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From: Vamsi Krishna Attunuru <vattunuru@marvell.com>
To: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
	"Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran" <jerinj@marvell.com>,
	Kiran Kumar Kokkilagadda <kirankumark@marvell.com>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [RFC 0/4] mempool: avoid objects allocations across pages
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 05:37:28 +0000
Message-ID: <CH2PR18MB3381F0D32040F503210AF6CEA6C70@CH2PR18MB3381.namprd18.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190719133845.32432-1-olivier.matz@6wind.com>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2019 7:09 PM
> To: Vamsi Krishna Attunuru <vattunuru@marvell.com>; dev@dpdk.org
> Cc: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>; Thomas Monjalon
> <thomas@monjalon.net>; Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>; Jerin
> Jacob Kollanukkaran <jerinj@marvell.com>; Kiran Kumar Kokkilagadda
> <kirankumark@marvell.com>; Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
> Subject: [RFC 0/4] mempool: avoid objects allocations across pages
> 
> When IOVA mode is VA, a mempool can be created with objects that are not
> physically contiguous, which breaks KNI.
> 
> To solve this, this patchset changes the default behavior of mempool populate
> function, to prevent objects from being located across pages.
> 
> Olivier Matz (4):
>   mempool: clarify default populate function
>   mempool: unalign size when calculating required mem amount
>   mempool: introduce function to get mempool page size
>   mempool: prevent objects from being across pages
> 
>  lib/librte_mempool/rte_mempool.c             | 106 +++++++++++----------------
>  lib/librte_mempool/rte_mempool.h             |   8 +-
>  lib/librte_mempool/rte_mempool_ops.c         |   4 +-
>  lib/librte_mempool/rte_mempool_ops_default.c |  39 +++++++++-
>  4 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 67 deletions(-)
> 
> ---
> 
> Hi,
> 
> > @Olivier,
> > Any suggestions..?
> 
> I took some time to go a bit deeper. I still think we can change the default
> behavior to avoid objects to be located accross pages. But it is more complex
> that I expected.
> 
> I made a draft patchset, that, in short:
> - cleans/renames variables
> - removes the optimistic full iova contiguous allocation
> - changes return value of calc_mem_size to return the unaligned size,
>   therefore the allocation is smaller in case of big hugepages
> - changes rte_mempool_op_populate_default() to prevent allocation
>   of objects accross multiple pages
> 
> Andrew, Anatoly, did I miss something?
> Vamsi, can you check if it solves your issue?
> 
Thanks Olivier for your time, it solves our problem with the KNI in VA mode. 
Since the change set could not go in 19.08 and as you suggested, 
implemented mempool populate without a flag and used the same for kni application. 
Sending v8 with these changes.

> Anyway, even if validate the patchset it and make it work, I'm afraid this is not
> something that could go in 19.08.
> 
> The only alternative I see is a specific mempool allocation function when used in
> iova=va mode + kni, as you proposed previously.
> 
> It can probably be implemented without adding a flag, starting from
> rte_mempool_create(), and replacing rte_mempool_populate_default(mp) by
> something else: allocate pages one by one, and call
> rte_mempool_populate_iova() for each of them.
> 
> Hope it helps. Unfortunately, I may not have too much time to spend on it in the
> coming days.
> 
> Regards,
> Olivier

