On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 05:27:34PM +0000, Matan Azrad wrote:
> Fail-safe PMD manages the states of its sub-devices gradually:
> DEV_UNDEFINED, DEV_PARSED, DEV_PROBED, DEV_ACTIVE, DEV_STARTED.
> When the sub-device arguments successfully was parsed, the state is
> raised from DEV_UNDEFINED to DEV_PARSED.
> When the sub-device successfully was probed, the state is raised from
> DEV_PARSED to DEV_PROBED.
> When the sub-device successfully was configured by
> rte_eth_dev_configure(), the state is raised from DEV_PROBED to
> When the sub-device successfully was started by rte_eth_dev_start(), the
> state is raised from DEV_ACTIVE to DEV_STARTED.
> When the sub-device successfully was stopped by rte_eth_dev_stop(), the
> state is degraded from DEV_STARTED to DEV_ACTIVE.
> When the sub-device successfully was closed by rte_eth_dev_close(), the
> state is degraded from DEV_ACTIVE to DEV_PROBED.
> When the sub-device successfully was removed by
> rte_eal_hotplug_remove(), the state is degraded from DEV_PROBED to
> Fail-safe dev_configure() operation calls to its sub-devices
> dev_configure() operation, but only for sub-devices which are in
> DEV_PROBED state, means that sub-devices which are in DEV_ACTIVE state
> because the application triggered dev_stop() operation cannot be
> reconfigured again by dev_configure() operation which is really
> problematic when application wants to reconfigure its ports.
> Actually, the application may get success report when some of the
> sub-devices are not in the wanted configuration.
> The current behavior of fail-safe dev_configure() is correct only for
> the first time dev_configure() is triggered by the application or for
> sub-device synchronization in plug-in event, but it ignores the option
> for reconfiguration from application side.
> Allow calling to sub-devices dev_configure() operations also in
> DEV_ACTIVE state when the call was triggered by the application.
> Fixes: a46f8d584eb8 ("net/failsafe: add fail-safe PMD")
> Cc: sta...@dpdk.org
> Signed-off-by: Matan Azrad <ma...@mellanox.com>
The commit log is too verbose, but otherwise the issue is real and the
Acked-by: Gaetan Rivet <gaetan.ri...@6wind.com>
> Based on previous series, "fix hotplug races".
> drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
> index fe64c68..057e435 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/failsafe/failsafe_ops.c
> @@ -110,7 +110,8 @@
> int lsc_interrupt = 0;
> int lsc_enabled;
> - if (sdev->state != DEV_PROBED)
> + if (sdev->state != DEV_PROBED &&
> + !(PRIV(dev)->alarm_lock == 0 && sdev->state == DEV_ACTIVE))
> rmv_interrupt = ETH(sdev)->data->dev_flags &