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Subject: Re: [virtio-dev] packed ring layout proposal
On 09/16/2016 08:51 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:28:19AM +0100, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 01:39:15AM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:Let's start a discussion around an alternative ring layout. This has been in my kvm forum 2016 presentation. The idea is to have a r/w descriptor in a ring structure, replacing the used and available ring, index and descriptor buffer.Do you have pseudo-code? I find it difficult to infer how it's supposed to work from the description.Find a prototype implementation under tools/virtio/ringbench/ring.c in latest Linux.
Are you sure of the path? I also had a look at your kernel.org repository, but no luck there either. Yuanhan is willing to prototype it in DPDK, so I think he will be interested in your implementation. Thanks, Maxime