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SubjectRe: [PATCH] irqchip/gic-v3-its: Add workaround for ThunderX2 erratum #174
On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 3:43 PM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> wrote:
> On 03/01/18 09:35, Ganapatrao Kulkarni wrote:
>> Hi Marc,
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 2:17 PM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> wrote:
>>> On 03/01/18 06:32, Ganapatrao Kulkarni wrote:
>>>> When an interrupt is moved across node collections on ThunderX2
>>>
>>> node collections?
>>
>> ok, i will rephrase it.
>> i was intended to say cross NUMA node collection/cpu affinity change.
>>
>>>
>>>> multi Socket platform, an interrupt stops routed to new collection
>>>> and results in loss of interrupts.
>>>>
>>>> Adding workaround to issue INV after MOVI for cross-node collection
>>>> move to flush out the cached entry.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Ganapatrao Kulkarni <ganapatrao.kulkarni@cavium.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> Documentation/arm64/silicon-errata.txt | 1 +
>>>> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 11 +++++++++++
>>>> drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>> 3 files changed, 36 insertions(+)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/arm64/silicon-errata.txt b/Documentation/arm64/silicon-errata.txt
>>>> index fc1c884..fb27cb5 100644
>>>> --- a/Documentation/arm64/silicon-errata.txt
>>>> +++ b/Documentation/arm64/silicon-errata.txt
>>>> @@ -63,6 +63,7 @@ stable kernels.
>>>> | Cavium | ThunderX Core | #27456 | CAVIUM_ERRATUM_27456 |
>>>> | Cavium | ThunderX Core | #30115 | CAVIUM_ERRATUM_30115 |
>>>> | Cavium | ThunderX SMMUv2 | #27704 | N/A |
>>>> +| Cavium | ThunderX2 ITS | #174 | CAVIUM_ERRATUM_174 |
>>>> | Cavium | ThunderX2 SMMUv3| #74 | N/A |
>>>> | Cavium | ThunderX2 SMMUv3| #126 | N/A |
>>>> | | | | |
>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>>>> index c9a7e9e..71a7e30 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -461,6 +461,17 @@ config ARM64_ERRATUM_843419
>>>>
>>>> If unsure, say Y.
>>>>
>>>> +config CAVIUM_ERRATUM_174
>>>> + bool "Cavium ThunderX2 erratum 174"
>>>> + depends on NUMA
>>>
>>> Why? This system will be affected no matter whether NUMA is selected or not.
>>
>> it does not makes sense to enable on non-NUMA/single socket platforms.
>> By default NUMA is enabled on ThunderX2 dual socket platforms.
>
> <quote>
> config ARCH_THUNDER2
> bool "Cavium ThunderX2 Server Processors"
> select GPIOLIB
> help
> This enables support for Cavium's ThunderX2 CN99XX family of
> server processors.
> </quote>
>
> Do you see any NUMA here? I can perfectly compile a kernel with both
> sockets, and not using NUMA. NUMA has to do with memory, and not interrupts.

ok, i will remote it.
>
>>
>>>
>>>> + default y
>>>> + help
>>>> + LPI stops routed to redistributors after inter node collection
>>>> + move in ITS. Enable workaround to invalidate ITS entry after
>>>> + inter-node collection move.
>>>
>>> That's a very terse description. Nobody knows what an LPI, a
>>> redistributor or a collection is. Please explain what the erratum is in
>>> layman's terms (Cavium ThunderX2 systems may loose interrupts on
>>> affinity change) so that people understand whether or not they are affected.
>>
>> ok, i will rephrase it in next version.
>>>
>>>> +
>>>> + If unsure, say Y.
>>>> +
>>>> config CAVIUM_ERRATUM_22375
>>>> bool "Cavium erratum 22375, 24313"
>>>> default y
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>>>> index 06f025f..d8b9c96 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c
>>>> @@ -46,6 +46,7 @@
>>>> #define ITS_FLAGS_CMDQ_NEEDS_FLUSHING (1ULL << 0)
>>>> #define ITS_FLAGS_WORKAROUND_CAVIUM_22375 (1ULL << 1)
>>>> #define ITS_FLAGS_WORKAROUND_CAVIUM_23144 (1ULL << 2)
>>>> +#define ITS_FLAGS_WORKAROUND_CAVIUM_174 (1ULL << 3)
>>>>
>>>> #define RDIST_FLAGS_PROPBASE_NEEDS_FLUSHING (1 << 0)
>>>>
>>>> @@ -1119,6 +1120,12 @@ static int its_set_affinity(struct irq_data *d, const struct cpumask *mask_val,
>>>> if (cpu != its_dev->event_map.col_map[id]) {
>>>> target_col = &its_dev->its->collections[cpu];
>>>> its_send_movi(its_dev, target_col, id);
>>>> + if (its_dev->its->flags & ITS_FLAGS_WORKAROUND_CAVIUM_174) {
>>>> + /* Issue INV for cross node collection move. */
>>>> + if (cpu_to_node(cpu) !=
>>>> + cpu_to_node(its_dev->event_map.col_map[id]))
>>>> + its_send_inv(its_dev, id);
>>>> + }
>>>
>>> What happens if an interrupt happens after the MOV, but before the INV?
>>
>> there can be drop, if interrupt happens before INV, however, it is
>> highly unlikely that we will hit the issue since MOVI and INV are
>> executed back to back. this workaround fixed issue seen on couple of
>> IOs.
>
> Really? So this doesn't fix anything, and the device may just wait
> forever for the CPU to service an LPI that was never delivered. I'm
> sorry, but that's not an acceptable workaround.
>
> I can see two solutions:
> 1) you inject an interrupt after the INV as you may have lost at least one
> 2) you restrict the affinity of LPIs to a single socket
>
> (1) will generate spurious interrupts, but will be safe. (2) will result
> in an unbalanced system. Pick your poison...
>
> You may be able to achieve something by disabling the LPI before
> performing the MOVI/INV sequence, and reenable it afterwards, but only
> you can tell if this could work with your HW.

thanks for the suggestion, i will try out disable/enable LPI.
the sequence would be,
Disable LPI in rdist of cpu1
MOVI from cpu1 to cpu2
INV
enable LPI in rdist of cpu1

>
> In any case, I won't take a workaround that leaves any chance of loosing
> an interrupt.
>
> Thanks,
>
> M.
> --
> Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...

thanks
Ganapat

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