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SubjectRe: [PATCH V15 01/11] acpi: apei: read ack upon ghes record consumption
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On 4/19/2017 12:31 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 05:05:13PM -0600, Tyler Baicar wrote:
>> A RAS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) controller
>> may be a separate processor running in parallel with OS
>> execution, and may generate error records for consumption by
>> the OS. If the RAS controller produces multiple error records,
>> then they may be overwritten before the OS has consumed them.
>>
>> The Generic Hardware Error Source (GHES) v2 structure
>> introduces the capability for the OS to acknowledge the
>> consumption of the error record generated by the RAS
>> controller. A RAS controller supporting GHESv2 shall wait for
>> the acknowledgment before writing a new error record, thus
>> eliminating the race condition.
>>
>> Add support for parsing of GHESv2 sub-tables as well.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Tyler Baicar <tbaicar@codeaurora.org>
>> CC: Jonathan (Zhixiong) Zhang <zjzhang@codeaurora.org>
>> Reviewed-by: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c | 55 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>> drivers/acpi/apei/hest.c | 7 ++++--
>> include/acpi/ghes.h | 5 ++++-
>> 3 files changed, 61 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> index 79b3c9c..6d87ab7 100644
>> --- a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> +++ b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> @@ -46,6 +46,7 @@
>> #include <linux/nmi.h>
>> #include <linux/sched/clock.h>
>>
>> +#include <acpi/actbl1.h>
>> #include <acpi/ghes.h>
>> #include <acpi/apei.h>
>> #include <asm/tlbflush.h>
>> @@ -80,6 +81,10 @@
>> ((struct acpi_hest_generic_status *) \
>> ((struct ghes_estatus_node *)(estatus_node) + 1))
>>
>> +#define IS_HEST_TYPE_GENERIC_V2(ghes) \
>> + ((struct acpi_hest_header *)ghes->generic)->type == \
> This is a nasty hack: casting the ghes->generic pointer to a pointer of its
> first member which is a acpi_hest_header.
>
> Why isn't this a nice inline function with proper dereferencing:
>
> static inline bool is_hest_type_generic_v2(struct ghes *ghes)
> {
> return ghes->generic->header.type == ACPI_HEST_TYPE_GENERIC_ERROR_V2;
> }
>
> ?
I'll change it to this.
> Also, please integrate scripts/checkpatch.pl in your patch creation
> workflow. Some of the warnings/errors *actually* make sense.
>
>> /*
>> * This driver isn't really modular, however for the time being,
>> * continuing to use module_param is the easiest way to remain
>> @@ -240,6 +245,17 @@ static int ghes_estatus_pool_expand(unsigned long len)
>> return 0;
>> }
>>
>> +static int map_gen_v2(struct ghes *ghes)
>> +{
>> + return apei_map_generic_address(&ghes->generic_v2->read_ack_register);
>> +}
>> +
>> +static void unmap_gen_v2(struct ghes *ghes)
>> +{
>> + apei_unmap_generic_address(&ghes->generic_v2->read_ack_register);
>> + return;
>> +}
> Like this one, for example:
>
> WARNING: void function return statements are not generally useful
> #89: FILE: drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c:257:
> + return;
> +}
Will remove the return.
>
>> +
>> static struct ghes *ghes_new(struct acpi_hest_generic *generic)
>> {
>> struct ghes *ghes;
>> @@ -249,10 +265,17 @@ static struct ghes *ghes_new(struct acpi_hest_generic *generic)
>> ghes = kzalloc(sizeof(*ghes), GFP_KERNEL);
>> if (!ghes)
>> return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
>> +
>> ghes->generic = generic;
>> + if (IS_HEST_TYPE_GENERIC_V2(ghes)) {
>> + rc = map_gen_v2(ghes);
>> + if (rc)
>> + goto err_free;
>> + }
>> +
>> rc = apei_map_generic_address(&generic->error_status_address);
>> if (rc)
>> - goto err_free;
>> + goto err_unmap_read_ack_addr;
>> error_block_length = generic->error_block_length;
>> if (error_block_length > GHES_ESTATUS_MAX_SIZE) {
>> pr_warning(FW_WARN GHES_PFX
>> @@ -264,13 +287,16 @@ static struct ghes *ghes_new(struct acpi_hest_generic *generic)
>> ghes->estatus = kmalloc(error_block_length, GFP_KERNEL);
>> if (!ghes->estatus) {
>> rc = -ENOMEM;
>> - goto err_unmap;
>> + goto err_unmap_status_addr;
>> }
>>
>> return ghes;
>>
>> -err_unmap:
>> +err_unmap_status_addr:
>> apei_unmap_generic_address(&generic->error_status_address);
>> +err_unmap_read_ack_addr:
>> + if (IS_HEST_TYPE_GENERIC_V2(ghes))
>> + unmap_gen_v2(ghes);
>> err_free:
>> kfree(ghes);
>> return ERR_PTR(rc);
>> @@ -280,6 +306,8 @@ static void ghes_fini(struct ghes *ghes)
>> {
>> kfree(ghes->estatus);
>> apei_unmap_generic_address(&ghes->generic->error_status_address);
>> + if (IS_HEST_TYPE_GENERIC_V2(ghes))
>> + unmap_gen_v2(ghes);
>> }
>>
>> static inline int ghes_severity(int severity)
>> @@ -649,6 +677,21 @@ static void ghes_estatus_cache_add(
>> rcu_read_unlock();
>> }
>>
>> +static int ghes_ack_error(struct acpi_hest_generic_v2 *generic_v2)
> If you name this function parameter to something shorter, say gv2, for
> example...
Will do.
>
>> +{
>> + int rc;
>> + u64 val = 0;
>> +
>> + rc = apei_read(&val, &generic_v2->read_ack_register);
>> + if (rc)
>> + return rc;
>> +
>> + val &= generic_v2->read_ack_preserve << generic_v2->read_ack_register.bit_offset;
>> + val |= generic_v2->read_ack_write << generic_v2->read_ack_register.bit_offset;
> ... you can align those two nicely while remaining within the 80 cols width:
>
> val &= gv2->read_ack_preserve << gv2->read_ack_register.bit_offset;
> val |= gv2->read_ack_write << gv2->read_ack_register.bit_offset;
>
> and make them readable at a quick glance.
Will do.
>> +
>> + return apei_write(val, &generic_v2->read_ack_register);
>> +}
>> +
>> static int ghes_proc(struct ghes *ghes)
>> {
>> int rc;
>> @@ -661,6 +704,12 @@ static int ghes_proc(struct ghes *ghes)
>> ghes_estatus_cache_add(ghes->generic, ghes->estatus);
>> }
>> ghes_do_proc(ghes, ghes->estatus);
> This needs a comment why v2 needs to ACK the error. The commit message
> is not necessarily something we'll find quickly in the future.
Will do.

Thanks,
Tyler

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