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From: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
To: Cheng Jiang <Cheng1.jiang@intel.com>,
	chenbo.xia@intel.com, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, jiayu.hu@intel.com, yvonnex.yang@intel.com,
	yinan.wang@intel.com, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] examples/vhost: fix ioat ring space in callbacks
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 09:47:51 +0200
Message-ID: <23c4f6e7-4895-44b7-4ff0-3a02f9f3f86a@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210317054054.34616-1-Cheng1.jiang@intel.com>



On 3/17/21 6:40 AM, Cheng Jiang wrote:
> We use ioat ring space for determining if ioat callbacks can enqueue a
> packet to ioat device. But there is one slot can't be used in ioat
> ring due to the ioat driver design, so we need to reduce one slot in
> ioat ring to prevent ring size mismatch in ioat callbacks.
> 
> Fixes: 2aa47e94bfb2 ("examples/vhost: add ioat ring space count and check")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Cheng Jiang <Cheng1.jiang@intel.com>
> ---
>  examples/vhost/ioat.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/examples/vhost/ioat.c b/examples/vhost/ioat.c
> index 60b73be93..9cb5e0d50 100644
> --- a/examples/vhost/ioat.c
> +++ b/examples/vhost/ioat.c
> @@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ open_ioat(const char *value)
>  			goto out;
>  		}
>  		rte_rawdev_start(dev_id);
> -		cb_tracker[dev_id].ioat_space = IOAT_RING_SIZE;
> +		cb_tracker[dev_id].ioat_space = IOAT_RING_SIZE - 1;

That really comforts me in thinking we need a generic abstraction for
DMA devices. How is the application developer supposed to know that
the DMA driver has such weird limitations?

Can the driver be fixed to have a proper behavior?

>  		dma_info->nr++;
>  		i++;
>  	}
> 


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-04-07  7:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-17  5:40 Cheng Jiang
2021-03-17  6:58 ` Hu, Jiayu
2021-04-07  7:47 ` Maxime Coquelin [this message]
2021-04-07  7:54   ` Hu, Jiayu
2021-04-13  8:50     ` Maxime Coquelin
2021-04-13  9:55       ` Jiang, Cheng1
2021-04-28  2:09 ` Xia, Chenbo

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