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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-07-18 19:32:54 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-07-18 19:32:54 -0700
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Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net
Pull networking fixes from David Miller: "Lots of fixes, here goes: 1) NULL deref in qtnfmac, from Gustavo A. R. Silva. 2) Kernel oops when fw download fails in rtlwifi, from Ping-Ke Shih. 3) Lost completion messages in AF_XDP, from Magnus Karlsson. 4) Correct bogus self-assignment in rhashtable, from Rishabh Bhatnagar. 5) Fix regression in ipv6 route append handling, from David Ahern. 6) Fix masking in __set_phy_supported(), from Heiner Kallweit. 7) Missing module owner set in x_tables icmp, from Florian Westphal. 8) liquidio's timeouts are HZ dependent, fix from Nicholas Mc Guire. 9) Link setting fixes for sh_eth and ravb, from Vladimir Zapolskiy. 10) Fix NULL deref when using chains in act_csum, from Davide Caratti. 11) XDP_REDIRECT needs to check if the interface is up and whether the MTU is sufficient. From Toshiaki Makita. 12) Net diag can do a double free when killing TCP_NEW_SYN_RECV connections, from Lorenzo Colitti. 13) nf_defrag in ipv6 can unnecessarily hold onto dst entries for a full minute, delaying device unregister. From Eric Dumazet. 14) Update MAC entries in the correct order in ixgbe, from Alexander Duyck. 15) Don't leave partial mangles bpf program in jit_subprogs, from Daniel Borkmann. 16) Fix pfmemalloc SKB state propagation, from Stefano Brivio. 17) Fix ACK handling in DCTCP congestion control, from Yuchung Cheng. 18) Use after free in tun XDP_TX, from Toshiaki Makita. 19) Stale ipv6 header pointer in ipv6 gre code, from Prashant Bhole. 20) Don't reuse remainder of RX page when XDP is set in mlx4, from Saeed Mahameed. 21) Fix window probe handling of TCP rapair sockets, from Stefan Baranoff. 22) Missing socket locking in smc_ioctl(), from Ursula Braun. 23) IPV6_ILA needs DST_CACHE, from Arnd Bergmann. 24) Spectre v1 fix in cxgb3, from Gustavo A. R. Silva. 25) Two spots in ipv6 do a rol32() on a hash value but ignore the result. Fixes from Colin Ian King" * git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net: (176 commits) tcp: identify cryptic messages as TCP seq # bugs ptp: fix missing break in switch hv_netvsc: Fix napi reschedule while receive completion is busy MAINTAINERS: Drop inactive Vitaly Bordug's email net: cavium: Add fine-granular dependencies on PCI net: qca_spi: Fix log level if probe fails net: qca_spi: Make sure the QCA7000 reset is triggered net: qca_spi: Avoid packet drop during initial sync ipv6: fix useless rol32 call on hash ipv6: sr: fix useless rol32 call on hash net: sched: Using NULL instead of plain integer net: usb: asix: replace mii_nway_restart in resume path net: cxgb3_main: fix potential Spectre v1 lib/rhashtable: consider param->min_size when setting initial table size net/smc: reset recv timeout after clc handshake net/smc: add error handling for get_user() net/smc: optimize consumer cursor updates net/nfc: Avoid stalls when nfc_alloc_send_skb() returned NULL. ipv6: ila: select CONFIG_DST_CACHE net: usb: rtl8150: demote allmulti message to dev_dbg() ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/bonding.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/e100.rst27
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/e1000.rst187
3 files changed, 130 insertions, 86 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
index c13214d073a4..d3e5dd26db12 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
@@ -1490,7 +1490,7 @@ To remove an ARP target:
To configure the interval between learning packet transmits:
# echo 12 > /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/lp_interval
- NOTE: the lp_inteval is the number of seconds between instances where
+ NOTE: the lp_interval is the number of seconds between instances where
the bonding driver sends learning packets to each slaves peer switch. The
default interval is 1 second.
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/e100.rst b/Documentation/networking/e100.rst
index 9708f5fa76de..f81111eba9c5 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/e100.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/e100.rst
@@ -47,41 +47,45 @@ Driver Configuration Parameters
The default value for each parameter is generally the recommended setting,
unless otherwise noted.
