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From: Omer Yamac <omer.yamac@ceng.metu.edu.tr>
To: "Hunt, David" <david.hunt@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] examples/distributor: update dynamic configuration
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:28:33 +0300
Message-ID: <253c41b6beadccd1c65bd4bd4eb4442f@ceng.metu.edu.tr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fe6c2233-5f43-be10-e684-296e4929870c@intel.com>

Hi David,

Thank you for your review. I have two questions. The first one is about 
new release. As I remember new DPDK realize will be published in a short 
time and my previous fix in that release. Therefore, Should I wait for 
that release to submit patch?

The other question is below,

On 27.06.2022 18:51, Hunt, David wrote:
> Hi Ömer,
> 
> I've a few comments:
> 
> On 21/06/2022 21:15, Abdullah Ömer Yamaç wrote:
>> In this patch,
>> 	* It is possible to switch the running mode of the distributor
>> using the command line argument.
>> 	* With "-c" parameter, you can run RX and Distributor
>> on the same core.
>> 	* Without "-c" parameter, you can run RX and Distributor
>> on the different core.
>> 	* Syntax error of the single RX and distributor core is fixed.
>> 	* When "-c" parameter is active, the wasted distributor core is
>> also deactivated in the main function.
>> 
>> Fixes: 4a7f40c0ff9a ("examples/distributor: add dedicated core")
>> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Abdullah Ömer Yamaç <omer.yamac@ceng.metu.edu.tr>
>> 
>> ---
>> Cc: david.hunt@intel.com
>> ---
>>   doc/guides/sample_app_ug/dist_app.rst |   3 +-
>>   examples/distributor/main.c           | 205 
>> +++++++++++++++++++-------
>>   2 files changed, 152 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/dist_app.rst 
>> b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/dist_app.rst
>> index 3bd03905c3..5c80561187 100644
>> --- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/dist_app.rst
>> +++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/dist_app.rst
>> @@ -42,11 +42,12 @@ Running the Application
>>        ..  code-block:: console
>>   -       ./<build-dir>/examples/dpdk-distributor [EAL options] -- -p 
>> PORTMASK
>> +       ./<build-dir>/examples/dpdk-distributor [EAL options] -- -p 
>> PORTMASK [-c]
>>        where,
>>        *   -p PORTMASK: Hexadecimal bitmask of ports to configure
>> +   *   -c: Combines the RX core with distribution core
>>     #. To run the application in linux environment with 10 lcores, 4 
>> ports,
>>      issue the command:
>> diff --git a/examples/distributor/main.c b/examples/distributor/main.c
>> index 02bf91f555..6e98f78054 100644
>> --- a/examples/distributor/main.c
>> +++ b/examples/distributor/main.c
>> @@ -39,6 +39,7 @@ volatile uint8_t quit_signal_rx;
>>   volatile uint8_t quit_signal_dist;
>>   volatile uint8_t quit_signal_work;
>>   unsigned int power_lib_initialised;
>> +bool enable_lcore_rx_distributor;
>>     static volatile struct app_stats {
>>   	struct {
>> @@ -256,14 +257,82 @@ lcore_rx(struct lcore_params *p)
>>   		}
>>   		app_stats.rx.rx_pkts += nb_rx;
>>   -/*
>> - * You can run the distributor on the rx core with this code. 
>> Returned
>> - * packets are then send straight to the tx core.
>> - */
>> -#if 0
>> -	rte_distributor_process(d, bufs, nb_rx);
>> -	const uint16_t nb_ret = rte_distributor_returned_pktsd,
>> -			bufs, BURST_SIZE*2);
>> +		/*
>> +		 * Swap the following two lines if you want the rx traffic
>> +		 * to go directly to tx, no distribution.
