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SubjectRe: [PATCH] virtio-net: Reporting traffic queue distribution statistics through ethtool
On 05/20/2013 06:56 AM, Narasimhan, Sriram wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> Comments inline...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael S. Tsirkin [mailto:mst@redhat.com]
> Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 1:03 PM
> To: Narasimhan, Sriram
> Cc: rusty@rustcorp.com.au; virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org; kvm@vger.kernel.org; netdev@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; Jason Wang
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] virtio-net: Reporting traffic queue distribution statistics through ethtool
>
> On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 04:09:48PM +0000, Narasimhan, Sriram wrote:
>> Hi Michael,
>>
>> I was getting all packets on the same inbound queue which
>> is why I added this support to virtio-net (and some more
>> instrumentation at tun as well). But, it turned out to be
>> my misconfiguration - I did not enable IFF_MULTI_QUEUE on
>> the tap device, so the real_num_tx_queues on tap netdev was
>> always 1 (no tx distribution at tap).
> Interesting that qemu didn't fail.
>
> [Sriram] void tun_set_real_num_tx_queues() does not return
> the EINVAL return from netif_set_real_num_tx_queues() for
> txq > dev->num_tx_queues (which would be the case if the
> tap device were not created with IFF_MULTI_QUEUE). I think
> it would be better to fix the code to disable the new
> queue and fail tun_attach() in this scenario. If you
> agree, I can go ahead and create a separate patch for that.
>

But tun_attach() check the TUN_TAP_MQ flags before, so it should fail?
How was the tap created?
>> I am thinking about
>> adding a -q option to tunctl to specify multi-queue flag on
>> the tap device.
> Absolutely.
>
> [Sriram] OK, let me do that.
>
>> Yes, number of exits will be most useful. I will look into
>> adding the other statistics you mention.
>>
>> Sriram
> Pls note you'll need to switch to virtqueue_kick_prepare
> to detect exits: virtqueue_kick doesn't let you know
> whether there was an exit.
>
> Also, it's best to make this a separate patch from the one
> adding per-queue stats.
>
> [Sriram] OK, I will cover only the per-queue statistics in
> this patch. Also, I will address the indentation/data
> structure name points that you mentioned in your earlier
> email and send a new revision for this patch.
>
> Sriram

Better have some performance numbers to make sure nothing was slowed down.

Thanks
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael S. Tsirkin [mailto:mst@redhat.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 4:28 AM
>> To: Narasimhan, Sriram
>> Cc: rusty@rustcorp.com.au; virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org; kvm@vger.kernel.org; netdev@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] virtio-net: Reporting traffic queue distribution statistics through ethtool
>>
>> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 01:24:29PM -0700, Sriram Narasimhan wrote:
>>> This patch allows virtio-net driver to report traffic distribution
>>> to inbound/outbound queues through ethtool -S. The per_cpu
>>> virtnet_stats is split into receive and transmit stats and are
>>> maintained on a per receive_queue and send_queue basis.
>>> virtnet_stats() is modified to aggregate interface level statistics
>>> from per-queue statistics. Sample output below:
>>>
>> Thanks for the patch. The idea itself looks OK to me.
>> Ben Hutchings already sent some comments
>> so I won't repeat them. Some minor more comments
>> and questions below.
>>
>>> NIC statistics:
>>> rxq0: rx_packets: 4357802
>>> rxq0: rx_bytes: 292642052
>>> txq0: tx_packets: 824540
>>> txq0: tx_bytes: 55256404
>>> rxq1: rx_packets: 0
>>> rxq1: rx_bytes: 0
>>> txq1: tx_packets: 1094268
>>> txq1: tx_bytes: 73328316
>>> rxq2: rx_packets: 0
>>> rxq2: rx_bytes: 0
>>> txq2: tx_packets: 1091466
>>> txq2: tx_bytes: 73140566
>>> rxq3: rx_packets: 0
>>> rxq3: rx_bytes: 0
>>> txq3: tx_packets: 1093043
>>> txq3: tx_bytes: 73246142
>> Interesting. This example implies that all packets are coming in
>> through the same RX queue - is this right?
