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From: "Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>
To: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>,
	"jerinjacobk@gmail.com" <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>,
	"Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	"mdr@ashroe.eu" <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	"ktraynor@redhat.com" <ktraynor@redhat.com>,
	 "Stokes, Ian" <ian.stokes@intel.com>,
	"i.maximets@ovn.org" <i.maximets@ovn.org>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	"Mcnamara, John" <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	"Kovacevic, Marko" <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	"Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
	Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	"Neil Horman" <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/9] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:15:55 +0000
Message-ID: <BYAPR11MB3301F1258A2D4B38A79E1CA79A940@BYAPR11MB3301.namprd11.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJFAV8y_X_7K+vxXz1xT5V1RPY9R_hAdLTCBBgiexKtvdESjng@mail.gmail.com>

Hi David,

> > > diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_lcore.c b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_lcore.c
> > > index 86d32a3dd7..7db05428e7 100644
> > > --- a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_lcore.c
> > > +++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_lcore.c
> > > @@ -220,3 +221,38 @@ rte_socket_id_by_idx(unsigned int idx)
> > >       }
> > >       return config->numa_nodes[idx];
> > >  }
> > > +
> > > +static rte_spinlock_t lcore_lock = RTE_SPINLOCK_INITIALIZER;
> > > +
> > > +unsigned int
> > > +eal_lcore_non_eal_allocate(void)
> > > +{
> > > +     struct rte_config *cfg = rte_eal_get_configuration();
> > > +     unsigned int lcore_id;
> > > +
> > > +     rte_spinlock_lock(&lcore_lock);
> >
> > I think it will break current DPDK MP modes.
> > The problem here - rte_config (and lcore_role[]) is in shared memory,
> > while the lock is local.
> > Simplest way probably to move lcore_lock to rte_config.
> 
> Even before this series, MP has no protection on lcore placing between
> primary and secondary processes.

Agree, it is not a new problem, it has been there for a while.
Though making lcore assignment dynamic will make it more noticeable and harder to avoid.
With static only lcore distribution it is much easier to control things.
 
> Personally, I have no use for DPDK MP and marking MP as not supporting
> this new feature is tempting for a first phase.
> If this is a strong requirement, I can look at it in a second phase.
> What do you think?

In theory it is possible to mark this new API as not supported for MP.
At least for now. Though I think it is sort of temporal solution.
AFAIK, MP is used by customers, so sooner or later someone will hit that problem.
Let say, we do have pdump app/library in our mainline.
As I can see - it will be affected when users will start using this new dynamic lcore API
inside their apps.    

> 
> >
> > > +     for (lcore_id = 0; lcore_id < RTE_MAX_LCORE; lcore_id++) {
> > > +             if (cfg->lcore_role[lcore_id] != ROLE_OFF)
> > > +                     continue;
> > > +             cfg->lcore_role[lcore_id] = ROLE_NON_EAL;
> > > +             cfg->lcore_count++;
> > > +             break;
> > > +     }
> > > +     if (lcore_id == RTE_MAX_LCORE)
> > > +             RTE_LOG(DEBUG, EAL, "No lcore available.\n");
> > > +     rte_spinlock_unlock(&lcore_lock);
> > > +     return lcore_id;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +void
> > > +eal_lcore_non_eal_release(unsigned int lcore_id)
> > > +{
> > > +     struct rte_config *cfg = rte_eal_get_configuration();
> > > +
> > > +     rte_spinlock_lock(&lcore_lock);
> > > +     if (cfg->lcore_role[lcore_id] == ROLE_NON_EAL) {
> > > +             cfg->lcore_role[lcore_id] = ROLE_OFF;
> > > +             cfg->lcore_count--;
> > > +     }
> > > +     rte_spinlock_unlock(&lcore_lock);
> > > +}
> > > diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_thread.c b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_thread.c
> > > index a7ae0691bf..1cbddc4b5b 100644
> > > --- a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_thread.c
> > > +++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_thread.c
> > > @@ -236,3 +236,36 @@ rte_ctrl_thread_create(pthread_t *thread, const char *name,
> > >       pthread_join(*thread, NULL);
> > >       return -ret;
> > >  }
> > > +
> > > +void
> > > +rte_thread_register(void)
> > > +{
> > > +     unsigned int lcore_id;
> > > +     rte_cpuset_t cpuset;
> > > +
> > > +     /* EAL init flushes all lcores, we can't register before. */
> > > +     assert(internal_config.init_complete == 1);
> > > +     if (pthread_getaffinity_np(pthread_self(), sizeof(cpuset),
> > > +                     &cpuset) != 0)
> > > +             CPU_ZERO(&cpuset);
> > > +     lcore_id = eal_lcore_non_eal_allocate();
> > > +     if (lcore_id >= RTE_MAX_LCORE)
> > > +             lcore_id = LCORE_ID_ANY;
> > > +     rte_thread_init(lcore_id, &cpuset);
> >
> > So we just setting affinity to the same value, right?
> > Not a big deal, but might be easier to allow rte_thread_init()
> > to accept cpuset==NULL (and just don't change thread affinity in that case)
> 
> rte_thread_init does not change the thread cpu affinity, it handles
> per thread (TLS included) variables initialization.