-Rx Descriptors: Number of receive descriptors. A receive descriptor is a data
+Rx Descriptors:
+ Number of receive descriptors. A receive descriptor is a data
structure that describes a receive buffer and its attributes to the network
controller. The data in the descriptor is used by the controller to write
data from the controller to host memory. In the 3.x.x driver the valid range
for this parameter is 64-256. The default value is 256. This parameter can be
changed using the command::
- ethtool -G eth? rx n
+ ethtool -G eth? rx n
Where n is the number of desired Rx descriptors.
-Tx Descriptors: Number of transmit descriptors. A transmit descriptor is a data
+Tx Descriptors:
+ Number of transmit descriptors. A transmit descriptor is a data
structure that describes a transmit buffer and its attributes to the network
controller. The data in the descriptor is used by the controller to read
data from the host memory to the controller. In the 3.x.x driver the valid
range for this parameter is 64-256. The default value is 128. This parameter
can be changed using the command::
- ethtool -G eth? tx n
+ ethtool -G eth? tx n
Where n is the number of desired Tx descriptors.
-Speed/Duplex: The driver auto-negotiates the link speed and duplex settings by
+Speed/Duplex:
+ The driver auto-negotiates the link speed and duplex settings by
default. The ethtool utility can be used as follows to force speed/duplex.::
- ethtool -s eth? autoneg off speed {10|100} duplex {full|half}
+ ethtool -s eth? autoneg off speed {10|100} duplex {full|half}
NOTE: setting the speed/duplex to incorrect values will cause the link to
fail.
-Event Log Message Level: The driver uses the message level flag to log events
+Event Log Message Level:
+ The driver uses the message level flag to log events
to syslog. The message level can be set at driver load time. It can also be
set using the command::
- ethtool -s eth? msglvl n
+ ethtool -s eth? msglvl n
Additional Configurations
@@ -92,7 +96,7 @@ Configuring the Driver on Different Distributions
Configuring a network driver to load properly when the system is started
is distribution dependent. Typically, the configuration process involves
-adding an alias line to /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf as well as editing other
+adding an alias line to `/etc/modprobe.d/*.conf` as well as editing other
system startup scripts and/or configuration files. Many popular Linux
distributions ship with tools to make these changes for you. To learn
the proper way to configure a network device for your system, refer to
@@ -160,7 +164,10 @@ This results in unbalanced receive traffic.
If you have multiple interfaces in a server, either turn on ARP
filtering by
-(1) entering:: echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/arp_filter
+(1) entering::
+
+ echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/arp_filter
+
(this only works if your kernel's version is higher than 2.4.5), or
(2) installing the interfaces in separate broadcast domains (either
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/e1000.rst b/Documentation/networking/e1000.rst
index 144b87eef153..f10dd4086921 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/e1000.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/e1000.rst
@@ -34,7 +34,8 @@ Command Line Parameters
The default value for each parameter is generally the recommended setting,
unless otherwise noted.
-NOTES: For more information about the AutoNeg, Duplex, and Speed
+NOTES:
+ For more information about the AutoNeg, Duplex, and Speed
parameters, see the "Speed and Duplex Configuration" section in
this document.
@@ -45,22 +46,27 @@ NOTES: For more information about the AutoNeg, Duplex, and Speed
AutoNeg
-------
+
(Supported only on adapters with copper connections)
-Valid Range: 0x01-0x0F, 0x20-0x2F
-Default Value: 0x2F
+
+:Valid Range: 0x01-0x0F, 0x20-0x2F
+:Default Value: 0x2F
This parameter is a bit-mask that specifies the speed and duplex settings
advertised by the adapter. When this parameter is used, the Speed and
Duplex parameters must not be specified.
-NOTE: Refer to the Speed and Duplex section of this readme for more
+NOTE:
+ Refer to the Speed and Duplex section of this readme for more
information on the AutoNeg parameter.
Duplex
------
+
(Supported only on adapters with copper connections)
-Valid Range: 0-2 (0=auto-negotiate, 1=half, 2=full)
-Default Value: 0
+
+:Valid Range: 0-2 (0=auto-negotiate, 1=half, 2=full)
+:Default Value: 0
This defines the direction in which data is allowed to flow. Can be
either one or two-directional. If both Duplex and the link partner are
@@ -70,18 +76,22 @@ duplex.
