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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Kate Stewart <kstewart@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com>,
	Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri@intel.com>,
	Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Wincy Van <fanwenyi0529@gmail.com>,
	Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@intel.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, Andi Kleen <andi.kleen@intel.com>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	"Ravi V. Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@intel.com>,
	Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>,
	Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@intel.com>,
	Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@nexb.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v4 20/21] iommu/vt-d: hpet: Reserve an interrupt remampping table entry for watchdog
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:42:23 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1906162039260.1760@nanos.tec.linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1558660583-28561-21-git-send-email-ricardo.neri-calderon@linux.intel.com>

On Thu, 23 May 2019, Ricardo Neri wrote:

> When interrupt remapping is enabled, MSI interrupt messages must follow a
> special format that the IOMMU can understand. Hence, when the HPET hard
> lockup detector is used with interrupt remapping, it must also follow this
> special format.
> 
> The IOMMU, given the information about a particular interrupt, already
> knows how to populate the MSI message with this special format and the
> corresponding entry in the interrupt remapping table. Given that this is a
> special interrupt case, we want to avoid the interrupt subsystem. Add two
> functions to create an entry for the HPET hard lockup detector. Perform
> this process in two steps as described below.
> 
> When initializing the lockup detector, the function
> hld_hpet_intremap_alloc_irq() permanently allocates a new entry in the
> interrupt remapping table and populates it with the information the
> IOMMU driver needs. In order to populate the table, the IOMMU needs to
> know the HPET block ID as described in the ACPI table. Hence, add such
> ID to the data of the hardlockup detector.
> 
> When the hardlockup detector is enabled, the function
> hld_hpet_intremapactivate_irq() activates the recently created entry
> in the interrupt remapping table via the modify_irte() functions. While
> doing this, it specifies which CPU the interrupt must target via its APIC
> ID. This function can be called every time the destination iD of the
> interrupt needs to be updated; there is no need to allocate or remove
> entries in the interrupt remapping table.

And except for a few details all of this functionality exists today. There
is no need to hack HPET NMI specific knowledge into the irq remapping
driver. And of course to unbreak AMD you'd have to copy the same hackery
into the AMD interrupt remapping code.

More lines of duplicated duct tape code are better to maintain, right?

Sigh.

	tglx
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Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-24  1:16 [RFC PATCH v4 00/21] Implement an HPET-based hardlockup detector Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 01/21] x86/msi: Add definition for NMI delivery mode Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 02/21] x86/hpet: Expose hpet_writel() in header Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 03/21] x86/hpet: Calculate ticks-per-second in a separate function Ricardo Neri
2019-06-14 15:54   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-14 15:59     ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:48     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-06-18 23:13       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 04/21] x86/hpet: Add hpet_set_comparator() for periodic and one-shot modes Ricardo Neri
2019-06-14 18:17   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:48     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 05/21] x86/hpet: Reserve timer for the HPET hardlockup detector Ricardo Neri
2019-06-11 19:54   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-14  1:14     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-06-14 16:10       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:48         ` Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 06/21] x86/hpet: Configure the timer used by the " Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 07/21] watchdog/hardlockup: Define a generic function to detect hardlockups Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 08/21] watchdog/hardlockup: Decouple the hardlockup detector from perf Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 09/21] x86/nmi: Add a NMI_WATCHDOG NMI handler category Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 10/21] watchdog/hardlockup: Add function to enable NMI watchdog on all allowed CPUs at once Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 11/21] x86/watchdog/hardlockup: Add an HPET-based hardlockup detector Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 12/21] watchdog/hardlockup/hpet: Adjust timer expiration on the number of monitored CPUs Ricardo Neri
2019-06-11 20:11   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:46     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 13/21] x86/watchdog/hardlockup/hpet: Determine if HPET timer caused NMI Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 14/21] watchdog/hardlockup: Use parse_option_str() to handle "nmi_watchdog" Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 15/21] watchdog/hardlockup/hpet: Only enable the HPET watchdog via a boot parameter Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 16/21] x86/watchdog: Add a shim hardlockup detector Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 17/21] x86/tsc: Switch to perf-based hardlockup detector if TSC become unstable Ricardo Neri
2019-06-07  0:35   ` Stephane Eranian via iommu
2019-06-07 14:14     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 18/21] x86/apic: Add a parameter for the APIC delivery mode Ricardo Neri
2019-06-16  9:55   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:47     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-06-18 23:15       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 19/21] iommu/vt-d: Rework prepare_irte() to support per-irq " Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 20/21] iommu/vt-d: hpet: Reserve an interrupt remampping table entry for watchdog Ricardo Neri
2019-06-16 18:42   ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2019-06-16 19:21   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-17  8:25     ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-17 21:38       ` Stephane Eranian via iommu
2019-06-17 23:08         ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-19 15:43           ` Jacob Pan
2019-06-21 15:33             ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-21 17:31               ` Jacob Pan
2019-06-21 18:39                 ` Jacob Pan
2019-06-21 20:05                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-21 23:55                     ` Ricardo Neri
2019-06-22  7:21                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-18 22:45       ` Ricardo Neri
2019-05-24  1:16 ` [RFC PATCH v4 21/21] x86/watchdog/hardlockup/hpet: Support interrupt remapping Ricardo Neri
2019-06-16  8:44   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-06-16  8:53     ` Thomas Gleixner

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