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From: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>
To: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>,
	Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@nvidia.com>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"jerinj@marvell.com" <jerinj@marvell.com>,  nd <nd@arm.com>,
	Honnappa Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>, nd <nd@arm.com>,
	nd <nd@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 1/2] net/mlx5: remove redundant operations
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2021 08:00:00 +0000
Message-ID: <AM5PR0802MB24653A313527C457977C6B3D9E1A9@AM5PR0802MB2465.eurprd08.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <DM6PR12MB3753A5051989B609910BC613DF1C9@DM6PR12MB3753.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 5, 2021 6:02 PM
> To: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>; Raslan Darawsheh
> <rasland@nvidia.com>; Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>; Shahaf Shuler
> <shahafs@nvidia.com>
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org; jerinj@marvell.com; nd <nd@arm.com>; Honnappa
> Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>; stable@dpdk.org; nd
> <nd@arm.com>
> Subject: RE: [PATCH 1/2] net/mlx5: remove redundant operations
> 
> Hi, Ruifeng
> 
> The invalid_mask is used to set error flags and calculate the statistics.
> So, all the CQEs the first one with error or invalid status should be masked
> out (and the CQEs after that).
Now I understand it. What I was missing is inconsecutive mask bits.
Thanks for your patience.
I'll update in next version.

> 
> IMO, what we could improve (apply just the part of the patch below):
> >>>>
> index 2234fbe6b2..98a75b09c6 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> @@ -768,18 +768,11 @@  rxq_cq_process_v(struct mlx5_rxq_data *rxq,
> volatile struct mlx5_cqe *cq,
>  					  comp_mask), 0)) /
>  					  (sizeof(uint16_t) * 8);
>  		/* D.6 mask out entries after the compressed CQE. */
> -		mask = vcreate_u16(comp_idx <
> MLX5_VPMD_DESCS_PER_LOOP ?
> -				   -1UL >> (comp_idx * sizeof(uint16_t) * 8) :
> -				   0);
> -		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, mask);
> +		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, comp_mask);
>  		/* D.7 count non-compressed valid CQEs. */
>  		n = __builtin_clzl(vget_lane_u64(vreinterpret_u64_u16(
>  				   invalid_mask), 0)) / (sizeof(uint16_t) * 8);
>  		nocmp_n += n;
> <<<<
> 
> And that's it. The rest of the patch:
> >>>>
> -		/* D.2 get the final invalid mask. */
> -		mask = vcreate_u16(n < MLX5_VPMD_DESCS_PER_LOOP ?
> -				   -1UL >> (n * sizeof(uint16_t) * 8) : 0);
> -		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, mask);
> <<<<
> Should not be applied, otherwise the following might be affected:
> 
> opcode = vbic_u16(opcode, invalid_mask); ...
> opcode = vbic_u16(opcode, invalid_mask);
> 
> With best regards,
> Slava
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>
> > Sent: Friday, July 2, 2021 13:30
> > To: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>; Raslan Darawsheh
> > <rasland@nvidia.com>; Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>; Shahaf Shuler
> > <shahafs@nvidia.com>
> > Cc: dev@dpdk.org; jerinj@marvell.com; nd <nd@arm.com>; Honnappa
> > Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>; stable@dpdk.org; nd
> > <nd@arm.com>
> > Subject: RE: [PATCH 1/2] net/mlx5: remove redundant operations
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Slava Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
> > > Sent: Friday, July 2, 2021 4:13 PM
> > > To: Ruifeng Wang <Ruifeng.Wang@arm.com>; Raslan Darawsheh
> > > <rasland@nvidia.com>; Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>; Shahaf
> Shuler
> > > <shahafs@nvidia.com>
> > > Cc: dev@dpdk.org; jerinj@marvell.com; nd <nd@arm.com>; Honnappa
> > > Nagarahalli <Honnappa.Nagarahalli@arm.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> > > Subject: RE: [PATCH 1/2] net/mlx5: remove redundant operations
> > >
> > > Hi, Ruifeng
> > Hi, Slava
> >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:31
> > > > To: Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@nvidia.com>; Matan Azrad
> > > > <matan@nvidia.com>; Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>; Slava
> > > > Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>