>> +		 */
>> +		struct rte_ring *out_ring = p->rx_dist_ring;
>> +		/* struct rte_ring *out_ring = p->dist_tx_ring; */
>> +
>> +		uint16_t sent = rte_ring_enqueue_burst(out_ring,
>> +				(void *)bufs, nb_rx, NULL);
>> +
>> +		app_stats.rx.enqueued_pkts += sent;
>> +		if (unlikely(sent < nb_rx)) {
>> +			app_stats.rx.enqdrop_pkts +=  nb_rx - sent;
>> +			RTE_LOG_DP(DEBUG, DISTRAPP,
>> +				"%s:Packet loss due to full ring\n", __func__);
>> +			while (sent < nb_rx)
>> +				rte_pktmbuf_free(bufs[sent++]);
>> +		}
>> +		if (++port == nb_ports)
>> +			port = 0;
>> +	}
>> +	if (power_lib_initialised)
>> +		rte_power_exit(rte_lcore_id());
>> +	/* set worker & tx threads quit flag */
>> +	printf("\nCore %u exiting rx task.\n", rte_lcore_id());
>> +	quit_signal = 1;
>> +	return 0;
>> +}
>> +
>> +static int
>> +lcore_rx_and_distributor(struct lcore_params *p)
>> +{
>> +	struct rte_distributor *d = p->d;
>> +	const uint16_t nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count_avail();
>> +	const int socket_id = rte_socket_id();
>> +	uint16_t port;
>> +	struct rte_mbuf *bufs[BURST_SIZE*2];
>> +
>> +	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(port) {
>> +		/* skip ports that are not enabled */
>> +		if ((enabled_port_mask & (1 << port)) == 0)
>> +			continue;
>> +
>> +		if (rte_eth_dev_socket_id(port) > 0 &&
>> +				rte_eth_dev_socket_id(port) != socket_id)
>> +			printf("WARNING, port %u is on remote NUMA node to "
>> +					"RX thread.\n\tPerformance will not "
>> +					"be optimal.\n", port);
>> +	}
>> +
>> +	printf("\nCore %u doing packet RX and Distributor.\n", 
>> rte_lcore_id());
>> +	port = 0;
>> +	while (!quit_signal_rx) {
>> +
>> +		/* skip ports that are not enabled */
>> +		if ((enabled_port_mask & (1 << port)) == 0) {
>> +			if (++port == nb_ports)
>> +				port = 0;
>> +			continue;
>> +		}
>> +		const uint16_t nb_rx = rte_eth_rx_burst(port, 0, bufs,
>> +				BURST_SIZE);
>> +		if (unlikely(nb_rx == 0)) {
>> +			if (++port == nb_ports)
>> +				port = 0;
>> +			continue;
>> +		}
>> +		app_stats.rx.rx_pkts += nb_rx;
>> +
>> +		/*
>> +		 * Run the distributor on the rx core. Returned
>> +		 * packets are then send straight to the tx core.
>> +		 */
>> +		rte_distributor_process(d, bufs, nb_rx);
>> +		const uint16_t nb_ret = rte_distributor_returned_pkts(d,
>> +				bufs, BURST_SIZE*2);
>>     		app_stats.rx.returned_pkts += nb_ret;
>>   		if (unlikely(nb_ret == 0)) {
>> @@ -275,18 +344,6 @@ lcore_rx(struct lcore_params *p)
>>   		struct rte_ring *tx_ring = p->dist_tx_ring;
>>   		uint16_t sent = rte_ring_enqueue_burst(tx_ring,
>>   				(void *)bufs, nb_ret, NULL);
>> -#else
>> -		uint16_t nb_ret = nb_rx;
>> -		/*
>> -		 * Swap the following two lines if you want the rx traffic
>> -		 * to go directly to tx, no distribution.
>> -		 */
>> -		struct rte_ring *out_ring = p->rx_dist_ring;
>> -		/* struct rte_ring *out_ring = p->dist_tx_ring; */
>> -
>> -		uint16_t sent = rte_ring_enqueue_burst(out_ring,
>> -				(void *)bufs, nb_ret, NULL);
>> -#endif
>>     		app_stats.rx.enqueued_pkts += sent;
>>   		if (unlikely(sent < nb_ret)) {
>> @@ -475,7 +532,11 @@ print_stats(void)
>>   {
>>   	struct rte_eth_stats eth_stats;
>>   	unsigned int i, j;
>> -	const unsigned int num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - 4;
>> +	unsigned int num_workers;
>> +	if (enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - 3;
>> +	else
>> +		num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - 4;
> 
> This could be "num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - (3 +
> enable_lcore_rx_distributor)"
> 
> Also, if you don't like the magic number, you could add a #define
> FIXED_FUNCTION_CORES 3 at the top of the file and use here.
