lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [Nov]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Subject[RFT PATCH 0/4] Unify CPU topology across ARM64 & RISC-V
Date
The cpu-map DT entry in ARM64 can describe the CPU topology in
much better way compared to other existing approaches. RISC-V can
easily adopt this binding to represent it's own CPU topology.
Thus, both cpu-map DT binding and topology parsing code can be
moved to a common location so that RISC-V or any other
architecture can leverage that.

The relevant discussion regarding unifying cpu topology can be
found in [1].

arch_topology seems to be a perfect place to move the common
code. I have not introduced any functional changes in the moved
code. The only downside in this approach is that the capacity
code will be executed for RISC-V as well. But, it will exit
immediately after not able to find the appropriate DT node. If
the overhead is considered too much, we can always compile out
capacity related functions under a different config for the
architectures that do not support them.

The patches have been tested for RISC-V and compile tested for
ARM64 & x86.

The socket change[2] is also now part of this series.

[1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/11/6/19
[2] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/11/7/918

QEMU changes for RISC-V topology are available at

https://github.com/atishp04/riscv-qemu/tree/cpu_topo

Atish Patra (3):
dt-binding: cpu-topology: Move cpu-map to a common binding.
cpu-topology: Move cpu topology code to common code.
RISC-V: Parse cpu topology during boot.

Sudeep Holla (1):
Documentation: DT: arm: add support for sockets defining package
boundaries

.../{arm/topology.txt => cpu/cpu-topology.txt} | 133 +++++++--
arch/arm64/include/asm/topology.h | 22 --
arch/arm64/kernel/topology.c | 303 +--------------------
arch/riscv/Kconfig | 1 +
arch/riscv/kernel/smpboot.c | 3 +
drivers/base/arch_topology.c | 294 ++++++++++++++++++++
include/linux/arch_topology.h | 26 ++
include/linux/topology.h | 1 +
8 files changed, 435 insertions(+), 348 deletions(-)
rename Documentation/devicetree/bindings/{arm/topology.txt => cpu/cpu-topology.txt} (66%)

--
2.7.4

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-11-30 00:10    [W:0.064 / U:47.304 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site