Bug Fixes in This Version

Linux Kernel Upstream Release Notes v5.17

Below are the bugs fixed in this version. For a list of fixes previous version, see Bug Fixes History.

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Description

3234066

Description: When configuring IPsec full offload, after sending traffic for approximately 30 minutes, the traffic stops at some point and the connection gets lost.

Keywords: Steering, SMFS, Matcher Disconnect

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3179535

Description: SMFS will try to merge flow rules with the same matching criteria (as they share the same matcher) into one multi-destination rule.

If merging fails, the matcher is disconnected by mistake.

Keywords: Steering, SMFS, Matcher Disconnect

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3214198

Description: ibv_reg_mr for huge pages was optimized in kernel >= 5.12

Keywords: RDMA, ibv_reg_mr

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

2984134

Description: Moving to SwitchDev mode while deleting namespace over Linux-6.0 can sometimes cause a deadlock.

Keywords: RDMA, SwitchDev

Discovered in Release: 5.5-1.0.3.2

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3106228

Description: A net device validation issue prevented running IPv6 traffic using an RDMA communication manager between two interfaces on same host with same subnet.

Keywords: RDMA, IPv6, Communication Manager

Discovered in Release: 5.6-1.0.3.3

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3151843

Description: I n mlx5dv_mkey_check manpage, there is an i naccurate description of signature error handling flow.

Keywords: RDMA, manpage

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3229002

Description: Creating and deleting MRs, caused a kernel slab cache leak issue.

Keywords: RDMA, Cache

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3236217

Description: The rdma res show cm_id command does not list all cm_ids when some of them are in LISTEN state.

Keywords: RDMA, cm_ids

Discovered in Release: 5.0-1.0.0.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3146128

Description: In older kernel version, PTP was not supported over VLAN interfaces.

Keywords: NetDev, PTP, VLAN

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

2969772

Description: HW-GRO feature was blocked due to firmware limitations.

Keywords: NetDev, HW-GRO

Discovered in Release: 5.6-1.0.3.3

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3096393

Description: STP packets failed to be transmitted.

Keywords: NetDev, STP

Discovered in Release: 5.5-1.0.3.2

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3236984

Description: When using sysfs to read the hash function used to distribute the traffic between the T I R s ( Transpo rt Interface Receive) , on occasion, the server crashed.

Keywords: NetDev, sysfs

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3126000

Description: Upgrading from version 5.6-2 to 5.7 failed.

Keywords: Installation

Discovered in Release: 5.6-2.0.9.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3230524

Description: Building with KMP enabled fails due to missing packages. OFED packages will now be built with KMP disabled.

Keywords: Installation, KMP

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3158725

Description: The script install.pl, used for (re)building kernel modules, used the name "kernel-source" as the package of the kernel-source on SLES systems.

Keywords: Installation, SLES

Discovered in Release: 5.6-1.0.3.3

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3142212

Description: Starting firmware version xx.34.0350, a new NVCONFIG has been added to the ARM side only: MANAGEMENT_PF_MODE.

If this config is on, the user will see a PCI Function (PF) which failed to probe:

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[    6.837102] mlx5_core 0000:03:00.2: mlx5_cmd_check:756:(pid 206): ENABLE_HCA(0x104) op_mod(0x0) failed, status bad parameter(0x3), syndrome (0x6ca1f5) [    6.864227] mlx5_core 0000:03:00.2: mlx5_peer_pf_init:40:(pid 206): Failed to enable peer PF HCA err(-22)                                                                [    6.883453] mlx5_core 0000:03:00.2: mlx5_load:1129:(pid 206): Failed to init embedded CPU [    8.261268] mlx5_core 0000:03:00.2: init_one:1365:(pid 206): mlx5_load_one failed with error code -22                                                                     [    8.280056] mlx5_core: probe of 0000:03:00.2 failed with error -22  

Keywords: Installation

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3174928

Description: Using a 1-CPU system casues possible command flush deadlock.

Keywords: Core

Discovered in Release: 5.6-1.0.3.3

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3228721/3228357

Description: An incorrect termination table was used with the uplink-to-uplink forward rule.

Keywords: ASAP2, eSwitch

Discovered in Release: 5.7-1.0.2.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

3220120

Description: In old kernels, when a VXLAN tunnel is set up on one OVS bridge and PF is up on another OVS bridge, traffic does not offload as expected.

Keywords: ASAP2, VXLAN

Discovered in Release: 5.4-3.0.3.0

Fixed in Release: 5.8- 1.0.1.1

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