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Date:   Tue,  5 Jul 2022 16:01:01 +0100
From:   Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@...il.com>
To:     io-uring@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Lemon <jonathan.lemon@...il.com>,
        Willem de Bruijn <willemb@...gle.com>,
        Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>, David Ahern <dsahern@...nel.org>,
        kernel-team@...com, Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@...il.com>
Subject: [PATCH net-next v3 01/25] ipv4: avoid partial copy for zc

Even when zerocopy transmission is requested and possible,
__ip_append_data() will still copy a small chunk of data just because it
allocated some extra linear space (e.g. 148 bytes). It wastes CPU cycles
on copy and iter manipulations and also misalignes potentially aligned
data. Avoid such coies. And as a bonus we can allocate smaller skb.

Signed-off-by: Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@...il.com>
---
 net/ipv4/ip_output.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv4/ip_output.c b/net/ipv4/ip_output.c
index 00b4bf26fd93..581d1e233260 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/ip_output.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/ip_output.c
@@ -969,7 +969,6 @@ static int __ip_append_data(struct sock *sk,
 	struct inet_sock *inet = inet_sk(sk);
 	struct ubuf_info *uarg = NULL;
 	struct sk_buff *skb;
-
 	struct ip_options *opt = cork->opt;
 	int hh_len;
 	int exthdrlen;
@@ -977,6 +976,7 @@ static int __ip_append_data(struct sock *sk,
 	int copy;
 	int err;
 	int offset = 0;
+	bool zc = false;
 	unsigned int maxfraglen, fragheaderlen, maxnonfragsize;
 	int csummode = CHECKSUM_NONE;
 	struct rtable *rt = (struct rtable *)cork->dst;
@@ -1025,6 +1025,7 @@ static int __ip_append_data(struct sock *sk,
 		if (rt->dst.dev->features & NETIF_F_SG &&
 		    csummode == CHECKSUM_PARTIAL) {
 			paged = true;
+			zc = true;
 		} else {
 			uarg->zerocopy = 0;
 			skb_zcopy_set(skb, uarg, &extra_uref);
@@ -1091,9 +1092,12 @@ static int __ip_append_data(struct sock *sk,
 				 (fraglen + alloc_extra < SKB_MAX_ALLOC ||
 				  !(rt->dst.dev->features & NETIF_F_SG)))
 				alloclen = fraglen;
-			else {
+			else if (!zc) {
 				alloclen = min_t(int, fraglen, MAX_HEADER);
 				pagedlen = fraglen - alloclen;
+			} else {
+				alloclen = fragheaderlen + transhdrlen;
+				pagedlen = datalen - transhdrlen;
 			}
 
 			alloclen += alloc_extra;
-- 
2.36.1

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