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From: "Pali Rohár" <pali@kernel.org>
To: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>
Cc: "Russell King - ARM Linux admin" <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	"Heiner Kallweit" <hkallweit1@gmail.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"Jakub Kicinski" <kuba@kernel.org>,
	"Marek Behún" <kabel@kernel.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] net: sfp: add workaround for Realtek RTL8672 and RTL9601C chips
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 18:00:39 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201231170039.zkoa6mij3q3gt7c6@pali> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <X+3ume1+wz8HXHEf@lunn.ch>

On Thursday 31 December 2020 16:30:33 Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2020 at 01:14:10PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Wednesday 30 December 2020 19:09:58 Russell King - ARM Linux admin wrote:
> > > On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 06:43:07PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday 30 December 2020 18:13:15 Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > > > > Hi Pali
> > > > > 
> > > > > I have to agree with Russell here. I would rather have no diagnostics
> > > > > than untrustable diagnostics.
> > > > 
> > > > Ok!
> > > > 
> > > > So should we completely skip hwmon_device_register_with_info() call
> > > > if (i2c_block_size < 2) ?
> > > 
> > > I don't think that alone is sufficient - there's also the matter of
> > > ethtool -m which will dump that information as well, and we don't want
> > > to offer it to userspace in an unreliable form.
> > 
> > Any idea/preference how to disable access to these registers?
> 
> Page A0, byte 92:
> 
> "Diagnostic Monitoring Type" is a 1 byte field with 8 single bit
> indicators describing how diagnostic monitoring is implemented in the
> particular transceiver.
> 
> Note that if bit 6, address 92 is set indicating that digital
> diagnostic monitoring has been implemented, received power
> monitoring, transmitted power monitoring, bias current monitoring,
> supply voltage monitoring and temperature monitoring must all be
> implemented. Additionally, alarm and warning thresholds must be
> written as specified in this document at locations 00 to 55 on
> two-wire serial address 1010001X (A2h) (see Table 8-5).
> 
> Unfortunately, we cannot simply set sfp->id.ext.diagmon to false,
> because it can also be used to indicate power, software reading of
> TX_DISABLE, LOS, etc. These are all single bytes, so could be returned
> correctly, assuming they have been implemented according to the spec.
> 
> Looking at sfp_module_info(), adding a check for i2c_block_size < 2
> when determining what length to return. ethtool should do the right
> thing, know that the second page has not been returned to user space.

But if we limit length of eeprom then userspace would not be able to
access those TX_DISABLE, LOS and other bits from byte 110 at address A2.

Problematic two-byte values are in byte range 96-109 at address A2.
Therefore before byte 110.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-31 17:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-30 15:47 [PATCH 0/4] net: sfp: add support for GPON RTL8672/RTL9601C and Ubiquiti U-Fiber Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 15:47 ` [PATCH 1/4] net: sfp: add workaround for Realtek RTL8672 and RTL9601C chips Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 16:10   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 16:56     ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 17:05       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 17:13         ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-30 17:43           ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 19:09             ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 19:49               ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-31 12:14               ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-31 15:09                 ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-31 15:40                   ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-31 15:30                 ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-31 17:00                   ` Pali Rohár [this message]
2020-12-31 17:13                     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-02  1:49                       ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-03  2:25                         ` Thomas Schreiber
2021-01-03  2:41                           ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 14:55                             ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 15:21                               ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 15:23                                 ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 15:27                                   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 15:35                                     ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 19:30             ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-30 19:39               ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 17:31         ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 19:18           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 15:47 ` [PATCH 2/4] net: sfp: allow to use also SFP modules which are detected as SFF Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 16:11   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 17:06     ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 17:27       ` Marek Behún
2020-12-30 19:12         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-31 13:52           ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 15:47 ` [PATCH 3/4] net: sfp: assume that LOS is not implemented if both LOS normal and inverted is set Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 16:13   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 16:57     ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 17:06       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-12-30 17:17         ` Andrew Lunn
2020-12-30 17:32           ` Pali Rohár
2020-12-30 15:47 ` [PATCH 4/4] net: sfp: add mode quirk for GPON module Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 15:37 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] net: sfp: add support for GPON RTL8672/RTL9601C and Ubiquiti U-Fiber Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 15:37   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] net: sfp: add workaround for Realtek RTL8672 and RTL9601C chips Pali Rohár
2021-01-07  2:02     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-07  9:08       ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-07 17:19     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-07 17:40       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 19:18         ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-07 19:17       ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-07 19:45       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 20:21         ` Marek Behún
2021-01-08  0:49           ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 15:37   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] net: sfp: assume that LOS is not implemented if both LOS normal and inverted is set Pali Rohár
2021-01-07 16:54     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-09 15:46       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-09 15:54         ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-09 16:27           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-09 19:14         ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-09 23:19           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-09 23:50             ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-06 15:37   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] net: sfp: add mode quirk for GPON module Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant Pali Rohár
2021-01-07 16:51     ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-11 11:39 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] net: sfp: add support for GPON RTL8672/RTL9601C and Ubiquiti U-Fiber Pali Rohár
2021-01-11 11:39   ` [PATCH v3 1/2] net: sfp: add workaround for Realtek RTL8672 and RTL9601C chips Pali Rohár
2021-01-11 15:28     ` Marek Behún
2021-01-11 11:39   ` [PATCH v3 2/2] net: sfp: add mode quirk for GPON module Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant Pali Rohár
2021-01-11 15:32     ` Marek Behún
2021-01-12 13:33   ` [PATCH v3 0/2] net: sfp: add support for GPON RTL8672/RTL9601C and Ubiquiti U-Fiber Pali Rohár
2021-01-18  9:34   ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 14:09     ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 14:16       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-25 14:23         ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 14:42           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-25 14:47             ` Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 15:41               ` Andrew Lunn
2021-01-25 15:02 ` [PATCH v4 " Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 15:02   ` [PATCH v4 1/2] net: sfp: add workaround for Realtek RTL8672 and RTL9601C chips Pali Rohár
2021-01-25 15:02   ` [PATCH v4 2/2] net: sfp: add mode quirk for GPON module Ubiquiti U-Fiber Instant Pali Rohár
2021-01-28 21:50   ` [PATCH v4 0/2] net: sfp: add support for GPON RTL8672/RTL9601C and Ubiquiti U-Fiber patchwork-bot+netdevbpf

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