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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/3] Add MMC software queue support
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On 26/09/19 12:43 PM, Baolin Wang wrote:
> Hi Adrian and Ulf,
>
> On Thu, 19 Sep 2019 at 13:59, Baolin Wang <baolin.wang@linaro.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Now the MMC read/write stack will always wait for previous request is
>> completed by mmc_blk_rw_wait(), before sending a new request to hardware,
>> or queue a work to complete request, that will bring context switching
>> overhead, especially for high I/O per second rates, to affect the IO
>> performance.
>>
>> Thus this patch set will introduce the MMC software command queue support
>> based on command queue engine's interfaces, and set the queue depth as 2,
>> that means we do not need wait for previous request is completed and can
>> queue 2 requests in flight. It is enough to let the irq handler always
>> trigger the next request without a context switch and then ask the blk_mq
>> layer for the next one to get queued, as well as avoiding a long latency.
>>
>> Moreover we can expand the MMC software queue interface to support
>> MMC packed request or packed command instead of adding new interfaces,
>> according to previosus discussion.
>>
>> Below are some comparison data with fio tool. The fio command I used
>> is like below with changing the '--rw' parameter and enabling the direct
>> IO flag to measure the actual hardware transfer speed in 4K block size.
>>
>> ./fio --filename=/dev/mmcblk0p30 --direct=1 --iodepth=20 --rw=read --bs=4K --size=512M --group_reporting --numjobs=20 --name=test_read
>>
>> My eMMC card working at HS400 Enhanced strobe mode:
>> [ 2.229856] mmc0: new HS400 Enhanced strobe MMC card at address 0001
>> [ 2.237566] mmcblk0: mmc0:0001 HBG4a2 29.1 GiB
>> [ 2.242621] mmcblk0boot0: mmc0:0001 HBG4a2 partition 1 4.00 MiB
>> [ 2.249110] mmcblk0boot1: mmc0:0001 HBG4a2 partition 2 4.00 MiB
>> [ 2.255307] mmcblk0rpmb: mmc0:0001 HBG4a2 partition 3 4.00 MiB, chardev (248:0)
>>
>> 1. Without MMC software queue
>> I tested 3 times for each case and output a average speed.
>>
>> 1) Sequential read:
>> Speed: 28.9MiB/s, 26.4MiB/s, 30.9MiB/s
>> Average speed: 28.7MiB/s
>>
>> 2) Random read:
>> Speed: 18.2MiB/s, 8.9MiB/s, 15.8MiB/s
>> Average speed: 14.3MiB/s
>>
>> 3) Sequential write:
>> Speed: 21.1MiB/s, 27.9MiB/s, 25MiB/s
>> Average speed: 24.7MiB/s
>>
>> 4) Random write:
>> Speed: 21.5MiB/s, 18.1MiB/s, 18.1MiB/s
>> Average speed: 19.2MiB/s
>>
>> 2. With MMC software queue
>> I tested 3 times for each case and output a average speed.
>>
>> 1) Sequential read:
>> Speed: 44.1MiB/s, 42.3MiB/s, 44.4MiB/s
>> Average speed: 43.6MiB/s
>>
>> 2) Random read:
>> Speed: 30.6MiB/s, 30.9MiB/s, 30.5MiB/s
>> Average speed: 30.6MiB/s
>>
>> 3) Sequential write:
>> Speed: 44.1MiB/s, 45.9MiB/s, 44.2MiB/s
>> Average speed: 44.7MiB/s
>>
>> 4) Random write:
>> Speed: 45.1MiB/s, 43.3MiB/s, 42.4MiB/s
>> Average speed: 43.6MiB/s
>>
>> Form above data, we can see the MMC software queue can help to improve the
>> performance obviously.
>>
>> Any comments are welcome. Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Changes from v2:
>> - Remove reference to 'struct cqhci_host' and 'struct cqhci_slot',
>> instead adding 'struct sqhci_host', which is only used by software queue.
>>
>> Changes from v1:
>> - Add request_done ops for sdhci_ops.
>> - Replace virtual command queue with software queue for functions and
>> variables.
>> - Rename the software queue file and add sqhci.h header file.
>
> Do you have any comments for this patch set except the random config
> building issue that will be fixed in the next version? Thanks.

Pedantically, swhci is not a host controller interface, so the name still
seems inappropriate. Otherwise I haven't had time to look at it, sorry.

>
>>
>> Baolin Wang (3):
>> mmc: Add MMC software queue support
>> mmc: host: sdhci: Add request_done ops for struct sdhci_ops
>> mmc: host: sdhci-sprd: Add software queue support
>>
>> drivers/mmc/core/block.c | 61 ++++++++
>> drivers/mmc/core/mmc.c | 13 +-
>> drivers/mmc/core/queue.c | 25 ++-
>> drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig | 9 ++
>> drivers/mmc/host/Makefile | 1 +
>> drivers/mmc/host/sdhci-sprd.c | 26 ++++
>> drivers/mmc/host/sdhci.c | 12 +-
>> drivers/mmc/host/sdhci.h | 2 +
>> drivers/mmc/host/sqhci.c | 344 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/mmc/host/sqhci.h | 53 +++++++
>> include/linux/mmc/host.h | 3 +
>> 11 files changed, 537 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>> create mode 100644 drivers/mmc/host/sqhci.c
>> create mode 100644 drivers/mmc/host/sqhci.h
>>
>> --
>> 1.7.9.5
>>
>
>

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