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authorAaron Young <aaron.young@oracle.com>2016-03-15 11:35:38 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2016-03-18 19:33:00 -0400
commit67d0719f06ded9488311472b3d65ad37d992c332 (patch)
tree673b97a2167debcdb8abf1cb5d87382697067783 /arch/sparc/configs
parentldmvsw: Split sunvnet driver into common code (diff)
ldmvsw: Make sunvnet_common compatible with ldmvsw
Modify sunvnet common code and data structures to be compatible with both sunvnet and ldmvsw drivers. Details: Sunvnet operates on "vnet-port" nodes which appear in the Machine Description (MD) in a guest domain. Ldmvsw operates on "vsw-port" nodes which appear in the MD of a service domain. A difference between the sunvnet driver and the ldmvsw driver is the sunvnet driver creates a network interface (i.e. a struct net_device) for every vnet-port *parent* "network" node. Several vnet-ports may appear under this common parent network node - each corresponding to a common parent network interface. Conversely, since bridge/vswitch software will need to interface with every vsw-port in a system, the ldmvsw driver creates a network interface (i.e. a struct net_device) for every vsw-port - not every parent node as with sunvnet. This difference required some special handling in the common code as explained below. There are 2 key data structures used by the sunvnet and ldmvsw drivers (which are now found in sunvnet_common.h): 1. struct vnet_port This structure represents a vnet-port node in sunvnet and a vsw-port in the ldmvsw driver. 2. struct vnet This structure represents a parent "network" node in sunvnet and a parent "virtual-network-switch" node in ldmvsw. Since the sunvnet driver allocates a net_device for every parent "network" node, a net_device member appears in the struct vnet. Since the ldmvsw driver allocates a net_device for every port, a net_device member was added to the vnet_port. The common code distinguishes which structure net_device member to use by checking a 'vsw' bit that was added to the vnet_port structure. See the VNET_PORT_TO_NET_DEVICE() marco in sunvnet_common.h. The netdev_priv() in sunvnet is allocated as a vnet. The netdev_priv() in ldmvsw is a vnet_port. Therefore, any place in the common code where a netdev_priv() call was made, a wrapper function was implemented in each driver to first get the vnet and/or vnet_port (in a driver specific way) and pass them as newly added parameters to the common functions (see wrapper funcs: vnet_set_rx_mode() and vnet_poll_controller()). Since these wrapper functions call __tx_port_find(), __tx_port_find() was moved from the common code back into sunvnet.c. Note - ldmvsw.c does not require this function. These changes also required that port_is_up() be made into a common function and thus it was given a _common suffix and exported like the other common functions. A wrapper function was also added for vnet_start_xmit_common() to pass a driver-specific function arg to return the port associated with a given struct sk_buff and struct net_device. This was required because vnet_start_xmit_common() grabs a lock prior to getting the associated port. Using a function pointer arg allowed the code to work unchanged without risking changes to the non-trivial locking logic in vnet_start_xmit_common(). Signed-off-by: Aaron Young <aaron.young@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Rashmi Narasimhan <rashmi.narasimhan@oracle.com> Reviewed-by: Sowmini Varadhan <sowmini.varadhan@oracle.com> Reviewed-by: Alexandre Chartre <Alexandre.Chartre@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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