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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 0/7] Unify CPU topology across ARM & RISC-V
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On 5/30/19 2:12 PM, Jeremy Linton wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 5/29/19 4:13 PM, Atish Patra wrote:
>> The cpu-map DT entry in ARM can describe the CPU topology in much better
>> way compared to other existing approaches. RISC-V can easily adopt this
>> binding to represent its 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 significant 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.
>>
>> There was an opportunity to unify topology data structure for ARM32 done
>> by patch 3/4. But, I refrained from making any other changes as I am not
>> very well versed with original intention for some functions that
>> are present in arch_topology.c. I hope this patch series can be served
>> as a baseline for such changes in the future.
>>
>> The patches have been tested for RISC-V and compile tested for ARM64,
>> ARM32 & x86.
>>
>
> I applied these to 5.2rc2, along with my PPTT/MT change and verified the
> system & scheduler topology/etc on DAWN and ThunderX2 using ACPI on
> arm64. They appear to be working correctly.
>
> so for the series,
> Tested-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>
>
> The code itself looks fine to me as well:
>
> Reviewed-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>
>
Thank you the review and testing on arm64 server.

> Thanks!
>
>> 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/qemu/tree/riscv_topology_dt
>>
>> HiFive Unleashed DT with topology node is available here.
>> https://github.com/atishp04/opensbi/tree/HiFive_unleashed_topology
>>
>> It can be verified with OpenSBI with following additional compile time
>> option.
>>
>> FW_PAYLOAD_FDT="unleashed_topology.dtb"
>>
>> Changes from v5->v6
>> 1. Added two more patches from Sudeep about maintainership of arch_topology.c
>> and Kconfig update.
>> 2. Added Tested-by & Reviewed-by
>> 3. Fixed a nit (reordering of variables)
>>
>> Changes from v4-v5
>> 1. Removed the arch_topology.h header inclusion from topology.c and arch_topology.c
>> file. Added it in linux/topology.h.
>> 2. core_id is set to -1 upon reset. Otherwise, ARM topology store function does not
>> work.
>>
>> Changes from v3->v4
>> 1. Get rid of ARM32 specific information in topology structure.
>> 2. Remove redundant functions from ARM32 and use common code instead.
>>
>> Changes from v2->v3
>> 1. Cover letter update with experiment DT for topology changes.
>> 2. Added the patch for [2].
>>
>> Changes from v1->v2
>> 1. ARM32 can now use the common code as well.
>>
>> Atish Patra (4):
>> dt-binding: cpu-topology: Move cpu-map to a common binding.
>> cpu-topology: Move cpu topology code to common code.
>> arm: Use common cpu_topology structure and functions.
>> RISC-V: Parse cpu topology during boot.
>>
>> Sudeep Holla (3):
>> Documentation: DT: arm: add support for sockets defining package
>> boundaries
>> base: arch_topology: update Kconfig help description
>> MAINTAINERS: Add an entry for generic architecture topology
>>
>> .../topology.txt => cpu/cpu-topology.txt} | 134 ++++++--
>> MAINTAINERS | 7 +
>> arch/arm/include/asm/topology.h | 20 --
>> arch/arm/kernel/topology.c | 60 +---
>> arch/arm64/include/asm/topology.h | 23 --
>> arch/arm64/kernel/topology.c | 303 +-----------------
>> arch/riscv/Kconfig | 1 +
>> arch/riscv/kernel/smpboot.c | 3 +
>> drivers/base/Kconfig | 2 +-
>> drivers/base/arch_topology.c | 298 +++++++++++++++++
>> include/linux/arch_topology.h | 26 ++
>> include/linux/topology.h | 1 +
>> 12 files changed, 452 insertions(+), 426 deletions(-)
>> rename Documentation/devicetree/bindings/{arm/topology.txt => cpu/cpu-topology.txt} (66%)
>>
>> --
>> 2.21.0
>>
>
>


--
Regards,
Atish

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