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authorDavid S. Miller <>2020-09-22 16:45:34 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <>2020-09-22 16:45:34 -0700
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Two minor conflicts: 1) net/ipv4/route.c, adding a new local variable while moving another local variable and removing it's initial assignment. 2) drivers/net/dsa/microchip/ksz9477.c, overlapping changes. One pretty prints the port mode differently, whilst another changes the driver to try and obtain the port mode from the port node rather than the switch node. Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst b/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
index 75f943f0009d..6a615cd62bda 100644
--- a/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
+++ b/Documentation/bpf/ringbuf.rst
@@ -182,9 +182,6 @@ in the order of reservations, but only after all previous records where
already committed. It is thus possible for slow producers to temporarily hold
off submitted records, that were reserved later.
-Reservation/commit/consumer protocol is verified by litmus tests in
One interesting implementation bit, that significantly simplifies (and thus
speeds up as well) implementation of both producers and consumers is how data
area is mapped twice contiguously back-to-back in the virtual memory. This
@@ -200,7 +197,7 @@ a self-pacing notifications of new data being availability.
being available after commit only if consumer has already caught up right up to
the record being committed. If not, consumer still has to catch up and thus
will see new data anyways without needing an extra poll notification.
-Benchmarks (see tools/testing/selftests/bpf/benchs/bench_ringbuf.c_) show that
+Benchmarks (see tools/testing/selftests/bpf/benchs/bench_ringbufs.c) show that
this allows to achieve a very high throughput without having to resort to
tricks like "notify only every Nth sample", which are necessary with perf
buffer. For extreme cases, when BPF program wants more manual control of