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From: Andreas Schwab <schwab@linux-m68k.org>
To: Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@dabbelt.com>
Cc: akira.tsukamoto@gmail.com,
	Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	linux@roeck-us.net, geert@linux-m68k.org,
	qiuwenbo@kylinos.com.cn, aou@eecs.berkeley.edu,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] riscv: __asm_copy_to-from_user: Improve using word copy if size < 9*SZREG
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:00:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgthjjun.fsf@igel.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <mhng-f83b1d51-c006-4b01-830a-0f827f0c56a1@palmerdabbelt-glaptop> (Palmer Dabbelt's message of "Mon, 16 Aug 2021 11:09:45 -0700 (PDT)")

On Aug 16 2021, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Jul 2021 06:52:44 PDT (-0700), akira.tsukamoto@gmail.com wrote:
>> Reduce the number of slow byte_copy when the size is in between
>> 2*SZREG to 9*SZREG by using none unrolled word_copy.
>>
>> Without it any size smaller than 9*SZREG will be using slow byte_copy
>> instead of none unrolled word_copy.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Akira Tsukamoto <akira.tsukamoto@gmail.com>
>> ---
>>  arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S | 46 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>>  1 file changed, 42 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S b/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
>> index 63bc691cff91..6a80d5517afc 100644
>> --- a/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
>> +++ b/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
>> @@ -34,8 +34,10 @@ ENTRY(__asm_copy_from_user)
>>  	/*
>>  	 * Use byte copy only if too small.
>>  	 * SZREG holds 4 for RV32 and 8 for RV64
>> +	 * a3 - 2*SZREG is minimum size for word_copy
>> +	 *      1*SZREG for aligning dst + 1*SZREG for word_copy
>>  	 */
>> -	li	a3, 9*SZREG /* size must be larger than size in word_copy */
>> +	li	a3, 2*SZREG
>>  	bltu	a2, a3, .Lbyte_copy_tail
>>
>>  	/*
>> @@ -66,9 +68,40 @@ ENTRY(__asm_copy_from_user)
>>  	andi	a3, a1, SZREG-1
>>  	bnez	a3, .Lshift_copy
>>
>> +.Lcheck_size_bulk:
>> +	/*
>> +	 * Evaluate the size if possible to use unrolled.
>> +	 * The word_copy_unlrolled requires larger than 8*SZREG
>> +	 */
>> +	li	a3, 8*SZREG
>> +	add	a4, a0, a3
>> +	bltu	a4, t0, .Lword_copy_unlrolled
>> +
>>  .Lword_copy:
>> -        /*
>> -	 * Both src and dst are aligned, unrolled word copy
>> +	/*
>> +	 * Both src and dst are aligned
>> +	 * None unrolled word copy with every 1*SZREG iteration
>> +	 *
>> +	 * a0 - start of aligned dst
>> +	 * a1 - start of aligned src
>> +	 * t0 - end of aligned dst
>> +	 */
>> +	bgeu	a0, t0, .Lbyte_copy_tail /* check if end of copy */
>> +	addi	t0, t0, -(SZREG) /* not to over run */
>> +1:
>> +	REG_L	a5, 0(a1)
>> +	addi	a1, a1, SZREG
>> +	REG_S	a5, 0(a0)
>> +	addi	a0, a0, SZREG
>> +	bltu	a0, t0, 1b
>> +
>> +	addi	t0, t0, SZREG /* revert to original value */
>> +	j	.Lbyte_copy_tail
>> +
>> +.Lword_copy_unlrolled:
>> +	/*
>> +	 * Both src and dst are aligned
>> +	 * Unrolled word copy with every 8*SZREG iteration
>>  	 *
>>  	 * a0 - start of aligned dst
>>  	 * a1 - start of aligned src
>> @@ -97,7 +130,12 @@ ENTRY(__asm_copy_from_user)
>>  	bltu	a0, t0, 2b
>>
>>  	addi	t0, t0, 8*SZREG /* revert to original value */
>> -	j	.Lbyte_copy_tail
>> +
>> +	/*
>> +	 * Remaining might large enough for word_copy to reduce slow byte
>> +	 * copy
>> +	 */
>> +	j	.Lcheck_size_bulk
>>
>>  .Lshift_copy:
>
> I'm still not convinced that going all the way to such a large unrolling
> factor is a net win, but this at least provides a much smoother cost 
> curve.
>
> That said, this is causing my 32-bit configs to hang.

It's missing fixups for the loads in the loop.

diff --git a/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S b/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
index a835df6bd68f..12ed1f76bd1f 100644
--- a/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
+++ b/arch/riscv/lib/uaccess.S
@@ -89,9 +89,9 @@ ENTRY(__asm_copy_from_user)
 	bgeu	a0, t0, .Lbyte_copy_tail /* check if end of copy */
 	addi	t0, t0, -(SZREG) /* not to over run */
 1:
-	REG_L	a5, 0(a1)
+	fixup REG_L	a5, 0(a1), 10f
 	addi	a1, a1, SZREG
-	REG_S	a5, 0(a0)
+	fixup REG_S	a5, 0(a0), 10f
 	addi	a0, a0, SZREG
 	bltu	a0, t0, 1b
 

Andreas.

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-16 19:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30 13:50 [PATCH 0/1] __asm_copy_to-from_user: Reduce more byte_copy Akira Tsukamoto
2021-07-30 13:52 ` [PATCH 1/1] riscv: __asm_copy_to-from_user: Improve using word copy if size < 9*SZREG Akira Tsukamoto
2021-08-12 13:41   ` Guenter Roeck
2021-08-15  6:51   ` Andreas Schwab
2021-08-16 18:09   ` Palmer Dabbelt
2021-08-16 19:00     ` Andreas Schwab [this message]
2021-08-20  6:42       ` Akira Tsukamoto
2021-08-17  9:03     ` Akira Tsukamoto
2021-08-12 11:01 ` [PATCH 0/1] __asm_copy_to-from_user: Reduce more byte_copy Akira Tsukamoto
     [not found]   ` <61187c37.1c69fb81.ed9bd.cc45SMTPIN_ADDED_BROKEN@mx.google.com>
2021-08-16  6:24     ` Akira Tsukamoto
     [not found]       ` <611a33ac.1c69fb81.12aae.89a5SMTPIN_ADDED_BROKEN@mx.google.com>
2021-08-17  7:32         ` Akira Tsukamoto

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