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authorEric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com>2007-04-19 16:16:32 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-04-25 22:23:34 -0700
commitb7aa0bf70c4afb9e38be25f5c0922498d0f8684c (patch)
tree4bc9d61031f4eb40d73887d6bde09e7d6bf2b259 /net/bridge
parent3927f2e8f9afa3424bb51ca81f7abac01ffd0005 (diff)
[NET]: convert network timestamps to ktime_t
We currently use a special structure (struct skb_timeval) and plain 'struct timeval' to store packet timestamps in sk_buffs and struct sock. This has some drawbacks : - Fixed resolution of micro second. - Waste of space on 64bit platforms where sizeof(struct timeval)=16 I suggest using ktime_t that is a nice abstraction of high resolution time services, currently capable of nanosecond resolution. As sizeof(ktime_t) is 8 bytes, using ktime_t in 'struct sock' permits a 8 byte shrink of this structure on 64bit architectures. Some other structures also benefit from this size reduction (struct ipq in ipv4/ip_fragment.c, struct frag_queue in ipv6/reassembly.c, ...) Once this ktime infrastructure adopted, we can more easily provide nanosecond resolution on top of it. (ioctl SIOCGSTAMPNS and/or SO_TIMESTAMPNS/SCM_TIMESTAMPNS) Note : this patch includes a bug correction in compat_sock_get_timestamp() where a "err = 0;" was missing (so this syscall returned -ENOENT instead of 0) Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com> CC: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> CC: John find <linux.kernel@free.fr> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/bridge')
-rw-r--r--net/bridge/netfilter/ebt_ulog.c6
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/bridge/netfilter/ebt_ulog.c b/net/bridge/netfilter/ebt_ulog.c
index 8e15cc47f6c0..259f5c370f3c 100644
--- a/net/bridge/netfilter/ebt_ulog.c
+++ b/net/bridge/netfilter/ebt_ulog.c
@@ -130,6 +130,7 @@ static void ebt_ulog_packet(unsigned int hooknr, const struct sk_buff *skb,
unsigned int group = uloginfo->nlgroup;
ebt_ulog_buff_t *ub = &ulog_buffers[group];
spinlock_t *lock = &ub->lock;
+ ktime_t kt;
if ((uloginfo->cprange == 0) ||
(uloginfo->cprange > skb->len + ETH_HLEN))
@@ -164,9 +165,10 @@ static void ebt_ulog_packet(unsigned int hooknr, const struct sk_buff *skb,
/* Fill in the ulog data */
pm->version = EBT_ULOG_VERSION;
- do_gettimeofday(&pm->stamp);
+ kt = ktime_get_real();
+ pm->stamp = ktime_to_timeval(kt);
if (ub->qlen == 1)
- skb_set_timestamp(ub->skb, &pm->stamp);
+ ub->skb->tstamp = kt;
pm->data_len = copy_len;
pm->mark = skb->mark;
pm->hook = hooknr;

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