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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: Junyu Jiang <junyux.jiang@intel.com>, dev@dpdk.org
Cc: Jeff Guo <jia.guo@intel.com>, Beilei Xing <beilei.xing@intel.com>,
	stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] net/i40e: fix incorrect byte counters
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:06:19 +0100
Message-ID: <23d7baeb-fadb-4d4e-1ede-ea0c241fbecc@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200922073713.28938-1-junyux.jiang@intel.com>

On 9/22/2020 8:37 AM, Junyu Jiang wrote:
> This patch fixed the issue that rx/tx bytes statistics counters
> overflowed on 48 bit limitation by enlarging the limitation.
> 
> Fixes: 4861cde46116 ("i40e: new poll mode driver")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Junyu Jiang <junyux.jiang@intel.com>
> ---
> v4: put reading stats and extending in same function.
> v3: create a function to hide the extension inside it.
> v2: modify the error code
> ---
> ---
>   doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst       |  7 ++++
>   drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev.c | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++-------------
>   drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev.h |  9 +++++
>   3 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
> index b7430f6c4..4baa58be6 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
> @@ -830,3 +830,10 @@ Tx bytes affected by the link status change
>   
>   For firmware versions prior to 6.01 for X710 series and 3.33 for X722 series, the tx_bytes statistics data is affected by
>   the link down event. Each time the link status changes to down, the tx_bytes decreases 110 bytes.
> +
> +RX/TX statistics may be incorrect when register overflowed
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +The rx_bytes/tx_bytes statistics register is 48 bit length. Although this limitation is enlarged to 64 bit length
> +on the software side, but there is no way to detect if the overflow occurred more than once. So rx_bytes/tx_bytes
> +statistics data is correct when statistics are updated at least once between two overflows.

It can be better to move this block next to other know issue related to 
the stats (Incorrect Rx statistics when packet is oversize), apart from 
that:

Reviewed-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-22  9:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-10  1:54 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Junyu Jiang
2020-09-10  2:18 ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Han, YingyaX
2020-09-10  5:58   ` Guo, Jia
2020-09-10  6:45     ` Jiang, JunyuX
2020-09-16  1:51 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Junyu Jiang
2020-09-16  2:39   ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Han, YingyaX
2020-09-16  5:21   ` [dpdk-dev] " Guo, Jia
2020-09-16  5:50     ` Zhang, Qi Z
2020-09-16 12:30   ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-18  3:44     ` Jiang, JunyuX
2020-09-18  9:23       ` Igor Ryzhov
2020-09-18 13:42         ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-21  1:55           ` Jiang, JunyuX
2020-09-18 13:37       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-21  9:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Junyu Jiang
2020-09-21 11:41   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-09-22  7:37 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Junyu Jiang
2020-09-22  9:06   ` Ferruh Yigit [this message]
2020-09-22  9:19 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] " Junyu Jiang
2020-09-22 12:59   ` Zhang, Qi Z

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