diff mbox

[dpdk-dev,v4,3/5] examples: new sample app packet_ordering

Message ID 1423660055-23920-4-git-send-email-sergio.gonzalez.monroy@intel.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Headers show

Commit Message

Sergio Gonzalez Monroy Feb. 11, 2015, 1:07 p.m. UTC
This new app makes use of the librte_reorder library.

It requires at least 3 lcores for RX, Workers (1 or more) and TX threads.
Communication between RX-Workers and Workers-TX is done by using rings.
The flow of mbufs is the following:
 * RX thread gets mbufs from driver, set sequence number and enqueue
   them in ring.
 * Workers dequeue mbufs from ring, do some 'work' and enqueue mbufs in
   ring.
 * TX dequeue mbufs from ring, inserts them in reorder buffer, drains
   mbufs from reorder and sends them to the driver.

Signed-off-by: Reshma Pattan <reshma.pattan@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Sergio Gonzalez Monroy <sergio.gonzalez.monroy@intel.com>
---
 examples/packet_ordering/Makefile |  50 +++
 examples/packet_ordering/main.c   | 695 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 745 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
 create mode 100644 examples/packet_ordering/main.c
diff mbox

Patch

diff --git a/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile b/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..9e080a3
--- /dev/null
+++ b/examples/packet_ordering/Makefile
@@ -0,0 +1,50 @@ 
+#   BSD LICENSE
+#
+#   Copyright(c) 2010-2014 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
+#   All rights reserved.
+#
+#   Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
+#   modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
+#   are met:
+#
+#     * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
+#       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
+#     * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
+#       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
+#       the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
+#       distribution.
+#     * Neither the name of Intel Corporation nor the names of its
+#       contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
+#       from this software without specific prior written permission.
+#
+#   THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
+#   "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+#   LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
+#   A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
+#   OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
+#   SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+#   LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
+#   DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
+#   THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
+#   (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
+#   OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
+
+ifeq ($(RTE_SDK),)
+$(error "Please define RTE_SDK environment variable")
+endif
+
+# Default target, can be overridden by command line or environment
+RTE_TARGET ?= x86_64-ivshmem-linuxapp-gcc
+
+include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
+
+# binary name
+APP = packet_ordering
+
+# all source are stored in SRCS-y
+SRCS-y := main.c
+
+CFLAGS += -O3
+CFLAGS += $(WERROR_FLAGS)
+
+include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.extapp.mk
diff --git a/examples/packet_ordering/main.c b/examples/packet_ordering/main.c
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..75e2f46
--- /dev/null
+++ b/examples/packet_ordering/main.c
@@ -0,0 +1,695 @@ 
+/*-
+ *   BSD LICENSE
+ *
+ *   Copyright(c) 2010-2014 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
+ *   All rights reserved.
+ *
+ *   Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
+ *   modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
+ *   are met:
+ *
+ *     * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
+ *       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
+ *     * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
+ *       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
+ *       the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
+ *       distribution.
+ *     * Neither the name of Intel Corporation nor the names of its
+ *       contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
+ *       from this software without specific prior written permission.