>> If yes that's worth exploring - could be a tun bug -
>> and shows how this patch is useful.
>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Sriram Narasimhan <sriram.narasimhan@hp.com>
>> BTW, while you are looking at the stats, one other interesting
>> thing to add could be checking more types of stats: number of exits,
>> queue full errors, etc.
>>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/net/virtio_net.c | 157 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
>>> 1 files changed, 128 insertions(+), 29 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>>> index 3c23fdc..3c58c52 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/virtio_net.c
>>> @@ -41,15 +41,46 @@ module_param(gso, bool, 0444);
>>>
>>> #define VIRTNET_DRIVER_VERSION "1.0.0"
>>>
>>> -struct virtnet_stats {
>>> - struct u64_stats_sync tx_syncp;
>>> +struct virtnet_rx_stats {
>>> struct u64_stats_sync rx_syncp;
>>> - u64 tx_bytes;
>>> + u64 rx_packets;
>>> + u64 rx_bytes;
>>> +};
>>> +
>>> +struct virtnet_tx_stats {
>>> + struct u64_stats_sync tx_syncp;
>>> u64 tx_packets;
>>> + u64 tx_bytes;
>>> +};
>>>
>>> - u64 rx_bytes;
>>> - u64 rx_packets;
>> I think maintaining the stats in a per-queue data structure like this is
>> fine. if # of CPUs == # of queues which is typical, we use same amount
>> of memory. And each queue access is under a lock,
>> or from napi thread, so no races either.
>>
>>> +struct virtnet_ethtool_stats {
>>> + char desc[ETH_GSTRING_LEN];
>>> + int type;
>>> + int size;
>>> + int offset;
>>> +};
>>> +
>>> +enum {VIRTNET_STATS_TX, VIRTNET_STATS_RX};
>>> +
>>> +#define VIRTNET_RX_STATS_INFO(_struct, _field) \
>>> + {#_field, VIRTNET_STATS_RX, FIELD_SIZEOF(_struct, _field), \
>>> + offsetof(_struct, _field)}
>>> +
>>> +#define VIRTNET_TX_STATS_INFO(_struct, _field) \
>>> + {#_field, VIRTNET_STATS_TX, FIELD_SIZEOF(_struct, _field), \
>>> + offsetof(_struct, _field)}
>>> +
>>> +static const struct virtnet_ethtool_stats virtnet_et_rx_stats[] = {
>>> + VIRTNET_RX_STATS_INFO(struct virtnet_rx_stats, rx_packets),
>>> + VIRTNET_RX_STATS_INFO(struct virtnet_rx_stats, rx_bytes)
>>> +};
>>> +#define VIRTNET_RX_STATS_NUM (ARRAY_SIZE(virtnet_et_rx_stats))
>>> +
>>> +static const struct virtnet_ethtool_stats virtnet_et_tx_stats[] = {
>>> + VIRTNET_TX_STATS_INFO(struct virtnet_tx_stats, tx_packets),
>>> + VIRTNET_TX_STATS_INFO(struct virtnet_tx_stats, tx_bytes)
>>> };
>>> +#define VIRTNET_TX_STATS_NUM (ARRAY_SIZE(virtnet_et_tx_stats))
>> I'd prefer a full name: virtnet_ethtool_tx_stats, or
>> just virtnet_tx_stats.
