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authorYuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com>2018-07-18 13:56:36 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2018-07-20 14:32:23 -0700
commita0496ef2c23b3b180902dd185d0d63ccbc624cf8 (patch)
tree14637b238b127759e4ccccf6f05fb89aaa6772ca /include/net
parent27cde44a259c380a3c09066fc4b42de7dde9b1ad (diff)
download96b-common-a0496ef2c23b3b180902dd185d0d63ccbc624cf8.tar.gz
tcp: do not delay ACK in DCTCP upon CE status change
Per DCTCP RFC8257 (Section 3.2) the ACK reflecting the CE status change has to be sent immediately so the sender can respond quickly: """ When receiving packets, the CE codepoint MUST be processed as follows: 1. If the CE codepoint is set and DCTCP.CE is false, set DCTCP.CE to true and send an immediate ACK. 2. If the CE codepoint is not set and DCTCP.CE is true, set DCTCP.CE to false and send an immediate ACK. """ Previously DCTCP implementation may continue to delay the ACK. This patch fixes that to implement the RFC by forcing an immediate ACK. Tested with this packetdrill script provided by Larry Brakmo 0.000 socket(..., SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_TCP) = 3 0.000 setsockopt(3, SOL_SOCKET, SO_REUSEADDR, [1], 4) = 0 0.000 setsockopt(3, SOL_TCP, TCP_CONGESTION, "dctcp", 5) = 0 0.000 bind(3, ..., ...) = 0 0.000 listen(3, 1) = 0 0.100 < [ect0] SEW 0:0(0) win 32792 <mss 1000,sackOK,nop,nop,nop,wscale 7> 0.100 > SE. 0:0(0) ack 1 <mss 1460,nop,nop,sackOK,nop,wscale 8> 0.110 < [ect0] . 1:1(0) ack 1 win 257 0.200 accept(3, ..., ...) = 4 +0 setsockopt(4, SOL_SOCKET, SO_DEBUG, [1], 4) = 0 0.200 < [ect0] . 1:1001(1000) ack 1 win 257 0.200 > [ect01] . 1:1(0) ack 1001 0.200 write(4, ..., 1) = 1 0.200 > [ect01] P. 1:2(1) ack 1001 0.200 < [ect0] . 1001:2001(1000) ack 2 win 257 +0.005 < [ce] . 2001:3001(1000) ack 2 win 257 +0.000 > [ect01] . 2:2(0) ack 2001 // Previously the ACK below would be delayed by 40ms +0.000 > [ect01] E. 2:2(0) ack 3001 +0.500 < F. 9501:9501(0) ack 4 win 257 Signed-off-by: Yuchung Cheng <ycheng@google.com> Acked-by: Neal Cardwell <ncardwell@google.com> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/net')
-rw-r--r--include/net/tcp.h1
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/net/tcp.h b/include/net/tcp.h
index a08de496d1b2..25116ec02087 100644
--- a/include/net/tcp.h
+++ b/include/net/tcp.h
@@ -342,6 +342,7 @@ ssize_t tcp_splice_read(struct socket *sk, loff_t *ppos,
struct pipe_inode_info *pipe, size_t len,
unsigned int flags);
+void tcp_enter_quickack_mode(struct sock *sk, unsigned int max_quickacks);
static inline void tcp_dec_quickack_mode(struct sock *sk,
const unsigned int pkts)
{