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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 1/3] Revert "ACPI,PCI,IRQ: reduce static IRQ array size to 16"
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 06:46:11PM -0400, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> Hi Bjorn,
>
> On 10/12/2016 6:13 PM, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > Hi Sinan,
> >
> > I have to apologize because I haven't followed all the discussion and
> > now I'm trying to figure it out from the patches and changelogs. But
> > I guess that's not all bad, because future interested folks *should*
> > be able to figure things out from that :)
>
> Sure, np. I figured you are busy with the new baseline. Then, I saw a
> series of patches coming from you.
>
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 05:15:17PM -0400, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> >> This reverts commit 5c5087a55390 ("ACPI,PCI,IRQ: reduce static IRQ array
> >> size to 16").
> >>
> >> The code maintains a fixed size array for IRQ penalties. The array
> >> gets updated by external calls such as acpi_penalize_sci_irq,
> >> acpi_penalize_isa_irq to reflect the actual interrupt usage of the
> >> system. Since the IRQ distribution is platform specific, this is
> >> not known ahead of time. The IRQs get updated based on the SCI
> >> interrupt number BIOS has chosen or the ISA IRQs that were assigned
> >> to existing peripherals.
> >>
> >> By the time ACPI gets initialized, this code tries to determine an
> >> IRQ number based on penalty values in this array. It will try to locate
> >> the IRQ with the least penalty assignment so that interrupt sharing is
> >> avoided if possible.
> >>
> >> A couple of notes about the external APIs:
> >> 1. These API can be called before the ACPI is started. Therefore, one
> >> cannot assume that the PCI link objects are initialized for calculating
> >> penalties.
> >
> > Which API are you thinking about here? pcibios_penalize_isa_irq() is
> > called by ACPI and PNP, which should both be after ACPI is started.
>
> Correct, I was talking about acpi_penalize_sci_irq function here.
>
> >
> > My guess is you're thinking about acpi_penalize_sci_irq() (added back
> > later in this series), which is called here, which is definitely
> > before ACPI objects are available:
> >
> > setup_arch
> > acpi_boot_init
> > acpi_process_madt
> > acpi_parse_madt_ioapic_entries
> > acpi_table_parse_madt
> > acpi_parse_int_src_ovr
> > acpi_sci_ioapic_setup
> > acpi_penalize_sci_irq # <---
> >
> >> 2. The polarity and trigger information passed via the
> >> acpi_penalize_sci_irq from the BIOS may not match what the IRQ subsystem
> >> is reporting as the call might have been placed before the IRQ is
> >> registered by the interrupt subsystem.
> >>
> >> The previous change was in the direction to remove these external API and
> >> try to calculate the penalties at runtime for the ISA path as well. This
> >> didn't work out well with the existing platforms.
> >>
> >> Restoring the old behavior for IRQ < 256 and the new behavior will remain
> >> effective for IRQ >= 256.
> >
> > IIRC, this all started because we needed more than 256 IRQs, but we
> > didn't know how to size a static table to be large enough without
> > being wasteful.
>
> Correct. We only need 1024 for ARM/ARM64. But, we wanted to remove this
> restriction altogether to be arch proof. One of my earlier proposal was
> to just resize the array to 1024. I was asked if I was wasting resources
> by resizing to 1024.
>
> >
> > Prior to 5c5087a55390, we tracked penalties for IRQs 0-255. After it,
> > we only tracked penalties for IRQs 0-15. I think this patch basically
> > makes it so we track 0-255 again.
>
> Yes, we went back to 256 interrupts after the revert.
>
> >
> > *This* patch only increases the range for pcibios_penalize_isa_irq()
> > (and command-line hints, but hopefully nobody cares about those). A
> > subsequent patch increases it for SCI as well.
