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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 00/24] arm64: provide pseudo NMI with GICv3
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Hi,

This series + the core NMI patches can be fetched from:

git clone http://linux-arm.org/linux-jt.git v4.20-pseudo-nmi

Thanks,

Julien

On 12/11/18 11:56, Julien Thierry wrote:
> Hi,
>
> This series is a continuation of the work started by Daniel [1]. The goal
> is to use GICv3 interrupt priorities to simulate an NMI.
>
> The patches depend on the core API for NMIs patches [2].
>
> To achieve this, set two priorities, one for standard interrupts and
> another, higher priority, for NMIs. Whenever we want to disable interrupts,
> we mask the standard priority instead so NMIs can still be raised. Some
> corner cases though still require to actually mask all interrupts
> effectively disabling the NMI.
>
> Daniel Thompson ran some benchmarks [3] on a previous version showing a
> small (<1%) performance drop when using interrupt priorities on Cortex-A53
> and GIC-500.
>
> Currently, only PPIs and SPIs can be set as NMIs. IPIs being currently
> hardcoded IRQ numbers, there isn't a generic interface to set SGIs as NMI
> for now. LPIs being controlled by the ITS cannot be delivered as NMI.
> When an NMI is active on a CPU, no other NMI can be triggered on the CPU.
>
> Requirements to use this:
> - Have GICv3
> - SCR_EL3.FIQ is set to 1 when linux runs or have single security state
> - Select Kernel Feature -> Use ICC system registers for IRQ masking
>
> * Patches 1 and 2 are just a bit of cleanup
>
> * Patch 3 introduces a CPU feature to check if priority masking should be
> used
>
> * Patches 4 and 5 add the support for priority masking in GICv3 driver
>
> * Patches 6 to 11 add the support for priority masking the arch/arm64
> code
>
> * Patches 12 and 13 allow us to apply alternatives earlier in the boot
> process
>
> * Patches 14 to 16 starts the PMR masking on cpu startup and provides
> primitives for arm64 GICv3 driver to perform priority masking
>
> * Patches 17 to 20 Add support for pseudo-NMIs in GICv3 driver
>
> * Patches 21 to 23 Add support for receiving NMIs in arch/arm64
>
> * Patch 24 adds the build config and command line option to enable
> pseudo-NMIs
>
> Changes since v5[4]:
> * Rebased on v4.20-rc2
> * Reorganized patches again
> * Renamed compile option + PMR values defines
> * Write PMR enablement for cpu startup in C
> * Fix wrong array size passed to __apply_alternatives
> * Do not touch PMR in pt_regs when not using irq masking
> * Remove ISB between PMR and IAR -> turns out it is not needed
> * Simplify irqflags code after introducing PMR in it
> * Use ref count API to track PPIs set as NMI
> * Simplify NMI exit path
>
> Changes since V4[5]:
> * Rebased to v4.19-rc1
> * Adapted GIC driver to the core NMI API
> * Added option to disable priority masking on command line
> * Added Daniel's Tested-by on patches related replacing PSR.I toggling with
> PMR masking
> * Fix scope matching for alternative features.
> * Spotted some more places using PSR.I or daif and replaced with generic
> interrupt functions
>
> Changes since V3[6]:
> * Big refactoring. As suggested by Marc Z., some of the bigger patches
> needed to be split into smaller one.
> * Try to reduce the amount of #ifdef for the new feature by introducing
> an individual cpufeature for priority masking
> * Do not track which alternatives have been applied (was a bit dodgy
> anyway), and use an alternative for VHE cpu_enable callback
> * Fix a build failure with arm by adding the correct RPR accessors
> * Added Suggested-by tags for changes from comming or inspired by Daniel's
> series. Do let me know if you feel I missed something and am not giving
> you due credit.
>
> Changes since V2[7]:
> * Series rebase to v4.17-rc6
> * Adapt pathces 1 and 2 to the rework of cpufeatures framework
> * Use the group0 detection scheme in the GICv3 driver to identify
> the priority view, and drop the use of a fake interrupt
> * Add the case for a GIC configured in a single security state
> * Use local_daif_restore instead of local_irq_enable the first time
> we enable interrupts after a bp hardening in the handling of a kernel
> entry. Otherwise PRS.I remains set...
>
> Changes since V1[8]:
> * Series rebased to v4.15-rc8.
> * Check for arm64_early_features in this_cpu_has_cap (spotted by Suzuki).
> * Fix issue where debug exception were not masked when enabling debug in
> mdscr_el1.
>
> Changes since RFC[9]:
> * The series was rebased to v4.15-rc2 which implied some changes mainly
> related to the work on exception entries and daif flags by James Morse.
