[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/5] vhost: enforce avail index and desc read ordering

Maxime Coquelin maxime.coquelin at redhat.com
Wed Dec 5 10:49:53 CET 2018


A read barrier is required to ensure the ordering between
available index and the descriptor reads is enforced.

Fixes: 4796ad63ba1f ("examples/vhost: import userspace vhost application")
Cc: stable at dpdk.org

Reported-by: Jason Wang <jasowang at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin at redhat.com>
---
 lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c | 12 ++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c b/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
index 5e1a1a727..f11ebb54f 100644
--- a/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
+++ b/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
@@ -791,6 +791,12 @@ virtio_dev_rx_split(struct virtio_net *dev, struct vhost_virtqueue *vq,
 	rte_prefetch0(&vq->avail->ring[vq->last_avail_idx & (vq->size - 1)]);
 	avail_head = *((volatile uint16_t *)&vq->avail->idx);
 
+	/*
+	 * The ordering between avail index and
+	 * desc reads needs to be enforced.
+	 */
+	rte_smp_rmb();
+
 	for (pkt_idx = 0; pkt_idx < count; pkt_idx++) {
 		uint32_t pkt_len = pkts[pkt_idx]->pkt_len + dev->vhost_hlen;
 		uint16_t nr_vec = 0;
@@ -1373,6 +1379,12 @@ virtio_dev_tx_split(struct virtio_net *dev, struct vhost_virtqueue *vq,
 	if (free_entries == 0)
 		return 0;
 
+	/*
+	 * The ordering between avail index and
+	 * desc reads needs to be enforced.
+	 */
+	rte_smp_rmb();
+
 	VHOST_LOG_DEBUG(VHOST_DATA, "(%d) %s\n", dev->vid, __func__);
 
 	count = RTE_MIN(count, MAX_PKT_BURST);
-- 
2.17.2



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