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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
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	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
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	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>,
	Wei Liu <wei.liu@kernel.org>,
	Michael Kelley <mikelley@microsoft.com>,
	Jason Chen CJ <jason.cj.chen@intel.com>,
	Zhao Yakui <yakui.zhao@intel.com>,
	"Peter Zijlstra (Intel)" <peterz@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [patch V9 04/39] x86/entry: Provide idtentry_entry/exit_cond_rcu()
Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 10:23:03 +0200
Message-ID: <20200526082303.GB35238@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200521202117.181397835@linutronix.de>


* Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:

> From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> 
> After a lengthy discussion [1] it turned out that RCU does not need a full
> rcu_irq_enter/exit() when RCU is already watching. All it needs if
> NOHZ_FULL is active is to check whether the tick needs to be restarted.
> 
> This allows to avoid a separate variant for the pagefault handler which
> cannot invoke rcu_irq_enter() on a kernel pagefault which might sleep.
> 
> The cond_rcu argument is only temporary and will be removed once the
> existing users of idtentry_enter/exit() have been cleaned up. After that
> the code can be significantly simplified.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Link: [1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200515235125.628629605@linutronix.de
> ---
> V9: Reworked to the new RCU mode
> ---
>  arch/x86/entry/common.c         |   84 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
>  arch/x86/include/asm/idtentry.h |   14 +++++-
>  2 files changed, 77 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)
> 
> --- a/arch/x86/entry/common.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/entry/common.c
> @@ -512,8 +512,10 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE0(ni_syscall)
>  }
>  
>  /**
> - * idtentry_enter - Handle state tracking on idtentry
> + * idtentry_enter_cond_rcu - Handle state tracking on idtentry with conditional
> + *			     RCU handling
>   * @regs:	Pointer to pt_regs of interrupted context
> + * @cond_rcu:	Invoke rcu_irq_enter() only if RCU is not watching
>   *
>   * Invokes:
>   *  - lockdep irqflag state tracking as low level ASM entry disabled
> @@ -521,40 +523,81 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE0(ni_syscall)
>   *
>   *  - Context tracking if the exception hit user mode.
>   *
> - *  - RCU notification if the exception hit kernel mode.
> - *
>   *  - The hardirq tracer to keep the state consistent as low level ASM
>   *    entry disabled interrupts.
> + *
> + * For kernel mode entries RCU handling is done conditional. If RCU is
> + * watching then the only RCU requirement is to check whether the tick has
> + * to be restarted. If RCU is not watching then rcu_irq_enter() has to be
> + * invoked on entry and rcu_irq_exit() on exit.
> + *
> + * Avoiding the rcu_irq_enter/exit() calls is an optimization but also
> + * solves the problem of kernel mode pagefaults which can schedule, which
> + * is not possible after invoking rcu_irq_enter() without undoing it.
> + *
> + * For user mode entries enter_from_user_mode() must be invoked to
> + * establish the proper context for NOHZ_FULL. Otherwise scheduling on exit
> + * would not be possible.
> + *
> + * Returns: True if RCU has been adjusted on a kernel entry
> + *	    False otherwise
> + *
> + * The return value must be fed into the rcu_exit argument of
> + * idtentry_exit_cond_rcu().
>   */
> -void noinstr idtentry_enter(struct pt_regs *regs)
> +bool noinstr idtentry_enter_cond_rcu(struct pt_regs *regs, bool cond_rcu)
>  {
>  	if (user_mode(regs)) {
>  		enter_from_user_mode();
>  	} else {
> -		lockdep_hardirqs_off(CALLER_ADDR0);
> -		rcu_irq_enter();
> -		instrumentation_begin();
> -		trace_hardirqs_off_prepare();
> -		instrumentation_end();
> +		if (!cond_rcu || !__rcu_is_watching()) {
> +			/*
> +			 * If RCU is not watching then the same careful
> +			 * sequence vs. lockdep and tracing is required
> +			 * as in enter_from_user_mode().
> +			 *
> +			 * This only happens for IRQs that hits the idle
> +			 * loop, i.e. if idle is not using MWAIT.
> +			 */
> +			lockdep_hardirqs_off(CALLER_ADDR0);
> +			rcu_irq_enter();
> +			instrumentation_begin();
> +			trace_hardirqs_off_prepare();
> +			instrumentation_end();
> +			return true;
> +		} else {
> +			/*
> +			 * If RCU is watching then RCU only wants to check
> +			 * whether it needs to restart the tick in NOHZ
> +			 * mode.
> +			 */
> +			instrumentation_begin();
> +			rcu_irq_enter_check_tick();
> +			/* Use the combo lockdep/tracing function */
> +			trace_hardirqs_off();
> +			instrumentation_end();
> +		}
>  	}
> +	return false;
>  }

Any objections to the simplified/flattened control flow below?

