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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Bing Zhao <bingz@nvidia.com>
Cc: orika@nvidia.com, ferruh.yigit@intel.com,
	arybchenko@solarflare.com, mdr@ashroe.eu, nhorman@tuxdriver.com,
	bernard.iremonger@intel.com, beilei.xing@intel.com,
	wenzhuo.lu@intel.com, dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/5] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:46:19 +0200
Message-ID: <25852134.RkOs9RG3c4@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1602740124-397688-3-git-send-email-bingz@nvidia.com>

15/10/2020 07:35, Bing Zhao:
> To support two ports hairpin mode and keep the backward compatibility
> for the application, two new attribute members of the hairpin queue
> configuration structure will be added.
> 
> `tx_explicit` means if the application itself will insert the TX part
> flow rules. If not set, PMD will insert the rules implicitly.
> `manual_bind` means if the hairpin TX queue and peer RX queue will be
> bound automatically during the device start stage.
> 
> Different TX and RX queue pairs could have different values, but it
> is highly recommended that all paired queues between one egress and
> its peer ingress ports have the same values, in order not to bring
> any chaos to the system. The actual support of these attribute
> parameters will be checked and decided by the PMD drivers.
> 
> In the single port hairpin, if both are zero without any setting, the
> behavior will remain the same as before. It means that no bind API
> needs to be called and no TX flow rules need to be inserted manually
> by the application.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Bing Zhao <bingz@nvidia.com>
> Acked-by: Ori Kam <orika@nvidia.com>
> ---
> v4: squash document update and more info for the two new attributes
> v2: optimize the structure and remove unused macros
> ---

Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>

Minor comments below.

>  struct rte_eth_hairpin_conf {
> -	uint16_t peer_count; /**< The number of peers. */
> +	uint32_t peer_count:16; /**< The number of peers. */
> +
> +	/**
> +	 * Explicit TX flow rule mode. One hairpin pair of queues should have
> +	 * the same attribute. The actual support depends on the PMD.

The second sentence should be on a separate line.

About the third sentence, implementation is always PMD-specific.
PMD will reject the not supported conf, as usual.
I think this comment is not needed in the API description.

> +	 *
> +	 * - When set, the user should be responsible for inserting the hairpin
> +	 *   TX part flows and removing them.
> +	 * - When clear, the PMD will try to handle the TX part of the flows,
> +	 *   e.g., by splitting one flow into two parts.
> +	 */
> +	uint32_t tx_explicit:1;
> +
> +	/**
> +	 * Manually bind hairpin queues. One hairpin pair of queues should have
> +	 * the same attribute. The actual support depends on the PMD.

Same here

> +	 *
> +	 * - When set, to enable hairpin, the user should call the hairpin bind
> +	 *   API after all the queues are set up properly and the ports are
> +	 *   started. Also, the hairpin unbind API should be called accordingly
> +	 *   before stopping a port that with hairpin configured.
> +	 * - When clear, the PMD will try to enable the hairpin with the queues
> +	 *   configured automatically during port start.
> +	 */
> +	uint32_t manual_bind:1;
> +	uint32_t reserved:14; /**< Reserved bits. */
>  	struct rte_eth_hairpin_peer peers[RTE_ETH_MAX_HAIRPIN_PEERS];
>  };




  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-15 10:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 81+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-11  4:51 [dpdk-dev] [RFC] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-09-13 15:48 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 0/4] " Bing Zhao
2020-09-13 15:48   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 1/4] ethdev: add support for flow item transmit queue Bing Zhao
2020-09-13 15:48   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 2/4] testpmd: add item transmit queue in flow CLI Bing Zhao
2020-09-13 15:48   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 3/4] ethdev: add hairpin bind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-09-13 15:49   ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH v2 4/4] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin queues config Bing Zhao
2020-10-01  0:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/4] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-10-01  0:25     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/4] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-04  9:20       ` Ori Kam
2020-10-07 11:21         ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-07 11:42           ` Ori Kam
2020-10-01  0:26     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/4] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-04  9:22       ` Ori Kam
2020-10-07 11:32         ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-01  0:26     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/4] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-04  9:34       ` Ori Kam
2020-10-07 11:34         ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-01  0:26     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/4] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-04  9:39       ` Ori Kam
2020-10-07 11:36         ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-04  9:45     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/4] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/6] " Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/6] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:07         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/6] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:23         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/6] ethdev: add API to get hairpin peer ports list Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:40         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/6] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:44         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/6] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:45         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08  8:51       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/6] doc: update for two ports hairpin mode Bing Zhao
2020-10-08  9:47         ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08 12:05       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/6] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/6] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-14 14:35           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-15  2:56             ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  7:31               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/6] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-12 21:37           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-13 12:29             ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 12:41               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-13 13:21                 ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/6] ethdev: add API to get hairpin peer ports list Bing Zhao
2020-10-08 12:31           ` Ori Kam
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/6] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/6] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-08 12:05         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/6] doc: update for two ports hairpin mode Bing Zhao
2020-10-12 21:30           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-13  1:13             ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-13  6:37               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-13  6:40                 ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/5] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/5] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-14 14:43             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-15  2:59               ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/5] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/5] ethdev: add API to get hairpin peer ports list Bing Zhao
2020-10-14 15:02             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-15  4:03               ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/5] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-13 16:19           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 5/5] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 0/5] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/5] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 10:34         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-15 11:39           ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 2/5] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 10:46         ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-10-15 13:45           ` Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 3/5] ethdev: add API to get hairpin peer ports list Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 4/5] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-15  5:35       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 5/5] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/5] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/5] ethdev: add hairpin bind and unbind APIs Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/5] ethdev: add new attributes to hairpin config Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/5] ethdev: add API to get hairpin peer ports list Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 4/5] ethdev: add APIs for hairpin queue operation Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 13:08       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 5/5] app/testpmd: change hairpin queues setup Bing Zhao
2020-10-15 23:03       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/5] introduce support for hairpin between two ports Ferruh Yigit
2020-10-16  1:34         ` Bing Zhao

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