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From: prashantbhole.linux@gmail.com
To: "Michael S . Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>,
	Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Prashant Bhole <prashantbhole.linux@gmail.com>,
	David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH net-next 0/3] vhost_net: access ptr ring using tap recvmsg
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 10:53:54 +0900
Message-ID: <20191012015357.1775-1-prashantbhole.linux@gmail.com> (raw)

From: Prashant Bhole <prashantbhole.linux@gmail.com>

vhost_net needs to peek tun packet sizes to allocate virtio buffers.
Currently it directly accesses tap ptr ring to do it. Jason Wang
suggested to achieve this using msghdr->msg_control and modifying the
behavior of tap recvmsg.

This change will be useful in future in case of virtio-net XDP
offload. Where packets will be XDP processed in tap recvmsg and vhost
will see only non XDP_DROP'ed packets.

Patch 1: reorganizes the tun_msg_ctl so that it can be extended by
 the means of different commands. tap sendmsg recvmsg will behave
 according to commands.

Patch 2: modifies recvmsg implementation to produce packet pointers.
 vhost_net uses recvmsg API instead of ptr_ring_consume().

Patch 3: removes ptr ring usage in vhost and functions those export
 ptr ring from tun/tap.

Prashant Bhole (3):
  tuntap: reorganize tun_msg_ctl usage
  vhost_net: user tap recvmsg api to access ptr ring
  tuntap: remove usage of ptr ring in vhost_net

 drivers/net/tap.c      | 44 ++++++++++++++---------
 drivers/net/tun.c      | 45 +++++++++++++++---------
 drivers/vhost/net.c    | 79 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
 include/linux/if_tun.h |  9 +++--
 4 files changed, 103 insertions(+), 74 deletions(-)

-- 
2.21.0


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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-12  1:53 prashantbhole.linux [this message]
2019-10-12  1:53 ` [PATCH net-next 1/3] tuntap: reorganize tun_msg_ctl usage prashantbhole.linux
2019-10-12  7:44   ` Jason Wang
2019-10-15  0:33     ` Prashant Bhole
2019-10-12  1:53 ` [PATCH net-next 2/3] vhost_net: user tap recvmsg api to access ptr ring prashantbhole.linux
2019-10-12  7:54   ` Jason Wang
2019-10-12 20:41   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2019-10-15  0:57     ` Prashant Bhole
2019-10-12  1:53 ` [PATCH net-next 3/3] tuntap: remove usage of ptr ring in vhost_net prashantbhole.linux
2019-10-12  7:57 ` [PATCH net-next 0/3] vhost_net: access ptr ring using tap recvmsg Jason Wang
2019-10-12 20:38   ` Michael S. Tsirkin

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