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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: Hou Tao <houtao@huaweicloud.com>
Cc: Kumar Kartikeya Dwivedi <memxor@gmail.com>,
	Yonghong Song <yhs@meta.com>, bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>,
	Martin KaFai Lau <martin.lau@linux.dev>,
	Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@kernel.org>, Song Liu <song@kernel.org>,
	Hao Luo <haoluo@google.com>, Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	KP Singh <kpsingh@kernel.org>,
	Stanislav Fomichev <sdf@google.com>, Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>,
	John Fastabend <john.fastabend@gmail.com>,
	"Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>,
	rcu@vger.kernel.org, Hou Tao <houtao1@huawei.com>,
	Martin KaFai Lau <martin.lau@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH bpf-next 0/6] bpf: Handle reuse in bpf memory alloc
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 18:42:41 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAADnVQ+ZVDgiBMFrCpqjZK6kTLfOF_2zxRBMqvHZmoUZW5p3=A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <19bf22cd-2344-4029-a2ee-ce4bcc1db048@huaweicloud.com>

On Tue, Feb 14, 2023 at 6:36 PM Hou Tao <houtao@huaweicloud.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On 2/12/2023 12:33 AM, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2023 at 5:10 PM Hou Tao <houtao@huaweicloud.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hou, are you plannning to resubmit this change? I also hit this while testing my
> >>>> changes on bpf-next.
> >>> Are you talking about the whole patch set or just GFP_ZERO in mem_alloc?
> >>> The former will take a long time to settle.
> >>> The latter is trivial.
> >>> To unblock yourself just add GFP_ZERO in an extra patch?
> >> Sorry for the long delay. Just find find out time to do some tests to compare
> >> the performance of bzero and ctor. After it is done, will resubmit on next week.
> > I still don't like ctor as a concept. In general the callbacks in the critical
> > path are guaranteed to be slow due to retpoline overhead.
> > Please send a patch to add GFP_ZERO.
> I see. Will do. But i think it is better to know the coarse overhead of these
> two methods, so I hack map_perf_test to support customizable value size for
> hash_map_alloc and do some benchmarks to show the overheads of ctor and
> GFP_ZERO. These benchmark are conducted on a KVM-VM with 8-cpus, it seems when
> the number of allocated elements is small, the overheads of ctor and bzero are
> basically the same, but when the number of allocated element increases (e.g.,
> half full), the overhead of ctor will be bigger. For big value size, the
> overhead of ctor and zero are basically the same, and it seems due to the main
> overhead comes from slab allocation. The following is the detailed results:

and with retpoline?

  reply	other threads:[~2023-02-15  2:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-12-30  4:11 [RFC PATCH bpf-next 0/6] bpf: Handle reuse in bpf memory alloc Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 1/6] bpf: Support ctor in bpf memory allocator Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 2/6] bpf: Factor out a common helper free_llist() Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 3/6] bpf: Pass bitwise flags to bpf_mem_alloc_init() Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 4/6] bpf: Introduce BPF_MA_NO_REUSE for bpf memory allocator Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 5/6] bpf: Use BPF_MA_NO_REUSE in htab map Hou Tao
2022-12-30  4:11 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 6/6] selftests/bpf: Add test case for element reuse " Hou Tao
2023-01-01  1:26 ` [RFC PATCH bpf-next 0/6] bpf: Handle reuse in bpf memory alloc Alexei Starovoitov
2023-01-01 18:48   ` Yonghong Song
2023-01-03 13:47     ` Hou Tao
2023-01-04  6:10       ` Yonghong Song
2023-01-04  6:30         ` Hou Tao
2023-01-04  7:14           ` Yonghong Song
2023-01-04 18:26             ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-10 16:32               ` Kumar Kartikeya Dwivedi
2023-02-10 21:06                 ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-11  1:09                   ` Hou Tao
2023-02-11 16:33                     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-11 16:34                       ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-15  1:54                         ` Martin KaFai Lau
2023-02-15  4:02                           ` Hou Tao
2023-02-15  7:22                             ` Martin KaFai Lau
2023-02-16  2:11                               ` Hou Tao
2023-02-16  7:47                                 ` Martin KaFai Lau
2023-02-16  8:18                                   ` Hou Tao
2023-02-16 13:55                         ` Hou Tao
2023-02-16 16:35                           ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-17  1:19                             ` Hou Tao
2023-02-22 19:30                               ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-02-15  2:35                       ` Hou Tao
2023-02-15  2:42                         ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]
2023-02-15  3:00                           ` Hou Tao
2023-01-03 13:40   ` Hou Tao
2023-01-03 19:38     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2023-01-10  6:26       ` Martin KaFai Lau

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