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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: Kevin Laatz <kevin.laatz@intel.com>
Cc: "Network Development" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Alexei Starovoitov" <ast@kernel.org>,
	"Daniel Borkmann" <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	"Björn Töpel" <bjorn.topel@intel.com>,
	"Karlsson, Magnus" <magnus.karlsson@intel.com>,
	"Jakub Kicinski" <jakub.kicinski@netronome.com>,
	"Jonathan Lemon" <jonathan.lemon@gmail.com>,
	bruce.richardson@intel.com, ciara.loftus@intel.com,
	bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>,
	intel-wired-lan <intel-wired-lan@lists.osuosl.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/10] XDP unaligned chunk placement support
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:08:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAADnVQLEdJwT7DRCpp2zuKWTg0uj=WKQkFc2LZ4o+1fDgnEFLg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190716030637.5634-1-kevin.laatz@intel.com>

Johnathan, Bjorn, Jakub,
Please review!
The patch set has been pending for a week.

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 4:21 AM Kevin Laatz <kevin.laatz@intel.com> wrote:
>
> This patch set adds the ability to use unaligned chunks in the XDP umem.
>
> Currently, all chunk addresses passed to the umem are masked to be chunk
> size aligned (default is 2k, max is PAGE_SIZE). This limits where we can
> place chunks within the umem as well as limiting the packet sizes that are
> supported.
>
> The changes in this patch set removes these restrictions, allowing XDP to
> be more flexible in where it can place a chunk within a umem. By relaxing
> where the chunks can be placed, it allows us to use an arbitrary buffer
> size and place that wherever we have a free address in the umem. These
> changes add the ability to support arbitrary frame sizes up to 4k
> (PAGE_SIZE) and make it easy to integrate with other existing frameworks
> that have their own memory management systems, such as DPDK.
>
> Since we are now dealing with arbitrary frame sizes, we need also need to
> update how we pass around addresses. Currently, the addresses can simply be
> masked to 2k to get back to the original address. This becomes less trivial
> when using frame sizes that are not a 'power of 2' size. This patch set
> modifies the Rx/Tx descriptor format to use the upper 16-bits of the addr
> field for an offset value, leaving the lower 48-bits for the address (this
> leaves us with 256 Terabytes, which should be enough!). We only need to use
> the upper 16-bits to store the offset when running in unaligned mode.
> Rather than adding the offset (headroom etc) to the address, we will store
> it in the upper 16-bits of the address field. This way, we can easily add
> the offset to the address where we need it, using some bit manipulation and
> addition, and we can also easily get the original address wherever we need
> it (for example in i40e_zca_free) by simply masking to get the lower
> 48-bits of the address field.
>
> The numbers below were recorded with the following set up:
>   - Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6140 CPU @ 2.30GHz
>   - Intel Corporation Ethernet Controller XXV710 for 25GbE SFP28 (rev 02)
>   - Driver: i40e
>   - Application: xdpsock with l2fwd (single interface)
>
> These are solely for comparing performance with and without the patches.
> The largest drop was ~1% (in zero-copy mode).
>
> +-------------------------+------------+-----------------+-------------+
> | Buffer size: 2048       | SKB mode   | Zero-copy       | Copy        |
> +-------------------------+------------+-----------------+-------------+
> | Aligned (baseline)      | 1.7 Mpps   | 15.3 Mpps       | 2.08 Mpps   |
> +-------------------------+------------+-----------------+-------------+
> | Aligned (with patches)  | 1.7 Mpps   | 15.1 Mpps       | 2.08 Mpps   |
> +-------------------------+------------+-----------------+-------------+
> | Unaligned               | 1.7 Mpps   | 14.5 Mpps       | 2.08 Mpps   |
> +-------------------------+------------+-----------------+-------------+
>
> NOTE: We are currently working on the changes required in the Mellanox
> driver. We will include these in the v3.
