[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/3]: Add LRO support to ixgbe PMD
helin.zhang at intel.com
Wed Apr 22 07:28:21 CEST 2015
Vlad, how about the new elements added? E.g. rx_vec_allowed was added in struct ixgbe_hw in ixgbe_type.h.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vlad Zolotarov [mailto:vladz at cloudius-systems.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:59 PM
> To: Zhang, Helin; dev at dpdk.org
> Cc: Ananyev, Konstantin
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/3]: Add LRO support to ixgbe PMD
> On 04/22/15 04:23, Zhang, Helin wrote:
> > Hi Vlad
> > I have a concern about the code changes you added in ixgbe_type.h.
> Helin, v9 of this series has addressed exactly this "issue" all new macros have
> been moved to ixgbe_ethdev.h.
> > For ixgbe, all source files in librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe, except ixgbe_osdep.h
> were called as "base driver", which was not developed by DPDK developers,
> and released by the other team. We never modify any code in those base driver
> source files, and just copy those file into DPDK project.
> > We did everything in DPDK developed source files. As we depends on that
> team to update future base driver for us, and we don't want to maintain any
> code changes in "base driver". So we need to think to move your code changes
> in ixgbe_type.h to other DPDK developed source files.
> > Though your code changes is good enough, but we may need to comply with
> what we did before. This will save our maintaining efforts in the future. Also we
> have similar rules for e1000, i40e, fm10k. Thank you very much!
> > Regards,
> > Helin
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Vlad Zolotarov
> >> Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:52 AM
> >> To: dev at dpdk.org
> >> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/3]: Add LRO support to ixgbe PMD
> >> This series adds the missing flow for enabling the LRO in the ethdev
> >> and adds a support for this feature in the ixgbe PMD. There is a big
> >> hope that this initiative is going to be picked up by some Intel
> >> developer that would add the LRO support to other Intel PMDs.
> >> The series starts with some cleanup work in the code the final patch
> >> (the actual adding of the LRO support) is going to touch/use/change.
> >> There are still quite a few issues in the ixgbe PMD code left but
> >> they have to be a matter of a different series and I've left a few "TODO"
> >> remarks in the code.
> >> The LRO ("RSC" in Intel's context) PMD completion handling code
> >> follows the same design as the corresponding Linux and FreeBSD
> >> implementation: pass the aggregation's cluster HEAD buffer to the
> >> NEXTP entry of the software ring till EOP is met.
> >> HW configuration follows the corresponding specs: this feature is
> >> supported only by x540 and
> >> 82599 PF devices.
> >> The feature has been tested with seastar TCP stack with the following
> >> configuration on Tx side:
> >> - MTU: 400B
> >> - 100 concurrent TCP connections.
> >> The results were:
> >> - Without LRO: total throughput: 0.12Gbps, coefficient of variance:
> >> - With LRO: total throughput: 8.21Gbps, coefficient of variance:
> >> This is an almost factor 80 improvement.
> >> New in v8:
> >> - Fixed the structs naming: igb_xxx -> ixgbe_xxx (some leftovers in
> >> - Took the RSC configuration code from ixgbe_dev_rx_init() into a
> >> function - ixgbe_set_rsc().
> >> - Added some missing macros for HW configuration.
> >> - Styling adjustments:
> >> - Functions names.
> >> - Functions descriptions.
> >> - Reworked the ixgbe_free_rsc_cluster() code to make it more
> >> - Kill the HEADER_SPLIT flow in ixgbe_set_rsc() since it's not supported
> >> ixgbe PMD.
> >> New in v7:
> >> - Free not-yet-completed RSC aggregations in rte_eth_dev_stop() flow.
> >> - Fixed rx_bulk_alloc_allowed and rx_vec_allowed initialization:
> >> - Don't set them to FALSE in rte_eth_dev_stop() flow - the following
> >> rte_eth_dev_start() will need them.
> >> - Reset them to TRUE in rte_eth_dev_configure() and not in a
> >> probe() flow.
> >> This will ensure the proper behaviour if port is re-configured.
> >> - Reset the sw_ring.mbuf entry in a bulk allocation case.
> >> This is needed for ixgbe_rx_queue_release_mbufs().
> >> - _recv_pkts_lro(): added the missing memory barrier before RDT
> >> update in a
> >> non-bulk allocation case.
> >> - Don't allow RSC when device is configured in an SR-IOV mode.
> >> New in v6:
> >> - Fix of the typo in the "bug fixes" series that broke the
> >> compilation caused a
> >> minor change in this follow-up series.
> >> New in v5:
> >> - Split the series into "bug fixes" and "all the rest" so that
> >> the former could be
> >> integrated into a 2.0 release.
> >> - Put the RTE_ETHDEV_HAS_LRO_SUPPORT definition at the beginning
> >> of rte_ethdev.h.
> >> - Removed the "TODO: Remove me" comment near
> >> RTE_ETHDEV_HAS_LRO_SUPPORT.
> >> New in v4:
> >> - Remove CONFIG_RTE_ETHDEV_LRO_SUPPORT from
> >> config/common_linuxapp.
> >> - Define RTE_ETHDEV_HAS_LRO_SUPPORT in rte_ethdev.h.
> >> - As a result of "ixgbe: check rxd number to avoid mbuf leak"
> >> (352078e8e) Vector Rx
> >> had to get the same treatment as Rx Bulk Alloc (see PATCH4 for
> >> more details).
> >> New in v3:
> >> - ixgbe_rx_alloc_bufs(): Always reset refcnt of the buffers to 1.
> >> Otherwise
> >> rte_pktmbuf_free()
> >> won't free them.
> >> New in v2:
> >> - Removed rte_eth_dev_data.lro_bulk_alloc and added
> >> ixgbe_hw.rx_bulk_alloc_allowed
> >> instead.
> >> - Unified the rx_pkt_bulk callback setting (a separate new patch).
> >> - Fixed a few styling and spelling issues.
> >> Vlad Zolotarov (3):
> >> ixgbe: Cleanups
> >> ixgbe: Code refactoring
> >> ixgbe: Add LRO support
> >> lib/librte_ether/rte_ethdev.h | 9 +-
> >> lib/librte_net/rte_ip.h | 3 +
> >> lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe/ixgbe_type.h | 6 +
> >> lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c | 11 +
> >> lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.h | 5 +
> >> lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c | 766
> >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> >> lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.h | 6 +
> >> 7 files changed, 737 insertions(+), 69 deletions(-)
> >> --
> >> 2.1.0
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