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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 140/219] libceph: drop last_piece logic from write_partial_message_data()
On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 03:00:43PM +0100, Ilya Dryomov wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 6:51 AM Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org> wrote:
>>
>> From: Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com>
>>
>> [ Upstream commit 1f6b821aef78e3d79e8d598ae59fc7e23fb6c563 ]
>>
>> last_piece is for the last piece in the current data item, not in the
>> entire data payload of the message. This is harmful for messages with
>> multiple data items. On top of that, we don't need to signal the end
>> of a data payload either because it is always followed by a footer.
>>
>> We used to signal "more" unconditionally, until commit fe38a2b67bc6
>> ("libceph: start defining message data cursor"). Part of a large
>> series, it introduced cursor->last_piece and also mistakenly inverted
>> the hint by passing last_piece for "more". This was corrected with
>> commit c2cfa1940097 ("libceph: Fix ceph_tcp_sendpage()'s more boolean
>> usage").
>>
>> As it is, last_piece is not helping at all: because Nagle algorithm is
>> disabled, for a simple message with two 512-byte data items we end up
>> emitting three packets: front + first data item, second data item and
>> footer. Go back to the original pre-fe38a2b67bc6 behavior -- a single
>> packet in most cases.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
>> ---
>> net/ceph/messenger.c | 8 +++-----
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/net/ceph/messenger.c b/net/ceph/messenger.c
>> index f7d7f32ac673c..6514816947fbe 100644
>> --- a/net/ceph/messenger.c
>> +++ b/net/ceph/messenger.c
>> @@ -1612,7 +1612,6 @@ static int write_partial_message_data(struct ceph_connection *con)
>> struct page *page;
>> size_t page_offset;
>> size_t length;
>> - bool last_piece;
>> int ret;
>>
>> if (!cursor->resid) {
>> @@ -1620,10 +1619,9 @@ static int write_partial_message_data(struct ceph_connection *con)
>> continue;
>> }
>>
>> - page = ceph_msg_data_next(cursor, &page_offset, &length,
>> - &last_piece);
>> - ret = ceph_tcp_sendpage(con->sock, page, page_offset,
>> - length, !last_piece);
>> + page = ceph_msg_data_next(cursor, &page_offset, &length, NULL);
>> + ret = ceph_tcp_sendpage(con->sock, page, page_offset, length,
>> + true);
>> if (ret <= 0) {
>> if (do_datacrc)
>> msg->footer.data_crc = cpu_to_le32(crc);
>
>Hi Sasha,
>
>This commit was part of a larger series and shouldn't be backported on
>its own. Please drop it.

Now dropped, thanks!

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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