>
> Structure of the patchset:
> Patch 1:
>   - Remove unnecessary masking and headroom addition during zero-copy Rx
>     buffer recycling in i40e. This change is required in order for the
>     buffer recycling to work in the unaligned chunk mode.
>
> Patch 2:
>   - Remove unnecessary masking and headroom addition during
>     zero-copy Rx buffer recycling in ixgbe. This change is required in
>     order for the  buffer recycling to work in the unaligned chunk mode.
>
> Patch 3:
>   - Add infrastructure for unaligned chunks. Since we are dealing with
>     unaligned chunks that could potentially cross a physical page boundary,
>     we add checks to keep track of that information. We can later use this
>     information to correctly handle buffers that are placed at an address
>     where they cross a page boundary.  This patch also modifies the
>     existing Rx and Tx functions to use the new descriptor format. To
>     handle addresses correctly, we need to mask appropriately based on
>     whether we are in aligned or unaligned mode.
>
> Patch 4:
>   - This patch updates the i40e driver to make use of the new descriptor
>     format. The new format is particularly useful here since we can now
>     retrieve the original address in places like i40e_zca_free with ease.
>     This saves us doing various calculations to get the original address
>     back.
>
> Patch 5:
>   - This patch updates the ixgbe driver to make use of the new descriptor
>     format. The new format is particularly useful here since we can now
>     retrieve the original address in places like ixgbe_zca_free with ease.
>     This saves us doing various calculations to get the original address
>     back.
>
> Patch 6:
>   - Add flags for umem configuration to libbpf
>
> Patch 7:
>   - Modify xdpsock application to add a command line option for
>     unaligned chunks
>
> Patch 8:
>   - Since we can now run the application in unaligned chunk mode, we need
>     to make sure we recycle the buffers appropriately.
>
> Patch 9:
>   - Adds hugepage support to the xdpsock application
>
> Patch 10:
>   - Documentation update to include the unaligned chunk scenario. We need
>     to explicitly state that the incoming addresses are only masked in the
>     aligned chunk mode and not the unaligned chunk mode.
>
> ---
> v2:
>   - fixed checkpatch issues
>   - fixed Rx buffer recycling for unaligned chunks in xdpsock
>   - removed unused defines
>   - fixed how chunk_size is calculated in xsk_diag.c
>   - added some performance numbers to cover letter
>   - modified descriptor format to make it easier to retrieve original
>     address
>   - removed patch adding off_t off to the zero copy allocator. This is no
>     longer needed with the new descriptor format.
>
> Kevin Laatz (10):
>   i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle
>   ixgbe: simplify Rx buffer recycle
>   xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement
>   i40e: modify driver for handling offsets
>   ixgbe: modify driver for handling offsets
>   libbpf: add flags to umem config
>   samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock
>   samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks to xdpsock
>   samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app
>   doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case
>
>  Documentation/networking/af_xdp.rst          | 10 ++-
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_xsk.c   | 39 +++++----
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_xsk.c | 39 +++++----
>  include/net/xdp_sock.h                       |  2 +
>  include/uapi/linux/if_xdp.h                  |  9 ++
>  net/xdp/xdp_umem.c                           | 17 ++--
>  net/xdp/xsk.c                                | 89 ++++++++++++++++----
>  net/xdp/xsk_diag.c                           |  2 +-
>  net/xdp/xsk_queue.h                          | 70 +++++++++++++--
>  samples/bpf/xdpsock_user.c                   | 61 ++++++++++----
>  tools/include/uapi/linux/if_xdp.h            |  4 +
>  tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c                          |  3 +
>  tools/lib/bpf/xsk.h                          |  2 +
>  13 files changed, 266 insertions(+), 81 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.17.1
>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-07-23 21:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 136+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-20  9:09 [PATCH 00/11] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Kevin Laatz
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 01/11] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 14:29   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 02/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 14:30   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 03/11] xdp: add offset param to zero_copy_allocator Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 14:31   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-24 19:23   ` Jakub Kicinski
2019-06-25 13:14     ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 04/11] i40e: add offset to zca_free Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 14:32   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 05/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 14:32   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 06/11] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:29   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 07/11] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:30   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 08/11] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:31   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 09/11] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:35   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 10/11] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:36   ` Björn Töpel
2019-06-20  9:09 ` [PATCH 11/11] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-06-24 15:34   ` Björn Töpel
2019-07-16  3:06 ` [PATCH v2 00/10] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Kevin Laatz
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 01/10] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-07-19 17:19     ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Bowers, AndrewX
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 02/10] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-19 17:20     ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Bowers, AndrewX
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 03/10] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-07-19 17:21     ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Bowers, AndrewX
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 04/10] i40e: modify driver for handling offsets Kevin Laatz
2019-07-19 17:22     ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Bowers, AndrewX
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 05/10] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-19 17:22     ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Bowers, AndrewX
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 06/10] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 07/10] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-07-16  3:06   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-07-23 21:08   ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]
