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Date:   Wed,  5 Oct 2022 14:21:49 -0700
From:   Joe Damato <>
Cc:,,,,,, Joe Damato <>
Subject: [next-queue v2 0/4] i40e: Add an i40e_napi_poll tracepoint


Debugging and tuning the NAPI and i40e NIC parameters can be a bit tricky
as there are many different options to test.

This change adds a tracepoint to i40e_napi_poll which exposes a lot of
helpful debug information for users who'd like to get a better
understanding of how their NIC is performing as they adjust various
parameters and tuning knobs.

With this series applied, you can use the tracepoint with perf by running:

$ sudo perf trace -e i40e:i40e_napi_poll -a --call-graph=fp --libtraceevent_print

388.258 :0/0 i40e:i40e_napi_poll(i40e_napi_poll on dev eth2 q i40e-eth2-TxRx-9 irq 346 irq_mask 00000000,00000000,00000000,00000000,00000000,00800000 curr_cpu 23 budget 64 bpr 64 rx_cleaned 28 tx_cleaned 0 rx_clean_complete 1 tx_clean_complete 1)
	i40e_napi_poll ([i40e])
	i40e_napi_poll ([i40e])
	__napi_poll ([kernel.kallsyms])
	net_rx_action ([kernel.kallsyms])
	__do_softirq ([kernel.kallsyms])
	common_interrupt ([kernel.kallsyms])
	asm_common_interrupt ([kernel.kallsyms])
	intel_idle_irq ([kernel.kallsyms])
	cpuidle_enter_state ([kernel.kallsyms])
	cpuidle_enter ([kernel.kallsyms])
	do_idle ([kernel.kallsyms])
	cpu_startup_entry ([kernel.kallsyms])
	[0x243fd8] ([kernel.kallsyms])
	secondary_startup_64_no_verify ([kernel.kallsyms])

The output is verbose, but is helpful when trying to determine the impact of
various turning parameters.


v1 -> v2:
	- TX path modified to push an out parameter through the function
	  call chain instead of modifying control flow.
	- RX path modified to also use an out parameter to track the number
	  of packets processed.
	- Naming of tracepoint struct members and format string modified to
	  be more readable.

Joe Damato (4):
  i40e: Store the irq number in i40e_q_vector
  i40e: Record number TXes cleaned during NAPI
  i40e: Record number of RXes cleaned during NAPI
  i40e: Add i40e_napi_poll tracepoint

 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e.h       |  1 +
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c  |  1 +
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_trace.h | 49 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_txrx.c  | 30 ++++++++++++-----
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_xsk.c   | 21 +++++++++---
 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_xsk.h   |  6 ++--
 6 files changed, 93 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)


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