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From: "Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)" <song.bao.hua@hisilicon.com>
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Subject: RE: [RFC PATCH v5 4/4] scheduler: Add cluster scheduler level for x86
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:07:28 +0000
Message-ID: <3888ad9a9b3e49feb4767452ebcdacdd@hisilicon.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <110234d1-22ce-8a9a-eabb-c15ac29a5dcd@linux.intel.com>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
> Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:15 PM
> To: 'Tim Chen' <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>; catalin.marinas@arm.com;
> will@kernel.org; rjw@rjwysocki.net; vincent.guittot@linaro.org; bp@alien8.de;
> tglx@linutronix.de; mingo@redhat.com; lenb@kernel.org; peterz@infradead.org;
> dietmar.eggemann@arm.com; rostedt@goodmis.org; bsegall@google.com;
> mgorman@suse.de
> Cc: msys.mizuma@gmail.com; valentin.schneider@arm.com;
> gregkh@linuxfoundation.org; Jonathan Cameron <jonathan.cameron@huawei.com>;
> juri.lelli@redhat.com; mark.rutland@arm.com; sudeep.holla@arm.com;
> aubrey.li@linux.intel.com; linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org;
> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org; x86@kernel.org;
> xuwei (O) <xuwei5@huawei.com>; Zengtao (B) <prime.zeng@hisilicon.com>;
> guodong.xu@linaro.org; yangyicong <yangyicong@huawei.com>; Liguozhu (Kenneth)
> <liguozhu@hisilicon.com>; linuxarm@openeuler.org; hpa@zytor.com
> Subject: RE: [RFC PATCH v5 4/4] scheduler: Add cluster scheduler level for x86
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tim Chen [mailto:tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:51 AM
> > To: Song Bao Hua (Barry Song) <song.bao.hua@hisilicon.com>;
> > catalin.marinas@arm.com; will@kernel.org; rjw@rjwysocki.net;
> > vincent.guittot@linaro.org; bp@alien8.de; tglx@linutronix.de;
> > mingo@redhat.com; lenb@kernel.org; peterz@infradead.org;
> > dietmar.eggemann@arm.com; rostedt@goodmis.org; bsegall@google.com;
> > mgorman@suse.de
> > Cc: msys.mizuma@gmail.com; valentin.schneider@arm.com;
> > gregkh@linuxfoundation.org; Jonathan Cameron <jonathan.cameron@huawei.com>;
> > juri.lelli@redhat.com; mark.rutland@arm.com; sudeep.holla@arm.com;
> > aubrey.li@linux.intel.com; linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org;
> > linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org; x86@kernel.org;
> > xuwei (O) <xuwei5@huawei.com>; Zengtao (B) <prime.zeng@hisilicon.com>;
> > guodong.xu@linaro.org; yangyicong <yangyicong@huawei.com>; Liguozhu
> (Kenneth)
> > <liguozhu@hisilicon.com>; linuxarm@openeuler.org; hpa@zytor.com
> > Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v5 4/4] scheduler: Add cluster scheduler level for
> x86
> >
> >
> >
> > On 3/18/21 9:16 PM, Barry Song wrote:
> > > From: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>
> > >
> > > There are x86 CPU architectures (e.g. Jacobsville) where L2 cahce
> > > is shared among a cluster of cores instead of being exclusive
> > > to one single core.
> > >
> > > To prevent oversubscription of L2 cache, load should be
> > > balanced between such L2 clusters, especially for tasks with
> > > no shared data.
> > >
> > > Also with cluster scheduling policy where tasks are woken up
> > > in the same L2 cluster, we will benefit from keeping tasks
> > > related to each other and likely sharing data in the same L2
> > > cluster.
> > >
> > > Add CPU masks of CPUs sharing the L2 cache so we can build such
> > > L2 cluster scheduler domain.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Barry Song <song.bao.hua@hisilicon.com>
> >
> >
> > Barry,
> >
> > Can you also add this chunk to the patch.
> > Thanks.
> 
> Sure, Tim, Thanks. I'll put that into patch 4/4 in v6.

Hi Tim,
You might want to take a look at this qemu patchset:
https://lore.kernel.org/qemu-devel/20210331095343.12172-1-wangyanan55@huawei.com/T/#t

someone is trying to leverage this cluster topology
to improve KVM virtual machines performance.

> 
> >
> > Tim
> >
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/topology.h
> > b/arch/x86/include/asm/topology.h
> > index 2a11ccc14fb1..800fa48c9fcd 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/topology.h
> > +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/topology.h
> > @@ -115,6 +115,7 @@ extern unsigned int __max_die_per_package;
> >
> >  #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> >  #define topology_die_cpumask(cpu)		(per_cpu(cpu_die_map, cpu))
> > +#define topology_cluster_cpumask(cpu)		(cpu_clustergroup_mask(cpu))
> >  #define topology_core_cpumask(cpu)		(per_cpu(cpu_core_map, cpu))
> >  #define topology_sibling_cpumask(cpu)		(per_cpu(cpu_sibling_map, cpu))
> >
> 

Thanks
Barry
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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-19  4:16 [RFC PATCH v5 0/4] scheduler: expose the topology of clusters and add cluster scheduler Barry Song
2021-03-19  4:16 ` [RFC PATCH v5 1/4] topology: Represent clusters of CPUs within a die Barry Song
2021-03-19  6:35   ` Greg KH
2021-03-19  6:57     ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-03-19  9:36       ` Jonathan Cameron
2021-03-19 10:01         ` Greg KH
2021-04-20  3:30           ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-04-21  4:06           ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-03-19  4:16 ` [RFC PATCH v5 2/4] scheduler: add scheduler level for clusters Barry Song
2021-03-19  4:16 ` [RFC PATCH v5 3/4] scheduler: scan idle cpu in cluster before scanning the whole llc Barry Song
2021-03-19 21:39   ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-03-19  4:16 ` [RFC PATCH v5 4/4] scheduler: Add cluster scheduler level for x86 Barry Song
2021-03-23 22:50   ` Tim Chen
2021-03-23 23:21     ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-04-20 18:31       ` Tim Chen
2021-04-20 22:31         ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)
2021-03-31 10:07     ` Song Bao Hua (Barry Song) [this message]

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