Re: [PATCH] cxgb4: allow large buffer size to have page size

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Dec 31 2013 - 16:54:37 EST

From: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:34:29 -0200

> Since commit 52367a763d8046190754ab43743e42638564a2d1
> ("cxgb4/cxgb4vf: Code cleanup to enable T4 Configuration File support"),
> we have failures like this during cxgb4 probe:
> cxgb4 0000:01:00.4: bad SGE FL page buffer sizes [65536, 65536]
> cxgb4: probe of 0000:01:00.4 failed with error -22
> This happens whenever software parameters are used, without a
> configuration file. That happens when the hardware was already
> initialized (after kexec, or after csiostor is loaded).
> It happens that these values are acceptable, rendering fl_pg_order equal
> to 0, which is the case of a hard init when the page size is equal or
> larger than 65536.
> Accepting fl_large_pg equal to fl_small_pg solves the issue, and
> shouldn't cause any trouble besides a possible performance reduction
> when smaller pages are used. And that can be fixed by a configuration
> file.
> Signed-off-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Can I get a review from one of the cxgb4 driver maintainers?

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