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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 1/3] arm64: cpufeature: introduce helper cpu_has_hw_af()
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Hi Suzuki

On 2019/10/8 23:32, Suzuki K Poulose wrote:
>
>
> On 08/10/2019 02:12, Justin He (Arm Technology China) wrote:
>> Hi Will and Marc
>> Sorry for the late response, just came back from a vacation.
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
>>> Sent: 2019年10月1日 21:19
>>> To: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
>>> Cc: Justin He (Arm Technology China) <Justin.He@arm.com>; Catalin
>>> Marinas <Catalin.Marinas@arm.com>; Mark Rutland
>>> <Mark.Rutland@arm.com>; James Morse <James.Morse@arm.com>;
>>> Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>; Kirill A. Shutemov
>>> <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>; linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org;
>>> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; linux-mm@kvack.org; Punit Agrawal
>>> <punitagrawal@gmail.com>; Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>;
>>> Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>; hejianet@gmail.com; Kaly
>>> Xin (Arm Technology China) <Kaly.Xin@arm.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 1/3] arm64: cpufeature: introduce helper
>>> cpu_has_hw_af()
>>>
>>> On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 13:54:47 +0100
>>> Will Deacon <will@kernel.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 09:57:38AM +0800, Jia He wrote:
>>>>> We unconditionally set the HW_AFDBM capability and only enable it on
>>>>> CPUs which really have the feature. But sometimes we need to know
>>>>> whether this cpu has the capability of HW AF. So decouple AF from
>>>>> DBM by new helper cpu_has_hw_af().
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Jia He <justin.he@arm.com>
>>>>> Suggested-by: Suzuki Poulose <Suzuki.Poulose@arm.com>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
>>>>> ---
>>>>>   arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h | 10 ++++++++++
>>>>>   1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h
>>> b/arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h
>>>>> index 9cde5d2e768f..949bc7c85030 100644
>>>>> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h
>>>>> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h
>>>>> @@ -659,6 +659,16 @@ static inline u32
>>> id_aa64mmfr0_parange_to_phys_shift(int parange)
>>>>>    default: return CONFIG_ARM64_PA_BITS;
>>>>>    }
>>>>>   }
>>>>> +
>>>>> +/* Check whether hardware update of the Access flag is supported */
>>>>> +static inline bool cpu_has_hw_af(void)
>>>>> +{
>>>>> + if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_ARM64_HW_AFDBM))
>>>>> +         return read_cpuid(ID_AA64MMFR1_EL1) & 0xf;
>>>>
>>>> 0xf? I think we should have a mask in sysreg.h for this constant.
>>>
>>> We don't have the mask, but we certainly have the shift.
>>>
>>> GENMASK(ID_AA64MMFR1_HADBS_SHIFT + 3,
>>> ID_AA64MMFR1_HADBS_SHIFT) is a bit
>>> of a mouthful though. Ideally, we'd have a helper for that.
>>>
>> Ok, I will implement the helper if there isn't so far.
>> And then replace the 0xf with it.
>
> Or could we simpl reuse existing cpuid_feature_extract_unsigned_field() ?
>
> u64 mmfr1 = read_cpuid(ID_AA64MMFR1_EL1);
>
> return cpuid_feature_extract_unsigned_field(mmfr1, ID_AA64MMFR1_HADBS_SHIFT) ?
>
Yes, we can, I will send the new version

---
Cheers,
Justin (Jia He)

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