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-rw-r--r--drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c24
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
index c3db6cd69b68..2b6cb5ca48ee 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ixgbevf_main.c
@@ -944,9 +944,17 @@ free_queue_irqs:
free_irq(adapter->msix_entries[vector].vector,
adapter->q_vector[vector]);
}
- pci_disable_msix(adapter->pdev);
- kfree(adapter->msix_entries);
- adapter->msix_entries = NULL;
+ /* This failure is non-recoverable - it indicates the system is
+ * out of MSIX vector resources and the VF driver cannot run
+ * without them. Set the number of msix vectors to zero
+ * indicating that not enough can be allocated. The error
+ * will be returned to the user indicating device open failed.
+ * Any further attempts to force the driver to open will also
+ * fail. The only way to recover is to unload the driver and
+ * reload it again. If the system has recovered some MSIX
+ * vectors then it may succeed.
+ */
+ adapter->num_msix_vectors = 0;
return err;
}
@@ -2572,6 +2580,15 @@ static int ixgbevf_open(struct net_device *netdev)
struct ixgbe_hw *hw = &adapter->hw;
int err;
+ /* A previous failure to open the device because of a lack of
+ * available MSIX vector resources may have reset the number
+ * of msix vectors variable to zero. The only way to recover
+ * is to unload/reload the driver and hope that the system has
+ * been able to recover some MSIX vector resources.
+ */
+ if (!adapter->num_msix_vectors)
+ return -ENOMEM;
+
/* disallow open during test */
if (test_bit(__IXGBEVF_TESTING, &adapter->state))
return -EBUSY;
@@ -2628,7 +2645,6 @@ static int ixgbevf_open(struct net_device *netdev)
err_req_irq:
ixgbevf_down(adapter);
- ixgbevf_free_irq(adapter);
err_setup_rx:
ixgbevf_free_all_rx_resources(adapter);
err_setup_tx:

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