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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 16/23] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Eagerly vmap vPEs
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Hi Marc,

On 2020/3/19 18:55, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-03-17 02:49, Zenghui Yu wrote:
>> Hi Marc,
>>
>> On 2020/3/5 4:33, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>> Now that we have HW-accelerated SGIs being delivered to VPEs, it
>>> becomes required to map the VPEs on all ITSs instead of relying
>>> on the lazy approach that we would use when using the ITS-list
>>> mechanism.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
>>
>> Before GICv4.1, we use vlpi_count to evaluate whether the vPE has been
>> mapped on the specified ITS, and use this refcount to only issue VMOVP
>> to those involved ITSes. It's broken after this patch.
>>
>> We may need to re-evaluate "whether the vPE is mapped" now that we're at
>> GICv4.1, otherwise *no* VMOVP will be issued on the v4.1 capable machine
>> (I mean those without single VMOVP support).
>>
>> What I'm saying is something like below (only an idea, it even can't
>> compile), any thoughts?
>>
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> index 2e12bc52e3a2..3450b5e847ca 100644
>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>> @@ -198,7 +198,8 @@ static u16 get_its_list(struct its_vm *vm)
>>          if (!is_v4(its))
>>              continue;
>>
>> -        if (vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr])
>> +        if (vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr] ||
>> +            gic_requires_eager_mapping())
>>              __set_bit(its->list_nr, &its_list);
>>      }
>>
>> @@ -1295,7 +1296,8 @@ static void its_send_vmovp(struct its_vpe *vpe)
>>          if (!is_v4(its))
>>              continue;
>>
>> -        if (!vpe->its_vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr])
>> +        if (!vpe->its_vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr] &&
>> +            !gic_requires_eager_mapping())
>>              continue;
>>
>>          desc.its_vmovp_cmd.col = &its->collections[col_id];
>
> It took me a while to wrap my head around that one, but you're as usual
> spot on.
>
> The use of gic_requires_eager_mapping() is a bit confusing here, as it
> isn't
> so much that the VPE is eagerly mapped, but the predicate on which we
> evaluate
> the need for a VMOVP. How about this:
>
> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
> b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
> index cd6451e190c9..348f7a909a69 100644
> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
> @@ -189,6 +189,15 @@ static DEFINE_IDA(its_vpeid_ida);
>  #define gic_data_rdist_rd_base()    (gic_data_rdist()->rd_base)
>  #define gic_data_rdist_vlpi_base()    (gic_data_rdist_rd_base() +
> SZ_128K)
>
> +/*
> + * Skip ITSs that have no vLPIs mapped, unless we're on GICv4.1, as we
> + * always have vSGIs mapped.
> + */
> +static bool require_its_list_vmovp(struct its_vm *vm, struct its_node
> *its)
> +{
> +    return (gic_rdists->has_rvpeid || vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr]);
> +}
> +
>  static u16 get_its_list(struct its_vm *vm)
>  {
>      struct its_node *its;
> @@ -198,7 +207,7 @@ static u16 get_its_list(struct its_vm *vm)
>          if (!is_v4(its))
>              continue;
>
> -        if (vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr])
> +        if (require_its_list_vmovp(vm, its))
>              __set_bit(its->list_nr, &its_list);
>      }
>
> @@ -1295,7 +1304,7 @@ static void its_send_vmovp(struct its_vpe *vpe)
>          if (!is_v4(its))
>              continue;
>
> -        if (!vpe->its_vm->vlpi_count[its->list_nr])
> +        if (!require_its_list_vmovp(vpe->its_vm, its))
>              continue;
>
>          desc.its_vmovp_cmd.col = &its->collections[col_id];

Indeed this looks much clearer. We're actually evaluating the need
for issuing VMOVP to a specified ITS, on system using its_list_map
feature (though we evaluate it by checking whether the vPE is mapped
on this ITS).


Thanks,
Zenghui

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