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-rw-r--r--doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst10
-rw-r--r--lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_c11_mem.h10
2 files changed, 14 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
index c60879c..cfa92b8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
@@ -69,6 +69,16 @@ New Features
checked out against that dma mask and rejected if out of range. If more than
one device has addressing limitations, the dma mask is the more restricted one.
+* **Updated the C11 memory model version of ring library.**
+
+ The latency is decreased for architectures using the C11 memory model
+ version of the ring library.
+
+ On Cavium ThunderX2 platform, the changes decreased latency by 27~29%
+ and 3~15% for MPMC and SPSC cases respectively (with 2 lcores). The
+ real improvements may vary with the number of contending lcores and
+ the size of ring.
+
* **Added hot-unplug handle mechanism.**
``rte_dev_hotplug_handle_enable`` and ``rte_dev_hotplug_handle_disable`` are
diff --git a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_c11_mem.h b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_c11_mem.h
index 52da95a..7bc74a4 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_c11_mem.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ring/rte_ring_c11_mem.h
@@ -61,13 +61,11 @@ __rte_ring_move_prod_head(struct rte_ring *r, unsigned int is_sp,
unsigned int max = n;
int success;
+ *old_head = __atomic_load_n(&r->prod.head, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE);
do {
/* Reset n to the initial burst count */
n = max;
- *old_head = __atomic_load_n(&r->prod.head,
- __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE);
-
/* load-acquire synchronize with store-release of ht->tail
* in update_tail.
*/
@@ -93,6 +91,7 @@ __rte_ring_move_prod_head(struct rte_ring *r, unsigned int is_sp,
if (is_sp)
r->prod.head = *new_head, success = 1;
else
+ /* on failure, *old_head is updated */
success = __atomic_compare_exchange_n(&r->prod.head,
old_head, *new_head,
0, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE,
@@ -135,13 +134,11 @@ __rte_ring_move_cons_head(struct rte_ring *r, int is_sc,
int success;
/* move cons.head atomically */
+ *old_head = __atomic_load_n(&r->cons.head, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE);
do {
/* Restore n as it may change every loop */
n = max;
- *old_head = __atomic_load_n(&r->cons.head,
- __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE);
-
/* this load-acquire synchronize with store-release of ht->tail
* in update_tail.
*/
@@ -166,6 +163,7 @@ __rte_ring_move_cons_head(struct rte_ring *r, int is_sc,
if (is_sc)
r->cons.head = *new_head, success = 1;
else
+ /* on failure, *old_head will be updated */
success = __atomic_compare_exchange_n(&r->cons.head,
old_head, *new_head,
0, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE,