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SubjectRe: [PATCH V6 2/4 net-next] skbuff: Add userspace zero-copy buffers in skb
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Le jeudi 26 mai 2011 à 12:36 -0700, Shirley Ma a écrit :
> This patch adds userspace buffers support in skb shared info. A new
> struct skb_ubuf_info is needed to maintain the userspace buffers
> argument and index, a callback is used to notify userspace to release
> the buffers once lower device has done DMA (Last reference to that skb
> has gone).
>
> If there is any userspace apps to reference these userspace buffers,
> then these userspaces buffers will be copied into kernel. This way we
> can prevent userspace apps to hold these userspace buffers too long.
>
> Signed-off-by: Shirley Ma <xma@us.ibm.com>
> ---
>
> include/linux/skbuff.h | 26 +++++++++++++++
> net/core/skbuff.c | 80 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> 2 files changed, 104 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/skbuff.h b/include/linux/skbuff.h
> index d0ae90a..025de5c 100644
> --- a/include/linux/skbuff.h
> +++ b/include/linux/skbuff.h
> @@ -189,6 +189,18 @@ enum {
> SKBTX_DRV_NEEDS_SK_REF = 1 << 3,
> };
>
> +/*
> + * The callback notifies userspace to release buffers when skb DMA is done in
> + * lower device, the skb last reference should be 0 when calling this.
> + * The desc is used to track userspace buffer index.
> + */
> +struct skb_ubuf_info {
> + /* support buffers allocation from userspace */
> + void (*callback)(struct sk_buff *);
> + void *arg;
> + size_t desc;
> +};

Thats 24 bytes on each skb... desc for example is not used in this
patch (yes, its used later in patch 4/4)

But still... could you instead use one pointer only in skb ?



> +
> /* This data is invariant across clones and lives at
> * the end of the header data, ie. at skb->end.
> */
> @@ -211,6 +223,10 @@ struct skb_shared_info {
> /* Intermediate layers must ensure that destructor_arg
> * remains valid until skb destructor */
> void * destructor_arg;
> +
> + /* DMA mapping from/to userspace buffers */
> + struct skb_ubuf_info ubuf;
> +
> /* must be last field, see pskb_expand_head() */
> skb_frag_t frags[MAX_SKB_FRAGS];
> };
> @@ -2261,5 +2277,15 @@ static inline void skb_checksum_none_assert(struct sk_buff *skb)
> }
>
> bool skb_partial_csum_set(struct sk_buff *skb, u16 start, u16 off);
> +
> +/*
> + * skb_ubuf - is the buffer from userspace
> + * @skb: buffer to check
> + */
> +static inline int skb_ubuf(const struct sk_buff *skb)
> +{
> + return (skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback != NULL);

return skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback != NULL;

> +}
> +
> #endif /* __KERNEL__ */
> #endif /* _LINUX_SKBUFF_H */
> diff --git a/net/core/skbuff.c b/net/core/skbuff.c
> index 7ebeed0..890447c 100644
> --- a/net/core/skbuff.c
> +++ b/net/core/skbuff.c
> @@ -210,6 +210,8 @@ struct sk_buff *__alloc_skb(unsigned int size, gfp_t gfp_mask,
> shinfo = skb_shinfo(skb);
> memset(shinfo, 0, offsetof(struct skb_shared_info, dataref));
> atomic_set(&shinfo->dataref, 1);
> + shinfo->ubuf.callback = NULL;
> + shinfo->ubuf.arg = NULL;

if you put ubuf ptr before dataref, no need to add this (the memset()
clear all shared_info up to dataref)

