[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/5] net/bnxt: enforce io barrier for doorbell command

Gavin Hu gavin.hu at arm.com
Mon Sep 16 13:27:18 CEST 2019


The doorbell ringing operation requires a rte_io_mb immediately to make
the command complete and visible to the device before reading the
response, otherwise it may read stale or invalid responses.

Fixes: ca241d9a0952 ("net/bnxt: use I/O device memory read/write API")
Cc: stable at dpdk.org

Signed-off-by: Gavin Hu <gavin.hu at arm.com>
---
 drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_hwrm.c | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_hwrm.c b/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_hwrm.c
index 2d5dc00..7d192e3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_hwrm.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bnxt/bnxt_hwrm.c
@@ -134,6 +134,12 @@ static int bnxt_hwrm_send_message(struct bnxt *bp, void *msg,
 	/* Ring channel doorbell */
 	bar = (uint8_t *)bp->bar0 + mb_trigger_offset;
 	rte_write32(1, bar);
+	/*
+	 * Make sure the channel doorbell ring command complete before
+	 * reading the response to avoid getting stale or invalid
+	 * responses.
+	 */
+	rte_io_mb();
 
 	/* Poll for the valid bit */
 	for (i = 0; i < HWRM_CMD_TIMEOUT; i++) {
-- 
2.7.4



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