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From: Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>
To: Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall@dd-wrt.com>
Cc: Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>, Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>,
	"netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org" <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>,
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	"ath10k@lists.infradead.org" <ath10k@lists.infradead.org>,
	"dianders@chromium.org" <dianders@chromium.org>,
	David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>,
	Rakesh Pillai <pillair@codeaurora.org>,
	"evgreen@chromium.org" <evgreen@chromium.org>,
	"kuba@kernel.org" <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>,
	"johannes@sipsolutions.net" <johannes@sipsolutions.net>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"kvalo@codeaurora.org" <kvalo@codeaurora.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/7] Add support to process rx packets in thread
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 22:57:28 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200725145728.10556-1-hdanton@sina.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2e443640-c051-2209-8d78-06a8e5944305@dd-wrt.com>


On Sat, 25 Jul 2020 16:08:41 +0200 Sebastian Gottschall wrote:
> Am 25.07.2020 um 14:25 schrieb Hillf Danton:
> > On Sat, 25 Jul 2020 12:38:00 +0200 Sebastian Gottschall wrote:
> >> you may consider this
> >>
> >> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1142611.html 
> >>
> >> <https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1142611.html> 
> >>
> > Thanks very much for your link.
> >
> >> years ago someone already wanted to bring this feature upstream, but it
> >> was denied. i already tested this patch the last 2 days and it worked so
> >> far (with some little modifications)
> >> so such a solution existed already and may be considered here
> >
> > I don't see outstanding difference in principle from Paolo's work in
> > 2016 except for the use of kthread_create() and friends because kworker
> > made use of them even before 2016. This is a simpler one as shown by
> > the diff stat in his cover letter.
> >
> i agree. i just can say that i tested this patch recently due this 
> discussion here. and it can be changed by sysfs. but it doesnt work for
> wifi drivers which are mainly using dummy netdev devices. for this i 
> made a small patch to get them working using napi_set_threaded manually 
> hardcoded in the drivers. (see patch bellow)

By CONFIG_THREADED_NAPI, there is no need to consider what you did here
in the napi core because device drivers know better and are responsible
for it before calling napi_schedule(n).

> i also tested various networking drivers. one thing i notice doesnt 
> work. some napi code is used for tx polling. so from my experience this 
> concept just works good for rx with the most drivers.

Drivers are also taking care of the napi::poll cb before calling
netif_threaded_napi_add(), while the core offers napi threads. But these
are the trivial differences from the 2016 RFC AFAICS.

> so far i tested mt76, ath10k and some soc ethernet chipsets with good 
> success. on ath10k i had about 10 - 20% performance gain on multicore 
> systems. using standard iperf3 with 4 parallel streams.

Thanks for sharing the tests.

>
> -5439,7 +5441,7 @@ int napi_set_threaded(struct napi_struct *n, bool
>                  clear_bit(NAPI_STATE_THREADED, &n->state);
> 
>          /* if the device is initializing, nothing todo */
> -       if (test_bit(__LINK_STATE_START, &n->dev->state))
> +       if (test_bit(__LINK_STATE_START, &n->dev->state) && 
> n->dev->reg_state != NETREG_DUMMY)
>                  return 0;
> 
>          napi_thread_stop(n);


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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-25 14:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 96+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-21 17:14 Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 1/7] mac80211: Add check for napi handle before WARN_ON Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-22 12:56   ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-22 12:56     ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-23 18:26     ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 18:26       ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 20:06       ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-23 20:06         ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-24  6:21         ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-24  6:21           ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-26 16:19         ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-26 16:19           ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-30 12:40           ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-30 12:40             ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 2/7] ath10k: Add support to process rx packet in thread Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 21:53   ` Rajkumar Manoharan
2020-07-21 21:53     ` Rajkumar Manoharan
2020-07-22 12:27     ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-22 12:27       ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-22 12:55       ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-22 12:55         ` Johannes Berg
2020-07-22 13:00         ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-22 13:00           ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-23  6:09           ` Rajkumar Manoharan
2020-07-23  6:09             ` Rajkumar Manoharan
2021-03-22 23:57           ` Ben Greear
2021-03-22 23:57             ` Ben Greear
2021-03-23  1:20             ` Brian Norris
2021-03-23  1:20               ` Brian Norris
2021-03-23  3:01               ` Ben Greear
2021-03-23  3:01                 ` Ben Greear
2021-03-23  7:45                 ` Felix Fietkau
2021-03-23  7:45                   ` Felix Fietkau
2021-03-25  9:45                   ` Rakesh Pillai
2021-03-25  9:45                     ` Rakesh Pillai
2021-03-25 10:33                     ` Felix Fietkau
2021-03-25 10:33                       ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-23 18:25     ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 18:25       ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-24 23:11       ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-24 23:11         ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 3/7] ath10k: Add module param to enable rx thread Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 4/7] ath10k: Do not exhaust budget on process tx completion Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 5/7] ath10k: Handle the rx packet processing in thread Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 6/7] ath10k: Add deliver to stack from thread context Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14 ` [RFC 7/7] ath10k: Handle rx thread suspend and resume Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:14   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 23:06   ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-23 23:06     ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-24  6:19     ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-24  6:19       ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-21 17:25 ` [RFC 0/7] Add support to process rx packets in thread Andrew Lunn
2020-07-21 17:25   ` Andrew Lunn
2020-07-21 18:05   ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-21 18:05     ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-23 18:21     ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 18:21       ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-23 19:02       ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-23 19:02         ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-24  6:20         ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-24  6:20           ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-24 22:28           ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-24 22:28             ` Florian Fainelli
2020-07-22  9:12   ` David Laight
2020-07-22  9:12     ` David Laight
2020-07-25  8:16     ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-25 10:38       ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-25 10:38         ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-25 12:25         ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-25 14:08         ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-25 14:08           ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-25 14:57           ` Hillf Danton [this message]
2020-07-25 15:41             ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-25 15:41               ` Sebastian Gottschall
2020-07-26 11:16               ` David Laight
2020-07-26 11:16                 ` David Laight
2020-07-28 16:59                 ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-28 16:59                   ` Rakesh Pillai
2020-07-29  1:34                   ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-25 17:57       ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-25 17:57         ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-26  1:22         ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-26  8:10           ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-26  8:10             ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-26  8:32             ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-26  8:59               ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-26  8:59                 ` Felix Fietkau
2020-07-22 16:20   ` Jakub Kicinski
2020-07-22 16:20     ` Jakub Kicinski

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