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SubjectRe: [PATCH for 5.1 3/3] rseq/selftests: Adapt number of threads to the number of detected cpus
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On 4/19/19 8:40 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> ----- On Apr 19, 2019, at 10:17 AM, shuah shuah@kernel.org wrote:
>
>> On 4/19/19 7:48 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>>> ----- On Apr 19, 2019, at 9:42 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers
>>> mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> ----- On Apr 19, 2019, at 8:55 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers
>>>> mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> ----- On Apr 19, 2019, at 8:41 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers
>>>>> mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- On Apr 19, 2019, at 6:38 AM, Ingo Molnar mingo@kernel.org wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> * Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On smaller systems, running a test with 200 threads can take a long
>>>>>>>> time on machines with smaller number of CPUs.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Detect the number of online cpus at test runtime, and multiply that
>>>>>>>> by 6 to have 6 rseq threads per cpu preempting each other.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Joel Fernandes <joelaf@google.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Dave Watson <davejwatson@fb.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org
>>>>>>>> Cc: "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Chris Lameter <cl@linux.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: "Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Paul Turner <pjt@google.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Ben Maurer <bmaurer@fb.com>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>>>>>>>> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>> tools/testing/selftests/rseq/run_param_test.sh | 7 +++++--
>>>>>>>> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/run_param_test.sh
>>>>>>>> b/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/run_param_test.sh
>>>>>>>> index 3acd6d75ff9f..e426304fd4a0 100755
>>>>>>>> --- a/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/run_param_test.sh
>>>>>>>> +++ b/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/run_param_test.sh
>>>>>>>> @@ -1,6 +1,8 @@
>>>>>>>> #!/bin/bash
>>>>>>>> # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0+ or MIT
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> +NR_CPUS=`grep '^processor' /proc/cpuinfo | wc -l`
>>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>>> EXTRA_ARGS=${@}
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> OLDIFS="$IFS"
>>>>>>>> @@ -28,15 +30,16 @@ IFS="$OLDIFS"
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> REPS=1000
>>>>>>>> SLOW_REPS=100
>>>>>>>> +NR_THREADS=$((6*${NR_CPUS}))
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> function do_tests()
>>>>>>>> {
>>>>>>>> local i=0
>>>>>>>> while [ "$i" -lt "${#TEST_LIST[@]}" ]; do
>>>>>>>> echo "Running test ${TEST_NAME[$i]}"
>>>>>>>> - ./param_test ${TEST_LIST[$i]} -r ${REPS} ${@} ${EXTRA_ARGS} || exit 1
>>>>>>>> + ./param_test ${TEST_LIST[$i]} -r ${REPS} -t ${NR_THREADS} ${@} ${EXTRA_ARGS}
>>>>>>>> || exit 1
>>>>>>>> echo "Running compare-twice test ${TEST_NAME[$i]}"
>>>>>>>> - ./param_test_compare_twice ${TEST_LIST[$i]} -r ${REPS} ${@} ${EXTRA_ARGS} ||
>>>>>>>> exit 1
>>>>>>>> + ./param_test_compare_twice ${TEST_LIST[$i]} -r ${REPS} -t ${NR_THREADS} ${@}
>>>>>>>> ${EXTRA_ARGS} || exit 1
>>>>>>>> let "i++"
>>>>>>>> done
>>>>>>>> }
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> BTW., when trying to build the rseq self-tests I get this build failure:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> dagon:~/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq> make
>>>>>>> gcc -O2 -Wall -g -I./ -I../../../../usr/include/ -L./ -Wl,-rpath=./ -shared
>>>>>>> -fPIC rseq.c -lpthread -o
>>>>>>> /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/librseq.so
