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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, phil.yang@arm.com, jgrajcia@cisco.com,
	ferruh.yigit@intel.com, nd@arm.com, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/8] net/memif: do not update local copy of tail in tx function
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:53:53 -0700
Message-ID: <20200928135353.774a805f@hermes.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200928190334.40624-1-honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>

On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:03:27 -0500
Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com> wrote:

> In the case of S2M queues, the receiver synchronizes with the sender
> (i.e. informs of the packets it has received) using ring->tail.
> Hence, the sender does not need to update last_tail.
> 
> In the case of M2S queues, the receiver uses last_tail to
> keep track of the descriptors it has received. The
> sender is not required to update the last_tail. Updating
> the last_tail makes it a shared variable between the
> transmitter and receiver affecting the performance.
> 
> Fixes: 09c7e63a71f9 ("net/memif: introduce memory interface PMD")
> Cc: jgrajcia@cisco.com
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Phil Yang <phil.yang@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>

This patch series will conflict with the pending master/slave patchset.
Please let the master/slave renaming go in first.

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-21 19:22 [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 1/4] " Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-21 19:22 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 2/4] net/memif: relax the load of ring tail pointer for M2S ring Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-21 19:22 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 3/4] net/memif: relax the load of ring head pointer for S2M ring Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-21 19:22 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 4/4] net/memif: relax the load of ring head pointer for M2S ring Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-28 19:03 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 1/8] net/memif: do not update local copy of tail in tx function Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-28 19:03   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 2/8] net/memif: relax the load of ring tail pointer for M2S ring Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-28 19:03   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 3/8] net/memif: relax the load of ring head " Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-28 19:03   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 4/8] net/memif: relax the load of ring head pointer for S2M ring Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-09-28 20:53   ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2020-09-29  5:24     ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/8] net/memif: do not update local copy of tail in tx function Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-10-07 17:08   ` [dpdk-stable] " Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-10-09 11:23     ` Jakub Grajciar -X (jgrajcia - PANTHEON TECH SRO at Cisco)
2020-10-09 15:59       ` Ferruh Yigit

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