+ *
+ *   THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
+ *   "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+ *   LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
+ *   A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
+ *   OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
+ *   SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+ *   LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
+ *   DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
+ *   THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
+ *   (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
+ *   OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
+ */
+
+#include <signal.h>
+#include <getopt.h>
+
+#include <rte_eal.h>
+#include <rte_common.h>
+#include <rte_errno.h>
+#include <rte_ethdev.h>
+#include <rte_lcore.h>
+#include <rte_mbuf.h>
+#include <rte_mempool.h>
+#include <rte_ring.h>
+#include <rte_reorder.h>
+
+#define RX_DESC_PER_QUEUE 128
+#define TX_DESC_PER_QUEUE 512
+
+#define MAX_PKTS_BURST 32
+#define REORDER_BUFFER_SIZE 8192
+#define MBUF_PER_POOL 65535
+#define MBUF_SIZE (1600 + sizeof(struct rte_mbuf) + RTE_PKTMBUF_HEADROOM)
+#define MBUF_POOL_CACHE_SIZE 250
+
+#define RING_SIZE 16384
+
+/* uncommnet below line to enable debug logs */
+/* #define DEBUG */
+
+#ifdef DEBUG
+#define LOG_LEVEL RTE_LOG_DEBUG
+#define LOG_DEBUG(log_type, fmt, args...) RTE_LOG(DEBUG, log_type, fmt, ##args)
+#else
+#define LOG_LEVEL RTE_LOG_INFO
+#define LOG_DEBUG(log_type, fmt, args...) do {} while (0)
+#endif
+
+/* Macros for printing using RTE_LOG */
+#define RTE_LOGTYPE_REORDERAPP          RTE_LOGTYPE_USER1
+
+unsigned int portmask;
+unsigned int disable_reorder;
+volatile uint8_t quit_signal;
+
+static struct rte_mempool *mbuf_pool;
+
+static struct rte_eth_conf port_conf_default;
+
+struct worker_thread_args {
+	struct rte_ring *ring_in;
+	struct rte_ring *ring_out;
+};
+
+struct output_buffer {
+	unsigned count;
+	struct rte_mbuf *mbufs[MAX_PKTS_BURST];
+};
+
+volatile struct app_stats {
+	struct {
+		uint64_t rx_pkts;
+		uint64_t enqueue_pkts;
+		uint64_t enqueue_failed_pkts;
+	} rx __rte_cache_aligned;
+
+	struct {
+		uint64_t dequeue_pkts;
+		uint64_t enqueue_pkts;
+		uint64_t enqueue_failed_pkts;
+	} wkr __rte_cache_aligned;
+
+	struct {
+		uint64_t dequeue_pkts;
+		/* Too early pkts transmitted directly w/o reordering */
+		uint64_t early_pkts_txtd_woro;
+		/* Too early pkts failed from direct transmit */
+		uint64_t early_pkts_tx_failed_woro;
+		uint64_t ro_tx_pkts;
+		uint64_t ro_tx_failed_pkts;
+	} tx __rte_cache_aligned;
+} app_stats;
+
+/**
+ * Get the last enabled lcore ID
+ *
+ * @return
+ *   The last enabled lcore ID.
+ */
+static unsigned int
+get_last_lcore_id(void)
+{
+	int i;
+
+	for (i = RTE_MAX_LCORE - 1; i >= 0; i--)
+		if (rte_lcore_is_enabled(i))
+			return i;
+	return 0;
+}
+
+/**
+ * Get the previous enabled lcore ID
+ * @param id
+ *  The current lcore ID
+ * @return
+ *   The previous enabled lcore ID or the current lcore
+ *   ID if it is the first available core.
