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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] iommu/arm-smmu-v3: put off the execution of TLBI* to reduce lock confliction
On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:00:45AM +0800, Leizhen (ThunderTown) wrote:
>
>
> On 2017/10/18 20:58, Will Deacon wrote:
> > Hi Thunder,
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 09:00:36PM +0800, Zhen Lei wrote:
> >> Because all TLBI commands should be followed by a SYNC command, to make
> >> sure that it has been completely finished. So we can just add the TLBI
> >> commands into the queue, and put off the execution until meet SYNC or
> >> other commands. To prevent the followed SYNC command waiting for a long
> >> time because of too many commands have been delayed, restrict the max
> >> delayed number.
> >>
> >> According to my test, I got the same performance data as I replaced writel
> >> with writel_relaxed in queue_inc_prod.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Zhen Lei <thunder.leizhen@huawei.com>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c | 42 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
> >> 1 file changed, 37 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > If we want to go down the route of explicit command batching, I'd much
> > rather do it by implementing the iotlb_range_add callback in the driver,
> > and have a fixed-length array of batched ranges on the domain. We could
> I think even if iotlb_range_add callback is implemented, this patch is still valuable. The main purpose
> of this patch is to reduce dsb operation. So in the scenario with iotlb_range_add implemented:
> .iotlb_range_add:
> spin_lock_irqsave(&smmu->cmdq.lock, flags);
> ...
> add tlbi range-1 to cmq-queue
> ...
> add tlbi range-n to cmq-queue //n
> dsb
> ...
> spin_unlock_irqrestore(&smmu->cmdq.lock, flags);
>
> .iotlb_sync
> spin_lock_irqsave(&smmu->cmdq.lock, flags);
> ...
> add cmd_sync to cmq-queue
> dsb
> ...
> spin_unlock_irqrestore(&smmu->cmdq.lock, flags);
>
> Although iotlb_range_add can reduce n-1 dsb operations, but there are
> still 1 left. If n is not large enough, this patch is helpful.

Then pick an n that is large enough, based on the compatible string.

Will

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