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Date:   Mon, 29 Aug 2022 16:46:45 +0800
From:   Xuan Zhuo <xuanzhuo@...ux.alibaba.com>
To:     Alvaro Karsz <alvaro.karsz@...id-run.com>
Cc:     Alvaro Karsz <alvaro.karsz@...id-run.com>,
        "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v4] net: virtio_net: notifications coalescing support

On Mon, 18 Jul 2022 12:11:02 +0300, Alvaro Karsz <alvaro.karsz@...id-run.com> wrote:
> New VirtIO network feature: VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL.
>
> Control a Virtio network device notifications coalescing parameters
> using the control virtqueue.
>
> A device that supports this fetature can receive
> VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL control commands.
>
> - VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_TX_SET:
>   Ask the network device to change the following parameters:
>   - tx_usecs: Maximum number of usecs to delay a TX notification.
>   - tx_max_packets: Maximum number of packets to send before a
>     TX notification.
>
> - VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_RX_SET:
>   Ask the network device to change the following parameters:
>   - rx_usecs: Maximum number of usecs to delay a RX notification.
>   - rx_max_packets: Maximum number of packets to receive before a
>     RX notification.
>
> VirtIO spec. patch:
> https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-comment/202206/msg00100.html
>
> Signed-off-by: Alvaro Karsz <alvaro.karsz@...id-run.com>


We are very interested in this, and I would like to know what other plans you
have in the future? Such as qemu, vhost-uer, vhost-net. And further development
work in the kernel.

Thanks.