> - The first patch in the previous series was dropped because no longer
> applicable.
> - With the semantics James introduced of "inheriting" daif flags,
> handling of PMR on exception entry is simplified as PMR is not altered
> by taking an exception and already inherited from previous state.
> - James pointed out that taking a PseudoNMI before reading the FAR_EL1
> register should not be allowed as per the TRM (D10.2.29):
> "FAR_EL1 is made UNKNOWN on an exception return from EL1."
> So in this submission PSR.I bit is cleared only after FAR_EL1 is read.
> * For KVM, only deal with PMR unmasking/restoring in common code, and VHE
> specific code makes sure PSR.I bit is set when necessary.
> * When detecting the GIC priority view (patch 5), wait for an actual
> interrupt instead of trying only once.
>
>
> [1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg525077.html
> [2] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/11/12/2113
> [3] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/7/20/803
> [4] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/8/28/693
> [5] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/7/24/321
> [6] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/5/21/276
> [7] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/1/17/335
> [8] https://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg620763.html
> [9] https://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg610736.html
>
> Cheers,
>
> Julien
>
> -->
>
> Daniel Thompson (1):
> arm64: alternative: Apply alternatives early in boot process
>
> Julien Thierry (23):
> arm64: Remove unused daif related functions/macros
> arm64: cpufeature: Set SYSREG_GIC_CPUIF as a boot system feature
> arm64: cpufeature: Add cpufeature for IRQ priority masking
> arm/arm64: gic-v3: Add PMR and RPR accessors
> irqchip/gic-v3: Switch to PMR masking before calling IRQ handler
> arm64: ptrace: Provide definitions for PMR values
> arm64: Make PMR part of task context
> arm64: Unmask PMR before going idle
> arm64: kvm: Unmask PMR before entering guest
> arm64: irqflags: Use ICC_PMR_EL1 for interrupt masking
> arm64: daifflags: Include PMR in daifflags restore operations
> arm64: alternative: Allow alternative status checking per cpufeature
> irqchip/gic-v3: Factor group0 detection into functions
> arm64: Switch to PMR masking when starting CPUs
> arm64: gic-v3: Implement arch support for priority masking
> irqchip/gic-v3: Detect if GIC can support pseudo-NMIs
> irqchip/gic-v3: Handle pseudo-NMIs
> irqchip/gic: Add functions to access irq priorities
> irqchip/gic-v3: Allow interrupts to be set as pseudo-NMI
> arm64: Handle serror in NMI context
> arm64: Skip preemption when exiting an NMI
> arm64: Skip irqflags tracing for NMI in IRQs disabled context
> arm64: Enable the support of pseudo-NMIs
>
> Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 6 +
> Documentation/arm64/booting.txt | 5 +
> arch/arm/include/asm/arch_gicv3.h | 33 ++++
> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 14 ++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/alternative.h | 4 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/arch_gicv3.h | 32 +++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/assembler.h | 10 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/cpucaps.h | 3 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h | 10 +
> arch/arm64/include/asm/daifflags.h | 20 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/efi.h | 3 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/irqflags.h | 132 ++++++++++---
> arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 12 ++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/processor.h | 3 +
> arch/arm64/include/asm/ptrace.h | 20 +-
> arch/arm64/kernel/alternative.c | 60 +++++-
> arch/arm64/kernel/asm-offsets.c | 1 +
> arch/arm64/kernel/cpufeature.c | 42 +++-
> arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S | 40 ++++
> arch/arm64/kernel/process.c | 6 +
> arch/arm64/kernel/smp.c | 34 ++++
> arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c | 8 +-
> arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/switch.c | 16 ++
> arch/arm64/mm/proc.S | 18 ++
> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-common.c | 10 +
> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-common.h | 2 +
> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3.c | 250 +++++++++++++++++++++---
> include/linux/irqchip/arm-gic-common.h | 2 +-
> 28 files changed, 695 insertions(+), 101 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 1.9.1
>

--
Julien Thierry

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