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 103+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-27 10:49 [PATCH] kni: add IOVA va support for kni Kiran Kumar
2018-09-27 10:58 ` Burakov, Anatoly
2018-10-02 17:05 ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-04-01 17:30   ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-04-01 18:20     ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-04-01  9:51 ` [PATCH v2] " Kiran Kumar Kokkilagadda
2019-04-03 16:29   ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-04-04  5:03     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Kiran Kumar Kokkilagadda
2019-04-04 11:20       ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-04-04 13:29         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-04-04  9:57     ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-04-04 11:21       ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-04-16  4:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " kirankumark
2019-04-19 10:38     ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-04-22  4:39     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " kirankumark
2019-04-22  6:15       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] " kirankumark
2019-04-26  9:11         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-25  3:56         ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] add IOVA = VA support in KNI vattunuru
2019-06-25  3:56           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/4] lib/mempool: skip populating mempool objs that falls on page boundaries vattunuru
2019-06-25  3:56           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 2/4] lib/kni: add PCI related information vattunuru
2019-06-25 17:41             ` Stephen Hemminger
2019-06-26  3:48               ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-06-26 14:58                 ` Stephen Hemminger
2019-06-27  9:43                   ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-11 16:22             ` [dpdk-dev] " Ferruh Yigit
2019-07-12 11:02               ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-12 11:11                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-06-25  3:56           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 3/4] example/kni: add IOVA support for kni application vattunuru
2019-07-11 16:23             ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-06-25  3:57           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 4/4] kernel/linux/kni: add IOVA support in kni module vattunuru
2019-07-11 16:30             ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-07-12 10:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-12 11:10                 ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-07-12 12:27                   ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-12 16:29                   ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-15 11:26                     ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-07-15 13:06                       ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-11 16:43             ` [dpdk-dev] " Stephen Hemminger
2019-06-25 10:00           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 0/4] add IOVA = VA support in KNI Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-25 11:15             ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-06-25 11:30               ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-25 13:38                 ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-27  9:34                   ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-01 13:51                     ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-04  6:42                       ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-04  9:48                         ` Jerin Jacob Kollanukkaran
2019-07-11 16:21                           ` Ferruh Yigit
2019-07-17  9:04           ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 0/4] kni: add IOVA=VA support vattunuru
2019-07-17  9:04             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 1/4] mempool: modify mempool populate() to skip objects from page boundaries vattunuru
2019-07-17 13:36               ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-17 13:47                 ` Olivier Matz
2019-07-17 17:31                 ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-18  9:28                   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-18 14:16                     ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-19 13:38                       ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 0/4] mempool: avoid objects allocations across pages Olivier Matz
2019-07-19 13:38                         ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 1/4] mempool: clarify default populate function Olivier Matz
2019-07-19 15:42                           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-19 13:38                         ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 2/4] mempool: unalign size when calculating required mem amount Olivier Matz
2019-08-07 15:21                           ` [dpdk-dev] ***Spam*** " Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-19 13:38                         ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 3/4] mempool: introduce function to get mempool page size Olivier Matz
2019-08-07 15:21                           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-19 13:38                         ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC 4/4] mempool: prevent objects from being across pages Olivier Matz
2019-07-19 14:03                           ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-07-19 14:11                           ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-08-07 15:21                           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-23  5:37                         ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru [this message]
2019-08-07 15:21                         ` [dpdk-dev] ***Spam*** [RFC 0/4] mempool: avoid objects allocations " Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-17  9:04             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 2/4] kni: add IOVA = VA support in KNI lib vattunuru
2019-07-17  9:04             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/4] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI module vattunuru
2019-07-17  9:04             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 4/4] kni: modify IOVA mode checks to support VA vattunuru
2019-07-23  5:38             ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support vattunuru
2019-07-23  5:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 1/5] mempool: populate mempool with page sized chunks of memory vattunuru
2019-07-23 11:08                 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-23 12:28                   ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-23 19:33                     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-24  7:09                       ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-24  7:27                         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-29  6:25                           ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-23  5:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 2/5] add IOVA -VA support in KNI lib vattunuru
2019-07-23 10:54                 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-23  5:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 3/5] kni: add app specific mempool create & free routine vattunuru
2019-07-23 10:50                 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-23 11:01                   ` Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-23  5:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 4/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI module vattunuru
2019-07-23  5:38               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 5/5] kni: modify IOVA mode checks to support VA vattunuru
2019-07-24  7:14               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 0/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-29 12:13               ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 " vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:13                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 1/5] mempool: populate mempool with the page sized chunks of memory vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:41                   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2019-07-29 13:33                     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 0/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support vattunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 1/5] mempool: populate mempool with the page sized chunks vattunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 2/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI lib vattunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 3/5] kni: add app specific mempool create and free routines vattunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 4/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI module vattunuru
2019-08-16  6:12                     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v10 5/5] kni: modify IOVA mode checks to support VA vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:13                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 2/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI lib vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:24                   ` Igor Ryzhov
2019-07-29 13:22                     ` [dpdk-dev] [EXT] " Vamsi Krishna Attunuru
2019-07-29 12:13                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 3/5] kni: add app specific mempool create & free routine vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:13                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 4/5] kni: add IOVA=VA support in KNI module vattunuru
2019-07-29 12:13                 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 5/5] kni: modify IOVA mode checks to support VA vattunuru
2019-04-23  8:56       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] kni: add IOVA va support for kni Burakov, Anatoly

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