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From: "Y.b. Lu" <yangbo.lu@nxp.com>
To: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>
Cc: "netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org"
	<linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org>,
	"mptcp@lists.linux.dev" <mptcp@lists.linux.dev>,
	"David S . Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Mat Martineau <mathew.j.martineau@linux.intel.com>,
	Matthieu Baerts <matthieu.baerts@tessares.net>,
	Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>, Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@suse.cz>,
	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>,
	Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>, Rui Sousa <rui.sousa@nxp.com>,
	Sebastien Laveze <sebastien.laveze@nxp.com>
Subject: RE: [net-next, v3, 02/10] ptp: support ptp physical/virtual clocks conversion
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:39:25 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <DB7PR04MB501756892A5B773671ABD044F8099@DB7PR04MB5017.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210619040623.GA14326@localhost>

Hi Richard,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>
> Sent: 2021年6月19日 12:06
> To: Y.b. Lu <yangbo.lu@nxp.com>
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
> linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org; mptcp@lists.linux.dev; David S . Miller
> <davem@davemloft.net>; Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>; Mat Martineau
> <mathew.j.martineau@linux.intel.com>; Matthieu Baerts
> <matthieu.baerts@tessares.net>; Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>; Michal
> Kubecek <mkubecek@suse.cz>; Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>;
> Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>; Rui Sousa <rui.sousa@nxp.com>; Sebastien
> Laveze <sebastien.laveze@nxp.com>
> Subject: Re: [net-next, v3, 02/10] ptp: support ptp physical/virtual clocks
> conversion
> 
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 05:45:09PM +0800, Yangbo Lu wrote:
> 
> > diff --git a/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c b/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c index
> > a780435331c8..78414b3e16dd 100644
> > --- a/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c
> > +++ b/drivers/ptp/ptp_clock.c
> > @@ -76,6 +76,11 @@ static int ptp_clock_settime(struct posix_clock
> > *pc, const struct timespec64 *tp  {
> >  	struct ptp_clock *ptp = container_of(pc, struct ptp_clock, clock);
> >
> > +	if (ptp_guaranteed_pclock(ptp)) {
> 
> Can we please invent a more descriptive name for this method?
> The word "guaranteed" suggests much more.
> 
> > +		pr_err("ptp: virtual clock in use, guarantee physical clock free
> > +running\n");
> 
> This is good:           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> You can drop this part:
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> So, please rename ptp_guaranteed_pclock() to ptp_vclock_in_use();
> 

Thank you. Will convert to that.

> > +		return -EBUSY;
> > +	}
> > +
> >  	return  ptp->info->settime64(ptp->info, tp);  }
> 
> 
> > diff --git a/drivers/ptp/ptp_private.h b/drivers/ptp/ptp_private.h
> > index 3f388d63904c..6949afc9d733 100644
> > --- a/drivers/ptp/ptp_private.h
> > +++ b/drivers/ptp/ptp_private.h
> > @@ -46,6 +46,9 @@ struct ptp_clock {
> >  	const struct attribute_group *pin_attr_groups[2];
> >  	struct kthread_worker *kworker;
> >  	struct kthread_delayed_work aux_work;
> > +	u8 n_vclocks;
> 
> Why not use "unsigned int" type?  I don't see a need to set an artificial limit.

Please see my explain in another email thread. Thanks.

> 
> > +	struct mutex n_vclocks_mux; /* protect concurrent n_vclocks access */
> > +	bool vclock_flag;
> 
> "flag" is vague.  How about "is_virtual_clock" instead?

That's better. Will use it. Thank you.

> 
> >  };
> >
> >  #define info_to_vclock(d) container_of((d), struct ptp_vclock, info)
> > @@ -75,6 +78,18 @@ static inline int queue_cnt(struct
> timestamp_event_queue *q)
> >  	return cnt < 0 ? PTP_MAX_TIMESTAMPS + cnt : cnt;  }
> >
> > +/*
> > + * Guarantee physical clock to stay free running, if ptp virtual
> > +clocks
> > + * on it are in use.
> > + */
> > +static inline bool ptp_guaranteed_pclock(struct ptp_clock *ptp) {
> > +	if (!ptp->vclock_flag && ptp->n_vclocks)
> 
> Need to take mutex for n_vclocks to prevent load tearing.
> 
> > +		return true;
> > +
> > +	return false;
> > +}
> > +
> >  /*
> >   * see ptp_chardev.c
> >   */
> 
> > @@ -148,6 +149,90 @@ static ssize_t pps_enable_store(struct device
> > *dev,  }  static DEVICE_ATTR(pps_enable, 0220, NULL,
> > pps_enable_store);
> >
> > +static int unregister_vclock(struct device *dev, void *data) {
> > +	struct ptp_clock *ptp = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> > +	struct ptp_clock_info *info = ptp->info;
> > +	struct ptp_vclock *vclock;
> > +	u8 *num = data;
> > +
> > +	vclock = info_to_vclock(info);
> > +	dev_info(dev->parent, "delete virtual clock ptp%d\n",
> > +		 vclock->clock->index);
> > +
> > +	ptp_vclock_unregister(vclock);
> > +	(*num)--;
> > +
> > +	/* For break. Not error. */
> > +	if (*num == 0)
> > +		return -EINVAL;
> > +
> > +	return 0;
> > +}
> > +
> > +static ssize_t n_vclocks_show(struct device *dev,
> > +			      struct device_attribute *attr, char *page) {
> > +	struct ptp_clock *ptp = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> > +
> > +	return snprintf(page, PAGE_SIZE-1, "%d\n", ptp->n_vclocks);
> 
> Take mutex.

