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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 RESEND 0/6] r8169: Enable ASPM for recent 1.0/2.5Gbps Realtek NICs
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On 21.02.2023 03:38, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> The series is to enable ASPM on more r8169 supported devices, if
> available.
>
> The latest Realtek vendor driver and its Windows driver implements a
> feature called "dynamic ASPM" which can improve performance on it's
> ethernet NICs.
>
> We have "dynamic ASPM" mechanism in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS kernel for quite a
> while, and AFAIK it hasn't introduced any regression so far.
>
> A very similar issue was observed on Realtek wireless NIC, and it was
> resolved by disabling ASPM during NAPI poll. So in v8, we use the same
> approach, which is more straightforward, instead of toggling ASPM based
> on packet count.
>
> v7:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20211016075442.650311-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v6:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20211007161552.272771-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v5:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210916154417.664323-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v4:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210827171452.217123-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v3:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210819054542.608745-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v2:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210812155341.817031-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> v1:
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20210803152823.515849-1-kai.heng.feng@canonical.com/
>
> Kai-Heng Feng (6):
> r8169: Disable ASPM L1.1 on 8168h
> Revert "PCI/ASPM: Unexport pcie_aspm_support_enabled()"
> PCI/ASPM: Add pcie_aspm_capable() helper
> r8169: Consider chip-specific ASPM can be enabled on more cases
> r8169: Use mutex to guard config register locking
> r8169: Disable ASPM while doing NAPI poll
>
> drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169_main.c | 48 ++++++++++++++++++-----
> drivers/pci/pcie/aspm.c | 12 ++++++
> include/linux/pci.h | 2 +
> 3 files changed, 53 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>

Note that net-next is closed during merge window.
Formal aspect: Your patches miss the net/net-next annotation.
The title of the series may be an old one. Actually most ASPM
states are enabled, you add to disable ASPM temporarily.

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