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From: Wyes Karny <wyes.karny@amd.com>
To: Tor Vic <torvic9@mailbox.org>
Cc: Rafael J Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org>,
	Huang Rui <ray.huang@amd.com>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>,
	Mario.Limonciello@amd.com, Perry.Yuan@amd.com,
	Ananth Narayan <ananth.narayan@amd.com>,
	gautham.shenoy@amd.com, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-pm@vger.kernel.org,
	Bagas Sanjaya <bagasdotme@gmail.com>,
	santosh.shukla@amd.com, Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>,
	Robert Moore <robert.moore@intel.com>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/6] amd_pstate: Add guided autonomous mode support
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 10:25:11 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Y9EDh3YTAiUBKS7g@beas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8c09f806-b00d-515b-bd1d-2f433e44b1a4@mailbox.org>

On 24 Jan 20:40, Tor Vic wrote:
> 
> 
> On 19.01.23 11:50, Wyes Karny wrote:
> > > From ACPI spec[1] below 3 modes for CPPC can be defined:
> > 1. Non autonomous: OS scaling governor specifies operating frequency/
> >     performance level through `Desired Performance` register and platform
> > follows that.
> > 2. Guided autonomous: OS scaling governor specifies min and max
> >     frequencies/ performance levels through `Minimum Performance` and
> > `Maximum Performance` register, and platform can autonomously select an
> > operating frequency in this range.
> > 3. Fully autonomous: OS only hints (via EPP) to platform for the required
> >     energy performance preference for the workload and platform autonomously
> > scales the frequency.
> > 
> > Currently (1) is supported by amd_pstate as passive mode, and (3) is
> > implemented by EPP support[2]. This change is to support (2).
> > 
> > In guided autonomous mode the min_perf is based on the input from the
> > scaling governor. For example, in case of schedutil this value depends
> > on the current utilization. And max_perf is set to max capacity.
> > 
> > To activate guided auto mode ``amd_pstate=guided`` command line
> > parameter has to be passed in the kernel.
> > 
> > Below are the results (normalized) of benchmarks with this patch:
> > System: Genoa 96C 192T
> > Kernel: 6.2.0-rc2 + EPP v11 + patch
> > Scaling governor: schedutil
> > 
> > ================ dbench comparisons ================
> > dbench result comparison:
> > Here results are throughput (MB/s)
> > Clients:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >      1	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   1.01 (1.00 pct)	   1.02 (2.00 pct)
> >      2	   1.07 (0.00 pct)	   1.06 (-0.93 pct)	   1.07 (0.00 pct)
> >      4	   1.68 (0.00 pct)	   1.70 (1.19 pct)	   1.72 (2.38 pct)
> >      8	   2.61 (0.00 pct)	   2.68 (2.68 pct)	   2.76 (5.74 pct)
> >     16	   4.16 (0.00 pct)	   4.24 (1.92 pct)	   4.53 (8.89 pct)
> >     32	   5.98 (0.00 pct)	   6.17 (3.17 pct)	   7.30 (22.07 pct)
> >     64	   8.67 (0.00 pct)	   8.99 (3.69 pct)	  10.71 (23.52 pct)
> >    128	  11.98 (0.00 pct)	  12.52 (4.50 pct)	  14.67 (22.45 pct)
> >    256	  15.73 (0.00 pct)	  16.13 (2.54 pct)	  17.81 (13.22 pct)
> >    512	  15.77 (0.00 pct)	  16.32 (3.48 pct)	  16.39 (3.93 pct)
> > dbench power comparison:
> > Clients:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >      1	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   1.04 (4.00 pct)
> >      2	   0.99 (0.00 pct)	   0.97 (-2.02 pct)	   1.02 (3.03 pct)
> >      4	   0.98 (0.00 pct)	   0.98 (0.00 pct)	   1.02 (4.08 pct)
> >      8	   0.98 (0.00 pct)	   0.99 (1.02 pct)	   1.02 (4.08 pct)
> >     16	   0.99 (0.00 pct)	   1.00 (1.01 pct)	   1.04 (5.05 pct)
> >     32	   1.02 (0.00 pct)	   1.02 (0.00 pct)	   1.07 (4.90 pct)
> >     64	   1.05 (0.00 pct)	   1.05 (0.00 pct)	   1.11 (5.71 pct)
> >    128	   1.08 (0.00 pct)	   1.08 (0.00 pct)	   1.15 (6.48 pct)
> >    256	   1.12 (0.00 pct)	   1.12 (0.00 pct)	   1.20 (7.14 pct)
> >    512	   1.18 (0.00 pct)	   1.17 (-0.84 pct)	   1.26 (6.77 pct)
> > 
> > ================ git-source comparisons ================
> > git-source result comparison:
> > Here results are throughput (compilations per 1000 sec)
> > Threads:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >    192	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   0.93 (-7.00 pct)	   1.00 (0.00 pct)
> > git-source power comparison:
> > Threads:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >    192	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   0.96 (-4.00 pct)
> > 
> > ================ kernbench comparisons ================
> > kernbench result comparison:
> > Here results are throughput (compilations per 1000 sec)
