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Date:	Wed, 6 Jun 2007 09:17:17 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Pavel Emelianov <xemul@...nvz.org>
Cc:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	Linux Netdev List <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linux Containers <containers@...ts.osdl.org>,
	Kirill Korotaev <dev@...nvz.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Virtual ethernet tunnel

On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:11:38 +0400
Pavel Emelianov <xemul@...nvz.org> wrote:

> Veth stands for Virtual ETHernet. It is a simple tunnel driver
> that works at the link layer and looks like a pair of ethernet
> devices interconnected with each other.
> 
> Mainly it allows to communicate between network namespaces but
> it can be used as is as well.
> 
> Eric recently sent a similar driver called etun. This
> implementation uses another interface - the RTM_NRELINK
> message introduced by Patric. The patch fits today netdev
> tree with Patrick's patches.
> 
> The newlink callback is organized that way to make it easy
> to create the peer device in the separate namespace when we
> have them in kernel.
> 
> The patch for an ip utility is also provided.
> 
> Eric, since ethtool interface was from your patch, I add
> your Signed-off-by line.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@...ssion.com>
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@...nvz.org>
> 
> ---
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
> index 7d57f4a..7e144be 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
> @@ -119,6 +119,12 @@ config TUN
>  
>  	  If you don't know what to use this for, you don't need it.
>  
> +config VETH
> +	tristate "Virtual ethernet device"
> +	---help---
> +	  The device is an ethernet tunnel. Devices are created in pairs. When
> +	  one end receives the packet it appears on its pair and vice versa.
> +
>  config NET_SB1000
>  	tristate "General Instruments Surfboard 1000"
>  	depends on PNP
> diff --git a/drivers/net/Makefile b/drivers/net/Makefile
> index a77affa..4764119 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/net/Makefile
> @@ -185,6 +185,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_MACSONIC) += macsonic.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_MACMACE) += macmace.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_MAC89x0) += mac89x0.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_TUN) += tun.o
> +obj-$(CONFIG_VETH) += veth.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_NET_NETX) += netx-eth.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_DL2K) += dl2k.o
>  obj-$(CONFIG_R8169) += r8169.o
> diff --git a/drivers/net/veth.c b/drivers/net/veth.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..6746c91
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/net/veth.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,391 @@
> +/*
> + *  drivers/net/veth.c
> + *
> + *  Copyright (C) 2007 OpenVZ http://openvz.org, SWsoft Inc
> + *
> + */
> +
> +#include <linux/list.h>
> +#include <linux/netdevice.h>
> +#include <linux/ethtool.h>
> +#include <linux/etherdevice.h>
> +
> +#include <net/dst.h>
> +#include <net/xfrm.h>
> +#include <net/veth.h>
> +
> +#define DRV_NAME	"veth"
> +#define DRV_VERSION	"1.0"
> +
> +struct veth_priv {
> +	struct net_device *peer;
> +	struct net_device *dev;
> +	struct list_head list;
> +	struct net_device_stats stats;
> +	unsigned ip_summed;
> +};
> +
> +static LIST_HEAD(veth_list);
> +
> +/*
> + * ethtool interface
> + */
> +
> +static struct {
> +	const char string[ETH_GSTRING_LEN];
> +} ethtool_stats_keys[] = {
> +	{ "peer_ifindex" },
> +};

Seems like a good usage of sysfs attributes, rather than ethtool.

Then you can get rid of all the useless ethtool for what is
basically a virtual device.

> +/*
> + * xmit
> + */
> +
> +static int veth_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
> +{
> +	struct net_device *rcv = NULL;
> +	struct veth_priv *priv, *rcv_priv;
> +	int length;
> +
> +	skb_orphan(skb);
> +
> +	priv = netdev_priv(dev);
> +	rcv = priv->peer;
> +	rcv_priv = netdev_priv(rcv);
> +
> +	if (!(rcv->flags & IFF_UP))
> +		goto outf;
> +
> +	skb->dev = rcv;
> +	skb->pkt_type = PACKET_HOST;
> +	skb->protocol = eth_type_trans(skb, rcv);
> +	if (dev->features & NETIF_F_NO_CSUM)
> +		skb->ip_summed = rcv_priv->ip_summed;
> +
> +	dst_release(skb->dst);
> +	skb->dst = NULL;
> +
> +	secpath_reset(skb);
> +	nf_reset(skb);
> +
> +	length = skb->len;
> +
> +	priv->stats.tx_bytes += length;
> +	priv->stats.tx_packets++;
> +
> +	rcv_priv->stats.rx_bytes += length;
> +	rcv_priv->stats.rx_packets++;

Per-cpu stats? This will cacheline thrash.

> +	netif_rx(skb);
> +	return 0;
> +
> +outf:
> +	kfree_skb(skb);
> +	priv->stats.tx_dropped++;
> +	return 0;
> +}



-- 
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
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