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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] paravirt/locks: use new static key for controlling call of virt_spin_lock()
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On 09/06/2017 11:29 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.
>
> Add a static key controlling whether virt_spin_lock() should be
> called or not. When running on bare metal set the new key to false.
>
> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h | 11 +++++++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c | 6 ++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 2 ++
> kernel/locking/qspinlock.c | 4 ++++
> 4 files changed, 23 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
> index 48a706f641f2..fc39389f196b 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/qspinlock.h
> @@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
> #ifndef _ASM_X86_QSPINLOCK_H
> #define _ASM_X86_QSPINLOCK_H
>
> +#include <linux/jump_label.h>
> #include <asm/cpufeature.h>
> #include <asm-generic/qspinlock_types.h>
> #include <asm/paravirt.h>
> @@ -46,9 +47,15 @@ static inline void queued_spin_unlock(struct qspinlock *lock)
> #endif
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT
> +DECLARE_STATIC_KEY_TRUE(virt_spin_lock_key);
> +
> +void native_pv_lock_init(void) __init;
> +
> #define virt_spin_lock virt_spin_lock
> static inline bool virt_spin_lock(struct qspinlock *lock)
> {
> + if (!static_branch_likely(&virt_spin_lock_key))
> + return false;
> if (!static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_HYPERVISOR))
> return false;
>
> @@ -65,6 +72,10 @@ static inline bool virt_spin_lock(struct qspinlock *lock)
>
> return true;
> }
> +#else
> +static inline void native_pv_lock_init(void)
> +{
> +}
> #endif /* CONFIG_PARAVIRT */
>
> #include <asm-generic/qspinlock.h>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c b/arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c
> index 8f2d1c9d43a8..2fc65ddea40d 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/paravirt-spinlocks.c
> @@ -42,3 +42,9 @@ struct pv_lock_ops pv_lock_ops = {
> #endif /* SMP */
> };
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(pv_lock_ops);
> +
> +void __init native_pv_lock_init(void)
> +{
> + if (!static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_HYPERVISOR))
> + static_branch_disable(&virt_spin_lock_key);
> +}
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> index 54b9e89d4d6b..21500d3ba359 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> @@ -77,6 +77,7 @@
> #include <asm/i8259.h>
> #include <asm/realmode.h>
> #include <asm/misc.h>
> +#include <asm/qspinlock.h>
>
> /* Number of siblings per CPU package */
> int smp_num_siblings = 1;
> @@ -1381,6 +1382,7 @@ void __init native_smp_prepare_boot_cpu(void)
> /* already set me in cpu_online_mask in boot_cpu_init() */
> cpumask_set_cpu(me, cpu_callout_mask);
> cpu_set_state_online(me);
> + native_pv_lock_init();
> }
>
> void __init native_smp_cpus_done(unsigned int max_cpus)
> diff --git a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> index 294294c71ba4..838d235b87ef 100644
> --- a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> +++ b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> @@ -76,6 +76,10 @@
> #define MAX_NODES 4
> #endif
>
> +#ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT
> +DEFINE_STATIC_KEY_TRUE(virt_spin_lock_key);
> +#endif
> +
> /*
> * Per-CPU queue node structures; we can never have more than 4 nested
> * contexts: task, softirq, hardirq, nmi.

Acked-by: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>

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