AX88772A USB to Ethernet dongle doesn't work

Bug #1834114 reported by AceLan Kao on 2019-06-25
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linux (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Eoan
Cosmic
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Disco
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AceLan Kao
Eoan
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AceLan Kao

Bug Description

[Impact]
There are 2 asix drivers in the kernel, they are drivers/net/usb/asix and drivers/net/phy/asix. It leads to the compilation race condition that one overwrites the other asix.mod in .tmp_version directory. This affects the USB dongle if the "phy" one wins.

T: Bus=01 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=00 Cnt=01 Dev#= 7 Spd=480 MxCh= 0
D: Ver= 2.00 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
P: Vendor=0b95 ProdID=7720 Rev=00.01
S: Manufacturer=ASIX Elec. Corp.
S: Product=AX88772A
S: SerialNumber=000527
C: #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=a0 MxPwr=250mA
I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 3 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=00 Driver=asix

[Fix]
The same name asix has been introduced since v4.18-rc1 by this commit
   31dd83b96641 net-next: phy: new Asix Electronics PHY driver
the new commit fix this issue by renaming it
   a9520543b123 net: phy: rename Asix Electronics PHY driver

[Test]
Verified on my own ASIX USB Ethernet dongle.

[Regression Potential]
Low, it only rename the module name, no code change.

AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2019-06-25
affects: linux-oem-osp1 (Ubuntu) → linux (Ubuntu)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
assignee: nobody → AceLan Kao (acelankao)
status: New → In Progress
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2019-06-25
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Eoan):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2019-07-01
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Cosmic):
status: New → Fix Committed
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2019-07-02
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Cosmic):
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: Fix Committed → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Eoan):
status: Fix Committed → In Progress
status: In Progress → Triaged
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Eoan):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-disco' to 'verification-done-disco'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-disco' to 'verification-failed-disco'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-disco
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2019-07-04
tags: added: verification-done-disco
removed: verification-needed-disco
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 5.0.0-21.22

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linux (5.0.0-21.22) disco; urgency=medium

  * linux: 5.0.0-21.22 -proposed tracker (LP: #1834902)

  * Disco update: 5.0.15 upstream stable release (LP: #1834529)
    - net: stmmac: Use bfsize1 in ndesc_init_rx_desc
    - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Remove the undesired put_cpu_ptr() in hv_synic_cleanup()
    - ubsan: Fix nasty -Wbuiltin-declaration-mismatch GCC-9 warnings
    - staging: greybus: power_supply: fix prop-descriptor request size
    - staging: wilc1000: Avoid GFP_KERNEL allocation from atomic context.
    - staging: most: cdev: fix chrdev_region leak in mod_exit
    - staging: most: sound: pass correct device when creating a sound card
    - ASoC: tlv320aic3x: fix reset gpio reference counting
    - ASoC: hdmi-codec: fix S/PDIF DAI
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix iec958 controls indexation
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix exposed capabilities in spdif mode
    - ASoC: stm32: sai: fix race condition in irq handler
    - ASoC:soc-pcm:fix a codec fixup issue in TDM case
    - ASoC:hdac_hda:use correct format to setup hda codec
    - ASoC:intel:skl:fix a simultaneous playback & capture issue on hda platform
    - ASoC: dpcm: prevent snd_soc_dpcm use after free
    - ASoC: nau8824: fix the issue of the widget with prefix name
    - ASoC: nau8810: fix the issue of widget with prefixed name
    - ASoC: samsung: odroid: Fix clock configuration for 44100 sample rate
    - ASoC: rt5682: Check JD status when system resume
    - ASoC: rt5682: fix jack type detection issue
    - ASoC: rt5682: recording has no sound after booting
    - ASoC: wm_adsp: Add locking to wm_adsp2_bus_error
    - clk: meson-gxbb: round the vdec dividers to closest
    - ASoC: stm32: dfsdm: manage multiple prepare
    - ASoC: stm32: dfsdm: fix debugfs warnings on entry creation
    - ASoC: cs4270: Set auto-increment bit for register writes
    - ASoC: dapm: Fix NULL pointer dereference in snd_soc_dapm_free_kcontrol
    - drm/omap: hdmi4_cec: Fix CEC clock handling for PM
    - IB/hfi1: Clear the IOWAIT pending bits when QP is put into error state
    - IB/hfi1: Eliminate opcode tests on mr deref
    - IB/hfi1: Fix the allocation of RSM table
    - MIPS: KGDB: fix kgdb support for SMP platforms.
    - ASoC: tlv320aic32x4: Fix Common Pins
    - drm/mediatek: Fix an error code in mtk_hdmi_dt_parse_pdata()
    - perf/x86/intel: Fix handling of wakeup_events for multi-entry PEBS
    - perf/x86/intel: Initialize TFA MSR
    - linux/kernel.h: Use parentheses around argument in u64_to_user_ptr()
    - iov_iter: Fix build error without CONFIG_CRYPTO
    - xtensa: fix initialization of pt_regs::syscall in start_thread
    - ASoC: rockchip: pdm: fix regmap_ops hang issue
    - drm/amdkfd: Add picasso pci id
    - drm/amdgpu: Adjust IB test timeout for XGMI configuration
    - drm/amdgpu: amdgpu_device_recover_vram always failed if only one node in
      shadow_list
    - drm/amd/display: fix cursor black issue
    - ASoC: cs35l35: Disable regulators on driver removal
    - objtool: Add rewind_stack_do_exit() to the noreturn list
    - slab: fix a crash by reading /proc/slab_allocators
    - drm/sun4i: tcon top: Fix NULL/inv...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Disco):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2019-07-24
tags: added: cscc
AceLan Kao (acelankao) on 2019-07-30
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Eoan):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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