> 
> 
>>     	RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(i) {
>>   		rte_eth_stats_get(i, &eth_stats);
>> @@ -504,20 +565,22 @@ print_stats(void)
>>   			prev_app_stats.rx.enqdrop_pkts)/1000000.0,
>>   			ANSI_COLOR_RESET);
>>   -	printf("Distributor thread:\n");
>> -	printf(" - In:          %5.2f\n",
>> -			(app_stats.dist.in_pkts -
>> -			prev_app_stats.dist.in_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> -	printf(" - Returned:    %5.2f\n",
>> -			(app_stats.dist.ret_pkts -
>> -			prev_app_stats.dist.ret_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> -	printf(" - Sent:        %5.2f\n",
>> -			(app_stats.dist.sent_pkts -
>> -			prev_app_stats.dist.sent_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> -	printf(" - Dropped      %s%5.2f%s\n", ANSI_COLOR_RED,
>> -			(app_stats.dist.enqdrop_pkts -
>> -			prev_app_stats.dist.enqdrop_pkts)/1000000.0,
>> -			ANSI_COLOR_RESET);
>> +	if (!enable_lcore_rx_distributor) {
>> +		printf("Distributor thread:\n");
>> +		printf(" - In:          %5.2f\n",
>> +				(app_stats.dist.in_pkts -
>> +				prev_app_stats.dist.in_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> +		printf(" - Returned:    %5.2f\n",
>> +				(app_stats.dist.ret_pkts -
>> +				prev_app_stats.dist.ret_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> +		printf(" - Sent:        %5.2f\n",
>> +				(app_stats.dist.sent_pkts -
>> +				prev_app_stats.dist.sent_pkts)/1000000.0);
>> +		printf(" - Dropped      %s%5.2f%s\n", ANSI_COLOR_RED,
>> +				(app_stats.dist.enqdrop_pkts -
>> +				prev_app_stats.dist.enqdrop_pkts)/1000000.0,
>> +				ANSI_COLOR_RESET);
>> +	}
>>     	printf("TX thread:\n");
>>   	printf(" - Dequeued:    %5.2f\n",
>> @@ -629,8 +692,9 @@ init_power_library(void)
>>   static void
>>   print_usage(const char *prgname)
>>   {
>> -	printf("%s [EAL options] -- -p PORTMASK\n"
>> -			"  -p PORTMASK: hexadecimal bitmask of ports to configure\n",
>> +	printf("%s [EAL options] -- -p PORTMASK [-c]\n"
>> +			"  -p PORTMASK: hexadecimal bitmask of ports to configure\n"
>> +			"  -c: Combines the RX core with the distribution core\n",
>>   			prgname);
>>   }
>>   @@ -662,7 +726,7 @@ parse_args(int argc, char **argv)
>>     	argvopt = argv;
>>   -	while ((opt = getopt_long(argc, argvopt, "p:",
>> +	while ((opt = getopt_long(argc, argvopt, "cp:",
>>   			lgopts, &option_index)) != EOF) {
>>     		switch (opt) {
>> @@ -676,6 +740,10 @@ parse_args(int argc, char **argv)
>>   			}
>>   			break;
>>   +		case 'c':
>> +			enable_lcore_rx_distributor = true;
>> +			break;
>> +
>>   		default:
>>   			print_usage(prgname);
>>   			return -1;
>> @@ -705,9 +773,11 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   	unsigned int lcore_id, worker_id = 0;
>>   	int distr_core_id = -1, rx_core_id = -1, tx_core_id = -1;
>>   	unsigned nb_ports;
>> +	unsigned int num_workers;
>>   	uint16_t portid;
>>   	uint16_t nb_ports_available;
>>   	uint64_t t, freq;
>> +	enable_lcore_rx_distributor = false;
> 
> 
> I'd suggest removing this line and setting the initial value in the
> declaration above. I would also suggest defaulting it to true.
> 
> 
>>     	/* catch ctrl-c so we can print on exit */
>>   	signal(SIGINT, int_handler);
>> @@ -724,7 +794,12 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   	if (ret < 0)
>>   		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Invalid distributor parameters\n");
>>   -	if (rte_lcore_count() < 5)
>> +	if (enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - 3;
>> +	else
>> +		num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - 4;
>> +
> 
> This could be "num_workers = rte_lcore_count() - (4 -
> enable_lcore_rx_distributor)".
