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From: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>
To: Grygorii Strashko <grygorii.strashko@ti.com>
Cc: "David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Lokesh Vutla <lokeshvutla@ti.com>,
	Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>, Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@ti.com>,
	Murali Karicheri <m-karicheri2@ti.com>,
	netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-omap@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 08/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: move rx timestamp processing to ptp worker only
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 06:43:43 -0700
Message-ID: <20200324134343.GD18149@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200320194244.4703-9-grygorii.strashko@ti.com>

On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 09:42:41PM +0200, Grygorii Strashko wrote:
> Once CPTS IRQ will be enabled the CPTS irq handler may compete with netif
> RX sofirq path and so RX timestamp might not be ready at the moment packet
> is processed. As result, packet has to be deferred and processed later.

This change is not necessary.  The Rx path can simply take a spinlock,
check the event list and the HW queue.
 
> This patch moves RX timestamp processing tx timestamp processing to PTP
> worker always the same way as it's been done for TX timestamps.

There is no advantage to delaying Rx time stamp delivery.  In fact, it
can degrade synchronization performance.  The only reason the
implementation delays Tx time stamps delivery is because there is no
other way.

Thanks,
Richard

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-20 19:42 [PATCH net-next v3 00/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: add irq and HW_TS_PUSH events Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 01/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: use dev_yy() api for logs Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-26 14:03   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 02/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: separate hw counter read from timecounter Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-26 14:18   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-26 20:14     ` Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 03/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: move tc mult update in cpts_fifo_read() Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-26 14:20   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-26 20:18     ` Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-27  1:26       ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 04/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: switch to use new .gettimex64() interface Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 05/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: optimize packet to event matching Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 06/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: move tx timestamp processing to ptp worker only Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-26 14:29   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-26 20:17     ` Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 07/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: rework locking Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-27  1:28   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 08/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: move rx timestamp processing to ptp worker only Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-24 13:43   ` Richard Cochran [this message]
2020-03-24 15:34     ` Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-24 16:54       ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-26 11:15         ` Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-27  1:37           ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 09/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: add irq support Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 10/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: add support for HW_TS_PUSH events Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-27  1:34   ` Richard Cochran
2020-03-20 19:42 ` [PATCH net-next v3 11/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: enable cpts irq Grygorii Strashko
2020-03-24  4:17 ` [PATCH net-next v3 00/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: add irq and HW_TS_PUSH events David Miller
2020-03-24 13:38 ` Richard Cochran

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