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[v3,5/7] vhost: improve prefetching in dequeue path

Message ID 20180627144959.17277-6-maxime.coquelin@redhat.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Maxime Coquelin
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Series vhost: generalize buffer vectors | expand

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ci/Intel-compilation success Compilation OK

Commit Message

Maxime Coquelin June 27, 2018, 2:49 p.m. UTC
This is an optimization to prefetch next buffer while the
current one is being processed.

Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
---
 lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c | 10 +++++++++-
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c b/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
index 371d0e646..404968cd0 100644
--- a/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
+++ b/lib/librte_vhost/virtio_net.c
@@ -901,7 +901,13 @@  copy_desc_to_mbuf(struct virtio_net *dev, struct vhost_virtqueue *vq,
 			buf_iova = buf_vec[vec_idx].buf_iova;
 			buf_len = buf_vec[vec_idx].buf_len;
 
-			rte_prefetch0((void *)(uintptr_t)buf_addr);
+			/*
+			 * Prefecth desc n + 1 buffer while
+			 * desc n buffer is processed.
+			 */
+			if (vec_idx + 1 < nr_vec)
+				rte_prefetch0((void *)(uintptr_t)
+						buf_vec[vec_idx + 1].buf_addr);
 
 			buf_offset = 0;
 			buf_avail  = buf_len;
@@ -1133,6 +1139,8 @@  rte_vhost_dequeue_burst(int vid, uint16_t queue_id,
 		if (likely(dev->dequeue_zero_copy == 0))
 			update_shadow_used_ring(vq, head_idx, 0);
 
+		rte_prefetch0((void *)(uintptr_t)buf_vec[0].buf_addr);
+
 		pkts[i] = rte_pktmbuf_alloc(mbuf_pool);
 		if (unlikely(pkts[i] == NULL)) {
 			RTE_LOG(ERR, VHOST_DATA,