[dpdk-dev,RFC,08/14] mbuf: split mbuf across two cache lines.
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Message ID 1407789890-17355-9-git-send-email-bruce.richardson@intel.com
State RFC, archived
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Commit Message

Bruce Richardson Aug. 11, 2014, 8:44 p.m. UTC
This change splits the mbuf in two to move the pool and next pointers to
the second cache line. This frees up 16 bytes in first cache line.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
---
 app/test/test_mbuf.c       | 2 +-
 lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h | 5 +++++
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/app/test/test_mbuf.c b/app/test/test_mbuf.c
index 31ef9fa..65d62dc 100644
--- a/app/test/test_mbuf.c
+++ b/app/test/test_mbuf.c
@@ -782,7 +782,7 @@  test_failing_mbuf_sanity_check(void)
 int
 test_mbuf(void)
 {
-	RTE_BUILD_BUG_ON(sizeof(struct rte_mbuf) != 64);
+	RTE_BUILD_BUG_ON(sizeof(struct rte_mbuf) != CACHE_LINE_SIZE * 2);
 
 	/* create pktmbuf pool if it does not exist */
 	if (pktmbuf_pool == NULL) {
diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
index 566bb7e..a3e3e4f 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
@@ -137,6 +137,9 @@  union rte_vlan_macip {
  * The generic rte_mbuf, containing a packet mbuf.
  */
 struct rte_mbuf {
+	/** dummy field marking start of first cache line */
+	void *cache_line0[0];
+
 	void *buf_addr;           /**< Virtual address of segment buffer. */
 	phys_addr_t buf_physaddr; /**< Physical address of segment buffer. */
 
@@ -183,6 +186,8 @@  struct rte_mbuf {
 	} hash;                 /**< hash information */
 
 	/* second cache line, fields only used in slow path or on TX */
+	/** dummy field marking start of second cache line */
+	void *cache_line1[0] __rte_cache_aligned;
 	struct rte_mempool *pool; /**< Pool from which mbuf was allocated. */
 	struct rte_mbuf *next;    /**< Next segment of scattered packet. */