> > > > Cc: dev@dpdk.org; jerinj@marvell.com; nd@arm.com;
> > > > honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com; Ruifeng Wang
> > <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>;
> > > > stable@dpdk.org
> > > > Subject: [PATCH 1/2] net/mlx5: remove redundant operations
> > > >
> > > > Some operations on mask are redundant and can be removed.
> > > > The change yielded 1.6% performance gain on N1SDP.
> > > > On ThunderX2, slight performance uplift was also observed.
> > > >
> > > > Fixes: 570acdb1da8a ("net/mlx5: add vectorized Rx/Tx burst for
> > > > ARM")
> > > > Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h | 9 +--------
> > > >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> > > > b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> > > > index 2234fbe6b2..98a75b09c6 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> > > > +++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_rxtx_vec_neon.h
> > > > @@ -768,18 +768,11 @@ rxq_cq_process_v(struct mlx5_rxq_data *rxq,
> > > > volatile struct mlx5_cqe *cq,
> > > >  					  comp_mask), 0)) /
> > > >  					  (sizeof(uint16_t) * 8);
> > > >  		/* D.6 mask out entries after the compressed CQE. */
> > > > -		mask = vcreate_u16(comp_idx <
> > > > MLX5_VPMD_DESCS_PER_LOOP ?
> > > > -				   -1UL >> (comp_idx * sizeof(uint16_t) * 8) :
> > > > -				   0);
> > > > -		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, mask);
> > > > +		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, comp_mask);
> > >
> > > Mmmm... I'm not sure we can drop the masking compressed (and
> > > following) CQE skip.
> > > Let's consider the completion scenario (the series of 4 CQEs, each
> > > element is 64B long)
> > >
> > > 0: normal uncompressed CQE, ownership OK, format uncompressed,
> > > opcode OK, no error
> > > 1: compressed CQE, ownership OK, format compressed, opcode OK, no
> > > error
> > > 2: miniCQE array, format can be any!!, may be discovered as
> > > ownership OK, format uncompressed, opcode OK, no error
> > > 3: miniCQE array, format can be any!!, may be discovered as
> > > ownership OK, format uncompressed, opcode OK, no error
> >
> > Thanks for your review and explanation about CQE processing details.
> > I did the change based on the fact that some calculations doesn't
> > change the data.
> > So some intermediate calculations were removed.
> >
> > In the above diff section, result of 'mask' always equals to the
> > nearest 'comp_mask' that above it.
> > So I just remoed 'mask' and use 'comp_mask' instead.
> > >
> > > Obviously, we should unconditionally mask out 2 and 3, regardless of
> > > recognized their formats/opcode/error/etc.
> > > I think we can get the diff above and skip diff below:
> > >
> > > >  		/* D.7 count non-compressed valid CQEs. */
> > > >  		n = __builtin_clzl(vget_lane_u64(vreinterpret_u64_u16(
> > > >  				   invalid_mask), 0)) / (sizeof(uint16_t) * 8);
> > > >  		nocmp_n += n;
> > > > -		/* D.2 get the final invalid mask. */
> > > > -		mask = vcreate_u16(n < MLX5_VPMD_DESCS_PER_LOOP ?
> > > > -				   -1UL >> (n * sizeof(uint16_t) * 8) : 0);
> > > > -		invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, mask);
> > >
> > > and get the correct final invalid_mask - all compressed and invalid
> > > CQEs and following ones will be masked out.
> >
> > This diff section is similar to the previous one.
> > 'mask' always equals to the nearest 'invalid_mask' that above it.
> > So entire line "invalid_mask = vorr_u16(invalid_mask, mask);" can be
> removed.
> >
> > Code logic is not changed. But I'm not sure the code change impacts
> > readability or maintainability that you may concern.
> >
> > Thanks.
> > >
> > > With best regards,
> > > Slava


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-07  8:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20210601083055.97261-1-ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
2021-06-01  8:30 ` Ruifeng Wang
2021-07-02  8:12   ` Slava Ovsiienko
2021-07-02 10:30     ` Ruifeng Wang
2021-07-05 10:01       ` Slava Ovsiienko
2021-07-07  8:00         ` Ruifeng Wang [this message]
     [not found] ` <20210707090307.1650632-1-ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
2021-07-07  9:03   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2 " Ruifeng Wang
2021-07-12 15:31     ` Slava Ovsiienko

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