Commit 40e64e07 authored by Sagi Grimberg's avatar Sagi Grimberg
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nvmet-rdma: Don't use the inline buffer in order to avoid allocation for small reads

Under extreme conditions this might cause data corruptions. By doing that
we we repost the buffer and then post this buffer for the device to send.
If we happen to use shared receive queues the device might write to the
buffer before it sends it (there is no ordering between send and recv
queues). Without SRQs we probably won't get that if the host doesn't
mis-behave and send more than we allowed it, but relying on that is not
really a good idea.

Signed-off-by: default avatarSagi Grimberg <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <>
parent d8f7750a
......@@ -616,15 +616,10 @@ static u16 nvmet_rdma_map_sgl_keyed(struct nvmet_rdma_rsp *rsp,
if (!len)
return 0;
/* use the already allocated data buffer if possible */
if (len <= NVMET_RDMA_INLINE_DATA_SIZE && rsp->queue->host_qid) {
nvmet_rdma_use_inline_sg(rsp, len, 0);
} else {
status = nvmet_rdma_alloc_sgl(&rsp->, &rsp->req.sg_cnt,
if (status)
return status;
status = nvmet_rdma_alloc_sgl(&rsp->, &rsp->req.sg_cnt,
if (status)
return status;
ret = rdma_rw_ctx_init(&rsp->rw, cm_id->qp, cm_id->port_num,
rsp->, rsp->req.sg_cnt, 0, addr, key,
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