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From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: zwisler@kernel.org,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] nvdimm: Set device node in nd_device_register
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:35:33 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c6a5b7b0-954a-d84f-4927-03e51a016394@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPcyv4jhxGubqLiHC=jqy2Bn7XQALUUoFcfEVKCUSeqGWCstLA@mail.gmail.com>

On 9/25/2018 2:32 PM, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 2:11 PM Alexander Duyck
> <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/25/2018 2:08 PM, Dan Williams wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 1:56 PM Alexander Duyck
>>> <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> This change makes it so that we don't repeatedly overwrite the device node
>>>> for nvdimm regions. The earliest we can set the node is immediately after
>>>> calling device init, so I have moved the code there so we can avoid
>>>> rewriting the node with each uevent.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>    drivers/nvdimm/bus.c |   16 ++++++++++------
>>>>    1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/nvdimm/bus.c b/drivers/nvdimm/bus.c
>>>> index 9148015ed803..96f4d0e1706a 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/nvdimm/bus.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/nvdimm/bus.c
>>>> @@ -54,12 +54,6 @@ static int to_nd_device_type(struct device *dev)
>>>>
>>>>    static int nvdimm_bus_uevent(struct device *dev, struct kobj_uevent_env *env)
>>>>    {
>>>> -       /*
>>>> -        * Ensure that region devices always have their numa node set as
>>>> -        * early as possible.
>>>> -        */
>>>> -       if (is_nd_region(dev))
>>>> -               set_dev_node(dev, to_nd_region(dev)->numa_node);
>>>>           return add_uevent_var(env, "MODALIAS=" ND_DEVICE_MODALIAS_FMT,
>>>>                           to_nd_device_type(dev));
>>>>    }
>>>> @@ -519,6 +513,16 @@ void __nd_device_register(struct device *dev)
>>>>    void nd_device_register(struct device *dev)
>>>>    {
>>>>           device_initialize(dev);
>>>> +
>>>> +       /*
>>>> +        * Ensure that region devices always have their NUMA node set as
>>>> +        * early as possible. This way we are able to make certain that any
>>>> +        * memory associated with the creation and the creation itself of
>>>> +        * the region is associated with the correct node.
>>>> +        */
>>>> +       if (is_nd_region(dev))
>>>> +               set_dev_node(dev, to_nd_region(dev)->numa_node);
>>>> +
>>>>           __nd_device_register(dev);
>>>
>>> Any reason to not put this inside __nd_device_register()? If you're ok
>>> with that I can just fix up when applying.
>>
>> I put it here since regions never call __nd_device_register directly,
>> they always call nd_device_register. I figured that by placing it here
>> we reduce the impact of this on the other devices that aren't going to
>> need it.
> 
> I can't imagine there's much of an impact because we're already
> reading the cacheline that has dev->parent so dev->type is already
> there. If we're going to add support for looking up the parent node to
> schedule namespace registration work to the proper core I would expect
> that to appear in the __nd_device_register() common code as well.
> 
> In general the only consideration for calling nd_device_register() vs
> __nd_device_register() is whether or not you want a
> device_initialize() to occur.

Yeah, I kind of gathered that. If you want to move it feel free to.

- Alex
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  reply	other threads:[~2018-09-25 21:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-25 20:52 [PATCH 0/2] Minor fixups for nd_device_register Alexander Duyck
2018-09-25 20:53 ` [PATCH 1/2] nvdimm: Hold reference on parent while scheduling async init Alexander Duyck
2018-09-25 21:09   ` Dan Williams
2018-09-25 20:53 ` [PATCH 2/2] nvdimm: Set device node in nd_device_register Alexander Duyck
2018-09-25 21:08   ` Dan Williams
2018-09-25 21:11     ` Alexander Duyck
2018-09-25 21:32       ` Dan Williams
2018-09-25 21:35         ` Alexander Duyck [this message]
2018-09-25 21:50           ` Williams, Dan J

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