> 
> 
>> +	if (rte_lcore_count() < 5 && !enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>>   		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error, This application needs at "
>>   				"least 5 logical cores to run:\n"
>>   				"1 lcore for stats (can be core 0)\n"
>> @@ -733,6 +808,15 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   				"1 lcore for packet TX\n"
>>   				"and at least 1 lcore for worker threads\n");
>>   +	if (rte_lcore_count() < 4 && enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error, This application needs at "
>> +				"least 4 logical cores to run:\n"
>> +				"1 lcore for stats (can be core 0)\n"
>> +				"1 lcore for packet RX and distribution\n"
>> +				"1 lcore for packet TX\n"
>> +				"and at least 1 lcore for worker threads\n");
>> +
> 
> 
> the two checks above could be replaced with something like:
> 
> min_cores = 4 + enable_lcore_rx_distributor;
> if (rte_lcore_count() < min_cores)
>                 rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error, This application needs 
> at "
>                                 "least %d logical cores to run:\n"
>                                 "1 lcore for stats (can be core 0)\n"
>                                 "1 lcore for packet RX\n"
>                                 "1 lcore for distribution\n"
>                                 "1 lcore for packet TX\n"
>                                 "and at least 1 lcore for worker 
> threads\n",
>                                 min_cores);
> 
Is it okay, if I change the error string such that:
"1 or 2 lcore for packet RX and distribution"

>> +
>>   	if (init_power_library() == 0)
>>   		power_lib_initialised = 1;
>>   @@ -772,7 +856,7 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   	}
>>     	d = rte_distributor_create("PKT_DIST", rte_socket_id(),
>> -			rte_lcore_count() - 4,
>> +			num_workers,
>>   			RTE_DIST_ALG_BURST);
>>   	if (d == NULL)
>>   		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Cannot create distributor\n");
>> @@ -808,7 +892,7 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   			if (lcore_cap.priority != 1)
>>   				continue;
>>   -			if (distr_core_id < 0) {
>> +			if (distr_core_id < 0 && !enable_lcore_rx_distributor) {
>>   				distr_core_id = lcore_id;
>>   				printf("Distributor on priority core %d\n",
>>   					lcore_id);
>> @@ -839,7 +923,7 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   				lcore_id == (unsigned int)rx_core_id ||
>>   				lcore_id == (unsigned int)tx_core_id)
>>   			continue;
>> -		if (distr_core_id < 0) {
>> +		if (distr_core_id < 0 && !enable_lcore_rx_distributor) {
>>   			distr_core_id = lcore_id;
>>   			printf("Distributor on core %d\n", lcore_id);
>>   			continue;
>> @@ -856,7 +940,12 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   		}
>>   	}
>>   -	printf(" tx id %d, dist id %d, rx id %d\n",
>> +	if (enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		printf(" tx id %d, rx id %d\n",
>> +			tx_core_id,
>> +			rx_core_id);
>> +	else
>> +		printf(" tx id %d, dist id %d, rx id %d\n",
>>   			tx_core_id,
>>   			distr_core_id,
>>   			rx_core_id);
>> @@ -888,15 +977,16 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   			dist_tx_ring, tx_core_id);
>>     	/* Start distributor core */
>> -	struct lcore_params *pd =
>> -		rte_malloc(NULL, sizeof(*pd), 0);
>> -	if (!pd)
>> -		rte_panic("malloc failure\n");
>> -	*pd = (struct lcore_params){worker_id++, d,
>> -		rx_dist_ring, dist_tx_ring, mbuf_pool};
>> -	rte_eal_remote_launch(
>> -			(lcore_function_t *)lcore_distributor,
>> -			pd, distr_core_id);
>> +	struct lcore_params *pd;
>> +	if (!enable_lcore_rx_distributor) {
>> +		pd = rte_malloc(NULL, sizeof(*pd), 0);
>> +		if (!pd)
>> +			rte_panic("malloc failure\n");
>> +		*pd = (struct lcore_params){worker_id++, d,
>> +			rx_dist_ring, dist_tx_ring, mbuf_pool};
>> +		rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)lcore_distributor,
>> +				pd, distr_core_id);
>> +	}
>>     	/* Start rx core */
>>   	struct lcore_params *pr =
>> @@ -905,8 +995,12 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>   		rte_panic("malloc failure\n");
>>   	*pr = (struct lcore_params){worker_id++, d, rx_dist_ring,
>>   		dist_tx_ring, mbuf_pool};
>> -	rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)lcore_rx,
>> -			pr, rx_core_id);
>> +	if (enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)lcore_rx_and_distributor,
>> +				pr, rx_core_id);
>> +	else
>> +		rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)lcore_rx,
>> +				pr, rx_core_id);
>>     	freq = rte_get_timer_hz();
>>   	t = rte_rdtsc() + freq;
>> @@ -925,7 +1019,8 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
>>     	print_stats();
>>   -	rte_free(pd);
>> +	if (!enable_lcore_rx_distributor)
>> +		rte_free(pd);
>>   	rte_free(pr);
>>     	/* clean up the EAL */
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dave.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-27 16:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-21 20:15 Abdullah Ömer Yamaç
2022-06-27 15:51 ` Hunt, David
2022-06-27 16:28   ` Omer Yamac [this message]
2022-06-28  8:12     ` Hunt, David
2022-06-28 11:06   ` Omer Yamac
2022-06-28 11:25     ` Hunt, David
2022-06-28 12:06       ` Omer Yamac
2022-06-28 12:34         ` Hunt, David
2022-06-21 21:13 Abdullah Ömer Yamaç

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