> >
> > The name "ACPI_MAX_IRQS" is now slightly misleading (because we do
> > support more than 256 IRQs) and the 256 value is sort of an
> > unjustified magic number. 16 is explainable as the number of ISA
> > IRQs, but I don't know what 256 is based on (other than historical
> > practice, of course). ACPI device IRQs can be much larger, and I
> > think the SCI IRQ can be, too (the FADT SCI_INT field is 16 bits).
> >
> > Can you tie this back to the specific problem on the broken machine
> > somehow? Do we need a penalty for an IRQ in the 16-255 range?
>
> The problem on the broken machine was SCI IRQ and PCI IRQ happened to be
> same. It was IRQ 11. When SCI IRQ heavily penalized IRQ 11 due to
> wrong interrupt type detection, PCI IRQs no longer worked as this line
> prohibits using the IRQ.
>
>
> if (acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) >= PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS) {
> printk(KERN_ERR PREFIX "No IRQ available for %s [%s]. "
> "Try pci=noacpi or acpi=off\n",
> acpi_device_name(link->device),
> acpi_device_bid(link->device));
> return -ENODEV;
> }

It seems like the problem is that we removed acpi_penalize_sci_irq(),
which told us the polarity and trigger mode. We tried to get that
information via irq_get_trigger_type(), but that didn't work in this
case because we use the acpi_irq_get_penalty() path before the SCI is
registered.

It makes sense to me to add acpi_penalize_sci_irq() back in, which is
what patch [3/3] does.

I don't understand how *this* patch, which basically just increases
the penalty array size from 16 to 256, helps fix the problem. It
seems like this patch should only matter if the SCI were some IRQ
between 16 and 255.

> > In a subsequent patch, I see something about the IRQ type not being
> > updated at the right time, but I can't quite connect the dots.
>
> The reason why PCI IRQ 11 didn't work is above.
>
> When we detected a problem with the SCI IRQ type, we were penalizing
> the IRQ below.
>
> static int acpi_irq_get_penalty(int irq)
> {
> ...
> if (irq == acpi_gbl_FADT.sci_interrupt) {
> u32 type = irq_get_trigger_type(irq) & IRQ_TYPE_SENSE_MASK;
>
> if (type != IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_LOW)
> penalty += PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS; <---- here
> else
> penalty += PIRQ_PENALTY_PCI_USING;
> }
>
>
>
> >
> > To be clear, I'm not asking for any changes in the patch; I'm just
> > trying to understand what's going on.
>
> Sure, I hope this makes it clear now.
>
> >
> >> Tested-by: Jonathan Liu <net147@gmail.com>
> >> Tested-by: Ondrej Zary <linux@rainbow-software.org>
> >> Link: http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/linux/kernel/2537016#2537016
> >> Signed-off-by: Sinan Kaya <okaya@codeaurora.org>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/acpi/pci_link.c | 35 ++++++++++++++++++-----------------
> >> 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/pci_link.c b/drivers/acpi/pci_link.c
> >> index c983bf7..f3792f4 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/acpi/pci_link.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/acpi/pci_link.c
> >> @@ -438,6 +438,7 @@ static int acpi_pci_link_set(struct acpi_pci_link *link, int irq)
> >> * enabled system.
> >> */
> >>
> >> +#define ACPI_MAX_IRQS 256
> >> #define ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS 16
> >>
> >> #define PIRQ_PENALTY_PCI_POSSIBLE (16*16)
> >> @@ -446,7 +447,7 @@ static int acpi_pci_link_set(struct acpi_pci_link *link, int irq)
> >> #define PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_USED (16*16*16*16*16)
> >> #define PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS (16*16*16*16*16*16)
> >>
> >> -static int acpi_isa_irq_penalty[ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS] = {
> >> +static int acpi_irq_penalty[ACPI_MAX_IRQS] = {
> >> PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS, /* IRQ0 timer */
> >> PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS, /* IRQ1 keyboard */
> >> PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS, /* IRQ2 cascade */
> >> @@ -511,7 +512,7 @@ static int acpi_irq_get_penalty(int irq)
> >> }
> >>
> >> if (irq < ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS)
> >> - return penalty + acpi_isa_irq_penalty[irq];
> >> + return penalty + acpi_irq_penalty[irq];
> >>
> >> penalty += acpi_irq_pci_sharing_penalty(irq);
> >> return penalty;
> >> @@ -538,14 +539,14 @@ int __init acpi_irq_penalty_init(void)
> >>
> >> for (i = 0; i < link->irq.possible_count; i++) {
> >> if (link->irq.possible[i] < ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS)
> >> - acpi_isa_irq_penalty[link->irq.
