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From: "Gavin Hu (Arm Technology China)" <Gavin.Hu@arm.com>
To: Xiaoyun Li <xiaoyun.li@intel.com>,
	"jingjing.wu@intel.com" <jingjing.wu@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"stable@dpdk.org" <stable@dpdk.org>, nd <nd@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] raw/ntb: fix write memory barrier issue
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 15:29:50 +0000
Message-ID: <VI1PR08MB53761EBBD5D79E15CDE84F308F570@VI1PR08MB5376.eurprd08.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191204151916.12607-1-xiaoyun.li@intel.com>

Hi Xiaoyun,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev <dev-bounces@dpdk.org> On Behalf Of Xiaoyun Li
> Sent: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:19 PM
> To: jingjing.wu@intel.com
> Cc: dev@dpdk.org; Xiaoyun Li <xiaoyun.li@intel.com>; stable@dpdk.org
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] raw/ntb: fix write memory barrier issue
> 
> All buffers and ring info should be written before tail register update.
> This patch relocates the write memory barrier before updating tail register
> to avoid potential issues.
> 
> Fixes: 11b5c7daf019 ("raw/ntb: add enqueue and dequeue functions")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Xiaoyun Li <xiaoyun.li@intel.com>
> ---
>  drivers/raw/ntb/ntb.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/raw/ntb/ntb.c b/drivers/raw/ntb/ntb.c
> index ad7f6abfd..dd0b72f8c 100644
> --- a/drivers/raw/ntb/ntb.c
> +++ b/drivers/raw/ntb/ntb.c
> @@ -683,8 +683,8 @@ ntb_enqueue_bufs(struct rte_rawdev *dev,
>  			   sizeof(struct ntb_used) * nb1);
>  		rte_memcpy(txq->tx_used_ring, tx_used + nb1,
>  			   sizeof(struct ntb_used) * nb2);
> -		*txq->used_cnt = txq->last_used;
>  		rte_wmb();
> +		*txq->used_cnt = txq->last_used;
I am ok with the re-location of the barrier, but why not the rte_io_wmb instead of rte_wmb? 
Rte_io_wmb is sufficient to guarantee the preceding stores are visible to the device, rte_wmb is overkill. 
https://code.dpdk.org/dpdk/latest/source/lib/librte_eal/common/include/generic/rte_atomic.h#L92 
> 
>  		/* update queue stats */
>  		hw->ntb_xstats[NTB_TX_BYTES_ID + off] += bytes;
> @@ -789,8 +789,8 @@ ntb_dequeue_bufs(struct rte_rawdev *dev,
>  			   sizeof(struct ntb_desc) * nb1);
>  		rte_memcpy(rxq->rx_desc_ring, rx_desc + nb1,
>  			   sizeof(struct ntb_desc) * nb2);
> -		*rxq->avail_cnt = rxq->last_avail;
>  		rte_wmb();
> +		*rxq->avail_cnt = rxq->last_avail;
> 
>  		/* update queue stats */
>  		off = NTB_XSTATS_NUM * ((size_t)context + 1);
> --
> 2.17.1


  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-14 15:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-04 15:19 [dpdk-stable] " Xiaoyun Li
2019-12-14 15:29 ` Gavin Hu (Arm Technology China) [this message]
2019-12-16  1:57   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Li, Xiaoyun
2019-12-25  3:52     ` Gavin Hu
2019-12-16  1:58 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2] " Xiaoyun Li
2019-12-16 10:49   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Gavin Hu (Arm Technology China)
2019-12-23  7:52     ` Li, Xiaoyun
2019-12-23  8:38       ` Gavin Hu
2019-12-23  9:35         ` Li, Xiaoyun
2019-12-24 15:46           ` Gavin Hu
2019-12-23  2:38   ` [dpdk-stable] " Wu, Jingjing
2019-12-26  1:46 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] " Wu, Jingjing
2020-01-20  9:04   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Thomas Monjalon

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