[dpdk-dev,v2,11/13] mbuf: move l2_len and l3_len to second cache line
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Message ID 1410441347-22840-12-git-send-email-bruce.richardson@intel.com
State Accepted, archived
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Bruce Richardson Sept. 11, 2014, 1:15 p.m. UTC
The l2_len and l3_len fields are used for TX offloads and so should be
put on the second cache line, along with the other fields only used on
TX.

Updates in V2:
* The l2 and l3 lengths can be accessed as a single uint16_t for
  performance, as well as individually.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
---
 lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h | 16 +++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
index 508021b..1c6e115 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h
@@ -159,13 +159,7 @@  struct rte_mbuf {
 	uint16_t reserved2;       /**< Unused field. Required for padding */
 	uint16_t data_len;        /**< Amount of data in segment buffer. */
 	uint32_t pkt_len;         /**< Total pkt len: sum of all segments. */
-	union {
-		uint16_t l2_l3_len; /**< combined l2/l3 lengths as single var */
-		struct {
-			uint16_t l3_len:9;      /**< L3 (IP) Header Length. */
-			uint16_t l2_len:7;      /**< L2 (MAC) Header Length. */
-		};
-	};
+	uint16_t reserved;
 	uint16_t vlan_tci;        /**< VLAN Tag Control Identifier (CPU order) */
 	union {
 		uint32_t rss;     /**< RSS hash result if RSS enabled */
@@ -181,6 +175,14 @@  struct rte_mbuf {
 	struct rte_mempool *pool; /**< Pool from which mbuf was allocated. */
 	struct rte_mbuf *next;    /**< Next segment of scattered packet. */
 
+	/* fields to support TX offloads */
+	union {
+		uint16_t l2_l3_len; /**< combined l2/l3 lengths as single var */
+		struct {
+			uint16_t l3_len:9;      /**< L3 (IP) Header Length. */
+			uint16_t l2_len:7;      /**< L2 (MAC) Header Length. */
+		};
+	};
 } __rte_cache_aligned;
 
 /**