Thanks,

	Ingo

 common.c |   59 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------------
 1 file changed, 31 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
Index: tip/arch/x86/entry/common.c
===================================================================
--- tip.orig/arch/x86/entry/common.c
+++ tip/arch/x86/entry/common.c
@@ -549,35 +549,38 @@ bool noinstr idtentry_enter_cond_rcu(str
 {
 	if (user_mode(regs)) {
 		enter_from_user_mode();
-	} else {
-		if (!cond_rcu || !__rcu_is_watching()) {
-			/*
-			 * If RCU is not watching then the same careful
-			 * sequence vs. lockdep and tracing is required
-			 * as in enter_from_user_mode().
-			 *
-			 * This only happens for IRQs that hit the idle
-			 * loop, i.e. if idle is not using MWAIT.
-			 */
-			lockdep_hardirqs_off(CALLER_ADDR0);
-			rcu_irq_enter();
-			instrumentation_begin();
-			trace_hardirqs_off_prepare();
-			instrumentation_end();
-			return true;
-		} else {
-			/*
-			 * If RCU is watching then RCU only wants to check
-			 * whether it needs to restart the tick in NOHZ
-			 * mode.
-			 */
-			instrumentation_begin();
-			rcu_irq_enter_check_tick();
-			/* Use the combo lockdep/tracing function */
-			trace_hardirqs_off();
-			instrumentation_end();
-		}
+		return false;
 	}
+
+	if (!cond_rcu || !__rcu_is_watching()) {
+		/*
+		 * If RCU is not watching then the same careful
+		 * sequence vs. lockdep and tracing is required
+		 * as in enter_from_user_mode().
+		 *
+		 * This only happens for IRQs that hit the idle
+		 * loop, i.e. if idle is not using MWAIT.
+		 */
+		lockdep_hardirqs_off(CALLER_ADDR0);
+		rcu_irq_enter();
+		instrumentation_begin();
+		trace_hardirqs_off_prepare();
+		instrumentation_end();
+
+		return true;
+	}
+
+	/*
+	 * If RCU is watching then RCU only wants to check
+	 * whether it needs to restart the tick in NOHZ
+	 * mode.
+	 */
+	instrumentation_begin();
+	rcu_irq_enter_check_tick();
+	/* Use the combo lockdep/tracing function */
+	trace_hardirqs_off();
+	instrumentation_end();
+
 	return false;
 }
 


