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SubjectRe: R8169: Network lockups in 4.18.{8,9,10} (and 4.19 dev)
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On 09/10/2018 22:39, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> On 09.10.2018 16:40, Chris Clayton wrote:
>> Thanks to Maciej and Heiner for their replies.
>>
>> On 09/10/2018 13:32, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
>>> On 07.10.2018 21:36, Chris Clayton wrote:
>>>> Hi again,
>>>>
>>>> I didn't think there was anything in 4.19-rc7 to fix this regression, but tried it anyway. I can confirm that the
>>>> regression is still present and my network still fails when, after a resume from suspend (to ram or disk), I open my
>>>> browser or my mail client. In both those cases the failure is almost immediate - e.g. my home page doesn't get displayed
>>>> in the browser. Pinging one of my ISPs name servers doesn't fail quite so quickly but the reported time increases from
>>>> 14-15ms to more than 1000ms.
>>>
>>> You can try comparing chip registers (ethtool -d eth0) in the working
>>> state (before a suspend) and in the broken state (after a resume).
>>> Maybe there will be some obvious in the difference.
>>>
>>> The same goes for the PCI configuration (lspci -d :8168 -vv).
>>>
>> Maciej suggested comparing the output from lspci -vv for the ethernet device. They are identical.
>>
>> Both Maciej and Heiner suggested comparing the output from "ethtool -d" pre and post suspend. Again, they are identical.
>> Heiner specifically suggested looking at the RxConfig. The value of that is 0x0002870e both pre and post suspend.
>>
>> I've attached files I redirected the outputs to.
>>
>> Please don't hesitate to ask for any other information needed to solve this problem. In the meantime, I've now got
>> scripts that stop the network during suspend and restart it during resume. (Those scripts were removed whilst I gathered
>> the diagnostics shown in the attachments.)
>>
> I'd like to check whether it may be a timing issue. The following experimental patch
> adds a PCI commit after writing register ChipCmd. Could you please check whether
> it changes anything?
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> index 7d3f671e1..f3c359492 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.c
> @@ -4641,6 +4641,7 @@ static void rtl_hw_start(struct rtl8169_private *tp)
> /* Initially a 10 us delay. Turned it into a PCI commit. - FR */
> RTL_R8(tp, IntrMask);
> RTL_W8(tp, ChipCmd, CmdTxEnb | CmdRxEnb);
> + RTL_R8(tp, ChipCmd);
> rtl_init_rxcfg(tp);
> rtl_set_tx_config_registers(tp);
>
>

Sorry, this patch doesn't make any difference - my network still fails. After a suspend/resume my browsers (chromium
and firefox) both fail to open my home page (https://www.google.co.uk). The ping time for one of my ISP's name servers
increases from 14-15ms to more than 1000ms, although it after a few pings it does reduce. As the screen grab below
shows, the network does eventually fail

$ ping NS1
PING ns1 (90.207.238.97): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=0 ttl=251 time=1017.289 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=1 ttl=251 time=1018.051 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=2 ttl=251 time=1015.271 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=3 ttl=251 time=1015.495 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=6 ttl=251 time=1015.646 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=7 ttl=251 time=1022.609 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=8 ttl=251 time=1015.612 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=10 ttl=251 time=1015.551 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=12 ttl=251 time=1015.446 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=13 ttl=251 time=1015.657 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=14 ttl=251 time=1015.614 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=15 ttl=251 time=1015.651 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=17 ttl=251 time=1015.459 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=18 ttl=251 time=1015.443 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=19 ttl=251 time=1015.936 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=20 ttl=251 time=1015.681 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=22 ttl=251 time=1015.410 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=23 ttl=251 time=1015.487 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=24 ttl=251 time=1016.169 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=25 ttl=251 time=1015.659 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=26 ttl=251 time=14.606 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=30 ttl=251 time=32.765 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=31 ttl=251 time=115.052 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=33 ttl=251 time=757.115 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=34 ttl=251 time=176.696 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=35 ttl=251 time=1017.462 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=36 ttl=251 time=16.394 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=37 ttl=251 time=20.402 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=38 ttl=251 time=37.795 ms
64 bytes from 90.207.238.97: icmp_seq=39 ttl=251 time=141.997 ms
92 bytes from laptop.local.lan (192.168.0.20): Destination Host Unreachable
92 bytes from laptop.local.lan (192.168.0.20): Destination Host Unreachable
...


Chris

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