File 0001-efinet-Check-for-immediate-completition.patch of Package grub2.4793

From cf2b4a36c408084852c44dea045331f039b895d2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Martin Wilck <martin.wilck@ts.fujitsu.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:27:56 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] efinet: Check for immediate completition.

This both speeds GRUB up and workarounds unexpected EFI behaviour.
---
 grub-core/net/drivers/efi/efinet.c | 16 ++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/grub-core/net/drivers/efi/efinet.c b/grub-core/net/drivers/efi/efinet.c
index 2b344d6..f171f20 100644
--- a/grub-core/net/drivers/efi/efinet.c
+++ b/grub-core/net/drivers/efi/efinet.c
@@ -37,11 +37,12 @@ send_card_buffer (struct grub_net_card *dev,
   grub_efi_status_t st;
   grub_efi_simple_network_t *net = dev->efi_net;
   grub_uint64_t limit_time = grub_get_time_ms () + 4000;
+  void *txbuf;
 
   if (dev->txbusy)
     while (1)
       {
-	void *txbuf = NULL;
+	txbuf = NULL;
 	st = efi_call_3 (net->get_status, net, 0, &txbuf);
 	if (st != GRUB_EFI_SUCCESS)
 	  return grub_error (GRUB_ERR_IO,
@@ -74,7 +75,18 @@ send_card_buffer (struct grub_net_card *dev,
 		   dev->txbuf, NULL, NULL, NULL);
   if (st != GRUB_EFI_SUCCESS)
     return grub_error (GRUB_ERR_IO, N_("couldn't send network packet"));
-  dev->txbusy = 1;
+
+  /*
+     The card may have sent out the packet immediately - set txbusy
+     to 0 in this case.
+     Cases were observed where checking txbuf at the next call
+     of send_card_buffer() is too late: 0 is returned in txbuf and
+     we run in the GRUB_ERR_TIMEOUT case above.
+     Perhaps a timeout in the FW has discarded the recycle buffer.
+   */
+  st = efi_call_3 (net->get_status, net, 0, &txbuf);
+  dev->txbusy = !(st == GRUB_EFI_SUCCESS && txbuf == dev->txbuf);
+
   return GRUB_ERR_NONE;
 }
 
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