Re: [PATCH net] octeontx2-pf: Set maximum queue size to 16K

From: Jakub Kicinski
Date: Wed Aug 02 2023 - 21:13:55 EST

On Wed, 2 Aug 2023 18:11:35 +0200 Alexander Lobakin wrote:
> > - ring->rx_max_pending = Q_COUNT(Q_SIZE_MAX);
> > + ring->rx_max_pending = 16384; /* Page pool support on RX */
> This is very hardcodish. Why not limit the Page Pool size when creating
> instead? It's perfectly fine to have a queue with 64k descriptors and a
> Page Pool with only ("only" :D) 16k elements.
> Page Pool size affects only the size of the embedded ptr_ring, which is
> used for indirect (locking) recycling. I would even recommend to not go
> past 2k for PP sizes, it makes no sense and only consumes memory.

Should we make the page pool cap the size at 32k then, instead of
having drivers do the gymnastics? I don't see what else the driver
can do, other than cap :S
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