Right, didn't read the code properly.
Please scratch that comment.

> 
> So do you mean accepting cpuset == NULL and do the getaffinity in this case?
> rte_thread_init is EAL private for now.
> That saves us some code in this function, but we will call with a !=
> NULL cpuset in all other EAL code.

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Thread overview: 126+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-10 14:44 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/7] Register external threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/7] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/7] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-06-15  6:46   ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/7] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/7] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/7] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-06-15  6:43   ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 6/7] eal: dump lcores David Marchand
2020-06-15  6:40   ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-06-10 14:45 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 7/7] eal: add lcore hotplug notifications David Marchand
2020-06-15  6:34   ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-06-15  7:13     ` David Marchand
2020-06-10 15:09 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/7] Register external threads as lcore Jerin Jacob
2020-06-10 15:13   ` Bruce Richardson
2020-06-10 15:18   ` David Marchand
2020-06-10 15:33     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-15  7:11       ` David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/9] Register non-EAL " David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/9] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/9] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/9] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/9] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/9] eal: move lcore role code David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/9] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 7/9] eal: add lcore init callbacks David Marchand
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 8/9] eal: add lcore iterators David Marchand
2020-06-20  2:21     ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-06-19 16:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 9/9] mempool/bucket: handle non-EAL lcores David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 0/9] Register non-EAL threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/9] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 2/9] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/9] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 4/9] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 5/9] eal: move lcore role code David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 6/9] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores David Marchand
2020-06-22 15:49     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-22 16:37       ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-23  7:49       ` David Marchand
2020-06-23  9:14         ` Bruce Richardson
2020-06-23 12:49           ` David Marchand
2020-06-23 13:15         ` Ananyev, Konstantin [this message]
2020-06-24  9:23           ` David Marchand
2020-06-24  9:56             ` Bruce Richardson
2020-06-24 10:08               ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-24 10:45                 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-24 10:39             ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-24 10:48               ` David Marchand
2020-06-24 11:59                 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-26 14:43                   ` David Marchand
2020-06-30 10:35                     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-30 12:07                       ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-30 12:44                         ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-30 14:37                           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-30 19:02                           ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-30 14:35                         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-30 18:57                           ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-07-01  7:48                             ` David Marchand
2020-07-01 11:58                               ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-07-02 13:06                                 ` David Marchand
2020-07-03 15:15                                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-03 16:40                                   ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-07-04 15:00                                     ` David Marchand
2020-07-04 21:24                                       ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-23 17:02     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 7/9] eal: add lcore init callbacks David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 8/9] eal: add lcore iterators David Marchand
2020-06-22 13:25   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 9/9] mempool/bucket: handle non-EAL lcores David Marchand
2020-06-23 17:28     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-06-26 14:13       ` David Marchand
2020-06-26 14:34         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-06-26 14:47 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/9] Register non-EAL threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/9] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-06-30  9:33     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/9] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-06-30  9:34     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/9] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-06-30  9:37     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-30 12:04       ` David Marchand
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/9] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-06-26 15:00     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-29  9:07       ` David Marchand
2020-06-29  8:59     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Sunil Kumar Kori
2020-06-29  9:25       ` David Marchand
2020-06-30  9:42     ` [dpdk-dev] " Olivier Matz
2020-07-01  8:00       ` David Marchand
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 5/9] eal: move lcore role code David Marchand
2020-06-30  9:45     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 6/9] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores David Marchand
2020-06-29 14:27     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-30 10:07     ` Olivier Matz
2020-07-01  7:13       ` David Marchand
2020-07-01  9:11         ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 7/9] eal: add lcore init callbacks David Marchand
2020-06-29 12:46     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-06-30 10:09     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-30 10:15     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 8/9] eal: add lcore iterators David Marchand
2020-06-30 10:11     ` Olivier Matz
2020-06-26 14:47   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 9/9] mempool/bucket: handle non-EAL lcores David Marchand
2020-06-26 14:52     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-07-06 14:15 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 00/10] Register non-EAL threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 01/10] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 02/10] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 03/10] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 04/10] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 05/10] eal: move lcore role code David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 06/10] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 07/10] eal: add lcore init callbacks David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 08/10] eal: add lcore iterators David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 09/10] mempool/bucket: handle non-EAL lcores David Marchand
2020-07-06 14:16   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 10/10] eal: add multiprocess disable API David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 00/10] Register non-EAL threads as lcore David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 01/10] eal: relocate per thread symbols to common David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 02/10] eal: fix multiple definition of per lcore thread id David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 03/10] eal: introduce thread init helper David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 04/10] eal: introduce thread uninit helper David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 05/10] eal: move lcore role code David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 06/10] eal: register non-EAL threads as lcores David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 07/10] eal: add lcore init callbacks David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 08/10] eal: add lcore iterators David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 09/10] mempool/bucket: handle non-EAL lcores David Marchand
2020-07-06 20:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 10/10] eal: add multiprocess disable API David Marchand
2020-07-06 23:22   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 00/10] Register non-EAL threads as lcore Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-07-08 13:05     ` David Marchand
2020-07-08 13:06   ` David Marchand

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