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Thread overview: 132+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-21 20:05 [patch V9 00/39] x86/entry: Rework leftovers (was part V) Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 01/39] nmi, tracing: Make hardware latency tracing noinstr safe Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:12   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 02/39] rcu: Abstract out rcu_irq_enter_check_tick() from rcu_nmi_enter() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 21:03   ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-05-21 21:25     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-26  8:14     ` Ingo Molnar
2020-05-26 15:34       ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-05-27  8:12   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Paul E. McKenney
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 03/39] rcu: Provide rcu_irq_exit_check_preempt() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:12   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 04/39] x86/entry: Provide idtentry_entry/exit_cond_rcu() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 21:06   ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-05-26  8:23   ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2020-05-26  8:58     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 05/39] x86/entry: Provide idtentry_enter/exit_user() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:12   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 06/39] x86/idtentry: Switch to conditional RCU handling Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 07/39] x86/entry: Cleanup idtentry_enter/exit() leftovers Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/entry: Clean up " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 08/39] genirq: Provide irq_enter/exit_rcu() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 09/39] genirq: Provide __irq_enter/exit_raw() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 10/39] x86/entry: Provide helpers for execute on irqstack Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/entry: Provide helpers for executing on the irqstack tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-05 17:18   ` [patch V9 10/39] x86/entry: Provide helpers for execute on irqstack Qian Cai
2020-06-05 17:36     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-06-05 17:52       ` Qian Cai
2020-06-07 11:59         ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-07 18:27           ` Qian Cai
2020-06-08 16:01       ` Qian Cai
2020-06-08 22:20         ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-09  2:32           ` Qian Cai
2020-06-09 20:33             ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-09 20:50               ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-10 12:38                 ` Qian Cai
2020-06-10 19:38                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-13 13:55                     ` Qian Cai
2020-06-13 14:03                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-13 21:41                         ` Qian Cai
2020-06-14  8:59                           ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 11/39] x86/entry/64: Move do_softirq_own_stack() to C Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 12/39] x86/entry: Split out idtentry_exit_cond_resched() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 13/39] x86/entry: Switch XEN/PV hypercall entry to IDTENTRY Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-22 18:32   ` [patch V9-1 " Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-26  7:44     ` Jürgen Groß
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 14/39] x86/entry/64: Simplify idtentry_body Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 15/39] x86/entry: Switch page fault exception to IDTENTRY_RAW Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 16/39] x86/entry: Remove the transition leftovers Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 17/39] x86/entry: Change exit path of xen_failsafe_callback Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 18/39] x86/entry/64: Remove error_exit Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/entry/64: Remove error_exit() tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 19/39] x86/entry/32: Remove common_exception Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/entry/32: Remove common_exception() tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 20/39] x86/irq: Use generic irq_regs implementation Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-26 18:39   ` damian
2020-05-28  9:50     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 20:20       ` damian
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 21/39] x86/irq: Convey vector as argument and not in ptregs Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-22 19:34   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-24 17:29   ` [patch V9 21/39] " Alexander Graf
2020-08-25 10:28     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-25 23:17       ` Alexander Graf
2020-08-25 23:41         ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-26  0:04           ` Alexander Graf
2020-08-26  1:03             ` Brian Gerst
2020-08-26  0:55           ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 22/39] x86/irq: Rework handle_irq() for 64bit Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/irq: Rework handle_irq() for 64-bit tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 23/39] x86/entry: Add IRQENTRY_IRQ macro Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 24/39] x86/entry: Use idtentry for interrupts Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 25/39] x86/entry: Provide IDTENTRY_SYSVEC Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 26/39] x86/entry: Convert APIC interrupts to IDTENTRY_SYSVEC Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 27/39] x86/entry: Convert SMP system vectors " Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 28/39] x86/entry: Convert various system vectors Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 29/39] x86/entry: Convert KVM vectors to IDTENTRY_SYSVEC* Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 30/39] x86/entry: Convert various hypervisor vectors to IDTENTRY_SYSVEC Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-26  9:29   ` Wei Liu
2020-05-27  1:46   ` Boqun Feng
2020-05-27  8:38     ` Wei Liu
2020-05-27 12:09       ` Wei Liu
2020-05-27 23:06         ` Boqun Feng
2020-05-27 12:30       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 31/39] x86/entry: Convert XEN hypercall vector " Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 32/39] x86/entry: Convert reschedule interrupt to IDTENTRY_SYSVEC_SIMPLE Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 33/39] x86/entry: Remove the apic/BUILD interrupt leftovers Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 34/39] x86/entry/64: Remove IRQ stack switching ASM Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 35/39] x86/entry: Make enter_from_user_mode() static Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 36/39] x86/entry/32: Remove redundant irq disable code Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 37/39] x86/entry/64: Remove TRACE_IRQS_*_DEBUG Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 38/39] x86/entry: Move paranoid irq tracing out of ASM code Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-21 20:05 ` [patch V9 39/39] x86/entry: Remove the TRACE_IRQS cruft Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-27  8:11   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-22  7:20 ` [patch V9 00/39] x86/entry: Rework leftovers (was part V) Andrew Cooper
2020-05-22 21:17   ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-06-03 19:18     ` Andrew Cooper
2020-06-04 13:25       ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-06-04 13:29         ` Paolo Bonzini
2020-06-04 13:35           ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-06-04 15:42             ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-06-04 15:55               ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-05-22 14:26 ` Boris Ostrovsky
2020-05-22 17:47   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-22 18:08     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-26  4:33 ` Andy Lutomirski

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