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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:52:45 -0700
From:   Andrii Nakryiko <>
To:     <>, <>, <>,
CC:     <>, <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
Subject: [PATCH bpf] docs/bpf: fix ringbuf documentation

Remove link to litmus tests that didn't make it to upstream. Fix ringbuf
benchmark link.

I wasn't able to test this with `make htmldocs`, unfortunately, because of
Sphinx dependencies. But bench_ringbufs.c path is certainly correct now.

Reported-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
Fixes: 97abb2b39682 ("docs/bpf: Add BPF ring buffer design notes")
Signed-off-by: Andrii Nakryiko <>
 Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst | 5 +----
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst b/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
index 75f943f0009d..4d4f3bcb1477 100644
--- a/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
+++ b/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
@@ -182,9 +182,6 @@ in the order of reservations, but only after all previous records where
 already committed. It is thus possible for slow producers to temporarily hold
 off submitted records, that were reserved later.
-Reservation/commit/consumer protocol is verified by litmus tests in
 One interesting implementation bit, that significantly simplifies (and thus
 speeds up as well) implementation of both producers and consumers is how data
 area is mapped twice contiguously back-to-back in the virtual memory. This
@@ -200,7 +197,7 @@ a self-pacing notifications of new data being availability.
 being available after commit only if consumer has already caught up right up to
 the record being committed. If not, consumer still has to catch up and thus
 will see new data anyways without needing an extra poll notification.
-Benchmarks (see tools/testing/selftests/bpf/benchs/bench_ringbuf.c_) show that
+Benchmarks (see tools/testing/selftests/bpf/benchs/bench_ringbufs.c_) show that
 this allows to achieve a very high throughput without having to resort to
 tricks like "notify only every Nth sample", which are necessary with perf
 buffer. For extreme cases, when BPF program wants more manual control of

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