From: Eric Dumazet <eric.duma...@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:43:03 -0800
> From: Eric Dumazet <eduma...@google.com>
> BBR uses tcp_tso_autosize() in an attempt to probe what would be the
> burst sizes and to adjust cwnd in bbr_target_cwnd() with following
> gold formula :
> /* Allow enough full-sized skbs in flight to utilize end systems. */
> cwnd += 3 * bbr->tso_segs_goal;
> But GSO can be lacking or be constrained to very small
> units (ip link set dev ... gso_max_segs 2)
> What we really want is to have enough packets in flight so that both
> GSO and GRO are efficient.
> So in the case GSO is off or downgraded, we still want to have the same
> number of packets in flight as if GSO/TSO was fully operational, so
> that GRO can hopefully be working efficiently.
> To fix this issue, we make tcp_tso_autosize() unaware of
> Only tcp_tso_segs() has to enforce the gso_max_segs limit.
> Fixes: 0f8782ea1497 ("tcp_bbr: add BBR congestion control")
> Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eduma...@google.com>
> Reported-by: Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksa...@natalenko.name>
Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks Eric.