> ---
> v2:
> 	- Fix type assignments warnings found with sparse.
> 	- Fix a few typos.
>
> v3:
>   - Change the coalescing parameters in a dedicated function.
>   - Return -EBUSY from the set coalescing function when the device's
>     link is up, even if the notifications coalescing feature is negotiated.
>
> v4:
>   - If link is up and we need to update NAPI weight, return -EBUSY before
>     sending the coalescing commands to the device
> ---
>  drivers/net/virtio_net.c        | 111 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
>  include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h |  34 +++++++++-
>  2 files changed, 129 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> index 356cf8dd416..4fde66bd511 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
> @@ -261,6 +261,12 @@ struct virtnet_info {
>  	u8 duplex;
>  	u32 speed;
>
> +	/* Interrupt coalescing settings */
> +	u32 tx_usecs;
> +	u32 rx_usecs;
> +	u32 tx_max_packets;
> +	u32 rx_max_packets;
> +
>  	unsigned long guest_offloads;
>  	unsigned long guest_offloads_capable;
>
> @@ -2587,27 +2593,89 @@ static int virtnet_get_link_ksettings(struct net_device *dev,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>
> +static int virtnet_send_notf_coal_cmds(struct virtnet_info *vi,
> +				       struct ethtool_coalesce *ec)
> +{
> +	struct scatterlist sgs_tx, sgs_rx;
> +	struct virtio_net_ctrl_coal_tx coal_tx;
> +	struct virtio_net_ctrl_coal_rx coal_rx;
> +
> +	coal_tx.tx_usecs = cpu_to_le32(ec->tx_coalesce_usecs);
> +	coal_tx.tx_max_packets = cpu_to_le32(ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames);
> +	sg_init_one(&sgs_tx, &coal_tx, sizeof(coal_tx));
> +
> +	if (!virtnet_send_command(vi, VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL,
> +				  VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_TX_SET,
> +				  &sgs_tx))
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	/* Save parameters */
> +	vi->tx_usecs = ec->tx_coalesce_usecs;
> +	vi->tx_max_packets = ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames;
> +
> +	coal_rx.rx_usecs = cpu_to_le32(ec->rx_coalesce_usecs);
> +	coal_rx.rx_max_packets = cpu_to_le32(ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames);
> +	sg_init_one(&sgs_rx, &coal_rx, sizeof(coal_rx));
> +
> +	if (!virtnet_send_command(vi, VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL,
> +				  VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_RX_SET,
> +				  &sgs_rx))
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	/* Save parameters */
> +	vi->rx_usecs = ec->rx_coalesce_usecs;
> +	vi->rx_max_packets = ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int virtnet_coal_params_supported(struct ethtool_coalesce *ec)
> +{
> +	/* usecs coalescing is supported only if VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL
> +	 * feature is negotiated.
> +	 */
> +	if (ec->rx_coalesce_usecs || ec->tx_coalesce_usecs)
> +		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> +
> +	if (ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames > 1 ||
> +	    ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames != 1)
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
>  static int virtnet_set_coalesce(struct net_device *dev,
>  				struct ethtool_coalesce *ec,
>  				struct kernel_ethtool_coalesce *kernel_coal,
>  				struct netlink_ext_ack *extack)
>  {
>  	struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
> -	int i, napi_weight;
> -
> -	if (ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames > 1 ||
> -	    ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames != 1)
> -		return -EINVAL;
> +	int ret, i, napi_weight;
> +	bool update_napi = false;
>
> +	/* Can't change NAPI weight if the link is up */
>  	napi_weight = ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames ? NAPI_POLL_WEIGHT : 0;
>  	if (napi_weight ^ vi->sq[0].napi.weight) {
>  		if (dev->flags & IFF_UP)
>  			return -EBUSY;
> +		else
> +			update_napi = true;
> +	}
> +
> +	if (virtio_has_feature(vi->vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL))
> +		ret = virtnet_send_notf_coal_cmds(vi, ec);
> +	else
> +		ret = virtnet_coal_params_supported(ec);
> +
> +	if (ret)
> +		return ret;
> +
> +	if (update_napi) {
>  		for (i = 0; i < vi->max_queue_pairs; i++)
>  			vi->sq[i].napi.weight = napi_weight;
>  	}
>
> -	return 0;
> +	return ret;
>  }
>
>  static int virtnet_get_coalesce(struct net_device *dev,
> @@ -2615,16 +2683,19 @@ static int virtnet_get_coalesce(struct net_device *dev,
>  				struct kernel_ethtool_coalesce *kernel_coal,
>  				struct netlink_ext_ack *extack)
>  {
> -	struct ethtool_coalesce ec_default = {
> -		.cmd = ETHTOOL_GCOALESCE,
> -		.rx_max_coalesced_frames = 1,
> -	};
>  	struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
>
> -	memcpy(ec, &ec_default, sizeof(ec_default));
> +	if (virtio_has_feature(vi->vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL)) {
> +		ec->rx_coalesce_usecs = vi->rx_usecs;
> +		ec->tx_coalesce_usecs = vi->tx_usecs;
> +		ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames = vi->tx_max_packets;
> +		ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames = vi->rx_max_packets;
> +	} else {
> +		ec->rx_max_coalesced_frames = 1;
>
> -	if (vi->sq[0].napi.weight)
> -		ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames = 1;
> +		if (vi->sq[0].napi.weight)
> +			ec->tx_max_coalesced_frames = 1;
> +	}
>
>  	return 0;
>  }
> @@ -2743,7 +2814,8 @@ static int virtnet_set_rxnfc(struct net_device *dev, struct ethtool_rxnfc *info)
>  }
>
>  static const struct ethtool_ops virtnet_ethtool_ops = {
> -	.supported_coalesce_params = ETHTOOL_COALESCE_MAX_FRAMES,
> +	.supported_coalesce_params = ETHTOOL_COALESCE_MAX_FRAMES |
> +		ETHTOOL_COALESCE_USECS,
>  	.get_drvinfo = virtnet_get_drvinfo,
>  	.get_link = ethtool_op_get_link,
>  	.get_ringparam = virtnet_get_ringparam,
> @@ -3411,6 +3483,8 @@ static bool virtnet_validate_features(struct virtio_device *vdev)
>  	     VIRTNET_FAIL_ON(vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_RSS,
>  			     "VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_VQ") ||
>  	     VIRTNET_FAIL_ON(vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_HASH_REPORT,
> +			     "VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_VQ") ||
> +	     VIRTNET_FAIL_ON(vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL,
>  			     "VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_VQ"))) {
>  		return false;
>  	}
> @@ -3546,6 +3620,13 @@ static int virtnet_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
>  	if (virtio_has_feature(vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_MRG_RXBUF))
>  		vi->mergeable_rx_bufs = true;
>
> +	if (virtio_has_feature(vi->vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL)) {
> +		vi->rx_usecs = 0;
> +		vi->tx_usecs = 0;
> +		vi->tx_max_packets = 0;
> +		vi->rx_max_packets = 0;
> +	}
> +
>  	if (virtio_has_feature(vdev, VIRTIO_NET_F_HASH_REPORT))
>  		vi->has_rss_hash_report = true;
>
> @@ -3780,7 +3861,7 @@ static struct virtio_device_id id_table[] = {
>  	VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_MAC_ADDR, \
>  	VIRTIO_NET_F_MTU, VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_GUEST_OFFLOADS, \
>  	VIRTIO_NET_F_SPEED_DUPLEX, VIRTIO_NET_F_STANDBY, \
> -	VIRTIO_NET_F_RSS, VIRTIO_NET_F_HASH_REPORT
> +	VIRTIO_NET_F_RSS, VIRTIO_NET_F_HASH_REPORT, VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL
>
>  static unsigned int features[] = {
>  	VIRTNET_FEATURES,
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> index 3f55a4215f1..29ced55514d 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> @@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_F_MQ	22	/* Device supports Receive Flow
>  					 * Steering */
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_F_CTRL_MAC_ADDR 23	/* Set MAC address */
> -
> +#define VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL	53	/* Guest can handle notifications coalescing */
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_F_HASH_REPORT  57	/* Supports hash report */
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_F_RSS	  60	/* Supports RSS RX steering */
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_F_RSC_EXT	  61	/* extended coalescing info */
> @@ -355,4 +355,36 @@ struct virtio_net_hash_config {
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_GUEST_OFFLOADS   5
>  #define VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_GUEST_OFFLOADS_SET        0
>
> +/*
> + * Control notifications coalescing.
> + *
> + * Request the device to change the notifications coalescing parameters.
> + *
> + * Available with the VIRTIO_NET_F_NOTF_COAL feature bit.
> + */
> +#define VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL		6
> +/*
> + * Set the tx-usecs/tx-max-packets patameters.
> + * tx-usecs - Maximum number of usecs to delay a TX notification.
> + * tx-max-packets - Maximum number of packets to send before a TX notification.
> + */
> +struct virtio_net_ctrl_coal_tx {
> +	__le32 tx_max_packets;
> +	__le32 tx_usecs;
> +};
> +
> +#define VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_TX_SET		0
> +
> +/*
> + * Set the rx-usecs/rx-max-packets patameters.
> + * rx-usecs - Maximum number of usecs to delay a RX notification.
> + * rx-max-frames - Maximum number of packets to receive before a RX notification.
> + */
> +struct virtio_net_ctrl_coal_rx {
> +	__le32 rx_max_packets;
> +	__le32 rx_usecs;
> +};
> +
> +#define VIRTIO_NET_CTRL_NOTF_COAL_RX_SET		1
> +
>  #endif /* _UAPI_LINUX_VIRTIO_NET_H */
> --
> 2.32.0

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