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SubjectRe: [PATCH] irqchip/gic-v3-its: add allocation max order limitation for lpi_id_bits
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Hi Marc
Thanks for the comments

On 8/27/2018 3:01 AM, Marc Zyngier Wrote:
> [I'm travelling, so expect some major delays in responding to email]
>
> Hi Jia,
>
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:00:51 +0100,
> Jia He <hejianet@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> There is a WARN_ON when my QDF2400 server boots up (pagesize is 4k)
>
> [snip]
>
>> In its_alloc_lpi_tables, lpi_id_bits is 24, without this patch,
>> its_allocate_prop_table will try to allocate 16M(order 12 if
>> pagesize=4k). Thus it causes the WARN_ON.
>
> Gah! QDF and its 24bit INTIDs... Making life hell for everyone ;-)
>
> Sorry for breaking it.

np, maybe QDF2400 is a little bit special

>
>>
>> This patch fixes it by limiting the lpi_id_bits.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jia He <jia.he@hxt-semitech.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c | 5 ++++-
>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> index 316a575..79e6993 100644
>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> @@ -1624,8 +1624,11 @@ static void its_free_prop_table(struct page *prop_page)
>> static int __init its_alloc_lpi_tables(void)
>> {
>> phys_addr_t paddr;
>> + u32 max_bits; /*max order limitation in alloc_page*/
>>
>> - lpi_id_bits = GICD_TYPER_ID_BITS(gic_rdists->gicd_typer);
>> + max_bits = PAGE_SHIFT + MAX_ORDER - 1;
>> + lpi_id_bits = min_t(u32, max_bits,
>> + GICD_TYPER_ID_BITS(gic_rdists->gicd_typer));
>> gic_rdists->prop_page = its_allocate_prop_table(GFP_NOWAIT);
>> if (!gic_rdists->prop_page) {
>> pr_err("Failed to allocate PROPBASE\n");
>> --
>> 1.8.3.1
>>
>
> I find it rather odd that we end-up with different interrupt ranges
> depending on the CPU page size. Also, allocating that much memory for
> LPIs is rather pointless, as we actually have a pretty low limit of
> interrupts the system can deal with (see IRQ_BITMAP_BITS, which is
> slightly more than 8k). I've so far seen *one* request to push it up,
> but I doubt that it is a real use case.
>
> Capping lpi_id_bits at 16 (which is what we had before) is plenty,
> will save a some memory, and gives some margin before we need to push
> it up again.

Do you want me to revert commit fe8e93504 to cap the lpi_id_bits
to no greater than ITS_MAX_LPI_NRBITS(16) instead this patch?
--
Cheers,
Jia

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