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From: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
To: Matan Azrad <matan@mellanox.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: "stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix transmit descriptor with VLAN insertions
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2019 13:43:32 +0000
Message-ID: <AM4PR05MB32658A762AC4587A4E9CE47AD2B90@AM4PR05MB3265.eurprd05.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AM0PR0502MB40191834C29F8CFBC54C7334D2B90@AM0PR0502MB4019.eurprd05.prod.outlook.com>

Hi, Matan

Please, see below.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matan Azrad <matan@mellanox.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 16:05
> To: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>; dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> Subject: RE: [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix transmit descriptor with VLAN insertions
> 
> Hi Slava
> 
> From: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
> > If VLAN tag insertion transmit offload is engaged
> > (DEV_TX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_INSERT in tx queue configuration is set) the
> > transmit descriptor may be built with wrong format, due to packet
> > length is not adjusted. Also, the ring buffer wrapup is not handled correctly.
> >
> > Fixes: 18a1c20044c0 ("net/mlx5: implement Tx burst template")
> > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx.c | 5 +++--
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx.c
> > b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx.c index 8ec90c3..f540977 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx.c
> > @@ -2861,13 +2861,14 @@ enum mlx5_txcmp_code {
> >  	memcpy(pdst, buf, MLX5_DSEG_MIN_INLINE_SIZE);
> >  	buf += MLX5_DSEG_MIN_INLINE_SIZE;
> >  	pdst += MLX5_DSEG_MIN_INLINE_SIZE;
> > +	len -= MLX5_DSEG_MIN_INLINE_SIZE;
> >  	/* Insert VLAN ethertype + VLAN tag. Pointer is aligned. */
> >  	assert(pdst == RTE_PTR_ALIGN(pdst, MLX5_WSEG_SIZE));
> > +	if (unlikely(pdst >= (uint8_t *)txq->wqes_end))
> 
> Why unlikely?
> Wraparound is expected even in good cases, no?

It is good case but supposed to be rare. Wraparound happens once on entire ring buffer fill.
At this codepoint it ever has the less chance to happen - many of wraparounds happen on
data copying (the code below in this function).

With best regards,
Slava


> 
> 
> 
> > +		pdst = (uint8_t *)txq->wqes;
> >  	*(uint32_t *)pdst = rte_cpu_to_be_32((RTE_ETHER_TYPE_VLAN <<
> > 16) |
> >  					      loc->mbuf->vlan_tci);
> >  	pdst += sizeof(struct rte_vlan_hdr);
> > -	if (unlikely(pdst >= (uint8_t *)txq->wqes_end))
> > -		pdst = (uint8_t *)txq->wqes;
> >  	/*
> >  	 * The WQEBB space availability is checked by caller.
> >  	 * Here we should be aware of WQE ring buffer wraparound only.
> > --
> > 1.8.3.1


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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-03 12:35 Viacheslav Ovsiienko
2019-09-03 13:05 ` Matan Azrad
2019-09-03 13:43   ` Slava Ovsiienko [this message]
2019-09-04  6:17     ` Matan Azrad
2019-09-10  7:35 ` Matan Azrad
2019-09-10 12:08 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Raslan Darawsheh

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