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From: Subendu Santra <subendu@arista.com>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	dev@dpdk.org, hemant.agrawal@nxp.com, maryam.tahhan@intel.com,
	reshma.pattan@intel.com,  Sriram Rajagopalan <sriramr@arista.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/7] app/proc-info: provide way to request info on owned ports
Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 13:06:47 +0530
Message-ID: <CAEc=+OkKSuCCRosTjMdGzmcUM=fgj4UWFf28oSMTGtAUbDm_sw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220510130238.1a4290ab@hermes.local>

Agreed. I will change it to uint64_t and send it for review.
Thanks for your help.

Regards,
Subendu.


On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 1:32 AM Stephen Hemminger
<stephen@networkplumber.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 10 May 2022 14:39:05 +0530
> Subendu Santra <subendu@arista.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Stephen, Thomas,
> >
> > On a related note w.r.to commit 1dd6cffb6571f816d5a0d1fd620f43532240b40b
> > (app/procinfo: provide way to request info on owned ports), we see this
> > change:
> >
> > -static uint32_t enabled_port_mask;
> > > +static unsigned long enabled_port_mask;
> >
> >
> > While this is ok for 64-bit machines, where unsigned long is 64-bit, on
> > 32-bit machines unsigned long is 32-bits.
> > Should we change this to unsigned long long which is guaranteed to be
> > 64-bits on both architectures?
> >
> > Specifying a mask of 0xffffffffffffffff on 32-bit platforms results in
> > error:
> >
> > > + sudo /usr/share/dpdk/tools/dpdk-procinfo -- --show-port -p
> > > 0xffffffffffffffff
> > > Invalid portmask '0xffffffffffffffff'
> >
> >
> > We have a script that runs periodically and it uses the dpdk-procinfo tool
> > to collect information about the ports.
> > It will be ideal to use the same portmask in the script irrespective of the
> > platform it runs on.
> >
> > Kindly share your thoughts on this.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Subendu.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, May 4, 2022 at 11:18 PM Stephen Hemminger <
> > stephen@networkplumber.org> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, 03 May 2022 10:47:58 +0200
> > > Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > > 24/04/2022 07:34, Subendu Santra:
> > > > > Hi Stephen,
> > > > >
> > > > > We were going through the patch set:
> > > https://inbox.dpdk.org/dev/20200715212228.28010-7-stephen@networkplumber.org/
> > > and hoping to get clarification on the behaviour if post mask is not
> > > specified in the input to `dpdk-proc-info` tool.
> > > > >
> > > > > Specifically, In PATCH v3 6/7, we see this:
> > > > > +   /* If no port mask was specified, one will be provided */
> > > > > +   if (enabled_port_mask == 0) {
> > > > > +           RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(i) {
> > > > > +                   enabled_port_mask |= 1u << i;
> > > > >
> > > > > However, in PATCH v4 8/8, we see this:
> > > > > +   /* If no port mask was specified, then show non-owned ports */
> > > > > +   if (enabled_port_mask == 0) {
> > > > > +           RTE_ETH_FOREACH_DEV(i)
> > > > > +                   enabled_port_mask = 1ul << i;
> > > > > +   }
> > > > >
> > > > > Was there any specific reason to show just the last non-owned port in
> > > case the port mask was not specified?
> > > > > Should we show all non-owned ports in case the user doesn’t specify
> > > any port mask?
> > > >
> > > > It looks like a bug. It should be |=
> > > > Feel free to send a fix.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > Agree. Thats a bug.
> > >
> > > It would be good to have a "show all ports" flag to proc-info.
> > > To show all ports including owned.
> > >
>
> Using uint64_t is better, but eventually many DPDK utilities need to be
> fixed to handle > 64 ports.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-11  7:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-24  5:34 Subendu Santra
2022-05-03  5:29 ` Subendu Santra
2022-05-03  8:47 ` Thomas Monjalon
2022-05-04 17:48   ` Stephen Hemminger
2022-05-10  9:09     ` Subendu Santra
2022-05-10 20:02       ` Stephen Hemminger
2022-05-11  7:36         ` Subendu Santra [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-05-06 19:37 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/7] proc-info enhancements Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 21:22 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/7] app/proc-info enhancments Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-15 21:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/7] app/proc-info: provide way to request info on owned ports Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-17 15:01     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-21 17:05       ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-21 17:08         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-21 17:37           ` Stephen Hemminger

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