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Date:   Sat, 10 Oct 2020 09:53:45 +0800
From:   Tonghao Zhang <xiangxia.m.yue@...il.com>
To:     Willem de Bruijn <willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com>
Cc:     Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2] virtio-net: ethtool configurable RXCSUM

On Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 9:49 PM Willem de Bruijn
<willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 9:19 PM Tonghao Zhang <xiangxia.m.yue@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 6:05 PM Willem de Bruijn
> > <willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 4:05 AM <xiangxia.m.yue@...il.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > From: Tonghao Zhang <xiangxia.m.yue@...il.com>
> > > >
> > > > Allow user configuring RXCSUM separately with ethtool -K,
> > > > reusing the existing virtnet_set_guest_offloads helper
> > > > that configures RXCSUM for XDP. This is conditional on
> > > > VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_GUEST_OFFLOADS.
> > > >
> > > > If Rx checksum is disabled, LRO should also be disabled.
> > > >
> > > > Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>
> > > > Cc: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Tonghao Zhang <xiangxia.m.yue@...il.com>
> > >
> > > The first patch was merged into net.
> > >
> > > Please wait until that is merged into net-next, as this depends on the
> > > other patch.
> > >
> > > > ---
> > > > v2:
> > > > * LRO depends the rx csum
> > > > * remove the unnecessary check
> > > > ---
> > > >  drivers/net/virtio_net.c | 49 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
> > > >  1 file changed, 37 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> > > > index 21b71148c532..5407a0106771 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> > > > @@ -68,6 +68,8 @@ static const unsigned long guest_offloads[] = {
> > > >                                 (1ULL << VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_ECN)  | \
> > > >                                 (1ULL << VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_UFO))
> > > >
> > > > +#define GUEST_OFFLOAD_CSUM_MASK (1ULL << VIRTIO_NET_F_GUEST_CSUM)
> > > > +
> > > >  struct virtnet_stat_desc {
> > > >         char desc[ETH_GSTRING_LEN];
> > > >         size_t offset;
> > > > @@ -2522,29 +2524,49 @@ static int virtnet_get_phys_port_name(struct net_device *dev, char *buf,
> > > >         return 0;
> > > >  }
> > > >
> > > > +static netdev_features_t virtnet_fix_features(struct net_device *netdev,
> > > > +                                             netdev_features_t features)
> > > > +{
> > > > +       /* If Rx checksum is disabled, LRO should also be disabled.
> > > > +        * That is life. :)
> > >
> > > Please remove this second line.
> > OK
> > > > +        */
> > > > +       if (!(features & NETIF_F_RXCSUM))
> > > > +               features &= ~NETIF_F_LRO;
> > > > +
> > > > +       return features;
> > > > +}
> > > > +
> > > >  static int virtnet_set_features(struct net_device *dev,
> > > >                                 netdev_features_t features)
> > > >  {
> > > >         struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
> > > > -       u64 offloads;
> > > > +       u64 offloads = vi->guest_offloads &
> > > > +                      vi->guest_offloads_capable;
> > >
> > > When can vi->guest_offloads have bits set outside the mask of
> > > vi->guest_offloads_capable?
> > In this case, we can use only vi->guest_offloads. and
> > guest_offloads_capable will not be used any more.
> > so should we remove guest_offloads_capable ?
>
> That bitmap stores the capabilities of the device as learned at
> initial device probe. I don't see how it can be removed.
Hi Willem
guest_offloads_capable was introduced by
a02e8964eaf9 ("virtio-net: ethtool configurable LRO")
and used only for LRO. Now we don't use it anymore, right ?
because this patch (virtio-net: ethtool configurable RXCSUM)
doesn't use it.


-- 
Best regards, Tonghao

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