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From: Jay Vosburgh <jay.vosburgh@canonical.com>
To: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@nvidia.com>
Cc: Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@gmail.com>,
	Andy Gospodarek <andy@greyhouse.net>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>, Thomas Davis <tadavis@lbl.gov>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 1/4] bonding: add pure source-mac-based tx hashing option
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 11:01:46 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <21484.1621620106@famine> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cfdef650-265c-19fb-de91-0f1ad0fed3e5@nvidia.com>

Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@nvidia.com> wrote:

>On 21/05/2021 16:27, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> As it turns out, a pure source-mac only tx hash has a place for some VM
>> setups. The previously added vlan+srcmac hash doesn't work as well for a
>> VM with a single MAC and multiple vlans -- these types of setups path
>> traffic more efficiently if the load is split by source mac alone. Enable
>> this by way of an extra module parameter, rather than adding yet another
>> hashing method in the tx fast path.
>> 
>> Cc: Jay Vosburgh <j.vosburgh@gmail.com>
>> Cc: Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@gmail.com>
>> Cc: Andy Gospodarek <andy@greyhouse.net>
>> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
>> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>
>> Cc: Thomas Davis <tadavis@lbl.gov>
>> Cc: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@nvidia.com>
>> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
>> Signed-off-by: Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com>
>> ---
>>  Documentation/networking/bonding.rst | 13 +++++++++++++
>>  drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c      | 18 ++++++++++++------
>>  2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>> 
>
>Hi,
>You seem to be missing netlink support for the new option. Code-wise the rest seems fine,
>my personal preference is still to make a configurable hash option and perhaps default to
>srcmac+vlan, i.e. it can be aliased with this hash option. I don't mind either way, but
>please add netlink support if it will be a new option as it's the preferred way for
>configuring.

	FWIW, I'm in agreement with Nik here; netlink support is
mandatory for any new options.

	-J

>Thanks,
> Nik
>
>> diff --git a/Documentation/networking/bonding.rst b/Documentation/networking/bonding.rst
>> index 62f2aab8eaec..767dbb49018b 100644
>> --- a/Documentation/networking/bonding.rst
>> +++ b/Documentation/networking/bonding.rst
>> @@ -707,6 +707,13 @@ mode
>>  		swapped with the new curr_active_slave that was
>>  		chosen.
>>  
>> +novlan_srcmac
>> +
>> +	When using the vlan+srcmac xmit_hash_policy, there may be cases where
>> +	omitting the vlan from the hash is beneficial. This can be done with
>> +	an extra module parameter here. The default value is 0 to include
>> +	vlan ID in the transmit hash.
>> +
>>  num_grat_arp,
>>  num_unsol_na
>>  
>> @@ -964,6 +971,12 @@ xmit_hash_policy
>>  
>>  		hash = (vlan ID) XOR (source MAC vendor) XOR (source MAC dev)
>>  
>> +		Optionally, if the module parameter novlan_srcmac=1 is set,
>> +		the vlan ID is omitted from the hash and only the source MAC
>> +		address is used, reducing the hash to
>> +
>> +		hash = (source MAC vendor) XOR (source MAC dev)
>> +
>>  	The default value is layer2.  This option was added in bonding
>>  	version 2.6.3.  In earlier versions of bonding, this parameter
>>  	does not exist, and the layer2 policy is the only policy.  The
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> index 20bbda1b36e1..32785e9d0295 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
>> @@ -107,6 +107,7 @@ static char *lacp_rate;
>>  static int min_links;
>>  static char *ad_select;
>>  static char *xmit_hash_policy;
>> +static int novlan_srcmac;
>>  static int arp_interval;
>>  static char *arp_ip_target[BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS];
>>  static char *arp_validate;
>> @@ -168,6 +169,9 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(xmit_hash_policy, "balance-alb, balance-tlb, balance-xor, 802.3
>>  				   "0 for layer 2 (default), 1 for layer 3+4, "
>>  				   "2 for layer 2+3, 3 for encap layer 2+3, "
>>  				   "4 for encap layer 3+4, 5 for vlan+srcmac");
>> +module_param(novlan_srcmac, int, 0);
>> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(novlan_srcmac, "include vlan ID in vlan+srcmac xmit_hash_policy or not; "
>> +			      "0 to include it (default), 1 to exclude it");
>>  module_param(arp_interval, int, 0);
>>  MODULE_PARM_DESC(arp_interval, "arp interval in milliseconds");
>>  module_param_array(arp_ip_target, charp, NULL, 0);
>> @@ -3523,9 +3527,9 @@ static bool bond_flow_ip(struct sk_buff *skb, struct flow_keys *fk,
>>  
>>  static u32 bond_vlan_srcmac_hash(struct sk_buff *skb)
>>  {
>> -	struct ethhdr *mac_hdr = (struct ethhdr *)skb_mac_header(skb);
>> +	struct ethhdr *mac_hdr = eth_hdr(skb);
>>  	u32 srcmac_vendor = 0, srcmac_dev = 0;
>> -	u16 vlan;
>> +	u32 hash;
>>  	int i;
>>  
>>  	for (i = 0; i < 3; i++)
>> @@ -3534,12 +3538,14 @@ static u32 bond_vlan_srcmac_hash(struct sk_buff *skb)
>>  	for (i = 3; i < ETH_ALEN; i++)
>>  		srcmac_dev = (srcmac_dev << 8) | mac_hdr->h_source[i];
>>  
>> -	if (!skb_vlan_tag_present(skb))
>> -		return srcmac_vendor ^ srcmac_dev;
>> +	hash = srcmac_vendor ^ srcmac_dev;
>> +
>> +	if (novlan_srcmac || !skb_vlan_tag_present(skb))
>> +		return hash;
>>  
>> -	vlan = skb_vlan_tag_get(skb);
>> +	hash ^= skb_vlan_tag_get(skb);
>>  
>> -	return vlan ^ srcmac_vendor ^ srcmac_dev;
>> +	return hash;
>>  }
>>  
>>  /* Extract the appropriate headers based on bond's xmit policy */

