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From: Zenghui Yu <yuzenghui@huawei.com>
To: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Cc: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com>,
	Jason Cooper <jason@lakedaemon.net>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Robert Richter <rrichter@marvell.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 08/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Plumb get/set_irqchip_state SGI callbacks
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2020 16:18:07 +0800
Message-ID: <4f8f3958-2976-b0a7-8d17-440ecaba0fc8@huawei.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <54c52057161f925c818446953050c951@kernel.org>

On 2020/3/2 3:00, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-02-28 19:37, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On 2020-02-20 03:11, Zenghui Yu wrote:
> 
>>> Do we really need to grab the vpe_lock for those which are belong to
>>> the same irqchip with its_vpe_set_affinity()? The IRQ core code should
>>> already ensure the mutual exclusion among them, wrong?
>>
>> I've been trying to think about that, but jet-lag keeps getting in the 
>> way.
>> I empirically think that you are right, but I need to go and check the 
>> various
>> code paths to be sure. Hopefully I'll have a bit more brain space next 
>> week.
> 
> So I slept on it and came back to my senses. The only case we actually need
> to deal with is when an affinity change impacts *another* interrupt.
> 
> There is only two instances of this issue:
> 
> - vLPIs have their *physical* affinity impacted by the affinity of the
>    vPE. Their virtual affinity is of course unchanged, but the physical
>    one becomes important with direct invalidation. Taking a per-VPE lock
>    in such context should address the issue.
> 
> - vSGIs have the exact same issue, plus the matter of requiring some
>    *extra* one when reading the pending state, which requires a RMW
>    on two different registers. This requires an extra per-RD lock.

Agreed with both!

> 
> My original patch was stupidly complex, and the irq_desc lock is
> perfectly enough to deal with anything that only affects the interrupt
> state itself.
> 
> GICv4 + direct invalidation for vLPIs breaks this by bypassing the
> serialization initially provided by the ITS, as the RD is completely
> out of band. The per-vPE lock brings back this serialization.
> 
> I've updated the branch, which seems to run OK on D05. I still need
> to run the usual tests on the FVP model though.

I have pulled the latest branch and it looks good to me, except for
one remaining concern:

GICR_INV{LPI, ALL}R + GICR_SYNCR can also be accessed concurrently
by multiple direct invalidation, should we also use the per-RD lock
to ensure mutual exclusion?  It looks not so harmful though, as this
will only increase one's polling time against the Busy bit (in my view).

But I point it out again for confirmation.


Thanks,
Zenghui

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Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14 14:57 [PATCH v4 00/20] irqchip/gic-v4: GICv4.1 architecture support Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 01/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Skip absent CPUs while iterating over redistributors Marc Zyngier
2020-02-17  9:11   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 02/20] irqchip/gic-v3: Use SGIs without active state if offered Marc Zyngier
2020-02-17  9:18   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 03/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Advertise support v4.1 to KVM Marc Zyngier
2020-02-17  9:09   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 04/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Map the ITS SGIR register page Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:17   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 05/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Plumb skeletal VSGI irqchip Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:21   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 06/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Add initial SGI configuration Marc Zyngier
2020-02-18  7:25   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-18  9:46     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:25       ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 07/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Plumb mask/unmask SGI callbacks Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:32   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 08/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Plumb get/set_irqchip_state " Marc Zyngier
2020-02-18  7:00   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-18  9:27     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-18 15:31       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-19 11:50         ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-19 15:18           ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-20  3:11         ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-28 19:37           ` Marc Zyngier
2020-03-01 19:00             ` Marc Zyngier
2020-03-02  8:18               ` Zenghui Yu [this message]
2020-03-02 12:09                 ` Marc Zyngier
2020-03-02 14:21                   ` Bill Barrow
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 09/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Plumb set_vcpu_affinity " Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:37   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-28 19:00     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 10/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Move doorbell management to the GICv4 abstraction layer Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 11/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Add VSGI allocation/teardown Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 12/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Add VSGI property setup Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 13/20] irqchip/gic-v4.1: Eagerly vmap vPEs Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 14/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Let doorbells be auto-enabled Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 15/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Add direct injection capability to SGI registers Marc Zyngier
2020-02-18  8:46   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-18  9:41     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 16/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Allow SGIs to switch between HW and SW interrupts Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20  3:55   ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-28 19:16     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-03-02  2:40       ` Zenghui Yu
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 17/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Plumb SGI implementation selection in the distributor Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 18/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Reload VLPI configuration on distributor enable/disable Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 19/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Allow non-trapping WFI when using HW SGIs Marc Zyngier
2020-02-14 14:57 ` [PATCH v4 20/20] KVM: arm64: GICv4.1: Expose HW-based SGIs in debugfs Marc Zyngier

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