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From: Julien Thierry <julien.thierry@arm.com>
To: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Cc: mark.rutland@arm.com, Julien Thierry <julien.thierry@arm.com>,
	peterz@infradead.org, jolsa@redhat.com, will.deacon@arm.com,
	acme@kernel.org, alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com,
	mingo@redhat.com, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	namhyung@kernel.org, sthotton@marvell.com, liwei391@huawei.com
Subject: [PATCH v4 6/9] arm64: perf: Do not call irq_work_run in NMI context
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:17:09 +0100
Message-ID: <1563351432-55652-7-git-send-email-julien.thierry@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1563351432-55652-1-git-send-email-julien.thierry@arm.com>

Function irq_work_run is not NMI safe and should not be called from NMI
context.

When PMU interrupt is an NMI do not call irq_work_run. Instead rely on the
IRQ work IPI to run the irq_work queue once NMI/IRQ contexts have been
exited.

Signed-off-by: Julien Thierry <julien.thierry@arm.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
---
 arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c | 14 +++++---------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
index 0e2cf5d..9c959ad 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
@@ -776,20 +776,16 @@ static irqreturn_t armv8pmu_handle_irq(struct arm_pmu *cpu_pmu)
 		if (!armpmu_event_set_period(event))
 			continue;
 
+		/*
+		 * Perf event overflow will queue the processing of the event as
+		 * an irq_work which will be taken care of in the handling of
+		 * IPI_IRQ_WORK.
+		 */
 		if (perf_event_overflow(event, &data, regs))
 			cpu_pmu->disable(event);
 	}
 	armv8pmu_start(cpu_pmu);
 
-	/*
-	 * Handle the pending perf events.
-	 *
-	 * Note: this call *must* be run with interrupts disabled. For
-	 * platforms that can have the PMU interrupts raised as an NMI, this
-	 * will not work.
-	 */
-	irq_work_run();
-
 	return IRQ_HANDLED;
 }
 
-- 
1.9.1


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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-17  8:17 [PATCH v4 0/9] arm_pmu: Use NMI for perf interrupt Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 1/9] arm64: perf: avoid PMXEV* indirection Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 2/9] arm64: perf: Remove PMU locking Julien Thierry
2019-08-01 12:58   ` Will Deacon
2019-08-02 14:26     ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 3/9] arm: perf: save/resore pmsel Julien Thierry
2019-08-01 13:01   ` Will Deacon
2019-08-02 14:34     ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 4/9] arm: perf: Remove Remove PMU locking Julien Thierry
2019-08-01 13:06   ` Will Deacon
2019-08-02 14:36     ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 5/9] perf/arm_pmu: Move PMU lock to ARMv6 events Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` Julien Thierry [this message]
2019-08-01 13:06   ` [PATCH v4 6/9] arm64: perf: Do not call irq_work_run in NMI context Will Deacon
2019-08-02 14:43     ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 7/9] arm/arm64: kvm: pmu: Make overflow handler NMI safe Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 8/9] arm_pmu: Introduce pmu_irq_ops Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  8:17 ` [PATCH v4 9/9] arm_pmu: Use NMIs for PMU Julien Thierry
2019-07-30  9:11   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-07-30  9:18     ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-30  9:28       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-07-30 14:06         ` Julien Thierry
2019-07-17  9:02 ` [PATCH v4 0/9] arm_pmu: Use NMI for perf interrupt Julien Thierry
2019-07-30  9:05 ` Julien Thierry

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