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From: Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>, Phil Yang <Phil.Yang@arm.com>,
	"jgrajcia@cisco.com" <jgrajcia@cisco.com>,
	"ferruh.yigit@intel.com" <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	nd <nd@arm.com>, "stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>,
	Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>,
	nd <nd@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/8] net/memif: do not update local copy of tail in tx function
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:24:12 +0000
Message-ID: <DBAPR08MB581408DB92D511EE39E3D2D198320@DBAPR08MB5814.eurprd08.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200928135353.774a805f@hermes.local>

<snip>

> 
> 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.
+1, review can go on.

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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   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/8] net/memif: do not update local copy of tail in tx function Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-29  5:24     ` Honnappa Nagarahalli [this message]
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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