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From: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <toke@redhat.com>
To: "Björn Töpel" <bjorn.topel@gmail.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, ast@kernel.org, daniel@iogearbox.net
Cc: "Björn Töpel" <bjorn.topel@intel.com>,
	bpf@vger.kernel.org, magnus.karlsson@gmail.com,
	magnus.karlsson@intel.com, sridhar.samudrala@intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v3] libbpf: use implicit XSKMAP lookup from AF_XDP XDP program
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:35:40 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ftjlp703.fsf@toke.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191022072206.6318-1-bjorn.topel@gmail.com>

Björn Töpel <bjorn.topel@gmail.com> writes:

> From: Björn Töpel <bjorn.topel@intel.com>
>
> In commit 43e74c0267a3 ("bpf_xdp_redirect_map: Perform map lookup in
> eBPF helper") the bpf_redirect_map() helper learned to do map lookup,
> which means that the explicit lookup in the XDP program for AF_XDP is
> not needed for post-5.3 kernels.
>
> This commit adds the implicit map lookup with default action, which
> improves the performance for the "rx_drop" [1] scenario with ~4%.
>
> For pre-5.3 kernels, the bpf_redirect_map() returns XDP_ABORTED, and a
> fallback path for backward compatibility is entered, where explicit
> lookup is still performed. This means a slight regression for older
> kernels (an additional bpf_redirect_map() call), but I consider that a
> fair punishment for users not upgrading their kernels. ;-)
>
> v1->v2: Backward compatibility (Toke) [2]
> v2->v3: Avoid masking/zero-extension by using JMP32 [3]
>
> [1] # xdpsock -i eth0 -z -r
> [2] https://lore.kernel.org/bpf/87pnirb3dc.fsf@toke.dk/
> [3] https://lore.kernel.org/bpf/87v9sip0i8.fsf@toke.dk/
>
> Suggested-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Björn Töpel <bjorn.topel@intel.com>

Acked-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com>


  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-22  7:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-22  7:22 Björn Töpel
2019-10-22  7:35 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen [this message]
2019-10-23 17:05   ` Alexei Starovoitov

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