>>>>>>> gcc -O2 -Wall -g -I./ -I../../../../usr/include/ -L./ -Wl,-rpath=./ basic_test.c
>>>>>>> -lpthread -lrseq -o /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/basic_test
>>>>>>> gcc -O2 -Wall -g -I./ -I../../../../usr/include/ -L./ -Wl,-rpath=./
>>>>>>> basic_percpu_ops_test.c -lpthread -lrseq -o
>>>>>>> /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/basic_percpu_ops_test
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccuHTWnZ.o: in function `rseq_cmpeqv_storev':
>>>>>>> /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/./rseq-x86.h:84: undefined
>>>>>>> reference to `.L8'
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/./rseq-x86.h:84:
>>>>>>> undefined reference to `.L49'
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccuHTWnZ.o: in function `rseq_cmpnev_storeoffp_load':
>>>>>>> /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/./rseq-x86.h:141: undefined
>>>>>>> reference to `.L57'
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccuHTWnZ.o:(__rseq_failure+0x8): undefined reference to `.L8'
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccuHTWnZ.o:(__rseq_failure+0x14): undefined reference to
>>>>>>> `.L49'
>>>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/ccuHTWnZ.o:(__rseq_failure+0x20): undefined reference to
>>>>>>> `.L55'
>>>>>>> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
>>>>>>> make: *** [Makefile:22:
>>>>>>> /home/mingo/tip/tools/testing/selftests/rseq/basic_percpu_ops_test] Error 1
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Is this a known problem, or do I miss something from my build environment
>>>>>>> perhaps? Vanilla 64-bit Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It works fine with gcc-7 (gcc version 7.3.0 (Ubuntu 7.3.0-16ubuntu3))
>>>>>> but indeed I get the same failure with gcc-8 (gcc version 8.0.1 20180414
>>>>>> (experimental) [trunk revision 259383] (Ubuntu 8-20180414-1ubuntu2)).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for reporting! I will investigate.
>>>>>
>>>>> It looks like gcc-8 optimize away the target of asm goto labels when
>>>>> there are more than one of them on x86-64. I'll try to come up with
>>>>> a simpler reproducer.
>>>>
>>>> It appears to be related to gcc-8 mishandling combination of
>>>> asm goto and thread-local storage input operands on x86-64.
>>>> Here is a simple reproducer:
>>>>
>>>> __thread int var;
>>>>
>>>> static int fct(void)
>>>> {
>>>> asm goto ( "jmp %l[testlabel]\n\t"
>>>> : : [var] "m" (var) : : testlabel);
>>>> return 0;
>>>> testlabel:
>>>
>>> FWIW, if I add an empty
>>>
>>> asm volatile ("");
>>>
>>> here after the label, gcc-8 -O2 builds "something" which is
>>> a bogus assembler (an endless loop) :
>>>
>>> main:
>>> .LFB24:
>>> .cfi_startproc
>>> .L2:
>>> subq $8, %rsp
>>> .cfi_def_cfa_offset 16
>>> #APP
>>> # 6 "test-asm-goto.c" 1
>>> jmp .L2
>>>
>>> # 0 "" 2
>>> #NO_APP
>>> movl %fs:var@tpoff, %edx
>>> leaq .LC0(%rip), %rsi
>>> movl $1, %edi
>>> xorl %eax, %eax
>>> call __printf_chk@PLT
>>> xorl %eax, %eax
>>> addq $8, %rsp
>>> .cfi_def_cfa_offset 8
>>> ret
>>> .cfi_endproc
>>>
>>> Thoughts ?
>>>
>>
>> Didn't see problems when I tested it before applying it to
>> linux-kselftest next.
>>
>> I have gcc version 7.3.0 (Ubuntu 7.3.0-27ubuntu1~18.04)
>
> It really appears to be an optimization bug in gcc-8. Considering that
> bogus compilers are released in the wild, we can hardly justify using
> the compiler feature that triggers the bogus behavior, even if it gets
> fixed in the future.
>
> I've prepared a patch that changes the way the __rseq_abi fields are
> passed to the inline asm. I pass the address of the __rseq_abi TLS
> as a register input operand rather than each individual field as "m"
> operand.
>
> I will submit it in a separate thread.
>
> By the way, it affects both x86-32 (building with gcc-8 -m32) and x86-64.
>

Should I drop this patch that is currently in linux-kseltest next? Just
confirming if your new patch is supposed to be applied on top of this
one or not?

thanks,
-- Shuah

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