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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/15] fpga: dfl: fme: support 512bit data width PR
On Wed, Jul 03, 2019 at 07:56:01PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 05:49:40PM -0700, Moritz Fischer wrote:
> > From: Wu Hao <hao.wu@intel.com>
> >
> > In early partial reconfiguration private feature, it only
> > supports 32bit data width when writing data to hardware for
> > PR. 512bit data width PR support is an important optimization
> > for some specific solutions (e.g. XEON with FPGA integrated),
> > it allows driver to use AVX512 instruction to improve the
> > performance of partial reconfiguration. e.g. programming one
> > 100MB bitstream image via this 512bit data width PR hardware
> > only takes ~300ms, but 32bit revision requires ~3s per test
> > result.
> >
> > Please note now this optimization is only done on revision 2
> > of this PR private feature which is only used in integrated
> > solution that AVX512 is always supported. This revision 2
> > hardware doesn't support 32bit PR.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ananda Ravuri <ananda.ravuri@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Xu Yilun <yilun.xu@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Wu Hao <hao.wu@intel.com>
> > Acked-by: Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Moritz Fischer <mdf@kernel.org>
> > ---
> > drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-main.c | 3 +
> > drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-mgr.c | 113 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
> > drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-pr.c | 43 +++++++++-----
> > drivers/fpga/dfl-fme.h | 2 +
> > drivers/fpga/dfl.h | 5 ++
> > 5 files changed, 135 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-main.c b/drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-main.c
> > index 086ad2420ade..076d74f6416d 100644
> > --- a/drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-main.c
> > +++ b/drivers/fpga/dfl-fme-main.c
> > @@ -21,6 +21,8 @@
> > #include "dfl.h"
> > #include "dfl-fme.h"
> >
> > +#define DRV_VERSION "0.8"
> > +
> > static ssize_t ports_num_show(struct device *dev,
> > struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
> > {
> > @@ -277,3 +279,4 @@ MODULE_DESCRIPTION("FPGA Management Engine driver");
> > MODULE_AUTHOR("Intel Corporation");
> > MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
> > MODULE_ALIAS("platform:dfl-fme");
> > +MODULE_VERSION(DRV_VERSION);
>
> No, we ripped out these useless "driver version" things all over the
> place, please do not add them back in again. They mean nothing and
> confuse people to no end.
>
> I'll not take this patch, sorry.

Let me remove them from these patches, and generate a new version quickly.

Thanks for the review and comments.

Hao

>
> greg k-h

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