> kmemcheck_annotate_variable(shinfo->destructor_arg);
>
> if (fclone) {
> @@ -328,6 +330,14 @@ static void skb_release_data(struct sk_buff *skb)
> put_page(skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i].page);
> }
>
> + /*
> + * if skb buf is from userspace, we need to notify the caller
> + * the lower device DMA has done;
> + */
> + if (skb_ubuf(skb)) {
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback(skb);
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback = NULL;
> + }
> if (skb_has_frag_list(skb))
> skb_drop_fraglist(skb);
>
> @@ -480,6 +490,9 @@ bool skb_recycle_check(struct sk_buff *skb, int skb_size)
> if (irqs_disabled())
> return false;
>
> + if (skb_ubuf(skb))
> + return false;
> +
> if (skb_is_nonlinear(skb) || skb->fclone != SKB_FCLONE_UNAVAILABLE)
> return false;
>
> @@ -572,6 +585,7 @@ static struct sk_buff *__skb_clone(struct sk_buff *n, struct sk_buff *skb)
> atomic_set(&n->users, 1);
>
> atomic_inc(&(skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref));
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback = NULL;
> skb->cloned = 1;
>
> return n;
> @@ -595,6 +609,48 @@ struct sk_buff *skb_morph(struct sk_buff *dst, struct sk_buff *src)
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(skb_morph);
>
> +/* skb frags copy userspace buffers to kernel */
> +static int skb_copy_ubufs(struct sk_buff *skb, gfp_t gfp_mask)
> +{
> + int i;
> + int num_frags = skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags;
> + struct page *page, *head = NULL;
> +
> + for (i = 0; i < num_frags; i++) {
> + u8 *vaddr;
> + skb_frag_t *f = &skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i];
> +
> + page = alloc_page(GFP_ATOMIC);
> + if (!page) {
> + while (head) {
> + put_page(head);
> + head = (struct page *)head->private;
> + }
> + return -ENOMEM;
> + }
> + vaddr = kmap_skb_frag(&skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i]);
> + memcpy(page_address(page), vaddr + f->page_offset, f->size);
> + kunmap_skb_frag(vaddr);
> + page->private = (unsigned long)head;
> + head = page;
> + }
> +
> + /* skb frags release userspace buffers */
> + for (i = 0; i < skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags; i++)
> + put_page(skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i].page);
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback(skb);
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback = NULL;
> +
> + /* skb frags point to kernel buffers */
> + for (i = skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags; i > 0; i--) {
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i - 1].page_offset = 0;
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i - 1].page = head;
> + head = (struct page *)head->private;
> + }
> + return 0;
> +}
> +
> +
> /**
> * skb_clone - duplicate an sk_buff
> * @skb: buffer to clone
> @@ -613,6 +669,11 @@ struct sk_buff *skb_clone(struct sk_buff *skb, gfp_t gfp_mask)
> {
> struct sk_buff *n;
>
> + if (skb_ubuf(skb)) {
> + if (skb_copy_ubufs(skb, gfp_mask))
> + return NULL;
> + }
> +
> n = skb + 1;
> if (skb->fclone == SKB_FCLONE_ORIG &&
> n->fclone == SKB_FCLONE_UNAVAILABLE) {
> @@ -730,6 +791,12 @@ struct sk_buff *pskb_copy(struct sk_buff *skb, gfp_t gfp_mask)
> if (skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags) {
> int i;
>
> + if (skb_ubuf(skb)) {
> + if (skb_copy_ubufs(skb, gfp_mask)) {
> + kfree(n);
> + goto out;
> + }
> + }
> for (i = 0; i < skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags; i++) {
> skb_shinfo(n)->frags[i] = skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i];
> get_page(skb_shinfo(n)->frags[i].page);
> @@ -743,6 +810,7 @@ struct sk_buff *pskb_copy(struct sk_buff *skb, gfp_t gfp_mask)
> }
>
> copy_skb_header(n, skb);
> +

please dont add new lines like this in your patch

> out:
> return n;
> }
> @@ -787,7 +855,6 @@ int pskb_expand_head(struct sk_buff *skb, int nhead, int ntail,
> fastpath = true;
> else {
> int delta = skb->nohdr ? (1 << SKB_DATAREF_SHIFT) + 1 : 1;
> -

and dont delete this one as well.

> fastpath = atomic_read(&skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref) == delta;
> }
>
> @@ -818,14 +885,19 @@ int pskb_expand_head(struct sk_buff *skb, int nhead, int ntail,
> if (fastpath) {
> kfree(skb->head);
> } else {
> + /* copy this zero copy skb frags */
> + if (skb_ubuf(skb)) {
> + if (skb_copy_ubufs(skb, gfp_mask))
> + goto nofrags;
> + }
> for (i = 0; i < skb_shinfo(skb)->nr_frags; i++)
> get_page(skb_shinfo(skb)->frags[i].page);
> -

ditto

> if (skb_has_frag_list(skb))
> skb_clone_fraglist(skb);
>
> skb_release_data(skb);
> }
> +

ditto

> off = (data + nhead) - skb->head;
>
> skb->head = data;
> @@ -852,6 +924,8 @@ adjust_others:
> atomic_set(&skb_shinfo(skb)->dataref, 1);
> return 0;
>
> +nofrags:
> + kfree(data);
> nodata:
> return -ENOMEM;
> }
> @@ -1353,6 +1427,8 @@ int skb_copy_bits(const struct sk_buff *skb, int offset, void *to, int len)
> }
> start = end;
> }
> + skb_shinfo(skb)->ubuf.callback = NULL;
> +
> if (!len)
> return 0;
>
>
>

Thanks


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