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From: "Van Haaren, Harry" <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>
To: Feifei Wang <feifei.wang2@arm.com>, "Rao, Nikhil" <nikhil.rao@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>, "nd@arm.com" <nd@arm.com>,
	"pbhagavatula@marvell.com" <pbhagavatula@marvell.com>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>,
	"jerinj@marvell.com" <jerinj@marvell.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] examples/eventdev: move eth stop to the end
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 09:56:33 +0000
Message-ID: <BYAPR11MB31432905B6AC817B2BBF3E0ED7C00@BYAPR11MB3143.namprd11.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201221053454.47307-1-feifei.wang2@arm.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Feifei Wang <feifei.wang2@arm.com>
> Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 5:35 AM
> To: Van Haaren, Harry <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>; Rao, Nikhil
> <nikhil.rao@intel.com>; Pavan Nikhilesh <pbhagavatula@caviumnetworks.com>
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org; nd@arm.com; Feifei Wang <feifei.wang2@arm.com>;
> pbhagavatula@marvell.com; stable@dpdk.org
> Subject: [PATCH] examples/eventdev: move eth stop to the end

Suggested title improvement?
examples/eventdev_pipeline: refactor ethdev port stop

> Move eth stop code from "signal_handler" function to the end of "main"
> function. There are two reasons for this:
> 
> First, this improves code maintenance and makes code look simple and clear.
> Based on this change, after receiving the interrupt signal, "fdata->done"
> is set as 1. Then the main thread will wait all worker lcores to jump out
> of the loop. Finally, the main thread will stop and then close eth dev port.
> 
> Second, for older version, the main thread first stops eth dev port and then
> waits the end of worker lcore. This may cause errors because it may stop the
> eth dev port which worker lcores are using. This moving change can fix this
> by waiting all worker threads to exit and then stop the eth dev port.

I'm OK with the above changes, and agree that moving eth dev port close to
after lcores return is a worthy change.

> In the meanwhile, remove wmb in signal_handler.
> 
> This is because when the main lcore receive the stop signal, it stores 1
> into fdata->done. And then the worker lcores load "fdata->done" and jump out
> of the loop to stop running. Nothing should be stored after updating
> fdata->done, so the wmb is unnecessary.
>
> Fixes: 085edac2ca38 ("examples/eventdev_pipeline: support Tx adapter")
> Cc: pbhagavatula@marvell.com
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Suggested-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Feifei Wang <feifei.wang2@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ruifeng Wang <ruifeng.wang@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>

+Cc Jerin for Eventdev tree;
-Cc Pavan's old email address

Ack-ed by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren@intel.com>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-12-21  9:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-21  5:34 Feifei Wang
2020-12-21  9:32 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2] " Feifei Wang
2020-12-21  9:56 ` Van Haaren, Harry [this message]
2020-12-22  5:31   ` [dpdk-stable] 回复: [PATCH] " Feifei Wang
2021-01-05  5:14 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v3] examples/eventdev: refactor ethdev port stop Feifei Wang
2021-01-05 10:09   ` [dpdk-stable] [EXT] " Pavan Nikhilesh Bhagavatula
2021-01-14  6:24     ` [dpdk-stable] 回复: " Feifei Wang
2021-01-14  8:50       ` Feifei Wang
     [not found] ` <20210114103101.738262-1-feifei.wang2@arm.com>
2021-01-14 10:30   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v4 1/3] doc: fix core enabled bug for eventdev pipeline example Feifei Wang
2021-01-14 10:31   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v4 2/3] examples/eventdev: add info output for main core Feifei Wang
2021-01-14 10:31   ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v4 3/3] examples/eventdev: move eth stop to the end Feifei Wang
2021-01-25 17:51     ` [dpdk-stable] [EXT] " Pavan Nikhilesh Bhagavatula
2021-01-26 13:37       ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Jerin Jacob

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