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Date:	Thu, 16 Oct 2008 14:25:47 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
To:	Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, billfink@...dspring.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, kuznet@....inr.ac.ru, pekkas@...core.fi,
	jmorris@...ei.org, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, kaber@...sh.net,
	johnpol@....mipt.ru
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: implement emergency route cache rebulds when	gc_elasticity
 is exceeded

Neil Horman a écrit :
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:55:56PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>
>> Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:26:55 -0400
>>
>>> If this meets everyones approval I think we can follow up with a
>>> patch to remove the secret interval code entirely.
>> This patch looks pretty good to me.
>>
>> Just some minor coding style nits:
>>
>>> +static void rt_secret_rebuild_oneshot(struct net *net) {
>> Openning brace on new line please.
>>
>>> +static void rt_emergency_hash_rebuild(struct net *net) {
>> Likewise.
>>
> 
> Thanks Dave, new patch, with those nits fixed up.  I also cleaned up a few
> checkpatch errors (all trailing whitespace and 80 col errors)
> 
> Best
> Neil
> 
> Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>

>  
> +/*
> + * While freeing expired entries, we compute average chain length
> + * and standard deviation, using fixed-point arithmetic.
> + * This to have an estimation of rt_chain_length_max
> + *  rt_chain_length_max = max(elasticity, AVG + 4*SD)
> + * We use 3 bits for frational part, and 29 (or 61) for magnitude.
> + */
> +
> +#define FRACT_BITS 3
> +#define ONE (1UL << FRACT_BITS)
> +
>  static void rt_check_expire(void)
>  {
>  	static unsigned int rover;
>  	unsigned int i = rover, goal;
>  	struct rtable *rth, **rthp;
> +	unsigned long length;
>  	u64 mult;
>  
>  	mult = ((u64)ip_rt_gc_interval) << rt_hash_log;
> @@ -784,11 +812,29 @@ static void rt_check_expire(void)
>  				if (time_before_eq(jiffies, rth->u.dst.expires)) {
>  					tmo >>= 1;
>  					rthp = &rth->u.dst.rt_next;
> +					/*
> +					 * Only bump our length if the hash
> +					 * inputs on entries n and n+1 are not
> +					 * the same, we only count entries on
> +					 * a chain with equal hash inputs once
> +					 * so that entries for different QOS
> +					 * levels, and other non-hash input
> +					 * attributes don't unfairly skew
> +					 * the length computation
> +					 */
> +					if (*rthp &&
> +					    !compare_hash_inputs(&(*rthp)->fl,
> +								 &rth->fl))
> +						length += ONE;
>  					continue;
>  				}
>  			} else if (!rt_may_expire(rth, tmo, ip_rt_gc_timeout)) {
>  				tmo >>= 1;
>  				rthp = &rth->u.dst.rt_next;
> +				if (*rthp &&
> +				    !compare_hash_inputs(&(*rthp)->fl,
> +							 &rth->fl))
> +					length += ONE;
>  				continue;
>  			}

Incomplete patch ?

You added a 'length' variable, and update it but nowhere initialize and/or read it ?

Some way to change rt_chain_length_max is needed, sysctl or dynamically...



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