[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] net/mlx5: fix event handler uninstall

Shahaf Shuler shahafs at mellanox.com
Sun Jun 2 09:53:51 CEST 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019 7:59 AM, Viacheslav Ovsiienko:
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] net/mlx5: fix event handler uninstall
> When device is being closed and tries to unregister interrupt callback, there is
> a chance the handler is still active (called in context of eal_intr_thread_main
> thread). If so the rte_intr_callback_unregister returns -EAGAIN and keeps
> the handler registered, causing crash when underlaying resourse is gone
> away.
> This race condition may happen if event handling in application takes a long
> time. We should check the return code of unregistering routine and try again
> to unregister the handler. The diagnostic messages are shown once a
> second, while trying to unregister.
> Fixes: 028b2a28c3cb ("net/mlx5: update event handler for multiport IB
> devices")
> Signed-off-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo at mellanox.com>
> Acked-by: Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com>

Applied to next-net-mlx, thanks. 

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