2019-07-24 13:25     ` [Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH v2 00/10] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Magnus Karlsson
2019-07-25 15:43       ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-24  5:10   ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 00/11] " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 01/11] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 02/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 03/11] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-07-25  2:22       ` Jakub Kicinski
2019-07-25 17:01         ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-07-25  9:27       ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-07-25 17:00         ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-07-25 10:08       ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-07-25 15:39       ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 04/11] i40e: modify driver for handling offsets Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 05/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 06/11] mlx5e: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-25 10:15       ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-07-25 17:00         ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 07/11] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 08/11] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-07-25  9:43       ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-07-25 17:00         ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 09/11] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 10/11] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-07-24  5:10     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 11/11] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-07-25 15:39     ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 00/11] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-25 15:56       ` Richardson, Bruce
2019-07-25 17:30         ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-26  8:41           ` Bruce Richardson
2019-07-30  8:53     ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 01/11] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 02/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 03/11] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-07-31 12:45         ` [Intel-wired-lan] " Björn Töpel
2019-07-31 14:25         ` Björn Töpel
2019-08-01  6:59           ` Andrii Nakryiko
2019-08-01  7:34             ` Björn Töpel
2019-08-02  7:19               ` Andrii Nakryiko
2019-08-02  7:26                 ` Björn Töpel
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 04/11] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-07-31 18:11         ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 05/11] i40e: modify driver for handling offsets Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 06/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 07/11] mlx5e: " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-31 18:10         ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-01 10:05         ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-08-19 14:36           ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-08-19 14:47             ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 08/11] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 09/11] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-07-31 18:26         ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-07-30  8:53       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 10/11] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-07-30  8:54       ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 11/11] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44       ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 00/11] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 01/11] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 02/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 03/11] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22 18:43           ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-23 13:35             ` Laatz, Kevin
2019-08-27  7:36           ` Maxim Mikityanskiy
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 04/11] i40e: modify driver for handling offsets Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 05/11] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 06/11] mlx5e: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 07/11] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 08/11] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 09/11] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 10/11] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-08-22  1:44         ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 11/11] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-08-27  2:25         ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 00/12] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Kevin Laatz
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 01/12] i40e: simplify Rx buffer recycle Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:37             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 02/12] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:39             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 03/12] xsk: add support to allow unaligned chunk placement Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:41             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 04/12] i40e: modify driver for handling offsets Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:42             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 05/12] ixgbe: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:42             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 06/12] mlx5e: " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:43             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 07/12] net/mlx5e: Allow XSK frames smaller than a page Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:45             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 08/12] libbpf: add flags to umem config Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:46             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 09/12] samples/bpf: add unaligned chunks mode support to xdpsock Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:47             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 10/12] samples/bpf: add buffer recycling for unaligned chunks " Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:49             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 11/12] samples/bpf: use hugepages in xdpsock app Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:51             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-27  2:25           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 12/12] doc/af_xdp: include unaligned chunk case Kevin Laatz
2019-08-30 15:51             ` Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-30 15:52           ` [PATCH bpf-next v6 00/12] XDP unaligned chunk placement support Jonathan Lemon
2019-08-30 23:29           ` Daniel Borkmann

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