> > Load:	   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> > 32	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   1.01 (1.00 pct)	   1.02 (2.00 pct)
> > 48	   1.26 (0.00 pct)	   1.28 (1.58 pct)	   1.25 (-0.79 pct)
> > 64	   1.39 (0.00 pct)	   1.47 (5.75 pct)	   1.43 (2.87 pct)
> > 96	   1.48 (0.00 pct)	   1.50 (1.35 pct)	   1.49 (0.67 pct)
> > 128	   1.29 (0.00 pct)	   1.32 (2.32 pct)	   1.33 (3.10 pct)
> > 192	   1.17 (0.00 pct)	   1.20 (2.56 pct)	   1.21 (3.41 pct)
> > 256	   1.17 (0.00 pct)	   1.18 (0.85 pct)	   1.20 (2.56 pct)
> > 384	   1.16 (0.00 pct)	   1.17 (0.86 pct)	   1.21 (4.31 pct)
> > kernbench power comparison:
> > Clients:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >     32	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   0.97 (-3.00 pct)	   1.00 (0.00 pct)
> >     48	   0.87 (0.00 pct)	   0.81 (-6.89 pct)	   0.88 (1.14 pct)
> >     64	   0.81 (0.00 pct)	   0.73 (-9.87 pct)	   0.77 (-4.93 pct)
> >     96	   0.75 (0.00 pct)	   0.74 (-1.33 pct)	   0.75 (0.00 pct)
> >    128	   0.83 (0.00 pct)	   0.79 (-4.81 pct)	   0.83 (0.00 pct)
> >    192	   0.92 (0.00 pct)	   0.88 (-4.34 pct)	   0.92 (0.00 pct)
> >    256	   0.92 (0.00 pct)	   0.88 (-4.34 pct)	   0.92 (0.00 pct)
> >    384	   0.92 (0.00 pct)	   0.88 (-4.34 pct)	   0.92 (0.00 pct)
> > 
> > ================ tbench comparisons ================
> > tbench result comparison:
> > Here results are throughput (MB/s)
> > Clients:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >      1	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   0.70 (-30.00 pct)	   1.37 (37.00 pct)
> >      2	   2.64 (0.00 pct)	   1.39 (-47.34 pct)	   2.70 (2.27 pct)
> >      4	   4.89 (0.00 pct)	   2.75 (-43.76 pct)	   5.28 (7.97 pct)
> >      8	   9.46 (0.00 pct)	   5.42 (-42.70 pct)	  10.22 (8.03 pct)
> >     16	  19.05 (0.00 pct)	  10.42 (-45.30 pct)	  19.94 (4.67 pct)
> >     32	  37.50 (0.00 pct)	  20.23 (-46.05 pct)	  36.87 (-1.68 pct)
> >     64	  61.24 (0.00 pct)	  43.08 (-29.65 pct)	  62.96 (2.80 pct)
> >    128	  67.16 (0.00 pct)	  69.08 (2.85 pct)	  67.34 (0.26 pct)
> >    256	 154.59 (0.00 pct)	 162.33 (5.00 pct)	 156.78 (1.41 pct)
> >    512	 154.02 (0.00 pct)	 156.74 (1.76 pct)	 153.48 (-0.35 pct)
> > tbench power comparison:
> > Clients:   acpi-cpufreq		   amd_pst+passive	   amd_pst+guided
> >      1	   1.00 (0.00 pct)	   0.97 (-3.00 pct)	   1.08 (8.00 pct)
> >      2	   1.04 (0.00 pct)	   0.97 (-6.73 pct)	   1.11 (6.73 pct)
> >      4	   1.12 (0.00 pct)	   0.99 (-11.60 pct)	   1.18 (5.35 pct)
> >      8	   1.25 (0.00 pct)	   1.04 (-16.80 pct)	   1.31 (4.80 pct)
> >     16	   1.53 (0.00 pct)	   1.13 (-26.14 pct)	   1.58 (3.26 pct)
> >     32	   2.01 (0.00 pct)	   1.36 (-32.33 pct)	   2.03 (0.99 pct)
> >     64	   2.58 (0.00 pct)	   2.14 (-17.05 pct)	   2.61 (1.16 pct)
> >    128	   2.80 (0.00 pct)	   2.81 (0.35 pct)	   2.81 (0.35 pct)
> >    256	   3.39 (0.00 pct)	   3.43 (1.17 pct)	   3.42 (0.88 pct)
> >    512	   3.44 (0.00 pct)	   3.44 (0.00 pct)	   3.44 (0.00 pct)
> > 
> > Note: this series is based on top of EPP v11 [3] series
> > 
> > Change log:
> > 
> > v2 -> v3:
> > - Addressed review comments form Mario.
> > - Picked up RB tag from Mario.
> > - Rebase on top of EPP v11 [3].
> > 
> > v1 -> v2:
> > - Fix issue with shared mem systems.
> > - Rebase on top of EPP series.
> > 
> > [1]: https://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/ACPI_6_3_final_Jan30.pdf
> > [2]: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20221110175847.3098728-1-Perry.Yuan@amd.com/
> > [3]: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-pm/20230118075210.447418-1-perry.yuan@amd.com/
> > 
> > 
> > Wyes Karny (6):
> >    acpi: cppc: Add min and max perf reg writing support
> >    acpi: cppc: Add auto select register read/write support
> >    cpufreq: amd_pstate: Add guided autonomous mode
> >    Documentation: amd_pstate: Move amd_pstate param to alphabetical order
> >    cpufreq: amd_pstate: Add guided mode control support via sysfs
> >    Documentation: amd_pstate: Update amd_pstate status sysfs for guided
> > 
> >   .../admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt         |  41 ++--
> >   Documentation/admin-guide/pm/amd-pstate.rst   |  32 ++-
> >   drivers/acpi/cppc_acpi.c                      | 113 ++++++++++-
> >   drivers/cpufreq/amd-pstate.c                  | 184 +++++++++++++-----
> >   include/acpi/cppc_acpi.h                      |  11 ++
> >   include/linux/amd-pstate.h                    |   2 +
> >   6 files changed, 302 insertions(+), 81 deletions(-)
> > 
> 
> 
> The "active" mode seems to be broken here on a Zen2 3900X running Linux 6.1.
> Frequency remains stuck at minimum which is +-500 MHz.