+ */
+static unsigned int
+get_previous_lcore_id(unsigned int id)
+{
+	int i;
+
+	for (i = id - 1; i >= 0; i--)
+		if (rte_lcore_is_enabled(i))
+			return i;
+	return id;
+}
+
+static inline void
+pktmbuf_free_bulk(struct rte_mbuf *mbuf_table[], unsigned n)
+{
+	unsigned int i;
+
+	for (i = 0; i < n; i++)
+		rte_pktmbuf_free(mbuf_table[i]);
+}
+
+/* display usage */
+static void
+print_usage(const char *prgname)
+{
+	printf("%s [EAL options] -- -p PORTMASK\n"
+			"  -p PORTMASK: hexadecimal bitmask of ports to configure\n",
+			prgname);
+}
+
+static int
+parse_portmask(const char *portmask)
+{
+	unsigned long pm;
+	char *end = NULL;
+
+	/* parse hexadecimal string */
+	pm = strtoul(portmask, &end, 16);
+	if ((portmask[0] == '\0') || (end == NULL) || (*end != '\0'))
+		return -1;
+
+	if (pm == 0)
+		return -1;
+
+	return pm;
+}
+
+/* Parse the argument given in the command line of the application */
+static int
+parse_args(int argc, char **argv)
+{
+	int opt;
+	int option_index;
+	char **argvopt;
+	char *prgname = argv[0];
+	static struct option lgopts[] = {
+		{"disable-reorder", 0, 0, 0},
+		{NULL, 0, 0, 0}
+	};
+
+	argvopt = argv;
+
+	while ((opt = getopt_long(argc, argvopt, "p:",
+					lgopts, &option_index)) != EOF) {
+		switch (opt) {
+		/* portmask */
+		case 'p':
+			portmask = parse_portmask(optarg);
+			if (portmask == 0) {
+				printf("invalid portmask\n");
+				print_usage(prgname);
+				return -1;
+			}
+			break;
+		/* long options */
+		case 0:
+			if (!strcmp(lgopts[option_index].name, "disable-reorder")) {
+				printf("reorder disabled\n");
+				disable_reorder = 1;
+			}
+			break;
+		default:
+			print_usage(prgname);
+			return -1;
+		}
+	}
+	if (optind <= 1) {
+		print_usage(prgname);
+		return -1;
+	}
+
+	argv[optind-1] = prgname;
+	optind = 0; /* reset getopt lib */
+	return 0;
+}
+
+static inline int
+configure_eth_port(uint8_t port_id)
+{
+	struct ether_addr addr;
+	const uint16_t rxRings = 1, txRings = 1;
+	const uint8_t nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count();
+	int ret;
+	uint16_t q;
+
+	if (port_id > nb_ports)
+		return -1;
+
+	ret = rte_eth_dev_configure(port_id, rxRings, txRings, &port_conf_default);
+	if (ret != 0)
+		return ret;
+
+	for (q = 0; q < rxRings; q++) {
+		ret = rte_eth_rx_queue_setup(port_id, q, RX_DESC_PER_QUEUE,
+				rte_eth_dev_socket_id(port_id), NULL,
+				mbuf_pool);
+		if (ret < 0)
+			return ret;
+	}
+
+	for (q = 0; q < txRings; q++) {
+		ret = rte_eth_tx_queue_setup(port_id, q, TX_DESC_PER_QUEUE,
+				rte_eth_dev_socket_id(port_id), NULL);
+		if (ret < 0)
+			return ret;
+	}
+
+	ret = rte_eth_dev_start(port_id);
+	if (ret < 0)
+		return ret;
+
+	rte_eth_macaddr_get(port_id, &addr);
+	printf("Port %u MAC: %02"PRIx8" %02"PRIx8" %02"PRIx8
+			" %02"PRIx8" %02"PRIx8" %02"PRIx8"\n",
+			(unsigned)port_id,
+			addr.addr_bytes[0], addr.addr_bytes[1],
+			addr.addr_bytes[2], addr.addr_bytes[3],
+			addr.addr_bytes[4], addr.addr_bytes[5]);
+
+	rte_eth_promiscuous_enable(port_id);
+
+	return 0;
+}
+
+static void
+print_stats(void)
+{
+	const uint8_t nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count();
