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Subject[PATCH 07/12] use a dynamic pool of sk_buffs to keep up with fast targets
Use a dynamic pool of sk_buffs to keep up with fast targets.

Signed-off-by: Ed L. Cashin <ecashin@coraid.com>
---
drivers/block/aoe/aoe.h | 5 ++
drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c | 129 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
drivers/block/aoe/aoedev.c | 51 +++++++++++++++---
3 files changed, 134 insertions(+), 51 deletions(-)
diff --git a/drivers/block/aoe/aoe.h b/drivers/block/aoe/aoe.h
index 7fa86dd..55c2f08 100644
--- a/drivers/block/aoe/aoe.h
+++ b/drivers/block/aoe/aoe.h
@@ -98,6 +98,7 @@ enum {
MIN_BUFS = 16,
NTARGETS = 8,
NAOEIFS = 8,
+ NSKBPOOLMAX = 128,

TIMERTICK = HZ / 10,
MINTIMER = HZ >> 2,
@@ -147,6 +148,7 @@ struct aoetgt {
u16 useme;
ulong lastwadj; /* last window adjustment */
int wpkts, rpkts;
+int dataref;
};

struct aoedev {
@@ -168,6 +170,9 @@ struct aoedev {
spinlock_t lock;
struct sk_buff *sendq_hd; /* packets needing to be sent, list head */
struct sk_buff *sendq_tl;
+ struct sk_buff *skbpool_hd;
+ struct sk_buff *skbpool_tl;
+ int nskbpool;
mempool_t *bufpool; /* for deadlock-free Buf allocation */
struct list_head bufq; /* queue of bios to work on */
struct buf *inprocess; /* the one we're currently working on */
diff --git a/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c b/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
index 62ba58c..89df9de 100644
--- a/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
+++ b/drivers/block/aoe/aoecmd.c
@@ -105,43 +105,102 @@ ifrotate(struct aoetgt *t)
}
}

+static void
+skb_pool_put(struct aoedev *d, struct sk_buff *skb)
+{
+ if (!d->skbpool_hd)
+ d->skbpool_hd = skb;
+ else
+ d->skbpool_tl->next = skb;
+ d->skbpool_tl = skb;
+}
+
+static struct sk_buff *
+skb_pool_get(struct aoedev *d)
+{
+ struct sk_buff *skb;
+
+ skb = d->skbpool_hd;
+ if (skb)
+ if (atomic_read(&skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref) == 1) {
+ d->skbpool_hd = skb->next;
+ skb->next = NULL;
+ return skb;
+ }
+ if (d->nskbpool < NSKBPOOLMAX)
+ if ((skb = new_skb(ETH_ZLEN))) {
+ d->nskbpool++;
+ return skb;
+ }
+ return NULL;
+}
+
+/* freeframe is where we do our load balancing so it's a little hairy. */
static struct frame *
freeframe(struct aoedev *d)
{
- struct frame *f, *e;
+ struct frame *f, *e, *rf;
struct aoetgt **t;
- ulong n;
+ struct sk_buff *skb;

if (d->targets[0] == NULL) { /* shouldn't happen, but I'm paranoid */
printk(KERN_ERR "aoe: NULL TARGETS!\n");
return NULL;
}
- t = d->targets;
- do {
+ t = d->tgt;
+ t++;
+ if (t >= &d->targets[NTARGETS] || !*t)
+ t = d->targets;
+ for (;;) {
+ if ((*t)->nout < (*t)->maxout)
if (t != d->htgt)
- if ((*t)->ifp->nd)
- if ((*t)->nout < (*t)->maxout) {
- n = (*t)->nframes;
+ if ((*t)->ifp->nd) {
+ rf = NULL;
f = (*t)->frames;
- e = f + n;
+ e = f + (*t)->nframes;
for (; f<e; f++) {
if (f->tag != FREETAG)
continue;
- if (atomic_read(&skb_shinfo(f->skb)->dataref) != 1) {
- n--;
+ skb = f->skb;
+ if (!skb)
+ if (!(f->skb = skb = new_skb(ETH_ZLEN)))
+ continue;
+ if (atomic_read(&skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref) != 1) {
+ if (!rf)
+ rf = f;
continue;
}
- skb_shinfo(f->skb)->nr_frags = f->skb->data_len = 0;
- skb_trim(f->skb, 0);
+gotone: skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags = skb->data_len = 0;
+ skb_trim(skb, 0);
d->tgt = t;
ifrotate(*t);
return f;
}
- if (n == 0) /* slow polling network card */
+ /* Work can be done, but the network layer is
+ holding our precious packets. Try to grab
+ one from the pool. */
+ f = rf;
+ if (f == NULL) { /* more paranoia */
+ printk(KERN_ERR "aoe: freeframe: unexpected null rf.\n");
+ d->flags |= DEVFL_KICKME;
+ return NULL;
+ }
+ skb = skb_pool_get(d);
+ if (skb) {
+ skb_pool_put(d, f->skb);
+ f->skb = skb;
+ goto gotone;
+ }
+ (*t)->dataref++;
+ if ((*t)->nout == 0)
d->flags |= DEVFL_KICKME;
}
+ if (t == d->tgt) /* we've looped and found nada */
+ break;
t++;
- } while (t < &d->targets[NTARGETS] && *t);
+ if (t >= &d->targets[NTARGETS] || !*t)
+ t = d->targets;
+ }
return NULL;
}

