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Date:	Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:28:43 +0000
From:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
To:	virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
	Anna Fischer <anna.fischer@...com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Mark Smith <lk-netdev@...netdev.nosense.org>,
	Gerhard Stenzel <gerhard.stenzel@...ibm.com>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	Jens Osterkamp <jens@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Patrick Mullaney <pmullaney@...ell.com>,
	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>,
	Edge Virtual Bridging <evb@...oogroups.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] macvlan: cleanup rx statistics

On Tuesday 24 November 2009 08:45:14 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 November 2009 08:15:53 Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > Arnd Bergmann a écrit :
> > I find following more readable, it probably generates more branches,
> > but avoid dirtying rx_errors if it is in another cache line.
> > 
> > if (likely(success)) {
> > 	rx_stats->rx_packets++;
> > 	rx_stats->rx_bytes += length;
> > 	if (multicast)
> > 		rx_stats->multicast++;
> > } else {
> > 	rx_stats->rx_errors++;
> > }
> 
> Given that the structure only has four members and alloc_percpu requests
> cache aligned data, it is rather likely to be in the same cache line.
> 
> I'll have a look at what gcc generates on x86-64 for both versions
> and use the version you suggested unless it looks significantly more
> expensive.

Ok, that's what I got for trying to be clever. My version did not avoid
any branches, just created more code. I'll fold this update into my
patches then:
---
macvlan: cleanups

Use bool instead of int for flags, don't misoptimize rx counters,
avoid accessing a NULL skb.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

diff --git a/drivers/net/macvlan.c b/drivers/net/macvlan.c
index 3db96b9..ff5f0b0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/macvlan.c
+++ b/drivers/net/macvlan.c
@@ -119,19 +119,23 @@ static int macvlan_addr_busy(const struct macvlan_port *port,
 }
 
 static inline void macvlan_count_rx(const struct macvlan_dev *vlan, int length,
-			     int success, int multicast)
+			     bool success, bool multicast)
 {
 	struct macvlan_rx_stats *rx_stats;
 
 	rx_stats = per_cpu_ptr(vlan->rx_stats, smp_processor_id());
-	rx_stats->rx_packets += success != 0;
-	rx_stats->rx_bytes   += success ? length : 0;
-	rx_stats->multicast  += success && multicast;
-	rx_stats->rx_errors  += !success;
+	if (likely(success)) {
+		rx_stats->rx_packets++;;
+		rx_stats->rx_bytes += length;
+		if (multicast)
+			rx_stats->multicast++;
+	} else {
+		rx_stats->rx_errors++;
+	}
 }
 
 static int macvlan_broadcast_one(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
-				 const struct ethhdr *eth, int local)
+				 const struct ethhdr *eth, bool local)
 {
 	if (!skb)
 		return NET_RX_DROP;
@@ -173,7 +177,7 @@ static void macvlan_broadcast(struct sk_buff *skb,
 			err = macvlan_broadcast_one(nskb, vlan->dev, eth,
 					 mode == MACVLAN_MODE_BRIDGE);
 			macvlan_count_rx(vlan, skb->len + ETH_HLEN,
-					 likely(err == NET_RX_SUCCESS), 1);
+					 err == NET_RX_SUCCESS, 1);
 		}
 	}
 }
@@ -186,6 +190,7 @@ static struct sk_buff *macvlan_handle_frame(struct sk_buff *skb)
 	const struct macvlan_dev *vlan;
 	const struct macvlan_dev *src;
 	struct net_device *dev;
+	int len;
 
 	port = rcu_dereference(skb->dev->macvlan_port);
 	if (port == NULL)
@@ -218,8 +223,11 @@ static struct sk_buff *macvlan_handle_frame(struct sk_buff *skb)
 		kfree_skb(skb);
 		return NULL;
 	}
+	len = skb->len + ETH_HLEN;
 	skb = skb_share_check(skb, GFP_ATOMIC);
-	macvlan_count_rx(vlan, skb->len + ETH_HLEN, likely(skb != NULL), 0);
+	macvlan_count_rx(vlan, len, skb != NULL, 0);
+	if (!skb)
+		return NULL;
 
 	skb->dev = dev;
 	skb->pkt_type = PACKET_HOST;
@@ -248,7 +256,7 @@ static int macvlan_queue_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
 			int length = skb->len + ETH_HLEN;
 			int ret = dev_forward_skb(dest->dev, skb);
 			macvlan_count_rx(dest, length,
-					 likely(ret == NET_RX_SUCCESS), 0);
+					 ret == NET_RX_SUCCESS, 0);
 
 			return NET_XMIT_SUCCESS;
 		}
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