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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/radeon: Convert get_user_pages() --> pin_user_pages()
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On 2020-05-27 01:51, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 10:48:52AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>> On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 03:57:45PM -0700, John Hubbard wrote:
>>> On 2020-05-26 14:00, Souptick Joarder wrote:
>>>> This code was using get_user_pages(), in a "Case 2" scenario
>>>> (DMA/RDMA), using the categorization from [1]. That means that it's
>>>> time to convert the get_user_pages() + release_pages() calls to
>>>> pin_user_pages() + unpin_user_pages() calls.
>>>>
>>>> There is some helpful background in [2]: basically, this is a small
>>>> part of fixing a long-standing disconnect between pinning pages, and
>>>> file systems' use of those pages.
>>>>
>>>> [1] Documentation/core-api/pin_user_pages.rst
>>>>
>>>> [2] "Explicit pinning of user-space pages":
>>>> https://lwn.net/Articles/807108/
>>
>> I don't think this is a case 2 here, nor is it any of the others. Feels
>> like not covered at all by the doc.
>>
>> radeon has a mmu notifier (might be a bit broken, but hey whatever there's
>> other drivers which have the same concept, but less broken). So when you
>> do an munmap, radeon will release the page refcount.
>

Aha, thanks Daniel. I withdraw my misinformed ACK, then.

> I forgot to add: It's also not case 3, since there's no hw page fault
> support. It's all faked in software, and explicitly synchronizes against
> pending io (or preempts it, that depends a bit upon the jobs running).
>

This is what case 3 was *intended* to cover, but it looks like case 3 needs to
be written a little better. I'll attempt that, and Cc you on the actual patch
to -mm. (I think we also need a case 5 for an unrelated scenario, too, so
it's time.)


thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA


>> Which case it that?
>>
>> Note that currently only amdgpu doesn't work like that for gpu dma
>> directly to userspace ranges, it uses hmm and afaiui doens't hold a full
>> page pin refcount.
>>
>> Cheers, Daniel
>>
>>
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com>
>>>> Cc: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I'm compile tested this, but unable to run-time test, so any testing
>>>> help is much appriciated.
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_ttm.c | 6 +++---
>>>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_ttm.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_ttm.c
>>>> index 5d50c9e..e927de2 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_ttm.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_ttm.c
>>>> @@ -506,7 +506,7 @@ static int radeon_ttm_tt_pin_userptr(struct ttm_tt *ttm)
>>>> uint64_t userptr = gtt->userptr + pinned * PAGE_SIZE;
>>>> struct page **pages = ttm->pages + pinned;
>>>> - r = get_user_pages(userptr, num_pages, write ? FOLL_WRITE : 0,
>>>> + r = pin_user_pages(userptr, num_pages, write ? FOLL_WRITE : 0,
>>>> pages, NULL);
>>>> if (r < 0)
>>>> goto release_pages;
>>>> @@ -535,7 +535,7 @@ static int radeon_ttm_tt_pin_userptr(struct ttm_tt *ttm)
>>>> kfree(ttm->sg);
>>>> release_pages:
>>>> - release_pages(ttm->pages, pinned);
>>>> + unpin_user_pages(ttm->pages, pinned);
>>>> return r;
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -562,7 +562,7 @@ static void radeon_ttm_tt_unpin_userptr(struct ttm_tt *ttm)
>>>> set_page_dirty(page);
>>>
>>>
>>> Maybe we also need a preceding patch, to fix the above? It should be
>>> set_page_dirty_lock(), rather than set_page_dirty(), unless I'm overlooking
>>> something (which is very possible!).
>>>
>>> Either way, from a tunnel vision perspective of changing gup to pup, this
>>> looks good to me, so
>>>
>>> Acked-by: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
>>>
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>> --
>>> John Hubbard
>>> NVIDIA
>>>
>>>> mark_page_accessed(page);
>>>> - put_page(page);
>>>> + unpin_user_page(page);
>>>> }
>>>> sg_free_table(ttm->sg);
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Daniel Vetter
>> Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
>> http://blog.ffwll.ch
>

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