[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 24/25] net/ena: fix direct access to shared memory config

Burakov, Anatoly anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Tue Jun 4 12:28:29 CEST 2019


On 03-Jun-19 2:36 PM, Michał Krawczyk wrote:
> On 03.06.2019 09:33, Michał Krawczyk wrote:
>> On 29.05.2019 18:31, Anatoly Burakov wrote:
>>> The ENA driver calculates a ring's NUMA node affinity by directly
>>> accessing the memzone list. Fix it to do it through the public
>>> API's instead.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov at intel.com>
>>> ---
>>>   drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c | 18 +++---------------
>>>   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c b/drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c
>>> index b6651fc0f..e745e9e92 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c
>>> @@ -274,20 +274,6 @@ static const struct eth_dev_ops ena_dev_ops = {
>>>   #define NUMA_NO_NODE    SOCKET_ID_ANY
>>> -static inline int ena_cpu_to_node(int cpu)
>>> -{
>>> -    struct rte_config *config = rte_eal_get_configuration();
>>> -    struct rte_fbarray *arr = &config->mem_config->memzones;
>>> -    const struct rte_memzone *mz;
>>> -
>>> -    if (unlikely(cpu >= RTE_MAX_MEMZONE))
>>> -        return NUMA_NO_NODE;
>>> -
>>> -    mz = rte_fbarray_get(arr, cpu);
>>> -
>>> -    return mz->socket_id;
>>> -}
>>> -
>>>   static inline void ena_rx_mbuf_prepare(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf,
>>>                          struct ena_com_rx_ctx *ena_rx_ctx)
>>>   {
>>> @@ -1099,6 +1085,7 @@ static int ena_create_io_queue(struct ena_ring 
>>> *ring)
>>>   {
>>>       struct ena_adapter *adapter;
>>>       struct ena_com_dev *ena_dev;
>>> +    struct rte_memseg_list *msl;
>>>       struct ena_com_create_io_ctx ctx =
>>>           /* policy set to _HOST just to satisfy icc compiler */
>>>           { ENA_ADMIN_PLACEMENT_POLICY_HOST,
>>> @@ -1126,7 +1113,8 @@ static int ena_create_io_queue(struct ena_ring 
>>> *ring)
>>>       }
>>>       ctx.qid = ena_qid;
>>>       ctx.msix_vector = -1; /* interrupts not used */
>>> -    ctx.numa_node = ena_cpu_to_node(ring->id);
>>> +    msl = rte_mem_virt2memseg_list(ring);
>>> +    ctx.numa_node = msl->socket_id;
>>>       rc = ena_com_create_io_queue(ena_dev, &ctx);
>>>       if (rc) {
>>>
>>
>> Hi Anatoly,
>>
>> I'm not sure why the previous maintainers implemented this that way, I 
>> can only guess. I think that they were assuming, that each queue will 
>> be assigned to the lcore which is equal to ring id. They probably also 
>> misunderstood how the memzones are working and they thought that each 
>> lcore is having assigned only one memzone which is being mapped 1 to 1.
>>
>> They wanted to prevent cross NUMA data acces, when the CPU is 
>> operating in the different NUMA zone and the IO queues memory resides 
>> in the other. I think that above solution won't prevent that neither, 
>> as you are using ring address, which is being allocated together with
>> struct ena_adapter (it is just an array), so it will probably reside 
>> in the single numa zone.
>>
>> I'm currently thinking on solution that could help us to determine on 
>> which numa zone the queue descriptors will be allocated and on which 
>> the lcore assigned to the queue will be working, but have no any ideas 
>> for now :)
>>
>> Anyway, your fix won't break anything, as the previous solution wasn't 
>> working as it was supposed to work, so before I will fix that, we can 
>> keep that patch to prevent direct usage of the memzone.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Michal
> 
> After investigation I think that we should use socket_id provided by the 
> tx/rx queue setup functions.
> Could you, please, abandon this patch? I will send the proper fix soon.
> 

I can't really "abandon" it as it will break ENA compilation once the 
structure is hidden in the last patch. What i can do is wait for you to 
submit your patch, and either rebase my patchset on top of it, or 
(better) include it in the patchset itself.

> Thanks,
> Michal
> 


-- 
Thanks,
Anatoly


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