Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2018-01-14 Thread Jonathan Woithe
On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 03:50:11PM +1030, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 01:25:23PM +0100, Michal Kubecek wrote: > > On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 04:15:32PM +1030, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > > > This clearly indicates that not every card using the r8169 driver is > > > vulnerable to the

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-19 Thread Jonathan Woithe
On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 01:25:23PM +0100, Michal Kubecek wrote: > On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 04:15:32PM +1030, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > > This clearly indicates that not every card using the r8169 driver is > > vulnerable to the problem. It also explains why Holger was unable to > > reproduce the

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-19 Thread Michal Kubecek
On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 04:15:32PM +1030, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > This clearly indicates that not every card using the r8169 driver is > vulnerable to the problem. It also explains why Holger was unable to > reproduce the result on his system: the PCIe cards do not appear to suffer > from the

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-18 Thread Jonathan Woithe
Hi again This is a follow up to my earlier message. On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 09:02:25AM +1030, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:38:53PM +0100, Holger Hoffstätte wrote: > > Since I've seen your postings several times now with no comment or > > resolution > > I've decided to try

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-18 Thread Jonathan Woithe
Hi Holger On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 02:38:53PM +0100, Holger Hoffstätte wrote: > On 12/18/17 06:49, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > > Resend to netdev. LKML CCed in case anyone in the wider kernel community > > can suggest a way forward. Please CC responses if replying only to LKML. > > > > It seems

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-18 Thread Holger Hoffstätte
On 12/18/17 06:49, Jonathan Woithe wrote: > Resend to netdev. LKML CCed in case anyone in the wider kernel community > can suggest a way forward. Please CC responses if replying only to LKML. > > It seems that this 4+ year old regression in the r8169 driver (documented in > this thread on

Re: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly

2017-12-17 Thread Jonathan Woithe
: r8169 regression: UDP packets dropped intermittantly As far as I am aware there were no follow up comments to my last post on this subject on 24 March 2017. The text of that post is included below for reference. To summarise: a short test program which reliably triggered the problem was written