_INVALID_MAC_ADDR. In this case, reuse the MAC address when
> device initialization insteads of waiting PF reassign.
> 

This commit log is not very clear and readable. I think as qiming said before, such as below should be enough, 
"When start a VF with no initial MAC address assigned by the underlying Host PF driver, just reuse the MAC address assigned when VF is initializing."

> Fixes: f69166c9a3c9 ("net/ixgbe: fix reset error handling")
> 
> Signed-off-by: SteveX Yang <stevex.yang@intel.com>
> ---
> v2:
> update comment.
> ---
>  drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c | 9 ++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c
> b/drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c
> index fd0cb9b0e..c2fa59c73 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c
> @@ -5326,10 +5326,17 @@ ixgbevf_dev_start(struct rte_eth_dev *dev)
>  	ixgbe_dev_wait_setup_link_complete(dev, 0);
> 
>  	err = hw->mac.ops.reset_hw(hw);
> -	if (err) {
> +
> +	/*

Please use /** at the first line.

> +	 * The VF reset operation returns the
> IXGBE_ERR_INVALID_MAC_ADDR when
> +	 * the underlying PF driver has not assigned a MAC address to the VF.
> +	 * In this case, reuses the MAC address from eth_ixgbevf_dev_init().
> +	 */

"In this case, reuses the MAC address assigned by VF initialization.", please ref.

> +	if (err != IXGBE_SUCCESS && err !=
> IXGBE_ERR_INVALID_MAC_ADDR) {
>  		PMD_INIT_LOG(ERR, "Unable to reset vf hardware (%d)",
> err);
>  		return err;
>  	}
> +
>  	hw->mac.get_link_status = true;
> 
>  	/* negotiate mailbox API version to use with the PF. */
> --
> 2.17.1


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-11  6:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-02  0:44 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " SteveX Yang
2020-09-03  2:24 ` Yang, Qiming
2020-09-08  3:17 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " SteveX Yang
2020-09-11  6:24   ` Guo, Jia [this message]
2020-09-15  6:46   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " SteveX Yang
2020-09-23  6:16     ` Guo, Jia
2020-09-23 11:46       ` Zhang, Qi Z

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