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From: Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org>
To: Jack Wang <jinpuwang@gmail.com>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org
Cc: axboe@kernel.dk, hch@infradead.org, sagi@grimberg.me,
	leon@kernel.org, dledford@redhat.com,
	danil.kipnis@cloud.ionos.com, jinpu.wang@cloud.ionos.com,
	rpenyaev@suse.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 06/25] rtrs: client: main functionality
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 15:53:10 -0800
Message-ID: <e242c08f-68e0-49b7-82e6-924d0124b792@acm.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191230102942.18395-7-jinpuwang@gmail.com>

On 2019-12-30 02:29, Jack Wang wrote:
> + * InfiniBand Transport Layer

InfiniBand or RDMA?

> +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("RTRS Client");

Please spell out RTRS in full.

> +static const struct rtrs_ib_dev_pool_ops dev_pool_ops;

Can this forward declaration be avoided?

> +static struct rtrs_ib_dev_pool dev_pool = {
> +	.ops = &dev_pool_ops
> +};

Can this structure be declared 'const'?

> +static inline struct rtrs_permit *
> +__rtrs_get_permit(struct rtrs_clt *clt, enum rtrs_clt_con_type con_type)
> +{
> +	size_t max_depth = clt->queue_depth;
> +	struct rtrs_permit *permit;
> +	int cpu, bit;
> +
> +	cpu = get_cpu();
> +	do {
> +		bit = find_first_zero_bit(clt->permits_map, max_depth);
> +		if (unlikely(bit >= max_depth)) {
> +			put_cpu();
> +			return NULL;
> +		}
> +
> +	} while (unlikely(test_and_set_bit_lock(bit, clt->permits_map)));
> +	put_cpu();

Are the get_cpu() and put_cpu() calls around this loop useful? If not,
please remove these calls. Otherwise please add a comment that explains
the purpose of these calls.

An additional question: is it possible to replace the above loop with an
sbitmap_get() call?

> +static void complete_rdma_req(struct rtrs_clt_io_req *req, int errno,
> +			      bool notify, bool can_wait)
> +{
> +	struct rtrs_clt_con *con = req->con;
> +	struct rtrs_clt_sess *sess;
> +	int err;
> +
> +	if (WARN_ON(!req->in_use))
> +		return;
> +	if (WARN_ON(!req->con))
> +		return;
> +	sess = to_clt_sess(con->c.sess);
> +
> +	if (req->sg_cnt) {
> +		if (unlikely(req->dir == DMA_FROM_DEVICE && req->need_inv)) {
> +			/*
> +			 * We are here to invalidate RDMA read requests
> +			 * ourselves.  In normal scenario server should
> +			 * send INV for all requested RDMA reads, but
> +			 * we are here, thus two things could happen:
> +			 *
> +			 *    1.  this is failover, when errno != 0
> +			 *        and can_wait == 1,
> +			 *
> +			 *    2.  something totally bad happened and
> +			 *        server forgot to send INV, so we
> +			 *        should do that ourselves.
> +			 */

Please document in the protocol documentation when RDMA reads are used.

What does "server forgot to send INV" mean?

Additionally, if I remember correctly Jason considers it very important
that invalidation happens from the submitting context because otherwise
the RDMA retry mechanism can't work.

> +static void process_io_rsp(struct rtrs_clt_sess *sess, u32 msg_id,
> +			   s16 errno, bool w_inval)
> +{
> +	struct rtrs_clt_io_req *req;
> +
> +	if (WARN_ON(msg_id >= sess->queue_depth))
> +		return;
> +
> +	req = &sess->reqs[msg_id];
> +	/* Drop need_inv if server responsed with invalidation */
> +	req->need_inv &= !w_inval;
> +	complete_rdma_req(req, errno, true, false);
> +}

Please document the meaning of the "w_inval" argument. Please also fix
the spelling of "responsed".

Thanks,

Bart.

  reply index

Thread overview: 89+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-30 10:29 [PATCH v6 00/25] RTRS (former IBTRS) rdma transport library and RNBD (former IBNBD) rdma network block device Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 01/25] sysfs: export sysfs_remove_file_self() Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 02/25] rtrs: public interface header to establish RDMA connections Jack Wang
2019-12-30 19:25   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02 13:35     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-02 16:36       ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02 16:47         ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 03/25] rtrs: private headers with rtrs protocol structs and helpers Jack Wang
2019-12-30 19:48   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02 15:27     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-02 17:00       ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02 18:26         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-03 12:31           ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-03 12:27         ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-31  0:07   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-03 13:48     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 04/25] rtrs: core: lib functions shared between client and server modules Jack Wang
2019-12-30 22:25   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 12:22     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 05/25] rtrs: client: private header with client structs and functions Jack Wang
2019-12-30 22:51   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 12:39     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 23:03   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 12:39     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 06/25] rtrs: client: main functionality Jack Wang
2019-12-30 23:53   ` Bart Van Assche [this message]
2020-01-02 18:23     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-03 14:30     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-03 16:12       ` Bart Van Assche
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 07/25] rtrs: client: statistics functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 21:07   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-03 14:39     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 08/25] rtrs: client: sysfs interface functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 21:14   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-03 14:59     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 09/25] rtrs: server: private header with server structs and functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 21:24   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-08 16:33     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 10/25] rtrs: server: main functionality Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:03   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 13:19     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-07 18:25       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-10 17:38         ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 11/25] rtrs: server: statistics functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:02   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-08 12:55     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 12/25] rtrs: server: sysfs interface functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:06   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 14:40     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 13/25] rtrs: include client and server modules into kernel compilation Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:11   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-03 16:19     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 14/25] rtrs: a bit of documentation Jack Wang
2019-12-30 23:19   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 14:48     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-02 22:21   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 15:49     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 15/25] rnbd: private headers with rnbd protocol structs and helpers Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:34   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 16:53     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 16/25] rnbd: client: private header with client structs and functions Jack Wang
2020-01-02 22:37   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-07 17:09     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 17/25] rnbd: client: main functionality Jack Wang
2020-01-02 23:55   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-08 14:22     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-10 14:45     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-10 15:09       ` Roman Penyaev
2020-01-10 15:29         ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 18/25] rnbd: client: sysfs interface functions Jack Wang
2020-01-03  0:03   ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-08 13:06     ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-08 16:39       ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-08 16:51         ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 19/25] rnbd: server: private header with server structs and functions Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 20/25] rnbd: server: main functionality Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 21/25] rnbd: server: functionality for IO submission to file or block dev Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 22/25] rnbd: server: sysfs interface functions Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 23/25] rnbd: include client and server modules into kernel compilation Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 24/25] rnbd: a bit of documentation Jack Wang
2019-12-30 10:29 ` [PATCH v6 25/25] MAINTAINERS: Add maintainers for RNBD/RTRS modules Jack Wang
2019-12-30 12:22   ` Gal Pressman
2020-01-02  8:41     ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-31  0:11 ` [PATCH v6 00/25] RTRS (former IBTRS) rdma transport library and RNBD (former IBNBD) rdma network block device Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02  8:48   ` Jinpu Wang
2019-12-31  2:39 ` Bart Van Assche
2020-01-02  9:20   ` Jinpu Wang
2020-01-02 18:28   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-03 12:34     ` Jinpu Wang

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