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From: Jean-Mickael Guerin <jean-mickael.guerin@6wind.com>
To: "Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	 "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ixgbe: fix setup of mbuf initializer template
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:15:29 +0100
Message-ID: <54807A91.7050805@6wind.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2601191342CEEE43887BDE71AB977258213BCA09@IRSMSX105.ger.corp.intel.com>

On 04/12/2014 15:42, Ananyev, Konstantin wrote:
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Bruce Richardson
>> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2014 2:40 PM
>> To: Jean-Mickael Guerin
>> Cc: dev@dpdk.org
>> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ixgbe: fix setup of mbuf initializer template
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 03:26:20PM +0100, Jean-Mickael Guerin wrote:
>>> Add a compiler barrier to make sure all fields covered by
>>> the marker rearm_data are assigned before the read.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jean-Mickael Guerin <jean-mickael.guerin@6wind.com>
>>> Acked-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@6wind.com>
>>> Fixes: 0ff3324da2 ("ixgbe: rework vector pmd following mbuf changes")
>>
>> Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
>>
>>> ---
>>>   lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c | 3 +++
>>>   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c b/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c
>>> index 579bc46..c1b5a78 100644
>>> --- a/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c
>>> +++ b/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c
>>> @@ -739,6 +739,9 @@ ixgbe_rxq_vec_setup(struct igb_rx_queue *rxq)
>>>   	mb_def.buf_len = rxq->mb_pool->elt_size - sizeof(struct rte_mbuf);
>>>   	mb_def.port = rxq->port_id;
>>>   	rte_mbuf_refcnt_set(&mb_def, 1);
>>> +
>>> +	/* prevent compiler reordering: rearm_data covers previous fields */
>>> +	rte_compiler_barrier();
>>>   	rxq->mbuf_initializer = *((uint64_t *)&mb_def.rearm_data);
>>>   	return 0;
>>>   }
>>> --
>
> Hmm, can someone explain to me why do we need a compiler barrier here?
> Konstantin

rearm_data is a separate field and as well an array of length zero, 
overlapping on purpose the fields data_off buf_len, port, refcnt.
It might depend on compiler, but I could see a wrong value of 0UL for 
mbuf_initializer without the barrier (gcc 4.4.6).


>
>>> 2.1.3
>>>

  reply	other threads:[~2014-12-04 15:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-04 14:26 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] ixgbe: bug fixes for RX vector mode Jean-Mickael Guerin
2014-12-04 14:26 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ixgbe: fix setup of mbuf initializer template Jean-Mickael Guerin
2014-12-04 14:39   ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 14:42     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 15:15       ` Jean-Mickael Guerin [this message]
2014-12-04 16:22         ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-05 22:07     ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-04 14:26 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] ixgbe: don't override mbuf buffer length Jean-Mickael Guerin
2014-12-04 14:40   ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 14:50   ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 15:15     ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 15:29       ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 15:32         ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 16:03           ` Jean-Mickael Guerin
2014-12-04 16:20           ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 15:48         ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-04 16:05           ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 16:18             ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 16:57               ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 16:58               ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 17:11                 ` Jean-Mickael Guerin
2014-12-04 17:19                   ` Bruce Richardson
2014-12-04 17:17                 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-12-04 17:22                   ` Bruce Richardson

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