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Date:   Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:44:37 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
To:     David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>,
        Prashant Bhole <prashantbhole.linux@...il.com>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "Michael S . Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
Cc:     Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@...nel.org>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>, Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        qemu-devel@...gnu.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC net-next 07/18] tun: set offloaded xdp program


On 2019/12/2 上午12:35, David Ahern wrote:
> On 11/26/19 4:07 AM, Prashant Bhole wrote:
>> From: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
>>
>> This patch introduces an ioctl way to set an offloaded XDP program
>> to tun driver. This ioctl will be used by qemu to offload XDP program
>> from virtio_net in the guest.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Prashant Bhole <prashantbhole.linux@...il.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/net/tun.c           | 19 ++++++++++++++-----
>>   include/uapi/linux/if_tun.h |  1 +
>>   2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/tun.c b/drivers/net/tun.c
>> index d078b4659897..ecb49101b0b5 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/tun.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/tun.c
>> @@ -241,6 +241,7 @@ struct tun_struct {
>>   	struct bpf_prog __rcu *xdp_prog;
>>   	struct tun_prog __rcu *steering_prog;
>>   	struct tun_prog __rcu *filter_prog;
>> +	struct tun_prog __rcu *offloaded_xdp_prog;
> I have been looking into running XDP pograms in the TX path of a tap
> device [1] where the program is installed and managed by a process in
> the host. The code paths are the same as what you are doing with XDP
> offload, so how about calling this xdp_prog_tx?
>
> [1]
> https://github.com/dsahern/linux/commit/f2303d05187c8a604cdb70b288338e9b1d1b0db6
>

I think it's fine, btw, except for the netlink part there should be no 
much difference.

Thanks

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