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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 4/9] x86/mm/tlb: Flush remote and local TLBs concurrently
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On 19.07.19 02:58, Nadav Amit wrote:
> To improve TLB shootdown performance, flush the remote and local TLBs
> concurrently. Introduce flush_tlb_multi() that does so. Introduce
> paravirtual versions of flush_tlb_multi() for KVM, Xen and hyper-v (Xen
> and hyper-v are only compile-tested).
>
> While the updated smp infrastructure is capable of running a function on
> a single local core, it is not optimized for this case. The multiple
> function calls and the indirect branch introduce some overhead, and
> might make local TLB flushes slower than they were before the recent
> changes.
>
> Before calling the SMP infrastructure, check if only a local TLB flush
> is needed to restore the lost performance in this common case. This
> requires to check mm_cpumask() one more time, but unless this mask is
> updated very frequently, this should impact performance negatively.
>
> Cc: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@microsoft.com>
> Cc: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> Cc: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@microsoft.com>
> Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> Cc: x86@kernel.org
> Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
> Cc: linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
> Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
> Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/hyperv/mmu.c | 10 +++---
> arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h | 6 ++--
> arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt_types.h | 4 +--
> arch/x86/include/asm/tlbflush.h | 8 ++---
> arch/x86/include/asm/trace/hyperv.h | 2 +-
> arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c | 11 +++++--
> arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c | 2 +-
> arch/x86/mm/tlb.c | 47 ++++++++++++++++++---------
> arch/x86/xen/mmu_pv.c | 11 +++----
> include/trace/events/xen.h | 2 +-
> 10 files changed, 62 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)

Xen and paravirt parts: Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>


Juergen

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