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authorMichael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>2009-10-28 22:08:13 +0100
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2009-10-30 15:50:25 -0400
commit9a3f45116f5e08819136cd512fd7f6450ac22aa8 (patch)
parentf446d10f214091408b7300f15c9adf60569edf28 (diff)
b43: Fix DMA TX bounce buffer copying
b43 allocates a bouncebuffer, if the supplied TX skb is in an invalid memory range for DMA. However, this is broken in that it fails to copy over some metadata to the new skb. This patch fixes three problems: * Failure to adjust the ieee80211_tx_info pointer to the new buffer. This results in a kmemcheck warning. * Failure to copy the skb cb, which contains ieee80211_tx_info, to the new skb. This results in breakage of various TX-status postprocessing (Rate control). * Failure to transfer the queue mapping. This results in the wrong queue being stopped on saturation and can result in queue overflow. Signed-off-by: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de> Tested-by: Christian Casteyde <casteyde.christian@free.fr> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c b/drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c
index 8701034569f..de4e804bedf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c
@@ -1157,8 +1157,9 @@ struct b43_dmaring *parse_cookie(struct b43_wldev *dev, u16 cookie, int *slot)
static int dma_tx_fragment(struct b43_dmaring *ring,
- struct sk_buff *skb)
+ struct sk_buff **in_skb)
+ struct sk_buff *skb = *in_skb;
const struct b43_dma_ops *ops = ring->ops;
struct ieee80211_tx_info *info = IEEE80211_SKB_CB(skb);
u8 *header;
@@ -1224,8 +1225,14 @@ static int dma_tx_fragment(struct b43_dmaring *ring,
memcpy(skb_put(bounce_skb, skb->len), skb->data, skb->len);
+ memcpy(bounce_skb->cb, skb->cb, sizeof(skb->cb));
+ bounce_skb->dev = skb->dev;
+ skb_set_queue_mapping(bounce_skb, skb_get_queue_mapping(skb));
+ info = IEEE80211_SKB_CB(bounce_skb);
skb = bounce_skb;
+ *in_skb = bounce_skb;
meta->skb = skb;
meta->dmaaddr = map_descbuffer(ring, skb->data, skb->len, 1);
if (b43_dma_mapping_error(ring, meta->dmaaddr, skb->len, 1)) {
@@ -1355,7 +1362,11 @@ int b43_dma_tx(struct b43_wldev *dev, struct sk_buff *skb)
* static, so we don't need to store it per frame. */
ring->queue_prio = skb_get_queue_mapping(skb);
- err = dma_tx_fragment(ring, skb);
+ /* dma_tx_fragment might reallocate the skb, so invalidate pointers pointing
+ * into the skb data or cb now. */
+ hdr = NULL;
+ info = NULL;
+ err = dma_tx_fragment(ring, &skb);
if (unlikely(err == -ENOKEY)) {
/* Drop this packet, as we don't have the encryption key
* anymore and must not transmit it unencrypted. */