Re: igb and bnx2: "NETDEV WATCHDOG: transmit queue timed out" whenskb has huge linear buffer

From: Andrew Cooper
Date: Wed Feb 05 2014 - 15:44:14 EST

On 05/02/2014 20:23, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
> On 04/02/14 19:47, Michael Chan wrote:
>> On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 14:29 +0100, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
>>> [ 5417.275472] WARNING: at net/sched/sch_generic.c:255
>>> dev_watchdog+0x156/0x1f0()
>>> [ 5417.275474] NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1 (bnx2): transmit queue 2 timed out
>> The dump shows an internal IRQ pending on MSIX vector 2 which matches
>> the the queue number that is timing out. I don't know what happened to
>> the MSIX and why the driver is not seeing it. Do you see an IRQ error
>> message from the kernel a few seconds before the tx timeout message?
> I haven't seen any IRQ related error message. Note, this is on Xen
> 4.3.1. Now I have new results with a reworked version of the patch,
> unfortunately it still has this issue. Here is a bnx2 dump, lspci
> output and some Xen debug output (MSI and interrupt bindings, I have
> more if needed).

You need debug-keys 'Q' as well to map between the PCI devices and Xen IRQs

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