+	unsigned i;
+	struct rte_eth_stats eth_stats;
+
+	printf("\nRX thread stats:\n");
+	printf(" - Pkts rxd:				%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.rx.rx_pkts);
+	printf(" - Pkts enqd to workers ring:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.rx.enqueue_pkts);
+
+	printf("\nWorker thread stats:\n");
+	printf(" - Pkts deqd from workers ring:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.wkr.dequeue_pkts);
+	printf(" - Pkts enqd to tx ring:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.wkr.enqueue_pkts);
+	printf(" - Pkts enq to tx failed:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.wkr.enqueue_failed_pkts);
+
+	printf("\nTX stats:\n");
+	printf(" - Pkts deqd from tx ring:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.tx.dequeue_pkts);
+	printf(" - Ro Pkts transmitted:			%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.tx.ro_tx_pkts);
+	printf(" - Ro Pkts tx failed:			%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.tx.ro_tx_failed_pkts);
+	printf(" - Pkts transmitted w/o reorder:	%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.tx.early_pkts_txtd_woro);
+	printf(" - Pkts tx failed w/o reorder:		%"PRIu64"\n",
+						app_stats.tx.early_pkts_tx_failed_woro);
+
+	for (i = 0; i < nb_ports; i++) {
+		rte_eth_stats_get(i, &eth_stats);
+		printf("\nPort %u stats:\n", i);
+		printf(" - Pkts in:   %"PRIu64"\n", eth_stats.ipackets);
+		printf(" - Pkts out:  %"PRIu64"\n", eth_stats.opackets);
+		printf(" - In Errs:   %"PRIu64"\n", eth_stats.ierrors);
+		printf(" - Out Errs:  %"PRIu64"\n", eth_stats.oerrors);
+		printf(" - Mbuf Errs: %"PRIu64"\n", eth_stats.rx_nombuf);
+	}
+}
+
+static void
+int_handler(int sig_num)
+{
+	printf("Exiting on signal %d\n", sig_num);
+	quit_signal = 1;
+}
+
+/**
+ * This thread receives mbufs from the port and affects them an internal
+ * sequence number to keep track of their order of arrival through an
+ * mbuf structure.
+ * The mbufs are then passed to the worker threads via the rx_to_workers
+ * ring.
+ */
+static int
+rx_thread(struct rte_ring *ring_out)
+{
+	const uint8_t nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count();
+	uint32_t seqn = 0;
+	uint16_t i, ret = 0;
+	uint16_t nb_rx_pkts;
+	uint8_t port_id;
+	struct rte_mbuf *pkts[MAX_PKTS_BURST];
+
+	RTE_LOG(INFO, REORDERAPP, "%s() started on lcore %u\n", __func__,
+							rte_lcore_id());
+
+	while (!quit_signal) {
+
+		for (port_id = 0; port_id < nb_ports; port_id++) {
+			if ((portmask & (1 << port_id)) != 0) {
+
+				/* receive packets */
+				nb_rx_pkts = rte_eth_rx_burst(port_id, 0,
+								pkts, MAX_PKTS_BURST);
+				if (nb_rx_pkts == 0) {
+					LOG_DEBUG(REORDERAPP,
+					"%s():Received zero packets\n",	__func__);
+					continue;
+				}
+				app_stats.rx.rx_pkts += nb_rx_pkts;
+
+				/* mark sequence number */
+				for (i = 0; i < nb_rx_pkts; )
+					pkts[i++]->seqn = seqn++;
+
+				/* enqueue to rx_to_workers ring */
+				ret = rte_ring_enqueue_burst(ring_out, (void *) pkts,
+								nb_rx_pkts);
+				app_stats.rx.enqueue_pkts += ret;
+				if (unlikely(ret < nb_rx_pkts)) {