>>
>>>
>>> /* Internal representation of a send virtqueue */
>>> struct send_queue {
>>> @@ -61,6 +92,9 @@ struct send_queue {
>>>
>>> /* Name of the send queue: output.$index */
>>> char name[40];
>>> +
>>> + /* Active send queue statistics */
>>> + struct virtnet_tx_stats stats;
>>> };
>>>
>>> /* Internal representation of a receive virtqueue */
>>> @@ -81,6 +115,9 @@ struct receive_queue {
>>>
>>> /* Name of this receive queue: input.$index */
>>> char name[40];
>>> +
>>> + /* Active receive queue statistics */
>>> + struct virtnet_rx_stats stats;
>>> };
>>>
>>> struct virtnet_info {
>>> @@ -109,9 +146,6 @@ struct virtnet_info {
>>> /* enable config space updates */
>>> bool config_enable;
>>>
>>> - /* Active statistics */
>>> - struct virtnet_stats __percpu *stats;
>>> -
>>> /* Work struct for refilling if we run low on memory. */
>>> struct delayed_work refill;
>>>
>>> @@ -330,7 +364,7 @@ static void receive_buf(struct receive_queue *rq, void *buf, unsigned int len)
>>> {
>>> struct virtnet_info *vi = rq->vq->vdev->priv;
>>> struct net_device *dev = vi->dev;
>>> - struct virtnet_stats *stats = this_cpu_ptr(vi->stats);
>>> + struct virtnet_rx_stats *stats = &rq->stats;
>>> struct sk_buff *skb;
>>> struct page *page;
>>> struct skb_vnet_hdr *hdr;
>>> @@ -650,8 +684,7 @@ static void free_old_xmit_skbs(struct send_queue *sq)
>>> {
>>> struct sk_buff *skb;
>>> unsigned int len;
>>> - struct virtnet_info *vi = sq->vq->vdev->priv;
>>> - struct virtnet_stats *stats = this_cpu_ptr(vi->stats);
>>> + struct virtnet_tx_stats *stats = &sq->stats;
>>>
>>> while ((skb = virtqueue_get_buf(sq->vq, &len)) != NULL) {
>>> pr_debug("Sent skb %p\n", skb);
>>> @@ -841,24 +874,25 @@ static struct rtnl_link_stats64 *virtnet_stats(struct net_device *dev,
>>> struct rtnl_link_stats64 *tot)
>>> {
>>> struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
>>> - int cpu;
>>> + int i;
>>> unsigned int start;
>>>
>>> - for_each_possible_cpu(cpu) {
>>> - struct virtnet_stats *stats = per_cpu_ptr(vi->stats, cpu);
>>> + for (i = 0; i < vi->max_queue_pairs; i++) {
>>> + struct virtnet_tx_stats *tstats = &vi->sq[i].stats;
>>> + struct virtnet_rx_stats *rstats = &vi->rq[i].stats;
>>> u64 tpackets, tbytes, rpackets, rbytes;
>>>
>>> do {
>>> - start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&stats->tx_syncp);
>>> - tpackets = stats->tx_packets;
>>> - tbytes = stats->tx_bytes;
>>> - } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&stats->tx_syncp, start));
>>> + start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&tstats->tx_syncp);
>>> + tpackets = tstats->tx_packets;
>>> + tbytes = tstats->tx_bytes;
>>> + } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&tstats->tx_syncp, start));
>>>
>>> do {
>>> - start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&stats->rx_syncp);
>>> - rpackets = stats->rx_packets;
>>> - rbytes = stats->rx_bytes;
>>> - } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&stats->rx_syncp, start));
>>> + start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&rstats->rx_syncp);
>>> + rpackets = rstats->rx_packets;
>>> + rbytes = rstats->rx_bytes;
>>> + } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&rstats->rx_syncp, start));
>>>
>>> tot->rx_packets += rpackets;
>>> tot->tx_packets += tpackets;
>>> @@ -1177,12 +1211,83 @@ static void virtnet_get_channels(struct net_device *dev,
>>> channels->other_count = 0;
>>> }
>>>
>>> +static void virtnet_get_stat_strings(struct net_device *dev,
>>> + u32 stringset,
>>> + u8 *data)
>>> +{