@@ -870,44 +929,26 @@ addtgt(struct aoedev *d, char *addr, ulong nframes)

tt = d->targets;
te = tt + NTARGETS;
- for (; tt<te; tt++) {
- if (*tt == NULL)
- break;
- else if (memcmp((*tt)->addr, addr, 6) > 0) {
- memmove(tt+1, tt, (void *)te-(void *)(tt+1));
- break;
- }
- }
+ for (; tt<te && *tt; tt++)
+ ;
+
if (tt == te)
return NULL;

t = kcalloc(1, sizeof *t, GFP_ATOMIC);
+ if (!t)
+ return NULL;
f = kcalloc(nframes, sizeof *f, GFP_ATOMIC);
- switch (!t || !f) {
- case 0:
- t->nframes = nframes;
- t->frames = f;
- e = f + nframes;
- for (; f<e; f++) {
- f->tag = FREETAG;
- f->skb = new_skb(ETH_ZLEN);
- if (!f->skb)
- break;
- }
- if (f == e)
- break;
- while (f > t->frames) {
- f--;
- dev_kfree_skb(f->skb);
- }
- default:
- if (f)
- kfree(f);
- if (t)
- kfree(t);
+ if (!f) {
+ kfree(t);
return NULL;
}

+ t->nframes = nframes;
+ t->frames = f;
+ e = f + nframes;
+ for (; f<e; f++)
+ f->tag = FREETAG;
memcpy(t->addr, addr, sizeof t->addr);
t->ifp = t->ifs;
t->maxout = t->nframes;
diff --git a/drivers/block/aoe/aoedev.c b/drivers/block/aoe/aoedev.c
index 8659796..cf4e58d 100644
--- a/drivers/block/aoe/aoedev.c
+++ b/drivers/block/aoe/aoedev.c
@@ -7,11 +7,13 @@
#include <linux/hdreg.h>
#include <linux/blkdev.h>
#include <linux/netdevice.h>
+#include <linux/delay.h>
#include "aoe.h"

static void dummy_timer(ulong);
static void aoedev_freedev(struct aoedev *);
-static void freetgt(struct aoetgt *t);
+static void freetgt(struct aoedev *d, struct aoetgt *t);
+static void skbpoolfree(struct aoedev *d);

static struct aoedev *devlist;
static spinlock_t devlist_lock;
@@ -125,9 +127,10 @@ aoedev_freedev(struct aoedev *d)
t = d->targets;
e = t + NTARGETS;
for (; t<e && *t; t++)
- freetgt(*t);
+ freetgt(d, *t);
if (d->bufpool)
mempool_destroy(d->bufpool);
+ skbpoolfree(d);
kfree(d);
}

@@ -176,6 +179,42 @@ aoedev_flush(const char __user *str, size_t cnt)
return 0;
}

+/* I'm not really sure that this is a realistic problem, but if the
+network driver goes gonzo let's just leak memory after complaining. */
+static void
+skbfree(struct sk_buff *skb)
+{
+ enum { Sms= 100, Tms= 3*1000};
+ int i = Tms / Sms;
+
+ if (skb == NULL)
+ return;
+ while (atomic_read(&skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref) != 1 && i-- > 0)
+ msleep_interruptible(Sms);
+ if (i <= 0) {
+ printk(KERN_ERR
+ "aoe: %s holds ref: cannot free skb -- memory leaked.\n",
+ skb->dev ? skb->dev->name : "netif");
+ return;
+ }
+ skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags = skb->data_len = 0;
+ skb_trim(skb, 0);
+ dev_kfree_skb(skb);
+}
+
+static void
+skbpoolfree(struct aoedev *d)
+{
+ struct sk_buff *skb;
+
+ while ((skb = d->skbpool_hd)) {
+ d->skbpool_hd = skb->next;
+ skb->next = NULL;
+ skbfree(skb);
+ }
+ d->skbpool_tl = NULL;
+}
+
/* find it or malloc it */
struct aoedev *
aoedev_by_sysminor_m(ulong sysminor)
@@ -214,16 +253,14 @@ aoedev_by_sysminor_m(ulong sysminor)
}

static void
-freetgt(struct aoetgt *t)
+freetgt(struct aoedev *d, struct aoetgt *t)
{
struct frame *f, *e;

f = t->frames;
e = f + t->nframes;
- for (; f<e; f++) {
- skb_shinfo(f->skb)->nr_frags = 0;
- dev_kfree_skb(f->skb);
- }
+ for (; f<e; f++)
+ skbfree(f->skb);
kfree(t->frames);
kfree(t);
}
--
1.5.2.1
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