strparser: Add __strp_unpause and use it in ktls.

strp_unpause queues strp_work in order to parse any messages that
arrived while the strparser was paused. However, the process invoking
strp_unpause could eagerly parse a buffered message itself if it held
the sock lock.

__strp_unpause is an alternative to strp_pause that avoids the scheduling
overhead that results when a receiving thread unpauses the strparser
and waits for the next message to be delivered by the workqueue thread.

This patch more than doubled the IOPS achieved in a benchmark of NBD
traffic encrypted using ktls.

Signed-off-by: Doron Roberts-Kedes <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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