[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] kni: fix bug 389 - Crash in librte_kni driver due to noncontiguous pages

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Tue Feb 11 15:09:44 CET 2020


On 2/11/2020 12:18 PM, Burakov, Anatoly wrote:
> On 11-Feb-20 9:28 AM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
>> On 2/10/2020 7:47 PM, Scott Wasson wrote:
>>> Fixes: edd2fafbc0b8 ("kni: allocate memory dynamically for each device")
>>> Cc: iryzhov at nfware.com
>>> Cc: stable at dpdk.org
>>
>> I suggest following patch subject:
>> "kni: fix not contiguous FIFO"
>>
>> And I little detail in the comment log can be good:
>> "
>> KNI requires FIFO to be physically contiguous, with existing
>> 'rte_memzone_reserve()' API this is not guaranteed by default and as a result
>> KNI rings and packet delivery is broken.
>>
>> Fixing it by providing 'RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG' flag to ask physically
>> contiguous memory.
>> "
>>
>> And the Fixes tag should show the commit that updates the
>> 'rte_memzone_reserve()' API to not provide physically contiguous memory.
>> @Anatoly, can you help finding that commit?
> 
> The commit that added the ability to reserve contiguous memory was added 
> before the memory subsystem itself started allocating non-contiguous 
> memory, but all other drivers/libraries had added support for 
> IOVA-contiguous memory as separate commits (see 74dbbcd6f8 for example).
> 
> So, technically, the "offending commit" is the *omission* of KNI from 
> these changes. But, the API itself was added in 23fa86e529e, so that's 
> what we should use for Fixes: tag IMO.

+1, it won't be accurate but giving the API commit will give enough detail for
LTS maintainers, so OK to use it for fixes tag:

Fixes: 23fa86e529e4 ("memzone: enable IOVA-contiguous reserving")
Cc: stable at dpdk.org

Thanks,
ferruh

> 
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Scott Wasson <scott_wasson at affirmednetworks.com>
>>> ---
>>>   lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c |   14 +++++++-------
>>>   1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c b/lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c
>>> index e388751..df4a021 100644
>>> --- a/lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c
>>> +++ b/lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c
>>> @@ -145,31 +145,31 @@ enum kni_ops_status {
>>>   	char mz_name[RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE];
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_TX_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_tx_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_tx_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>
>> Can you please break the line, so it doesn't go beyond 80 chars?
>>
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_tx_q == NULL, tx_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_RX_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_rx_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_rx_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_rx_q == NULL, rx_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_ALLOC_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_alloc_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_alloc_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_alloc_q == NULL, alloc_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_FREE_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_free_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_free_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_free_q == NULL, free_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_REQ_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_req_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_req_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_req_q == NULL, req_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_RESP_Q_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_resp_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_resp_q = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_resp_q == NULL, resp_q_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	snprintf(mz_name, RTE_MEMZONE_NAMESIZE, KNI_SYNC_ADDR_MZ_NAME_FMT, kni->name);
>>> -	kni->m_sync_addr = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, 0);
>>> +	kni->m_sync_addr = rte_memzone_reserve(mz_name, KNI_FIFO_SIZE, SOCKET_ID_ANY, RTE_MEMZONE_IOVA_CONTIG);
>>>   	KNI_MEM_CHECK(kni->m_sync_addr == NULL, sync_addr_fail);
>>>   
>>>   	return 0;
>>>
>>
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