+					app_stats.rx.enqueue_failed_pkts +=
+									(nb_rx_pkts-ret);
+					pktmbuf_free_bulk(&pkts[ret], nb_rx_pkts - ret);
+				}
+			}
+		}
+	}
+	return 0;
+}
+
+/**
+ * This thread takes bursts of packets from the rx_to_workers ring and
+ * Changes the input port value to output port value. And feds it to
+ * workers_to_tx
+ */
+static int
+worker_thread(void *args_ptr)
+{
+	const uint8_t nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count();
+	uint16_t i, ret = 0;
+	uint16_t burst_size = 0;
+	struct worker_thread_args *args;
+	struct rte_mbuf *burst_buffer[MAX_PKTS_BURST] = { NULL };
+	struct rte_ring *ring_in, *ring_out;
+	const unsigned xor_val = (nb_ports > 1);
+
+	args = (struct worker_thread_args *) args_ptr;
+	ring_in  = args->ring_in;
+	ring_out = args->ring_out;
+
+	RTE_LOG(INFO, REORDERAPP, "%s() started on lcore %u\n", __func__,
+							rte_lcore_id());
+
+	while (!quit_signal) {
+
+		/* dequeue the mbufs from rx_to_workers ring */
+		burst_size = rte_ring_dequeue_burst(ring_in,
+				(void *)burst_buffer, MAX_PKTS_BURST);
+		if (unlikely(burst_size == 0))
+			continue;
+
+		__sync_fetch_and_add(&app_stats.wkr.dequeue_pkts, burst_size);
+
+		/* just do some operation on mbuf */
+		for (i = 0; i < burst_size;)
+			burst_buffer[i++]->port ^= xor_val;
+
+		/* enqueue the modified mbufs to workers_to_tx ring */
+		ret = rte_ring_enqueue_burst(ring_out, (void *)burst_buffer, burst_size);
+		__sync_fetch_and_add(&app_stats.wkr.enqueue_pkts, ret);
+		if (unlikely(ret < burst_size)) {
+			/* Return the mbufs to their respective pool, dropping packets */
+			__sync_fetch_and_add(&app_stats.wkr.enqueue_failed_pkts,
+					(int)burst_size - ret);
+			pktmbuf_free_bulk(&burst_buffer[ret], burst_size - ret);
+		}
+	}
+	return 0;
+}
+
+static inline void
+flush_one_port(struct output_buffer *outbuf, uint8_t outp)
+{
+	unsigned nb_tx = rte_eth_tx_burst(outp, 0, outbuf->mbufs,
+			outbuf->count);
+	app_stats.tx.ro_tx_pkts += nb_tx;
+
+	if (unlikely(nb_tx < outbuf->count)) {
+		/* free the mbufs which failed from transmit */
+		app_stats.tx.ro_tx_failed_pkts += (outbuf->count - nb_tx);
+		LOG_DEBUG(REORDERAPP, "%s:Packet loss with tx_burst\n", __func__);
+		pktmbuf_free_bulk(&outbuf->mbufs[nb_tx], outbuf->count - nb_tx);
+	}
+	outbuf->count = 0;
+}
+
+/**
+ * Dequeue mbufs from the workers_to_tx ring and reorder them before
+ * transmitting.
+ */
+static int
+send_thread(struct rte_ring *ring_in)
+{
+	int ret;
+	unsigned int i, dret;
+	uint16_t nb_dq_mbufs;
+	uint8_t outp;
+	static struct output_buffer tx_buffers[RTE_MAX_ETHPORTS];
+	struct rte_mbuf *mbufs[MAX_PKTS_BURST];
+	struct rte_mbuf *rombufs[MAX_PKTS_BURST] = {NULL};
+	struct rte_reorder_buffer *buffer;
+
+	RTE_LOG(INFO, REORDERAPP, "%s() started on lcore %u\n", __func__,
+							rte_lcore_id());
+	buffer = rte_reorder_create("PKT_RO", rte_socket_id(), REORDER_BUFFER_SIZE);
+	while (!quit_signal) {
+
+		/* deque the mbufs from workers_to_tx ring */
+		nb_dq_mbufs = rte_ring_dequeue_burst(ring_in,
+				(void *)mbufs, MAX_PKTS_BURST);
+
+		if (unlikely(nb_dq_mbufs == 0))
+			continue;
+
+		app_stats.tx.dequeue_pkts += nb_dq_mbufs;
