[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 6/6] config: add WFE config entry for aarch64

Gavin Hu gavin.hu at arm.com
Thu Aug 22 08:12:36 CEST 2019


Add the RTE_USE_WFE configuration entry for aarch64, disabled by default.
It can be enabled selectively based on the performance benchmarking.

Signed-off-by: Gavin Hu <gavin.hu at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Steve Capper <steve.capper at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Phil Yang <phil.yang at arm.com>
Acked-by: Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula at marvell.com>
---
 config/arm/meson.build | 1 +
 config/common_base     | 6 ++++++
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/config/arm/meson.build b/config/arm/meson.build
index 979018e..18ecd53 100644
--- a/config/arm/meson.build
+++ b/config/arm/meson.build
@@ -116,6 +116,7 @@ impl_dpaa = ['NXP DPAA', flags_dpaa, machine_args_generic]
 impl_dpaa2 = ['NXP DPAA2', flags_dpaa2, machine_args_generic]
 
 dpdk_conf.set('RTE_FORCE_INTRINSICS', 1)
+dpdk_conf.set('RTE_ARM_USE_WFE', 0)
 
 if not dpdk_conf.get('RTE_ARCH_64')
 	dpdk_conf.set('RTE_CACHE_LINE_SIZE', 64)
diff --git a/config/common_base b/config/common_base
index 8ef75c2..d4cf974 100644
--- a/config/common_base
+++ b/config/common_base
@@ -570,6 +570,12 @@ CONFIG_RTE_CRYPTO_MAX_DEVS=64
 CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_ARMV8_CRYPTO=n
 CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_ARMV8_CRYPTO_DEBUG=n
 
+# Use WFE instructions to implement the rte_wait_for_equal_xxx APIs,
+# calling these APIs put the cores in low power state while waiting
+# for the memory address to become equal to the expected value.
+# This is supported only by aarch64.
+CONFIG_RTE_ARM_USE_WFE=n
+
 #
 # Compile NXP CAAM JR crypto Driver
 #
-- 
2.7.4



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