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From: Yunsheng Lin <linyunsheng@huawei.com>
To: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: <rafael@kernel.org>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<peterz@infradead.org>, <mingo@kernel.org>, <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	<linuxarm@huawei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] driver core: ensure a device has valid node id in device_add()
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 17:07:34 +0800
Message-ID: <ccf18baf-096d-b78d-4d5b-bfb8bcd35ba9@huawei.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190905090249.GA28356@kroah.com>

On 2019/9/5 17:02, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 04:57:00PM +0800, Yunsheng Lin wrote:
>> On 2019/9/5 15:33, Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 02:48:24PM +0800, Yunsheng Lin wrote:
>>>> On 2019/9/5 13:57, Greg KH wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 09:33:50AM +0800, Yunsheng Lin wrote:
>>>>>> Currently a device does not belong to any of the numa nodes
>>>>>> (dev->numa_node is NUMA_NO_NODE) when the FW does not provide
>>>>>> the node id and the device has not no parent device.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> According to discussion in [1]:
>>>>>> Even if a device's numa node is not set by fw, the device
>>>>>> really does belong to a node.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This patch sets the device node to node 0 in device_add() if
>>>>>> the fw has not specified the node id and it either has no
>>>>>> parent device, or the parent device also does not have a valid
>>>>>> node id.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There may be explicit handling out there relying on NUMA_NO_NODE,
>>>>>> like in nvme_probe().
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/9/2/466
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Yunsheng Lin <linyunsheng@huawei.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>  drivers/base/core.c  | 17 ++++++++++++++---
>>>>>>  include/linux/numa.h |  2 ++
>>>>>>  2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/base/core.c b/drivers/base/core.c
>>>>>> index 1669d41..466b8ff 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/base/core.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/base/core.c
>>>>>> @@ -2107,9 +2107,20 @@ int device_add(struct device *dev)
>>>>>>  	if (kobj)
>>>>>>  		dev->kobj.parent = kobj;
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> -	/* use parent numa_node */
>>>>>> -	if (parent && (dev_to_node(dev) == NUMA_NO_NODE))
>>>>>> -		set_dev_node(dev, dev_to_node(parent));
>>>>>> +	/* use parent numa_node or default node 0 */
>>>>>> +	if (!numa_node_valid(dev_to_node(dev))) {
>>>>>> +		int nid = parent ? dev_to_node(parent) : NUMA_NO_NODE;
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you expand this to be a "real" if statement please?
>>>>
>>>> Sure. May I ask why "? :" is not appropriate here?
>>>
>>> Because it is a pain to read, just spell it out and make it obvious what
>>> is happening.  You write code for developers first, and the compiler
>>> second, and in this case, either way is identical to the compiler.
>>>
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +		if (numa_node_valid(nid)) {
>>>>>> +			set_dev_node(dev, nid);
>>>>>> +		} else {
>>>>>> +			if (nr_node_ids > 1U)
>>>>>> +				pr_err("device: '%s': has invalid NUMA node(%d)\n",
>>>>>> +				       dev_name(dev), dev_to_node(dev));
>>>>>
>>>>> dev_err() will show you the exact device properly, instead of having to
>>>>> rely on dev_name().
>>>>>
>>>>> And what is a user to do if this message happens?  How do they fix this?
>>>>> If they can not, what good is this error message?
>>>>
>>>> If user know about their system's topology well enough and node 0
>>>> is not the nearest node to the device, maybe user can readjust that by
>>>> writing the nearest node to /sys/class/pci_bus/XXXX/device/numa_node,
>>>> if not, then maybe user need to contact the vendor for info or updates.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe print error message as below:
>>>>
>>>> dev_err(dev, FW_BUG "has invalid NUMA node(%d). Readjust it by writing to sysfs numa_node or contact your vendor for updates.\n",
>>>> 	dev_to_node(dev));
>>>
>>> FW_BUG?
>>
>> The sysfs numa_node writing interface does print FW_BUG error.
>> Maybe it is a way of telling the user to contact the vendors, which
>> pushing the vendors to update the FW.
> 
> But is this always going to be caused by a firmware bug?  If so, ok, if
> not, and it's a driver/bus kernel issue, we should not say this.

Ok, Make sense. Will not add the FW_BUG printing.

> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h
> 
> .
> 


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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-05  1:33 Yunsheng Lin
2019-09-05  5:57 ` Greg KH
2019-09-05  6:48   ` Yunsheng Lin
2019-09-05  7:33     ` Greg KH
2019-09-05  8:57       ` Yunsheng Lin
2019-09-05  9:02         ` Greg KH
2019-09-05  9:07           ` Yunsheng Lin [this message]
2019-09-06  6:41       ` Yunsheng Lin
2019-09-06  6:52         ` Greg KH
2019-09-06  8:21           ` Yunsheng Lin
2019-09-06 14:00             ` Greg KH
2019-09-07  2:10               ` Yunsheng Lin

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