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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc/powernv: Clear LPCR[PECE1] via stop-api only for deep state offline
On Fri, 1 Sep 2017 15:38:59 +0530
Akshay Adiga <akshay.adiga@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> On 08/31/2017 05:37 PM, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> > On Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:17:41 +0530
> > "Gautham R. Shenoy" <ego@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > > From: "Gautham R. Shenoy" <ego@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > >
> > > commit 24be85a23d1f ("powerpc/powernv: Clear PECE1 in LPCR via
> > > stop-api only on Hotplug") clears the PECE1 bit of the LPCR via
> > > stop-api during CPU-Hotplug to prevent wakeup due to a decrementer on
> > > an offlined CPU which is in a deep stop state.
> > >
> > > In the case where the stop-api support is found to be lacking, the
> > > commit 785a12afdb4a ("powerpc/powernv/idle: Disable LOSE_FULL_CONTEXT
> > > states when stop-api fails") disables deep states that lose hypervisor
> > > context. Thus in this case, the offlined CPU will be put to some
> > > shallow idle state.
> > >
> > > However, we currently unconditionally clear the PECE1 in LPCR via
> > > stop-api during CPU-Hotplug even when deep states are disabled due to
> > > stop-api failure.
> > >
> > > Fix this by clearing PECE1 of LPCR via stop-api during CPU-Hotplug
> > > *only* when the offlined CPU will be put to a deep state that loses
> > > hypervisor context.
> >
> > This looks okay to me. The bug is due to calling opal_slw_set_reg when
> > firmware has not enabled that feature, right?
> Yes,
>
> In the case where the stop-api support is found to be lacking, the
> commit 785a12afdb4a ("powerpc/powernv/idle: Disable LOSE_FULL_CONTEXT
> states when stop-api fails") disables deep states that lose hypervisor
> context. Thus in this case, the offlined CPU will be put to some shallow
> idle state.
>
> If a shallow state ( < stop4 ) is being chosen for cpu hotplug, then :
> 1) this opal call is not required.
> 2) may not be supported.
>
> Hence should call opal_slw_set_reg() only if a deep state chosen for
> cpu hotplug.

That makes sense, thanks for confirming.

> >
> > >
> > > Fixes: commit 24be85a23d1f ("powerpc/powernv: Clear PECE1 in LPCR via
> > > stop-api only on Hotplug")
> > >
> > > Reported-by: Pavithra Prakash <pavirampu@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Gautham R. Shenoy <ego@linux.vnet.ibm.com>


Reviewed-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>


> > > ---
> > > arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/idle.c | 8 +++++++-
> > > 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/idle.c
> > b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/idle.c
> > > index 9f59041..23f8fba 100644
> > > --- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/idle.c
> > > +++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/idle.c
> > > @@ -393,7 +393,13 @@ static void
> > pnv_program_cpu_hotplug_lpcr(unsigned int cpu, u64 lpcr_val)
> > > u64 pir = get_hard_smp_processor_id(cpu);
> > >
> > > mtspr(SPRN_LPCR, lpcr_val);
> > > - opal_slw_set_reg(pir, SPRN_LPCR, lpcr_val);
> > > +
> > > + /*
> > > + * Program the LPCR via stop-api only for deepest stop state
> > > + * can lose hypervisor context.
> > > + */
> > > + if (supported_cpuidle_states & OPAL_PM_LOSE_FULL_CONTEXT)
> > > + opal_slw_set_reg(pir, SPRN_LPCR, lpcr_val);
> > > }
> > >
> > > /*
> >
>

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