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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 net-next 1/5] xdp: allow same allocator usage
On Thu, 4 Jul 2019 13:22:40 +0300
Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 03, 2019 at 07:40:13PM +0200, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> >On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 13:18:59 +0300
> >Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> >> First of all, it is an absolute requirement that each RX-queue have
> >> their own page_pool object/allocator. And this change is intendant
> >> to handle special case, where a single RX-queue can receive packets
> >> from two different net_devices.
> >>
> >> In order to protect against using same allocator for 2 different rx
> >> queues, add queue_index to xdp_mem_allocator to catch the obvious
> >> mistake where queue_index mismatch, as proposed by Jesper Dangaard
> >> Brouer.
> >>
> >> Adding this on xdp allocator level allows drivers with such dependency
> >> change the allocators w/o modifications.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@linaro.org>
> >> ---
> >> include/net/xdp_priv.h | 2 ++
> >> net/core/xdp.c | 55 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> 2 files changed, 57 insertions(+)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/include/net/xdp_priv.h b/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> >> index 6a8cba6ea79a..9858a4057842 100644
> >> --- a/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> >> +++ b/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> >> @@ -18,6 +18,8 @@ struct xdp_mem_allocator {
> >> struct rcu_head rcu;
> >> struct delayed_work defer_wq;
> >> unsigned long defer_warn;
> >> + unsigned long refcnt;
> >> + u32 queue_index;
> >> };
> >
> >I don't like this approach, because I think we need to extend struct
> >xdp_mem_allocator with a net_device pointer, for doing dev_hold(), to
> >correctly handle lifetime issues. (As I tried to explain previously).
> >This will be much harder after this change, which is why I proposed the
> >other patch.
> My concern comes not from zero also.
> It's partly continuation of not answered questions from here:
> https://lwn.net/ml/netdev/20190625122822.GC6485@khorivan/
>
> "For me it's important to know only if it means that alloc.count is
> freed at first call of __mem_id_disconnect() while shutdown.
> The workqueue for the rest is connected only with ring cache protected
> by ring lock and not supposed that alloc.count can be changed while
> workqueue tries to shutdonwn the pool."

Yes. The alloc.count is only freed on first call. I considered
changing the shutdown API, to have two shutdown calls, where the call
used from the work-queue will not have the loop emptying alloc.count,
but instead have a WARN_ON(alloc.count), as it MUST be empty (once is
code running from work-queue).

> So patch you propose to leave works only because of luck, because fast
> cache is cleared before workqueue is scheduled and no races between two
> workqueues for fast cache later. I'm not really against this patch, but
> I have to try smth better.

It is not "luck". It does the correct thing as we never enter the
while loop in __page_pool_request_shutdown() from a work-queue, but it
is not obvious from the code. The not-so-nice thing is that two
work-queue shutdowns will be racing with each-other, in the multi
netdev use-case, but access to the ptr_ring is safe/locked.


> So, the patch is fine only because of specific of page_pool implementation.
> I'm not sure that in future similar workqueue completion will be lucky for
> another allocator (it easily can happen due to xdp frame can live longer
> than an allocator). Similar problem can happen with other drivers having
> same allocator, that can use zca (potentially can use smth similar),
> af_xdp api allows to switch on it or some other allocators....
>
> But not the essence. The concern about adding smth new to the allocator
> later, like net device, can be solved with a little modification to the patch,
> (despite here can be several more approaches) for instance, like this:
> (by fact it's still the same, when mem_alloc instance per each register call
> but with same void *allocator)

Okay, below you have demonstrated that it is possible to extend later,
although it will make the code (IMHO) "ugly" and more complicated...
So, I guess, I cannot object to this not being extensible.