>>> + struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
>>> + int i, j;
>>> +
>>> + switch (stringset) {
>>> + case ETH_SS_STATS:
>>> + for (i = 0; i < vi->max_queue_pairs; i++) {
>>> + for (j = 0; j < VIRTNET_RX_STATS_NUM; j++) {
>>> + sprintf(data, "rxq%d: %s", i,
>>> + virtnet_et_rx_stats[j].desc);
>>> + data += ETH_GSTRING_LEN;
>>> + }
>>> + for (j = 0; j < VIRTNET_TX_STATS_NUM; j++) {
>>> + sprintf(data, "txq%d: %s", i,
>>> + virtnet_et_tx_stats[j].desc);
>>> + data += ETH_GSTRING_LEN;
>>> + }
>>> + }
>>> + break;
>>> + }
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +static int virtnet_get_sset_count(struct net_device *dev, int stringset)
>>> +{
>>> + struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
>>> + switch (stringset) {
>>> + case ETH_SS_STATS:
>>> + return vi->max_queue_pairs *
>>> + (VIRTNET_RX_STATS_NUM + VIRTNET_TX_STATS_NUM);
>>> + default:
>>> + return -EINVAL;
>>> + }
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +static void virtnet_get_ethtool_stats(struct net_device *dev,
>>> + struct ethtool_stats *stats,
>>> + u64 *data)
>>> +{
>>> + struct virtnet_info *vi = netdev_priv(dev);
>>> + unsigned int i, base;
>>> + unsigned int start;
>>> +
>>> + for (i = 0, base = 0; i < vi->max_queue_pairs; i++) {
>>> + struct virtnet_tx_stats *tstats = &vi->sq[i].stats;
>>> + struct virtnet_rx_stats *rstats = &vi->rq[i].stats;
>>> +
>>> + do {
>>> + start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&rstats->rx_syncp);
>>> + data[base] = rstats->rx_packets;
>>> + data[base+1] = rstats->rx_bytes;
>> nitpicking:
>> We normally has spaces around +, like this:
>> data[base + 1] = rstats->rx_bytes;
>>
>>> + } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&rstats->rx_syncp, start));
>>> +
>>> + base += VIRTNET_RX_STATS_NUM;
>>> +
>>> + do {
>>> + start = u64_stats_fetch_begin_bh(&tstats->tx_syncp);
>>> + data[base] = tstats->tx_packets;
>>> + data[base+1] = tstats->tx_bytes;
>>
>> nitpicking:
>> Here, something strange happened to indentation.
>>
>>> + } while (u64_stats_fetch_retry_bh(&tstats->tx_syncp, start));
>>> +
>>> + base += VIRTNET_TX_STATS_NUM;
>>> + }
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +
>>> static const struct ethtool_ops virtnet_ethtool_ops = {
>>> .get_drvinfo = virtnet_get_drvinfo,
>>> .get_link = ethtool_op_get_link,
>>> .get_ringparam = virtnet_get_ringparam,
>>> .set_channels = virtnet_set_channels,
>>> .get_channels = virtnet_get_channels,
>>> + .get_strings = virtnet_get_stat_strings,
>>> + .get_sset_count = virtnet_get_sset_count,
>>> + .get_ethtool_stats = virtnet_get_ethtool_stats,
>>> };
>>>
>>> #define MIN_MTU 68
>>> @@ -1531,14 +1636,11 @@ static int virtnet_probe(struct virtio_device *vdev)
>>> vi->dev = dev;
>>> vi->vdev = vdev;
>>> vdev->priv = vi;
>>> - vi->stats = alloc_percpu(struct virtnet_stats);
>>> err = -ENOMEM;
>>> - if (vi->stats == NULL)
>>> - goto free;
>>>
>>> vi->vq_index = alloc_percpu(int);
>>> if (vi->vq_index == NULL)
>>> - goto free_stats;
>>> + goto free;
>>>
>>> mutex_init(&vi->config_lock);
>>> vi->config_enable = true;
>>> @@ -1616,8 +1718,6 @@ free_vqs:
>>> virtnet_del_vqs(vi);
>>> free_index:
>>> free_percpu(vi->vq_index);
>>> -free_stats:
>>> - free_percpu(vi->stats);
>>> free:
>>> free_netdev(dev);
>>> return err;
>>> @@ -1653,7 +1753,6 @@ static void virtnet_remove(struct virtio_device *vdev)
>>> flush_work(&vi->config_work);
>>>
>>> free_percpu(vi->vq_index);
>>> - free_percpu(vi->stats);
>>> free_netdev(vi->dev);
>>> }
>> Thanks!
>>
>>> --
>>> 1.7.1
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