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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: Lance Richardson <h.lance.richardson@gmail.com>
Cc: Lance Richardson <lance.richardson@broadcom.com>,
	Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>,
	Somnath Kotur <somnath.kotur@broadcom.com>,
	Venkat Duvvuru <venkatkumar.duvvuru@broadcom.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/bnxt: limit per-poll Rx representor pkts
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2021 15:33:29 +0000
Message-ID: <e5dee933-65d4-614e-e208-cfdc57451dd5@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAH5C7_1Q01uVaEEVaDD9APDtOnspN0tYUGDuQG2g397iJ1vOfg@mail.gmail.com>

On 1/6/2021 8:54 PM, Lance Richardson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 4:27 AM Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 12/14/2020 6:53 PM, Lance Richardson wrote:
>>> Limit number of representor packets transferred per poll
>>> to requested burst size.
>>>
>>
>> Hi Lance,
>>
>> Can you please describe the impact of the change? Since it has a fixes line, it
>> seems it is fixing something but it is not clear what is fixed.
>>
> Hi Ferruh,
> 
> How does this look:
> 
> Without some limit on the number of packets transferred from the
> hw ring to the representor ring per burst receive call, an entire ring's
> worth of packets can be transferred. This can break assumptions
> about ring indices (index on return could be identical to the index
> on entry, which is assumed to mean that no packets were processed),
> and can result in representor packets being dropped unnecessarily
> due to representor ring overflow.
> 
> Fix by limiting the number of representor packets transferred per
> poll to requested burst size.
> 

Thank you, updated the commit log in next-net.

      reply	other threads:[~2021-01-07 15:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-14 18:53 [dpdk-stable] " Lance Richardson
2020-12-17 23:54 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Ajit Khaparde
2021-01-06  9:27 ` [dpdk-stable] " Ferruh Yigit
2021-01-06 20:54   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Lance Richardson
2021-01-07 15:33     ` Ferruh Yigit [this message]

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