> >> + acpi_irq_penalty[link->irq.
> >> possible[i]] +=
> >> penalty;
> >> }
> >>
> >> } else if (link->irq.active &&
> >> - (link->irq.active < ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS)) {
> >> - acpi_isa_irq_penalty[link->irq.active] +=
> >> + (link->irq.active < ACPI_MAX_IRQS)) {
> >> + acpi_irq_penalty[link->irq.active] +=
> >> PIRQ_PENALTY_PCI_POSSIBLE;
> >> }
> >> }
> >> @@ -828,7 +829,7 @@ static void acpi_pci_link_remove(struct acpi_device *device)
> >> }
> >>
> >> /*
> >> - * modify acpi_isa_irq_penalty[] from cmdline
> >> + * modify acpi_irq_penalty[] from cmdline
> >> */
> >> static int __init acpi_irq_penalty_update(char *str, int used)
> >> {
> >> @@ -837,24 +838,24 @@ static int __init acpi_irq_penalty_update(char *str, int used)
> >> for (i = 0; i < 16; i++) {
> >> int retval;
> >> int irq;
> >> - int new_penalty;
> >>
> >> retval = get_option(&str, &irq);
> >>
> >> if (!retval)
> >> break; /* no number found */
> >>
> >> - /* see if this is a ISA IRQ */
> >> - if ((irq < 0) || (irq >= ACPI_MAX_ISA_IRQS))
> >> + if (irq < 0)
> >> + continue;
> >> +
> >> + if (irq >= ARRAY_SIZE(acpi_irq_penalty))
> >> continue;
> >>
> >> if (used)
> >> - new_penalty = acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) +
> >> - PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_USED;
> >> + acpi_irq_penalty[irq] = acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) +
> >> + PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_USED;
> >> else
> >> - new_penalty = 0;
> >> + acpi_irq_penalty[irq] = 0;
> >>
> >> - acpi_isa_irq_penalty[irq] = new_penalty;
> >> if (retval != 2) /* no next number */
> >> break;
> >> }
> >> @@ -870,14 +871,14 @@ static int __init acpi_irq_penalty_update(char *str, int used)
> >> */
> >> void acpi_penalize_isa_irq(int irq, int active)
> >> {
> >> - if ((irq >= 0) && (irq < ARRAY_SIZE(acpi_isa_irq_penalty)))
> >> - acpi_isa_irq_penalty[irq] = acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) +
> >> - (active ? PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_USED : PIRQ_PENALTY_PCI_USING);
> >> + if (irq >= 0 && irq < ARRAY_SIZE(acpi_irq_penalty))
> >> + acpi_irq_penalty[irq] = acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) +
> >> + (active ? PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_USED : PIRQ_PENALTY_PCI_USING);
> >> }
> >>
> >> bool acpi_isa_irq_available(int irq)
> >> {
> >> - return irq >= 0 && (irq >= ARRAY_SIZE(acpi_isa_irq_penalty) ||
> >> + return irq >= 0 && (irq >= ARRAY_SIZE(acpi_irq_penalty) ||
> >> acpi_irq_get_penalty(irq) < PIRQ_PENALTY_ISA_ALWAYS);
> >> }
> >>
> >> --
> >> 1.9.1
> >>
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>
>
> --
> Sinan Kaya
> Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as an affiliate of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
> Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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