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* [PATCH] parisc: speed up flush_tlb_all_local with qemu
@ 2019-08-12 17:13 Helge Deller
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From: Helge Deller @ 2019-08-12 17:13 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-parisc, James Bottomley, John David Anglin

When started in qemu, we know that qemu will drop all local TLB entries
on any pxtlbe instruction. So, if we detect qemu, replace the whole
flush_tlb_all_local function by one pdtlbe instruction.

Signed-off-by: Helge Deller <>

diff --git a/arch/parisc/kernel/pacache.S b/arch/parisc/kernel/pacache.S
index df46b0e5a915..fa092ed1e837 100644
--- a/arch/parisc/kernel/pacache.S
+++ b/arch/parisc/kernel/pacache.S
@@ -174,6 +174,15 @@ fdtdone:

 2:      bv		%r0(%r2)
+	/*
+	 * When running in qemu, drop whole flush_tlb_all_local function and
+	 * replace by one pdtlbe instruction, for which QEMU will drop all
+	 * local TLB entries.
+	 */
+3:	pdtlbe		%r0(%sr1,%r0)
+	bv,n		%r0(%r2)
+	ALTERNATIVE_CODE(flush_tlb_all_local, 2, ALT_COND_RUN_ON_QEMU, 3b)

 	.import cache_info,data

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