[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3 2/2] dpctl: dpif: allow viewing and configuring dp cache sizes

Flavio Leitner fbl at sysclose.org
Wed Mar 3 20:44:15 UTC 2021

On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 02:53:22PM +0100, Eelco Chaudron wrote:
> This patch adds a general way of viewing/configuring datapath
> cache sizes. With an implementation for the netlink interface.
> The ovs-dpctl/ovs-appctl show commands will display the
> current cache sizes configured:
> ovs-dpctl show
> system at ovs-system:
>   lookups: hit:25 missed:63 lost:0
>   flows: 0
>   masks: hit:282 total:0 hit/pkt:3.20
>   cache: hit:4 hit rate:4.5455%
>   caches:
>     masks-cache: size: 256
>   port 0: ovs-system (internal)
>   port 1: br-int (internal)
>   port 2: genev_sys_6081 (geneve: packet_type=ptap)
>   port 3: br-ex (internal)
>   port 4: eth2
>   port 5: sw0p1 (internal)
>   port 6: sw0p3 (internal)
> A specific cache can be configured as follows:
> ovs-appctl dpctl/cache-set-size DP CACHE SIZE
> ovs-dpctl cache-set-size DP CACHE SIZE
> For example to disable the cache do:
> $ ovs-dpctl cache-set-size system at ovs-system masks-cache 0
> Setting cache size successful, new size 0.
> Signed-off-by: Eelco Chaudron <echaudro at redhat.com>
> ---

Same nit in the commit with regards to precision as before.

The API doesn't say anything about cache 'name' pointer ownership
most probably because it is hardcoded to a single name. I think
it's fine for now but in the future we might need to change that
using xstrdup() and let the caller calls free().

Thanks for including the test unit. Works here.

Acked-by: Flavio Leitner <fbl at sysclose.org>

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