[PATCH 08/28] Drivers: hv: Update the ring buffer structure to match win8 functionality

K. Y. Srinivasan kys at microsoft.com
Sat Dec 1 14:46:39 UTC 2012


Update the ringbuffer structure to support win8 functionality.

Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys at microsoft.com>
Reviewed-by: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz at microsoft.com>
---
 include/linux/hyperv.h |   28 +++++++++++++++++++++-------
 1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/hyperv.h b/include/linux/hyperv.h
index b097bf9..2b54801 100644
--- a/include/linux/hyperv.h
+++ b/include/linux/hyperv.h
@@ -325,14 +325,28 @@ struct hv_ring_buffer {
 
 	u32 interrupt_mask;
 
-	/* Pad it to PAGE_SIZE so that data starts on page boundary */
-	u8	reserved[4084];
-
-	/* NOTE:
-	 * The interrupt_mask field is used only for channels but since our
-	 * vmbus connection also uses this data structure and its data starts
-	 * here, we commented out this field.
+	/*
+	 * Win8 uses some of the reserved bits to implement
+	 * interrupt driven flow management. On the send side
+	 * we can request that the receiver interrupt the sender
+	 * when the ring transitions from being full to being able
+	 * to handle a message of size "pending_send_sz".
+	 *
+	 * Add necessary state for this enhancement.
 	 */
+	u32 pending_send_sz;
+
+	u32 reserved1[12];
+
+	union {
+		struct {
+			u32 feat_pending_send_sz:1;
+		};
+		u32 value;
+	} feature_bits;
+
+	/* Pad it to PAGE_SIZE so that data starts on page boundary */
+	u8	reserved2[4028];
 
 	/*
 	 * Ring data starts here + RingDataStartOffset
-- 
1.7.4.1




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