[PATCH net-next v9 0/3] add hisilicon hip04 ethernet driver
dingtianhong at huawei.com
Tue Dec 16 02:08:32 PST 2014
On 2014/12/16 16:54, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 December 2014 15:57:21 Ding Tianhong wrote:
>> On 2014/12/15 21:29, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> On Thursday 11 December 2014 19:42:27 Ding Tianhong wrote:
>>> @@ -381,57 +392,37 @@ static void hip04_tx_reclaim(struct net_device *ndev, bool force)
>>> priv->tx_skb[tx_tail] = NULL;
>>> tx_tail = TX_NEXT(tx_tail);
>>> - priv->tx_count--;
>>> - if (priv->tx_count <= 0)
>>> - break;
>>> + count--;
>>> - queue_delayed_work(priv->wq, &priv->tx_clean_task, delta_in_ticks);
>>> + return count;
>> I think should return pkts_compl, because may break from the loop, the
>> pkts_compl may smaller than count.
> The calling convention I used is to return the packets that are remaining
> on the queue. Only if that is nonzero we need to reschedule the timer.
>> and we need to add netif_tx_lock() to protect this function to avoid concurrency conflict.
> Oh, did I miss something? The idea was that the start_xmit function only updates
> the tx_head pointer and reads the tx_tail, while the tx_reclaim function does
> the reverse, and writes to a different cache line, in order to allow a lockless
> queue traversal.
> Can you point to a specific struct member that still need to be protected by
> the lock? Did I miss a race that would allow both functions to exit with
> the timer disabled and entries left on the queue?
OK, got it, no problem.
>>> @@ -623,8 +648,6 @@ static int hip04_mac_stop(struct net_device *ndev)
>>> struct hip04_priv *priv = netdev_priv(ndev);
>>> int i;
>>> - cancel_delayed_work_sync(&priv->tx_clean_task);
>> I think we should cancle the hrtimer when closed and queue the timer when open.
> I was expecting that force-cleaning up the tx queue would be enough for that.
> It it not?
> I suppose it can't hurt to cancel the timer here anyway, and maybe use
> WARN_ON() if it's still active.
Ok, I found no need to worry about this, when the dev is closed, the napi will disable and will not enter timer again.
> Starting the timer after opening seems wrong though: at that point there are
> no packets on the queue yet. The timer should always start ticking at the
> exact point when the first packet is put on the queue while the timer is
> not already pending.
>>> @@ -725,6 +748,7 @@ static int hip04_mac_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>> struct hip04_priv *priv;
>>> struct resource *res;
>>> unsigned int irq;
>>> + ktime_t txtime;
>>> int ret;
>>> ndev = alloc_etherdev(sizeof(struct hip04_priv));
>>> @@ -751,6 +775,21 @@ static int hip04_mac_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>> priv->port = arg.args;
>>> priv->chan = arg.args * RX_DESC_NUM;
>>> + hrtimer_init(&priv->tx_coalesce_timer, CLOCK_MONOTONIC, HRTIMER_MODE_REL);
>>> + /*
>>> + * BQL will try to keep the TX queue as short as possible, but it can't
>>> + * be faster than tx_coalesce_usecs, so we need a fast timeout here,
>>> + * but also long enough to gather up enough frames to ensure we don't
>>> + * get more interrupts than necessary.
>>> + * 200us is enough for 16 frames of 1500 bytes at gigabit ethernet rate
>>> + */
>>> + priv->tx_coalesce_frames = TX_DESC_NUM * 3 / 4;
>>> + priv->tx_coalesce_usecs = 200;
>>> + /* allow timer to fire after half the time at the earliest */
>>> + txtime = ktime_set(0, priv->tx_coalesce_usecs * NSEC_PER_USEC / 2);
>>> + hrtimer_set_expires_range(&priv->tx_coalesce_timer, txtime, txtime);
>> I think miss the line:
>> priv->tx_coalesce_timer.function = tx_done;
> Yes, good point.
I will send v10 when the net-next open again, and these days will test this driver, thanks a lot.
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