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Date:   Wed, 6 May 2020 14:43:45 +0800
From:   Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
To:     Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>
Cc:     sameehj@...zon.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, bpf@...r.kernel.org,
        zorik@...zon.com, akiyano@...zon.com, gtzalik@...zon.com,
        Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@...hat.com>,
        Daniel Borkmann <borkmann@...earbox.net>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Alexander Duyck <alexander.duyck@...il.com>,
        Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
        David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>,
        Willem de Bruijn <willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com>,
        Ilias Apalodimas <ilias.apalodimas@...aro.org>,
        Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo@...nel.org>,
        Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...lanox.com>,
        steffen.klassert@...unet.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 20/33] vhost_net: also populate XDP frame size


On 2020/4/30 下午5:54, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:50:15 +0800
> Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com> wrote:
>
>> On 2020/4/23 上午12:09, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
>>> In vhost_net_build_xdp() the 'buf' that gets queued via an xdp_buff
>>> have embedded a struct tun_xdp_hdr (located at xdp->data_hard_start)
>>> which contains the buffer length 'buflen' (with tailroom for
>>> skb_shared_info). Also storing this buflen in xdp->frame_sz, does not
>>> obsolete struct tun_xdp_hdr, as it also contains a struct
>>> virtio_net_hdr with other information.
>>>
>>> Cc: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>
>>> ---
>>>    drivers/vhost/net.c |    1 +
>>>    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/net.c b/drivers/vhost/net.c
>>> index 87469d67ede8..69af007e22f4 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/vhost/net.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/vhost/net.c
>>> @@ -745,6 +745,7 @@ static int vhost_net_build_xdp(struct vhost_net_virtqueue *nvq,
>>>    	xdp->data = buf + pad;
>>>    	xdp->data_end = xdp->data + len;
>>>    	hdr->buflen = buflen;
>>> +	xdp->frame_sz = buflen;
>>>    
>>>    	--net->refcnt_bias;
>>>    	alloc_frag->offset += buflen;
>>
>> Tun_xdp_one() will use hdr->buflen as the frame_sz (patch 19), so it
>> looks to me there's no need to do this?
> I was thinking to go the "other way", meaning let tun_xdp_one() use
> xdp->frame_sz, which gets set here.  This would allow us to refactor
> the code, and drop struct tun_xdp_hdr, as (see pahole below) it only
> carries 'buflen' and the remaining part comes from struct
> virtio_net_hdr, which could be used directly instead.
>
> As this will be a code refactor, I would prefer we do it after this
> patchseries is agreed upon.
>
> $ pahole -C tun_xdp_hdr drivers/net/tap.o
> struct tun_xdp_hdr {
> 	int                        buflen;               /*     0     4 */
> 	struct virtio_net_hdr gso;                       /*     4    10 */
>
> 	/* size: 16, cachelines: 1, members: 2 */
> 	/* padding: 2 */
> 	/* last cacheline: 16 bytes */
> };


Ok I get this.

Thanks


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