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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Pavan Kondeti <pkondeti@codeaurora.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/37] softirq: Per vector masking v3
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:33:15 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wh5MQiXNUBCN6VKNGRR2gDekhXpaTc914D3y4=dHpmh4Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190228171242.32144-1-frederic@kernel.org>

On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 9:12 AM Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> So this set should hopefully address all reviews from the v2, and
> fix all reports from the extremely useful (as always) Kbuild testing
> bot. It also completes support for all archs.

The one thing I'd still like to see is some actual performance
(latency?) numbers.

Maybe they were hiding somewhere in the pile and my quick scan missed
them. But the main argument for this was that we've had the occasional
latency issues with softirqs blocking (eg the USB v4l frame dropping
etc), and I did that SOFTIRQ_NOW_MASK because it helped one particular
case.

And you don't seem to have removed that hack, and I'd really like to
see that that thing isn't needed any more.

Because otherwise the whole series seems a bit pointless, don't you
think? If it doesn't fix that fundamental issue, then what's the point
of all this churn..

See commit 3c53776e29f8 ("Mark HI and TASKLET softirq synchronous"),
which also has a couple of people listed who could hopefully re-test
the v4l latency thing with whatever USB capture dongle it was that
showed the issue.

                 Linus

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-02-28 17:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-28 17:12 Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 01/37] locking/lockdep: Move valid_state() inside CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS && CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 02/37] locking/lockdep: Use expanded masks on find_usage_*() functions Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 03/37] locking/lockdep: Introduce struct lock_usage Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 04/37] locking/lockdep: Convert usage_mask to u64 Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 05/37] locking/lockdep: Introduce lock usage mask iterator Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 06/37] locking/lockdep: Test all incompatible scenario at once in check_irq_usage() Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 07/37] locking/lockdep: Prepare valid_state() to handle plain masks Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 08/37] locking/lockdep: Prepare check_usage_*() " Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 09/37] locking/lockdep: Prepare state_verbose() to handle all softirqs Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 10/37] locking/lockdep: Make mark_lock() fastpath to work with multiple usage at once Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 11/37] locking/lockdep: Save stack trace for each softirq vector involved Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 12/37] locking/lockdep: Report all usages on mark_lock() verbosity mode Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 13/37] softirq: Macrofy softirq vectors Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 14/37] locking/lockdep: Define per vector softirq lock usage states Frederic Weisbecker
2019-04-09 12:03   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 15/37] softirq: Pass softirq vector number to lockdep on vector execution Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 16/37] x86: Revert "x86/irq: Demote irq_cpustat_t::__softirq_pending to u16" Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 17/37] arch/softirq: Rename softirq_pending fields to softirq_data Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 18/37] softirq: Normalize softirq_pending naming scheme Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 19/37] softirq: Convert softirq_pending_*() to set/clear mask scheme Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 20/37] softirq: Introduce disabled softirq vectors bits Frederic Weisbecker
2019-03-01 11:29   ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 21/37] softirq: Rename _local_bh_enable() to local_bh_enable_no_softirq() Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 22/37] softirq: Move vectors bits to bottom_half.h Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 23/37] x86: Init softirq enabled field Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 24/37] parisc: " Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 25/37] powerpc: " Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 26/37] softirq: Init softirq enabled field for default irq_stat definition Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 27/37] softirq: Check enabled vectors before processing Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 28/37] softirq: Remove stale comment Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 29/37] softirq: Uninline !CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS __local_bh_disable_ip() Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 30/37] softirq: Prepare for mixing all/per-vector masking Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 31/37] softirq: Support per vector masking Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 32/37] locking/lockdep: Remove redundant softirqs on check Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 33/37] locking/lockdep: Update check_flags() according to new layout Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 34/37] locking/lockdep: Branch the new vec-finegrained softirq masking to lockdep Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 35/37] softirq: Allow to soft interrupt vector-specific masked contexts Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 36/37] locking: Introduce spin_[un]lock_bh_mask() Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:12 ` [PATCH 37/37] net: Make softirq vector masking finegrained on release_sock() Frederic Weisbecker
2019-02-28 17:33 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2019-03-01  3:45   ` [PATCH 00/37] softirq: Per vector masking v3 Frederic Weisbecker
2019-03-01 16:51     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-03-08 15:30       ` Frederic Weisbecker

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