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SubjectRe: [RFC v3 3/5] virtio_ring: add packed ring support
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 03:34:50PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> On 2018年05月10日 15:32, Jason Wang wrote:
> > On 2018年04月25日 13:15, Tiwei Bie wrote:
> > > +    /* We're using some buffers from the free list. */
> > > +    vq->vq.num_free -= descs_used;
> > > +
> > > +    /* Update free pointer */
> > > +    if (indirect) {
> > > +        n = head + 1;
> > > +        if (n >= vq->vring_packed.num) {
> > > +            n = 0;
> > > +            vq->wrap_counter ^= 1;
> > > +        }
> > > +        vq->next_avail_idx = n;
> > > +    } else
> > > +        vq->next_avail_idx = i;
> >
> > During testing zerocopy (out of order completion), I found driver may
> > submit two identical buffer id to vhost. So the above code may not work
> > well.
> >
> > Consider the case that driver adds 3 buffer and virtqueue size is 8.
> >
> > a) id = 0,count = 2,next_avail = 2
> >
> > b) id = 2,count = 4,next_avail = 2
>
> next_avail should be 6 here.
>
> >
> > c) id = 4,count = 2,next_avail = 0
> >
>
> id should be 6 here.
>
> Thanks
>
> > if packet b is done before packet a, driver may think buffer id 0 is
> > available and try to use it if even if the real buffer 0 was not done.
> >
> > Thanks

Nice catch! Thanks a lot!
I'll implement an ID allocator.

Best regards,
Tiwei Bie

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