FlowControl
-----------
-Valid Range: 0-3 (0=none, 1=Rx only, 2=Tx only, 3=Rx&Tx)
-Default Value: Reads flow control settings from the EEPROM
+
+:Valid Range: 0-3 (0=none, 1=Rx only, 2=Tx only, 3=Rx&Tx)
+:Default Value: Reads flow control settings from the EEPROM
This parameter controls the automatic generation(Tx) and response(Rx)
to Ethernet PAUSE frames.
InterruptThrottleRate
---------------------
+
(not supported on Intel(R) 82542, 82543 or 82544-based adapters)
-Valid Range: 0,1,3,4,100-100000 (0=off, 1=dynamic, 3=dynamic conservative,
- 4=simplified balancing)
-Default Value: 3
+
+:Valid Range:
+ 0,1,3,4,100-100000 (0=off, 1=dynamic, 3=dynamic conservative,
+ 4=simplified balancing)
+:Default Value: 3
The driver can limit the amount of interrupts per second that the adapter
will generate for incoming packets. It does this by writing a value to the
@@ -135,13 +145,15 @@ Setting InterruptThrottleRate to 0 turns off any interrupt moderation
and may improve small packet latency, but is generally not suitable
for bulk throughput traffic.
-NOTE: InterruptThrottleRate takes precedence over the TxAbsIntDelay and
+NOTE:
+ InterruptThrottleRate takes precedence over the TxAbsIntDelay and
RxAbsIntDelay parameters. In other words, minimizing the receive
and/or transmit absolute delays does not force the controller to
generate more interrupts than what the Interrupt Throttle Rate
allows.
-CAUTION: If you are using the Intel(R) PRO/1000 CT Network Connection
+CAUTION:
+ If you are using the Intel(R) PRO/1000 CT Network Connection
(controller 82547), setting InterruptThrottleRate to a value
greater than 75,000, may hang (stop transmitting) adapters
under certain network conditions. If this occurs a NETDEV
@@ -151,7 +163,8 @@ CAUTION: If you are using the Intel(R) PRO/1000 CT Network Connection
hang, ensure that InterruptThrottleRate is set no greater
than 75,000 and is not set to 0.
-NOTE: When e1000 is loaded with default settings and multiple adapters
+NOTE:
+ When e1000 is loaded with default settings and multiple adapters
are in use simultaneously, the CPU utilization may increase non-
linearly. In order to limit the CPU utilization without impacting
the overall throughput, we recommend that you load the driver as
@@ -168,9 +181,11 @@ NOTE: When e1000 is loaded with default settings and multiple adapters
RxDescriptors
-------------
-Valid Range: 48-256 for 82542 and 82543-based adapters
- 48-4096 for all other supported adapters
-Default Value: 256
+
+:Valid Range:
+ - 48-256 for 82542 and 82543-based adapters
+ - 48-4096 for all other supported adapters
+:Default Value: 256
This value specifies the number of receive buffer descriptors allocated
by the driver. Increasing this value allows the driver to buffer more
@@ -180,15 +195,17 @@ Each descriptor is 16 bytes. A receive buffer is also allocated for each
descriptor and can be either 2048, 4096, 8192, or 16384 bytes, depending
on the MTU setting. The maximum MTU size is 16110.
-NOTE: MTU designates the frame size. It only needs to be set for Jumbo
+NOTE:
+ MTU designates the frame size. It only needs to be set for Jumbo
Frames. Depending on the available system resources, the request
for a higher number of receive descriptors may be denied. In this
case, use a lower number.
RxIntDelay
----------
-Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
-Default Value: 0
+
+:Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
+:Default Value: 0
This value delays the generation of receive interrupts in units of 1.024
microseconds. Receive interrupt reduction can improve CPU efficiency if
@@ -198,7 +215,8 @@ of TCP traffic. If the system is reporting dropped receives, this value
may be set too high, causing the driver to run out of available receive
descriptors.
-CAUTION: When setting RxIntDelay to a value other than 0, adapters may
+CAUTION:
+ When setting RxIntDelay to a value other than 0, adapters may
hang (stop transmitting) under certain network conditions. If
this occurs a NETDEV WATCHDOG message is logged in the system
event log. In addition, the controller is automatically reset,
@@ -207,9 +225,11 @@ CAUTION: When setting RxIntDelay to a value other than 0, adapters may
RxAbsIntDelay
-------------
+
(This parameter is supported only on 82540, 82545 and later adapters.)
-Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
-Default Value: 128
+
+:Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
+:Default Value: 128
This value, in units of 1.024 microseconds, limits the delay in which a
receive interrupt is generated. Useful only if RxIntDelay is non-zero,
@@ -220,9 +240,11 @@ conditions.
Speed
-----
+
(This parameter is supported only on adapters with copper connections.)
-Valid Settings: 0, 10, 100, 1000
-Default Value: 0 (auto-negotiate at all supported speeds)
+
+:Valid Settings: 0, 10, 100, 1000
+:Default Value: 0 (auto-negotiate at all supported speeds)
Speed forces the line speed to the specified value in megabits per second
(Mbps). If this parameter is not specified or is set to 0 and the link
@@ -231,22 +253,26 @@ speed. Duplex should also be set when Speed is set to either 10 or 100.
TxDescriptors
-------------
-Valid Range: 48-256 for 82542 and 82543-based adapters
- 48-4096 for all other supported adapters
-Default Value: 256
+
+:Valid Range:
+ - 48-256 for 82542 and 82543-based adapters
+ - 48-4096 for all other supported adapters
+:Default Value: 256
This value is the number of transmit descriptors allocated by the driver.
Increasing this value allows the driver to queue more transmits. Each
descriptor is 16 bytes.
-NOTE: Depending on the available system resources, the request for a
+NOTE:
+ Depending on the available system resources, the request for a
higher number of transmit descriptors may be denied. In this case,
use a lower number.
TxIntDelay
----------
-Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
-Default Value: 8
+
+:Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
+:Default Value: 8
This value delays the generation of transmit interrupts in units of
1.024 microseconds. Transmit interrupt reduction can improve CPU
@@ -256,9 +282,11 @@ causing the driver to run out of available transmit descriptors.
TxAbsIntDelay
-------------
+
(This parameter is supported only on 82540, 82545 and later adapters.)
-Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
-Default Value: 32
+
+:Valid Range: 0-65535 (0=off)
+:Default Value: 32
This value, in units of 1.024 microseconds, limits the delay in which a
transmit interrupt is generated. Useful only if TxIntDelay is non-zero,
@@ -269,18 +297,21 @@ network conditions.
XsumRX
------
+
(This parameter is NOT supported on the 82542-based adapter.)
-Valid Range: 0-1
-Default Value: 1
+
+:Valid Range: 0-1
+:Default Value: 1
A value of '1' indicates that the driver should enable IP checksum
offload for received packets (both UDP and TCP) to the adapter hardware.
Copybreak
---------
-Valid Range: 0-xxxxxxx (0=off)
-Default Value: 256
-Usage: modprobe e1000.ko copybreak=128
+
+:Valid Range: 0-xxxxxxx (0=off)
+:Default Value: 256
+:Usage: modprobe e1000.ko copybreak=128
Driver copies all packets below or equaling this size to a fresh RX
buffer before handing it up the stack.
@@ -292,8 +323,9 @@ it is also available during runtime at
SmartPowerDownEnable
--------------------
-Valid Range: 0-1
-Default Value: 0 (disabled)
+
+:Valid Range: 0-1
+:Default Value: 0 (disabled)
Allows PHY to turn off in lower power states. The user can turn off
this parameter in supported chipsets.
@@ -309,14 +341,14 @@ fiber interface board only links at 1000 Mbps full-duplex.
For copper-based boards, the keywords interact as follows:
- The default operation is auto-negotiate. The board advertises all
+- The default operation is auto-negotiate. The board advertises all
supported speed and duplex combinations, and it links at the highest
common speed and duplex mode IF the link partner is set to auto-negotiate.
- If Speed = 1000, limited auto-negotiation is enabled and only 1000 Mbps
+- If Speed = 1000, limited auto-negotiation is enabled and only 1000 Mbps
is advertised (The 1000BaseT spec requires auto-negotiation.)
- If Speed = 10 or 100, then both Speed and Duplex should be set. Auto-
+- If Speed = 10 or 100, then both Speed and Duplex should be set. Auto-
negotiation is disabled, and the AutoNeg parameter is ignored. Partner
SHOULD also be forced.
