Re: [PATCH iwl-net v2] ice: reset first in crash dump kernels

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Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>When the system boots into the crash dump kernel after a panic, the ice
>networking device may still have pending transactions that can cause errors
>or machine checks when the device is re-enabled. This can prevent the crash
>dump kernel from loading the driver or collecting the crash data.
>To avoid this issue, perform a function level reset (FLR) on the ice device
>via PCIe config space before enabling it on the crash kernel. This will
>clear any outstanding transactions and stop all queues and interrupts.
>Restore the config space after the FLR, otherwise it was found in testing
>that the driver wouldn't load successfully.

	How does this differ from ading "reset_devices" to the crash
kernel command line, per Documentation/admin-guide/kdump/kdump.rst?


>The following sequence causes the original issue:
>- Load the ice driver with modprobe ice
>- Enable SR-IOV with 2 VFs: echo 2 > /sys/class/net/eth0/device/sriov_num_vfs
>- Trigger a crash with echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger
>- Load the ice driver again (or let it load automatically) with modprobe ice
>- The system crashes again during pcim_enable_device()
>Reported-by: Vishal Agrawal <vagrawal@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Reviewed-by: Przemek Kitszel <przemyslaw.kitszel@xxxxxxxxx>
>Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@xxxxxxxxx>
>v2: respond to list comments and update commit message
>v1: initial version
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_main.c | 15 +++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
>diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_main.c
>index c8286adae946..6550c46e4e36 100644
>--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_main.c
>+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_main.c
>@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@
> #define pr_fmt(fmt) KBUILD_MODNAME ": " fmt
> #include <generated/utsrelease.h>
>+#include <linux/crash_dump.h>
> #include "ice.h"
> #include "ice_base.h"
> #include "ice_lib.h"
>@@ -5014,6 +5015,20 @@ ice_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id __always_unused *ent)
> 		return -EINVAL;
> 	}
>+	/* when under a kdump kernel initiate a reset before enabling the
>+	 * device in order to clear out any pending DMA transactions. These
>+	 * transactions can cause some systems to machine check when doing
>+	 * the pcim_enable_device() below.
>+	 */
>+	if (is_kdump_kernel()) {
>+		pci_save_state(pdev);
>+		pci_clear_master(pdev);
>+		err = pcie_flr(pdev);
>+		if (err)
>+			return err;
>+		pci_restore_state(pdev);
>+	}
> 	/* this driver uses devres, see
> 	 * Documentation/driver-api/driver-model/devres.rst
> 	 */
>base-commit: 6a70e5cbedaf8ad10528ac9ac114f3ec20f422df

	-Jay Vosburgh, jay.vosburgh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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