+
+		for (i = 0; i < nb_dq_mbufs; i++) {
+			/* send dequeued mbufs for reordering */
+			ret = rte_reorder_insert(buffer, mbufs[i]);
+
+			if (ret == -1 && rte_errno == ERANGE) {
+				/* Too early pkts should be transmitted out directly */
+				LOG_DEBUG(REORDERAPP, "%s():Cannot reorder early packet "
+						"direct enqueuing to TX\n", __func__);
+				outp = mbufs[i]->port;
+				if ((portmask & (1 << outp)) == 0) {
+					rte_pktmbuf_free(mbufs[i]);
+					continue;
+				}
+				if (rte_eth_tx_burst(outp, 0, (void *)mbufs[i], 1) != 1) {
+					rte_pktmbuf_free(mbufs[i]);
+					app_stats.tx.early_pkts_tx_failed_woro++;
+				} else
+					app_stats.tx.early_pkts_txtd_woro++;
+			} else if (ret == -1 && rte_errno == ENOSPC) {
+				/**
+				 * Early pkts just outside of window should be dropped
+				 */
+				rte_pktmbuf_free(mbufs[i]);
+			}
+		}
+
+		/*
+		 * drain MAX_PKTS_BURST of reordered
+		 * mbufs for transmit
+		 */
+		dret = rte_reorder_drain(buffer, rombufs, MAX_PKTS_BURST);
+		for (i = 0; i < dret; i++) {
+
+			struct output_buffer *outbuf;
+			uint8_t outp1;
+
+			outp1 = rombufs[i]->port;
+			/* skip ports that are not enabled */
+			if ((portmask & (1 << outp1)) == 0) {
+				rte_pktmbuf_free(rombufs[i]);
+				continue;
+			}
+
+			outbuf = &tx_buffers[outp1];
+			outbuf->mbufs[outbuf->count++] = rombufs[i];
+			if (outbuf->count == MAX_PKTS_BURST)
+				flush_one_port(outbuf, outp1);
+		}
+	}
+	return 0;
+}
+
+/**
+ * Dequeue mbufs from the workers_to_tx ring and transmit them
+ */
+static int
+tx_thread(struct rte_ring *ring_in)
+{
+	uint32_t i, dqnum;
+	uint8_t outp;
+	static struct output_buffer tx_buffers[RTE_MAX_ETHPORTS];
+	struct rte_mbuf *mbufs[MAX_PKTS_BURST];
+	struct output_buffer *outbuf;
+
+	RTE_LOG(INFO, REORDERAPP, "%s() started on lcore %u\n", __func__,
+							rte_lcore_id());
+	while (!quit_signal) {
+
+		/* deque the mbufs from workers_to_tx ring */
+		dqnum = rte_ring_dequeue_burst(ring_in,
+				(void *)mbufs, MAX_PKTS_BURST);
+
+		if (unlikely(dqnum == 0))
+			continue;
+
+		app_stats.tx.dequeue_pkts += dqnum;
+
+		for (i = 0; i < dqnum; i++) {
+			outp = mbufs[i]->port;
+			/* skip ports that are not enabled */
+			if ((portmask & (1 << outp)) == 0) {
+				rte_pktmbuf_free(mbufs[i]);
+				continue;
+			}
+
+			outbuf = &tx_buffers[outp];
+			outbuf->mbufs[outbuf->count++] = mbufs[i];
+			if (outbuf->count == MAX_PKTS_BURST)
+				flush_one_port(outbuf, outp);
+		}
+	}
+
+	return 0;
+}
+
+int
+main(int argc, char **argv)
+{
+	int ret;
+	unsigned nb_ports;
+	unsigned int lcore_id, last_lcore_id, master_lcore_id;
+	uint8_t port_id;
+	uint8_t nb_ports_available;
+	struct worker_thread_args worker_args = {NULL, NULL};
+	struct rte_ring *rx_to_workers;
+	struct rte_ring *workers_to_tx;
+
+	/* catch ctrl-c so we can print on exit */
+	signal(SIGINT, int_handler);
+
+	/* Initialize EAL */
+	ret = rte_eal_init(argc, argv);
+	if (ret < 0)
+		return -1;
+
+	argc -= ret;
+	argv += ret;
+
+	/* Parse the application specific arguments */
+	ret = parse_args(argc, argv);
+	if (ret < 0)
+		return -1;
+
+	/* Check if we have enought cores */