@@ -328,13 +360,15 @@ process.
The parameter may be specified as either a decimal or hexadecimal value as
determined by the bitmap below.
+============== ====== ====== ======= ======= ====== ====== ======= ======
Bit position 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Decimal Value 128 64 32 16 8 4 2 1
Hex value 80 40 20 10 8 4 2 1
Speed (Mbps) N/A N/A 1000 N/A 100 100 10 10
Duplex Full Full Half Full Half
+============== ====== ====== ======= ======= ====== ====== ======= ======
-Some examples of using AutoNeg:
+Some examples of using AutoNeg::
modprobe e1000 AutoNeg=0x01 (Restricts autonegotiation to 10 Half)
modprobe e1000 AutoNeg=1 (Same as above)
@@ -357,56 +391,59 @@ Additional Configurations
Jumbo Frames
------------
-Jumbo Frames support is enabled by changing the MTU to a value larger
-than the default of 1500. Use the ifconfig command to increase the MTU
-size. For example::
+
+ Jumbo Frames support is enabled by changing the MTU to a value larger than
+ the default of 1500. Use the ifconfig command to increase the MTU size.
+ For example::
ifconfig eth<x> mtu 9000 up
-This setting is not saved across reboots. It can be made permanent if
-you add::
+ This setting is not saved across reboots. It can be made permanent if
+ you add::
MTU=9000
-to the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth<x>. This example
-applies to the Red Hat distributions; other distributions may store this
-setting in a different location.
+ to the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth<x>. This example
+ applies to the Red Hat distributions; other distributions may store this
+ setting in a different location.
+
+Notes:
+ Degradation in throughput performance may be observed in some Jumbo frames
+ environments. If this is observed, increasing the application's socket buffer
+ size and/or increasing the /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_*mem entry values may help.
+ See the specific application manual and /usr/src/linux*/Documentation/
+ networking/ip-sysctl.txt for more details.
-Notes: Degradation in throughput performance may be observed in some
-Jumbo frames environments. If this is observed, increasing the
-application's socket buffer size and/or increasing the
-/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_*mem entry values may help. See the specific
-application manual and /usr/src/linux*/Documentation/
-networking/ip-sysctl.txt for more details.
+ - The maximum MTU setting for Jumbo Frames is 16110. This value coincides
+ with the maximum Jumbo Frames size of 16128.
-- The maximum MTU setting for Jumbo Frames is 16110. This value
- coincides with the maximum Jumbo Frames size of 16128.
+ - Using Jumbo frames at 10 or 100 Mbps is not supported and may result in
+ poor performance or loss of link.
-- Using Jumbo frames at 10 or 100 Mbps is not supported and may result
- in poor performance or loss of link.
+ - Adapters based on the Intel(R) 82542 and 82573V/E controller do not
+ support Jumbo Frames. These correspond to the following product names::
-- Adapters based on the Intel(R) 82542 and 82573V/E controller do not
- support Jumbo Frames. These correspond to the following product names:
- Intel(R) PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter Intel(R) PRO/1000 PM Network
- Connection
+ Intel(R) PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter
+ Intel(R) PRO/1000 PM Network Connection
ethtool
-------
-The driver utilizes the ethtool interface for driver configuration and
-diagnostics, as well as displaying statistical information. The ethtool
-version 1.6 or later is required for this functionality.
-The latest release of ethtool can be found from
-https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/
+ The driver utilizes the ethtool interface for driver configuration and
+ diagnostics, as well as displaying statistical information. The ethtool
+ version 1.6 or later is required for this functionality.
+
+ The latest release of ethtool can be found from
+ https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/
Enabling Wake on LAN* (WoL)
---------------------------
-WoL is configured through the ethtool* utility.
-WoL will be enabled on the system during the next shut down or reboot.
-For this driver version, in order to enable WoL, the e1000 driver must be
-loaded when shutting down or rebooting the system.
+ WoL is configured through the ethtool* utility.
+ WoL will be enabled on the system during the next shut down or reboot.
+ For this driver version, in order to enable WoL, the e1000 driver must be
+ loaded when shutting down or rebooting the system.
Support
=======