Will take mutex everywhere to access it.

> 
> > +}
> > +
> > +static ssize_t n_vclocks_store(struct device *dev,
> > +			       struct device_attribute *attr,
> > +			       const char *buf, size_t count) {
> > +	struct ptp_clock *ptp = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> > +	struct ptp_vclock *vclock;
> > +	int err = -EINVAL;
> > +	u8 num, i;
> > +
> > +	if (kstrtou8(buf, 0, &num))
> > +		goto out;
> > +
> > +	if (num > PTP_MAX_VCLOCKS) {
> > +		dev_err(dev, "max value is %d\n", PTP_MAX_VCLOCKS);
> > +		goto out;
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	if (mutex_lock_interruptible(&ptp->n_vclocks_mux))
> > +		return -ERESTARTSYS;
> > +
> > +	/* Need to create more vclocks */
> > +	if (num > ptp->n_vclocks) {
> > +		for (i = 0; i < num - ptp->n_vclocks; i++) {
> > +			vclock = ptp_vclock_register(ptp);
> > +			if (!vclock) {
> > +				mutex_unlock(&ptp->n_vclocks_mux);
> > +				goto out;
> > +			}
> > +
> > +			dev_info(dev, "new virtual clock ptp%d\n",
> > +				 vclock->clock->index);
> > +		}
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	/* Need to delete vclocks */
> > +	if (num < ptp->n_vclocks) {
> > +		i = ptp->n_vclocks - num;
> > +		device_for_each_child_reverse(dev, &i,
> > +					      unregister_vclock);
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	if (num == 0)
> > +		dev_info(dev, "only physical clock in use now\n");
> > +	else
> > +		dev_info(dev, "guarantee physical clock free running\n");
> > +
> > +	ptp->n_vclocks = num;
> > +	mutex_unlock(&ptp->n_vclocks_mux);
> > +
> > +	return count;
> > +out:
> > +	return err;
> > +}
> > +static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(n_vclocks);
> > +
> >  static struct attribute *ptp_attrs[] = {
> >  	&dev_attr_clock_name.attr,
> >
> 
> 
> > diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/ptp_clock.h
> > b/include/uapi/linux/ptp_clock.h index 1d108d597f66..4b933dc1b81b
> > 100644
> > --- a/include/uapi/linux/ptp_clock.h
> > +++ b/include/uapi/linux/ptp_clock.h
> > @@ -69,6 +69,11 @@
> >   */
> >  #define PTP_PEROUT_V1_VALID_FLAGS	(0)
> >
> > +/*
> > + * Max number of PTP virtual clocks per PTP physical clock  */
> > +#define PTP_MAX_VCLOCKS			20
> 
> Why limit this to twenty clocks?

Please see my explain in another email thread. Thanks.

> 
> Thanks,
> Richard

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-22 10:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-15  9:45 [net-next, v3, 00/10] ptp: support virtual clocks and timestamping Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 01/10] ptp: add ptp virtual clock driver framework Yangbo Lu
2021-06-17 17:32   ` Richard Cochran
2021-06-22 10:17     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 02/10] ptp: support ptp physical/virtual clocks conversion Yangbo Lu
2021-06-17 17:42   ` Richard Cochran
2021-06-22 10:18     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-17 18:27   ` Richard Cochran
2021-06-22 10:35     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-25 11:09       ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-19  4:06   ` Richard Cochran
2021-06-22 10:39     ` Y.b. Lu [this message]
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 03/10] ptp: track available ptp vclocks information Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 04/10] ptp: add kernel API ptp_get_vclocks_index() Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 05/10] ethtool: add a new command for getting PHC virtual clocks Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15 19:49   ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-06-22 10:10     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-15 23:24   ` Michal Kubecek
2021-06-22 10:10     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 06/10] ptp: add kernel API ptp_convert_timestamp() Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 07/10] net: sock: extend SO_TIMESTAMPING for PHC binding Yangbo Lu
2021-06-16  1:00   ` Mat Martineau
2021-06-22 10:14     ` Y.b. Lu
2021-06-16 10:27   ` kernel test robot
2021-06-16 10:39   ` kernel test robot
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 08/10] net: socket: support hardware timestamp conversion to PHC bound Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 09/10] selftests/net: timestamping: support binding PHC Yangbo Lu
2021-06-15  9:45 ` [net-next, v3, 10/10] MAINTAINERS: add entry for PTP virtual clock driver Yangbo Lu

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