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From: Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@pengutronix.de>
To: Dario Binacchi <dariobin@libero.it>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Gianluca Falavigna <gianluca.falavigna@inwind.it>,
	Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Oliver Hartkopp <socketcan@hartkopp.net>,
	Vincent Mailhol <mailhol.vincent@wanadoo.fr>,
	Wolfgang Grandegger <wg@grandegger.com>,
	linux-can@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH 4/4] can: c_can: cache frames to operate as a true FIFO
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2021 09:52:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210806075220.2psgtigcy3quyzrw@pengutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1172393027.218339.1628194339000@mail1.libero.it>

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On 05.08.2021 22:12:18, Dario Binacchi wrote:
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can.h b/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can.h
> > > index 8fe7e2138620..fc499a70b797 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can.h
> > > +++ b/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can.h
> > > +static inline u8 c_can_get_tx_free(const struct c_can_tx_ring *ring)
> > > +{
> > > +	return ring->obj_num - (ring->head - ring->tail);
> > > +}
> > > +
> > >  #endif /* C_CAN_H */
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can_main.c b/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can_main.c
> > > index 451ac9a9586a..4c061fef002c 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can_main.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/net/can/c_can/c_can_main.c
> > > @@ -427,20 +427,6 @@ static void c_can_setup_receive_object(struct net_device *dev, int iface,
> > >  	c_can_object_put(dev, iface, obj, IF_COMM_RCV_SETUP);
> > >  }
> > >  
> > > -static u8 c_can_get_tx_free(const struct c_can_tx_ring *ring)
> > > -{
> > > -	u8 head = c_can_get_tx_head(ring);
> > > -	u8 tail = c_can_get_tx_tail(ring);
> > > -
> > > -	/* This is not a FIFO. C/D_CAN sends out the buffers
> > > -	 * prioritized. The lowest buffer number wins.
> > > -	 */
> > > -	if (head < tail)
> > > -		return 0;
> > > -
> > > -	return ring->obj_num - head;
> > > -}
> > > -
> > 
> > Can you move that change into patch 3?
> 
> Patch 3 adds the ring transmission algorithm without compromising the
> message transmission order. This is not a FIFO.

Right, thanks!

> C/D_CAN controller sends out the buffers prioritized. The lowest
> buffer number wins, so moving the change into patch 3 may not
> guarantee the transmission order. In patch 3, however, I will move
> c_can_get_tx_free() from c_can_main.c to c_can.h, so that in patch 4
> it will be clearer how the routine has changed.

The updated patch looks much nicer now, thanks!

Marc

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-06  7:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-25 16:11 [RESEND PATCH 0/4] " Dario Binacchi
2021-07-25 16:11 ` [RESEND PATCH 1/4] can: c_can: remove struct c_can_priv::priv field Dario Binacchi
2021-07-25 16:11 ` [RESEND PATCH 2/4] can: c_can: exit c_can_do_tx() early if no frames have been sent Dario Binacchi
2021-07-25 16:11 ` [RESEND PATCH 3/4] can: c_can: support tx ring algorithm Dario Binacchi
2021-08-04  9:37   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2021-07-25 16:11 ` [RESEND PATCH 4/4] can: c_can: cache frames to operate as a true FIFO Dario Binacchi
2021-08-04  9:34   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2021-08-05 20:12     ` Dario Binacchi
2021-08-06  7:52       ` Marc Kleine-Budde [this message]
2021-08-04  9:45   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2021-08-05 20:16     ` Dario Binacchi
2021-08-06  9:25       ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2021-08-07 12:36         ` Dario Binacchi

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