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From: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>
To: Alexander Lobakin <alobakin@dlink.ru>
Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton@mips.com>,
	Hassan Naveed <hnaveed@wavecomp.com>,
	Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>,
	James Hogan <jhogan@kernel.org>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@fb.com>, Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>,
	Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>, Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, bpf@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mips@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: MIPS eBPF JIT support on pre-32R2
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2019 14:04:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191205130409.GC29780@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <09d713a59665d745e21d021deeaebe0a@dlink.ru>

On Thu, Dec 05, 2019 at 03:45:27PM +0300, Alexander Lobakin wrote:
> Hey all,
> 
> I'm writing about lines arch/mips/net/ebpf_jit.c:1806-1807:
> 
> 	if (!prog->jit_requested || MIPS_ISA_REV < 2)
> 		return prog;
> 
> Do pre-32R2 architectures (32R1, maybe even R3000-like) actually support
> this eBPF JIT code? If they do, then the condition 'MIPS_ISA_REV < 2'
> should be removed as it is always true for them and tells CC to remove
> JIT completely.
> 
> If they don't support instructions from this JIT, then the line
> arch/mips/Kconfig:50:
> 
> 	select HAVE_EBPF_JIT if (!CPU_MICROMIPS)
> 
> should be changed to something like:
> 
> 	select HAVE_EBPF_JIT if !CPU_MICROMIPS && TARGET_ISA_REV >= 2
> 
> (and then the mentioned 'if' condition would become redundant)
> 
> At the moment it is possible to build a kernel without both JIT and
> interpreter, but with CONFIG_BPF_SYSCALL=y (what should not be allowed
> I suppose?) within the following configuration:

Cannot comment on the MIPS ISA question above, but it would definiely be
a bug to build a kernel with neither JIT nor interpreter. If a JIT is not
available, then there /must/ be the interpreter as fallback to be able to
run BPF programs.

> - select any pre-32R2 CPU (e.g. CONFIG_CPU_MIPS32_R1);
> - enable CONFIG_BPF_JIT (CONFIG_MIPS_EBPF_JIT will be autoselected);
> - enable CONFIG_BPF_JIT_ALWAYS_ON (this removes BPF interpreter from
>   the system).
> 
> I may prepare a proper patch by myself if needed (after clarification).
> Thanks.
> 
> Regards,
> ᚷ ᛖ ᚢ ᚦ ᚠ ᚱ

  reply	other threads:[~2019-12-05 13:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-05 12:45 Alexander Lobakin
2019-12-05 13:04 ` Daniel Borkmann [this message]
2019-12-05 18:44 ` Paul Burton
2019-12-06  7:20   ` Alexander Lobakin
2019-12-06  8:11     ` Alexander Lobakin

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