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[RFC,5/5] test/ring: use relaxed barriers for ring stress test

Message ID 20210224212018.17576-6-honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded
Delegated to: David Marchand
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Series Use correct memory ordering in eal functions | expand

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Commit Message

Honnappa Nagarahalli Feb. 24, 2021, 9:20 p.m. UTC
wrk_cmd variable is used to signal the worker thread to start
or stop the stress test loop. Relaxed barriers are used
to achieve the same.

Signed-off-by: Honnappa Nagarahalli <honnappa.nagarahalli@arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Ola Liljedahl <ola.liljedahl@arm.com>
---
 app/test/test_ring_stress_impl.h | 18 +++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/app/test/test_ring_stress_impl.h b/app/test/test_ring_stress_impl.h
index f9ca63b90..ee8293bb0 100644
--- a/app/test/test_ring_stress_impl.h
+++ b/app/test/test_ring_stress_impl.h
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@  enum {
 	WRK_CMD_RUN,
 };
 
-static volatile uint32_t wrk_cmd __rte_cache_aligned;
+static volatile uint32_t wrk_cmd __rte_cache_aligned = WRK_CMD_STOP;
 
 /* test run-time in seconds */
 static const uint32_t run_time = 60;
@@ -197,10 +197,12 @@  test_worker(void *arg, const char *fname, int32_t prcs)
 	fill_ring_elm(&def_elm, UINT32_MAX);
 	fill_ring_elm(&loc_elm, lc);
 
-	while (wrk_cmd != WRK_CMD_RUN) {
-		rte_smp_rmb();
+	/* Acquire ordering is not required as the main is not
+	 * really releasing any data through 'wrk_cmd' to
+	 * the worker.
+	 */
+	while (__atomic_load_n(&wrk_cmd, __ATOMIC_RELAXED) != WRK_CMD_RUN)
 		rte_pause();
-	}
 
 	cl = rte_rdtsc_precise();
 
@@ -242,7 +244,7 @@  test_worker(void *arg, const char *fname, int32_t prcs)
 
 		lcore_stat_update(&la->stats, 1, num, tm0 + tm1, prcs);
 
-	} while (wrk_cmd == WRK_CMD_RUN);
+	} while (__atomic_load_n(&wrk_cmd, __ATOMIC_RELAXED) == WRK_CMD_RUN);
 
 	cl = rte_rdtsc_precise() - cl;
 	if (prcs == 0)
@@ -356,14 +358,12 @@  test_mt1(int (*test)(void *))
 	}
 
 	/* signal worker to start test */
-	wrk_cmd = WRK_CMD_RUN;
-	rte_smp_wmb();
+	__atomic_store_n(&wrk_cmd, WRK_CMD_RUN, __ATOMIC_RELEASE);
 
 	usleep(run_time * US_PER_S);
 
 	/* signal worker to start test */
-	wrk_cmd = WRK_CMD_STOP;
-	rte_smp_wmb();
+	__atomic_store_n(&wrk_cmd, WRK_CMD_STOP, __ATOMIC_RELEASE);
 
 	/* wait for workers and collect stats. */
 	mc = rte_lcore_id();