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From: Felix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
To: Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>,
	Brian Norris <briannorris@chromium.org>
Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>,
	Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar@codeaurora.org>,
	Rakesh Pillai <pillair@codeaurora.org>,
	ath10k <ath10k@lists.infradead.org>,
	linux-wireless <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, Doug Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>,
	Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC 2/7] ath10k: Add support to process rx packet in thread
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 08:45:59 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <633feaed-7f34-15d3-1899-81eb1d6ae14f@nbd.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47d8be60-14ce-0223-bdf3-c34dc2451945@candelatech.com>


On 2021-03-23 04:01, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 3/22/21 6:20 PM, Brian Norris wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 4:58 PM Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com> wrote:
>>> On 7/22/20 6:00 AM, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>>>> On 2020-07-22 14:55, Johannes Berg wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 2020-07-22 at 14:27 +0200, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm considering testing a different approach (with mt76 initially):
>>>>>> - Add a mac80211 rx function that puts processed skbs into a list
>>>>>> instead of handing them to the network stack directly.
>>>>>
>>>>> Would this be *after* all the mac80211 processing, i.e. in place of the
>>>>> rx-up-to-stack?
>>>> Yes, it would run all the rx handlers normally and then put the
>>>> resulting skbs into a list instead of calling netif_receive_skb or
>>>> napi_gro_frags.
>>>
>>> Whatever came of this?  I realized I'm running Felix's patch since his mt76
>>> driver needs it.  Any chance it will go upstream?
>> 
>> If you're asking about $subject (moving NAPI/RX to a thread), this
>> landed upstream recently:
>> http://git.kernel.org/linus/adbb4fb028452b1b0488a1a7b66ab856cdf20715
>> 
>> It needs a bit of coaxing to work on a WiFi driver (including: WiFi
>> drivers tend to have a different netdev for NAPI than they expose to
>> /sys/class/net/), but it's there.
>> 
>> I'm not sure if people had something else in mind in the stuff you're
>> quoting though.
> 
> No, I got it confused with something Felix did:
> 
> https://github.com/greearb/mt76/blob/master/patches/0001-net-add-support-for-threaded-NAPI-polling.patch
> 
> Maybe the NAPI/RX to a thread thing superceded Felix's patch?
Yes, it did and it's in linux-next already.
I sent the following change to make mt76 use it:
https://github.com/nbd168/wireless/commit/1d4ff31437e5aaa999bd7a

- Felix

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From: Felix Fietkau <nbd@nbd.name>
To: Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>,
	Brian Norris <briannorris@chromium.org>
Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>,
	Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar@codeaurora.org>,
	Rakesh Pillai <pillair@codeaurora.org>,
	ath10k <ath10k@lists.infradead.org>,
	linux-wireless <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, Doug Anderson <dianders@chromium.org>,
	Evan Green <evgreen@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC 2/7] ath10k: Add support to process rx packet in thread
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 08:45:59 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <633feaed-7f34-15d3-1899-81eb1d6ae14f@nbd.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47d8be60-14ce-0223-bdf3-c34dc2451945@candelatech.com>


On 2021-03-23 04:01, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 3/22/21 6:20 PM, Brian Norris wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 4:58 PM Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com> wrote:
>>> On 7/22/20 6:00 AM, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>>>> On 2020-07-22 14:55, Johannes Berg wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 2020-07-22 at 14:27 +0200, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm considering testing a different approach (with mt76 initially):
>>>>>> - Add a mac80211 rx function that puts processed skbs into a list
>>>>>> instead of handing them to the network stack directly.
>>>>>
>>>>> Would this be *after* all the mac80211 processing, i.e. in place of the
>>>>> rx-up-to-stack?
>>>> Yes, it would run all the rx handlers normally and then put the
>>>> resulting skbs into a list instead of calling netif_receive_skb or
>>>> napi_gro_frags.
>>>
>>> Whatever came of this?  I realized I'm running Felix's patch since his mt76
>>> driver needs it.  Any chance it will go upstream?
>> 
>> If you're asking about $subject (moving NAPI/RX to a thread), this
>> landed upstream recently:
>> http://git.kernel.org/linus/adbb4fb028452b1b0488a1a7b66ab856cdf20715
>> 
>> It needs a bit of coaxing to work on a WiFi driver (including: WiFi
>> drivers tend to have a different netdev for NAPI than they expose to
>> /sys/class/net/), but it's there.
>> 
>> I'm not sure if people had something else in mind in the stuff you're
>> quoting though.
> 
> No, I got it confused with something Felix did:
> 
> https://github.com/greearb/mt76/blob/master/patches/0001-net-add-support-for-threaded-NAPI-polling.patch
> 
> Maybe the NAPI/RX to a thread thing superceded Felix's patch?
Yes, it did and it's in linux-next already.
I sent the following change to make mt76 use it:
https://github.com/nbd168/wireless/commit/1d4ff31437e5aaa999bd7a

- Felix

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-23  7:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 96+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-21 17:14 [RFC 0/7] Add support to process rx packets " 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 [this message]
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
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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