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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] paravirt: add virt_spin_lock pvops function
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On 05/09/17 16:31, Waiman Long wrote:
> On 09/05/2017 10:24 AM, Waiman Long wrote:
>> On 09/05/2017 10:18 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>> On 05/09/17 16:10, Waiman Long wrote:
>>>> On 09/05/2017 09:24 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>>>> There are cases where a guest tries to switch spinlocks to bare metal
>>>>> behavior (e.g. by setting "xen_nopvspin" boot parameter). Today this
>>>>> has the downside of falling back to unfair test and set scheme for
>>>>> qspinlocks due to virt_spin_lock() detecting the virtualized
>>>>> environment.
>>>>>
>>>>> Make virt_spin_lock() a paravirt operation in order to enable users
>>>>> to select an explicit behavior like bare metal.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h | 5 ++++
>>>>> arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h | 1 +
>>>>> arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h | 48 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>>>>> arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c | 14 ++++++++++
>>>>> arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 2 ++
>>>>> 5 files changed, 55 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
>>>>> index c25dd22f7c70..d9e954fb37df 100644
>>>>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
>>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h
>>>>> @@ -725,6 +725,11 @@ static __always_inline bool pv_vcpu_is_preempted(long cpu)
>>>>> return PVOP_CALLEE1(bool, pv_lock_ops.vcpu_is_preempted, cpu);
>>>>> }
>>>>>
>>>>> +static __always_inline bool pv_virt_spin_lock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>>>>> +{
>>>>> + return PVOP_CALLEE1(bool, pv_lock_ops.virt_spin_lock, lock);
>>>>> +}
>>>>> +
>>>>> #endif /* SMP && PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS */
>>>>>
>>>>> #ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
>>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
>>>>> index 19efefc0e27e..928f5e7953a7 100644
>>>>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
>>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h
>>>>> @@ -319,6 +319,7 @@ struct pv_lock_ops {
>>>>> void (*kick)(int cpu);
>>>>>
>>>>> struct paravirt_callee_save vcpu_is_preempted;
>>>>> + struct paravirt_callee_save virt_spin_lock;
>>>>> } __no_randomize_layout;
>>>>>
>>>>> /* This contains all the paravirt structures: we get a convenient
>>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
>>>>> index 48a706f641f2..fbd98896385c 100644
>>>>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
>>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
>>>>> @@ -17,6 +17,25 @@ static inline void native_queued_spin_unlock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>>>>> smp_store_release((u8 *)lock, 0);
>>>>> }
>>>>>
>>>>> +static inline bool native_virt_spin_lock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>>>>> +{
>>>>> + if (!static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_HYPERVISOR))
>>>>> + return false;
>>>>> +
>>>>> + /*
>>>>> + * On hypervisors without PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS support we fall
>>>>> + * back to a Test-and-Set spinlock, because fair locks have
>>>>> + * horrible lock 'holder' preemption issues.
>>>>> + */
>>>>> +
>>>>> + do {
>>>>> + while (atomic_read(&lock->val) != 0)
>>>>> + cpu_relax();
>>>>> + } while (atomic_cmpxchg(&lock->val, 0, _Q_LOCKED_VAL) != 0);
>>>>> +
>>>>> + return true;
>>>>> +}
>>>>> +
>>>>> #ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS
>>>>> extern void native_queued_spin_lock_slowpath(struct qspinlock *lock, u32 val);
>>>>> extern void __pv_init_lock_hash(void);
>>>>> @@ -38,33 +57,32 @@ static inline bool vcpu_is_preempted(long cpu)
>>>>> {
>>>>> return pv_vcpu_is_preempted(cpu);
>>>>> }
>>>>> +
>>>>> +void native_pv_lock_init(void) __init;
>>>>> #else
>>>>> static inline void queued_spin_unlock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>>>>> {
>>>>> native_queued_spin_unlock(lock);
>>>>> }
>>>>> +
>>>>> +static inline void native_pv_lock_init(void)
>>>>> +{
>>>>> +}
>>>>> #endif
>>>>>
>>>>> #ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT
>>>>> #define virt_spin_lock virt_spin_lock
>>>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS
>>>>> static inline bool virt_spin_lock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>>>>> {
>>>>> - if (!static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_HYPERVISOR))
>>>>> - return false;
>>>> Have you consider just add one more jump label here to skip
>>>> virt_spin_lock when KVM or Xen want to do so?
>>> Why? Did you look at patch 4? This is the way to do it...
>> I asked this because of my performance concern as stated later in the email.
>
> For clarification, I was actually asking if you consider just adding one
> more jump label to skip it for Xen/KVM instead of making
> virt_spin_lock() a pv-op.

Aah, okay.

Bare metal could make use of this jump label, too.

I'll have a try how it looks like.


Juergen

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