I'll send a fix for this in v4.

> 
> Some queries of the new /sys devices lead to I/O error:
> 
>   # LANG=C cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/policy0/amd_pstate_*
>   166
>   cat:
> /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/policy0/amd_pstate_lowest_nonlinear_freq:
> Input/output error
>   cat: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/policy0/amd_pstate_max_freq:
> Input/output error

I'll check this. Thanks for reporting.
> 
> The "guided" mode seems to work fine with no stuck frequency, but also
> produces I/O error on some /sys files.
> 
> I haven't tested "passive".
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Tor Vic

Thanks,
Wyes

  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-25 10:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-19 11:50 [PATCH v3 0/6] amd_pstate: Add guided autonomous mode support Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 1/6] acpi: cppc: Add min and max perf reg writing support Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 2/6] acpi: cppc: Add auto select register read/write support Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 3/6] cpufreq: amd_pstate: Add guided autonomous mode Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 4/6] Documentation: amd_pstate: Move amd_pstate param to alphabetical order Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 5/6] cpufreq: amd_pstate: Add guided mode control support via sysfs Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 11:50 ` [PATCH v3 6/6] Documentation: amd_pstate: Update amd_pstate status sysfs for guided Wyes Karny
2023-01-19 12:30   ` Bagas Sanjaya
2023-01-20  4:16     ` Wyes Karny
2023-01-20  9:18 ` [PATCH v3 0/6] amd_pstate: Add guided autonomous mode support Huang Rui
2023-01-20  9:55   ` Wyes Karny
2023-01-24 20:40 ` Tor Vic
2023-01-25 10:25   ` Wyes Karny [this message]
2023-01-31  5:34   ` Wyes Karny
2023-02-01 18:15     ` Tor Vic

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