[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3 5/5] netdev-dpdk: Rename dpdk_mp_put as dpdk_mp_free.

antonio.fischetti at intel.com antonio.fischetti at intel.com
Thu Oct 5 15:52:05 UTC 2017


Rename dpdk_mp_put as dpdk_mp_free, add other comments
to mempool functions.

CC: Ciara Loftus <ciara.loftus at intel.com>
CC: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor at redhat.com>
CC: Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Antonio Fischetti <antonio.fischetti at intel.com>
---
 lib/netdev-dpdk.c | 15 ++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/netdev-dpdk.c b/lib/netdev-dpdk.c
index b5f54cc..c7727fd 100644
--- a/lib/netdev-dpdk.c
+++ b/lib/netdev-dpdk.c
@@ -576,6 +576,9 @@ dpdk_mp_create(struct netdev_dpdk *dev, int mtu, bool *mp_exists)
     return NULL;
 }
 
+/* Returns a valid pointer when either of the two cases occur:
+ * a new mempool was just created or the requested mempool is already
+ * existing. */
 static struct dpdk_mp *
 dpdk_mp_get(struct netdev_dpdk *dev, int mtu, bool *mp_exists)
 {
@@ -588,8 +591,9 @@ dpdk_mp_get(struct netdev_dpdk *dev, int mtu, bool *mp_exists)
     return dmp;
 }
 
+/* Release an existing mempool. */
 static void
-dpdk_mp_put(struct dpdk_mp *dmp)
+dpdk_mp_free(struct dpdk_mp *dmp)
 {
     char *mp_name;
 
@@ -606,8 +610,8 @@ dpdk_mp_put(struct dpdk_mp *dmp)
     ovs_mutex_unlock(&dpdk_mp_mutex);
 }
 
-/* Tries to allocate new mempool on requested_socket_id with
- * mbuf size corresponding to requested_mtu.
+/* Tries to allocate a new mempool on requested_socket_id with a size
+ * determined by requested_mtu and requested Rx/Tx queues.
  * On success new configuration will be applied.
  * On error, device will be left unchanged. */
 static int
@@ -628,7 +632,8 @@ netdev_dpdk_mempool_configure(struct netdev_dpdk *dev)
     } else if (mp_exists) {
         return EEXIST;
     } else {
-        dpdk_mp_put(dev->dpdk_mp);
+        /* A new mempool was created, release the previous one. */
+        dpdk_mp_free(dev->dpdk_mp);
         dev->dpdk_mp = mp;
         dev->mtu = dev->requested_mtu;
         dev->socket_id = dev->requested_socket_id;
@@ -1073,7 +1078,7 @@ common_destruct(struct netdev_dpdk *dev)
     OVS_EXCLUDED(dev->mutex)
 {
     rte_free(dev->tx_q);
-    dpdk_mp_put(dev->dpdk_mp);
+    dpdk_mp_free(dev->dpdk_mp);
 
     ovs_list_remove(&dev->list_node);
     free(ovsrcu_get_protected(struct ingress_policer *,
-- 
2.4.11



More information about the dev mailing list