---
	-Jay Vosburgh, jay.vosburgh@canonical.com

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-21 18:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-18 21:08 [PATCH 0/4] bond_alb: support VMs behind bridges better Jarod Wilson
2021-05-18 21:08 ` [PATCH 1/4] bonding: add pure source-mac-based tx hashing option Jarod Wilson
2021-05-19  9:01   ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-05-18 21:08 ` [PATCH 2/4] bond_alb: don't rewrite bridged non-local MACs Jarod Wilson
2021-05-19 22:31   ` Jay Vosburgh
2021-05-18 21:08 ` [PATCH 3/4] bond_alb: don't tx balance multicast traffic either Jarod Wilson
2021-05-19 18:45   ` Jay Vosburgh
2021-05-18 21:08 ` [PATCH 4/4] bond_alb: put all slaves into promisc Jarod Wilson
2021-05-19 16:47   ` Jay Vosburgh
2021-05-21 13:27 ` [PATCH net-next v2 0/4] bonding/balance-alb: support VMs behind bridges better Jarod Wilson
2021-05-21 13:27   ` [PATCH net-next v2 1/4] bonding: add pure source-mac-based tx hashing option Jarod Wilson
2021-05-21 13:39     ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-05-21 13:41       ` Nikolay Aleksandrov
2021-05-21 18:01       ` Jay Vosburgh [this message]
2021-05-21 13:27   ` [PATCH net-next v2 2/4] bonding/balance-lb: don't rewrite bridged non-local MACs Jarod Wilson
2021-05-21 17:58     ` Jay Vosburgh
2021-05-21 13:27   ` [PATCH net-next v2 3/4] bonding/balance-alb: don't tx balance multicast traffic either Jarod Wilson
2021-05-21 17:02     ` Jay Vosburgh
2021-05-21 13:27   ` [PATCH net-next v2 4/4] bonding/balance-alb: put all slaves into promisc Jarod Wilson
2021-05-21 17:01     ` Jay Vosburgh

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