+	if (rte_lcore_count() < 3)
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error, This application needs at "
+				"least 3 logical cores to run:\n"
+				"1 lcore for packet RX\n"
+				"1 lcore for packet TX\n"
+				"and at least 1 lcore for worker threads\n");
+
+	nb_ports = rte_eth_dev_count();
+	if (nb_ports == 0)
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error: no ethernet ports detected\n");
+	if (nb_ports != 1 && (nb_ports & 1))
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Error: number of ports must be even, except "
+				"when using a single port\n");
+
+	mbuf_pool = rte_mempool_create("mbuf_pool", MBUF_PER_POOL, MBUF_SIZE,
+			MBUF_POOL_CACHE_SIZE,
+			sizeof(struct rte_pktmbuf_pool_private),
+			rte_pktmbuf_pool_init, NULL,
+			rte_pktmbuf_init, NULL,
+			rte_socket_id(), 0);
+	if (mbuf_pool == NULL)
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "%s\n", rte_strerror(rte_errno));
+
+	nb_ports_available = nb_ports;
+
+	/* initialize all ports */
+	for (port_id = 0; port_id < nb_ports; port_id++) {
+		/* skip ports that are not enabled */
+		if ((portmask & (1 << port_id)) == 0) {
+			printf("\nSkipping disabled port %d\n", port_id);
+			nb_ports_available--;
+			continue;
+		}
+		/* init port */
+		printf("Initializing port %u... done\n", (unsigned) port_id);
+
+		if (configure_eth_port(port_id) != 0)
+			rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "Cannot initialize port %"PRIu8"\n",
+					port_id);
+	}
+
+	if (!nb_ports_available) {
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE,
+			"All available ports are disabled. Please set portmask.\n");
+	}
+
+	/* Create rings for inter core communication */
+	rx_to_workers = rte_ring_create("rx_to_workers", RING_SIZE, rte_socket_id(),
+			RING_F_SP_ENQ);
+	if (rx_to_workers == NULL)
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "%s\n", rte_strerror(rte_errno));
+
+	workers_to_tx = rte_ring_create("workers_to_tx", RING_SIZE, rte_socket_id(),
+			RING_F_SC_DEQ);
+	if (workers_to_tx == NULL)
+		rte_exit(EXIT_FAILURE, "%s\n", rte_strerror(rte_errno));
+
+	last_lcore_id   = get_last_lcore_id();
+	master_lcore_id = rte_get_master_lcore();
+
+	worker_args.ring_in  = rx_to_workers;
+	worker_args.ring_out = workers_to_tx;
+
+	/* Start worker_thread() on all the available slave cores but the last 1 */
+	for (lcore_id = 0; lcore_id <= get_previous_lcore_id(last_lcore_id); lcore_id++)
+		if (rte_lcore_is_enabled(lcore_id) && lcore_id != master_lcore_id)
+			rte_eal_remote_launch(worker_thread, (void *)&worker_args,
+					lcore_id);
+
+	if (disable_reorder)
+		/* Start tx_thread() on the last slave core */
+		rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)tx_thread, workers_to_tx,
+				last_lcore_id);
+	else
+		/* Start send_thread() on the last slave core */
+		rte_eal_remote_launch((lcore_function_t *)send_thread, workers_to_tx,
+				last_lcore_id);
+
+	/* Start rx_thread() on the master core */
+	rx_thread(rx_to_workers);
+
+	RTE_LCORE_FOREACH_SLAVE(lcore_id) {
+		if (rte_eal_wait_lcore(lcore_id) < 0)
+			return -1;
+	}
+
+	print_stats();
+	return 0;
+}