> diff --git a/include/net/xdp_priv.h b/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> index 6a8cba6ea79a..c7ad0f41e1b0 100644
> --- a/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> +++ b/include/net/xdp_priv.h
> @@ -18,6 +18,8 @@ struct xdp_mem_allocator {
> struct rcu_head rcu;
> struct delayed_work defer_wq;
> unsigned long defer_warn;
> + unsigned long *refcnt;
> + u32 queue_index;
> };
>
> #endif /* __LINUX_NET_XDP_PRIV_H__ */
> diff --git a/net/core/xdp.c b/net/core/xdp.c
> index 829377cc83db..a44e3e4c8307 100644
> --- a/net/core/xdp.c
> +++ b/net/core/xdp.c
> @@ -64,9 +64,37 @@ static const struct rhashtable_params mem_id_rht_params = {
> .obj_cmpfn = xdp_mem_id_cmp,
> };
>
> +static struct xdp_mem_allocator *xdp_allocator_find(void *allocator)
> +{
> + struct xdp_mem_allocator *xae, *xa = NULL;
> + struct rhashtable_iter iter;
> +
> + if (!allocator)
> + return xa;
> +
> + rhashtable_walk_enter(mem_id_ht, &iter);
> + do {
> + rhashtable_walk_start(&iter);
> +
> + while ((xae = rhashtable_walk_next(&iter)) && !IS_ERR(xae)) {
> + if (xae->allocator == allocator) {
> + xa = xae;
> + break;
> + }
> + }
> +
> + rhashtable_walk_stop(&iter);
> +
> + } while (xae == ERR_PTR(-EAGAIN));
> + rhashtable_walk_exit(&iter);
> +
> + return xa;
> +}
> +
> static void __xdp_mem_allocator_rcu_free(struct rcu_head *rcu)
> {
> struct xdp_mem_allocator *xa;
> + void *allocator;
>
> xa = container_of(rcu, struct xdp_mem_allocator, rcu);
>
> @@ -74,15 +102,27 @@ static void __xdp_mem_allocator_rcu_free(struct rcu_head *rcu)
> if (xa->mem.type == MEM_TYPE_PAGE_POOL)
> page_pool_free(xa->page_pool);
>
> - /* Allow this ID to be reused */
> - ida_simple_remove(&mem_id_pool, xa->mem.id);
> + kfree(xa->refcnt);
> + allocator = xa->allocator;
> + while (xa) {
> + xa = xdp_allocator_find(allocator);
> + if (!xa)
> + break;
> +
> + mutex_lock(&mem_id_lock);
> + rhashtable_remove_fast(mem_id_ht, &xa->node, mem_id_rht_params);
> + mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
>
> - /* Poison memory */
> - xa->mem.id = 0xFFFF;
> - xa->mem.type = 0xF0F0;
> - xa->allocator = (void *)0xDEAD9001;
> + /* Allow this ID to be reused */
> + ida_simple_remove(&mem_id_pool, xa->mem.id);
>
> - kfree(xa);
> + /* Poison memory */
> + xa->mem.id = 0xFFFF;
> + xa->mem.type = 0xF0F0;
> + xa->allocator = (void *)0xDEAD9001;
> +
> + kfree(xa);
> + }
> }
>
> static bool __mem_id_disconnect(int id, bool force)
> @@ -98,6 +138,18 @@ static bool __mem_id_disconnect(int id, bool force)
> WARN(1, "Request remove non-existing id(%d), driver bug?", id);
> return true;
> }
> +
> + /* to avoid calling hash lookup twice, decrement refcnt here till it
> + * reaches zero, then it can be called from workqueue afterwards.
> + */
> + if (*xa->refcnt)
> + (*xa->refcnt)--;
> +
> + if (*xa->refcnt) {
> + mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
> + return true;
> + }
> +
> xa->disconnect_cnt++;
>
> /* Detects in-flight packet-pages for page_pool */
> @@ -106,8 +158,7 @@ static bool __mem_id_disconnect(int id, bool force)
>
> trace_mem_disconnect(xa, safe_to_remove, force);
>
> - if ((safe_to_remove || force) &&
> - !rhashtable_remove_fast(mem_id_ht, &xa->node, mem_id_rht_params))
> + if (safe_to_remove || force)
> call_rcu(&xa->rcu, __xdp_mem_allocator_rcu_free);
>
> mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
> @@ -316,6 +367,7 @@ int xdp_rxq_info_reg_mem_model(struct xdp_rxq_info *xdp_rxq,
> enum xdp_mem_type type, void *allocator)
> {
> struct xdp_mem_allocator *xdp_alloc;
> + unsigned long *refcnt = NULL;
> gfp_t gfp = GFP_KERNEL;
> int id, errno, ret;
> void *ptr;
> @@ -347,6 +399,19 @@ int xdp_rxq_info_reg_mem_model(struct xdp_rxq_info *xdp_rxq,
> }
> }
>
> + mutex_lock(&mem_id_lock);
> + xdp_alloc = xdp_allocator_find(allocator);
> + if (xdp_alloc) {
> + /* One allocator per queue is supposed only */
> + if (xdp_alloc->queue_index != xdp_rxq->queue_index) {
> + mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
> + return -EINVAL;
> + }
> +
> + refcnt = xdp_alloc->refcnt;
> + }
> + mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
> +
> xdp_alloc = kzalloc(sizeof(*xdp_alloc), gfp);
> if (!xdp_alloc)
> return -ENOMEM;
> @@ -360,6 +425,7 @@ int xdp_rxq_info_reg_mem_model(struct xdp_rxq_info *xdp_rxq,
> xdp_rxq->mem.id = id;
> xdp_alloc->mem = xdp_rxq->mem;
> xdp_alloc->allocator = allocator;
> + xdp_alloc->queue_index = xdp_rxq->queue_index;
>
> /* Insert allocator into ID lookup table */
> ptr = rhashtable_insert_slow(mem_id_ht, &id, &xdp_alloc->node);
> @@ -370,6 +436,16 @@ int xdp_rxq_info_reg_mem_model(struct xdp_rxq_info *xdp_rxq,
> goto err;
> }
>
> + if (!refcnt) {
> + refcnt = kzalloc(sizeof(*xdp_alloc->refcnt), gfp);
> + if (!refcnt) {
> + errno = -ENOMEM;
> + goto err;
> + }
> + }
> +
> + (*refcnt)++;
> + xdp_alloc->refcnt = refcnt;
> mutex_unlock(&mem_id_lock);
>
> trace_mem_connect(xdp_alloc, xdp_rxq);
>


--
Best regards,
Jesper Dangaard Brouer
MSc.CS, Principal Kernel Engineer at Red Hat
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/brouer

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