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From: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
To: Flavio Leitner <fbl@sysclose.org>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, olivier.matz@6wind.com, i.maximets@ovn.org,
	Chenbo Xia <chenbo.xia@intel.com>,
	Jijiang Liu <jijiang.liu@intel.com>,
	Yuanhan Liu <yuanhan.liu@linux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/5] vhost: fix offload flags in Rx path
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:27:28 +0200
Message-ID: <15cf74f2-4ec2-a641-9bdb-8d93a135a216@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YG9NsY+6yDC5u+Rf@p50.lan>



On 4/8/21 8:38 PM, Flavio Leitner wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 11:52:43AM +0200, David Marchand wrote:
>> The vhost library current configures Tx offloading (PKT_TX_*) on any
>> packet received from a guest virtio device which asks for some offloading.
>>
>> This is problematic, as Tx offloading is something that the application
>> must ask for: the application needs to configure devices
>> to support every used offloads (ip, tcp checksumming, tso..), and the
>> various l2/l3/l4 lengths must be set following any processing that
>> happened in the application itself.
>>
>> On the other hand, the received packets are not marked wrt current
>> packet l3/l4 checksumming info.
>>
>> Copy virtio rx processing to fix those offload flags.
>>
>> The vhost example needs a reworking as it was built with the assumption
>> that mbuf TSO configuration is set up by the vhost library.
>> This is not done in this patch for now so TSO activation is forcibly
>> refused.
>>
>> Fixes: 859b480d5afd ("vhost: add guest offload setting")
> 
> There is change that before ECN was ignored and now it is invalid.
> I think that's the right way to go, but not sure if virtio blocks
> the negotiation of that feature.

No, I just tested and the feature gets negotiated.

Disabling it in Vhost lib should be avoided to avoid breaking
live-migration.

It might be safer to revert back to older behavior for it, i.e. just
ignore the bit. I don't think it is ever set, because otherwise we would
have had lots of reports since the Vhost log would be flooded with:

VHOST_LOG_DATA(WARNING,
	"unsupported gso type %u.\n", hdr->gso_type);

David, what do you think?

> Reviewed-by: Flavio Leitner <fbl@sysclose.org>
> 
> fbl
> 


  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-13 15:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-01  9:52 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/5] Offload flags fixes David Marchand
2021-04-01  9:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/5] mbuf: mark old offload flag as deprecated David Marchand
2021-04-07 20:14   ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-08  7:23   ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-08  8:41     ` David Marchand
2021-04-01  9:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/5] net/tap: do not touch Tx offload flags David Marchand
2021-04-07 20:15   ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-08  7:41     ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-08 11:21       ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-08 12:05         ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-08 12:58           ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-09 13:30             ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-09 16:55               ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-28 12:17               ` David Marchand
2021-04-08 12:16         ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2021-04-08  7:53   ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-28 12:12     ` David Marchand
2021-04-01  9:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/5] net/virtio: " David Marchand
2021-04-13 14:17   ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-01  9:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/5] net/virtio: refactor Tx offload helper David Marchand
2021-04-08 13:05   ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-09  2:31   ` Ruifeng Wang
2021-04-01  9:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/5] vhost: fix offload flags in Rx path David Marchand
2021-04-08  8:28   ` Olivier Matz
2021-04-08 18:38   ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-13 15:27     ` Maxime Coquelin [this message]
2021-04-27 17:09       ` David Marchand
2021-04-27 17:19         ` David Marchand
2021-04-29  8:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/4] Offload flags fixes David Marchand
2021-04-29  8:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/4] mbuf: mark old offload flag as deprecated David Marchand
2021-04-29 12:14     ` Lance Richardson
2021-04-29 16:45     ` Ajit Khaparde
2021-04-29  8:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] net/virtio: do not touch Tx offload flags David Marchand
2021-04-29 13:51     ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-29  8:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/4] net/virtio: refactor Tx offload helper David Marchand
2021-04-29 12:59     ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-29  8:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/4] vhost: fix offload flags in Rx path David Marchand
2021-04-29 13:30     ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-29 13:31       ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-29 20:21         ` David Marchand
2021-04-30  8:38           ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-29 20:09       ` David Marchand
2021-04-29 18:39     ` Flavio Leitner
2021-04-29 19:18       ` David Marchand
2021-05-03 13:26 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] Offload flags fixes David Marchand
2021-05-03 13:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/4] mbuf: mark old offload flag as deprecated David Marchand
2021-05-03 14:02     ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-05-03 14:12     ` David Marchand
2021-05-03 13:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/4] net/virtio: do not touch Tx offload flags David Marchand
2021-05-03 13:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] net/virtio: refactor Tx offload helper David Marchand
2021-05-03 13:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/4] vhost: fix offload flags in Rx path David Marchand
2021-05-03 15:24   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/4] Offload flags fixes Maxime Coquelin
2021-05-03 16:21     ` David Marchand
2021-05-03 16:43 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/3] " David Marchand
2021-05-03 16:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/3] net/virtio: do not touch Tx offload flags David Marchand
2021-05-03 16:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/3] net/virtio: refactor Tx offload helper David Marchand
2021-05-03 16:43   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/3] vhost: fix offload flags in Rx path David Marchand
2021-05-04 11:07     ` Flavio Leitner
2021-05-08  6:24     ` Wang, Yinan
2021-05-12  3:29       ` Wang, Yinan
2021-05-12 15:20         ` David Marchand
2021-05-13  6:34           ` Wang, Yinan
2021-05-04  8:29   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/3] Offload flags fixes Maxime Coquelin

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