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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/15] powerpc/powernv: implement opal_put_chars_atomic
Date: Tue, 01 May 2018 19:48:58 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1525168138.2325.100.camel@kernel.crashing.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180430145558.4308-9-npiggin@gmail.com>

On Tue, 2018-05-01 at 00:55 +1000, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> The RAW console does not need writes to be atomic, so relax
> opal_put_chars to be able to do partial writes, and implement an
> _atomic variant which does not take a spinlock. This API is used
> in xmon, so the less locking that is used, the better chance there
> is that a crash can be debugged.

Same comment I already had :-) "atomic" in Linux tends to mean
something else (ie, atomic context), so I'd rather have something
like opal_put_chars_sync() or such...

> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>
> ---
>  arch/powerpc/include/asm/opal.h       |  1 +
>  arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/opal.c | 37 +++++++++++++++++++--------
>  drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_opal.c            | 18 +++++++++----
>  3 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/opal.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/opal.h
> index bbff49fab0e5..5d7072411561 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/opal.h
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/opal.h
> @@ -303,6 +303,7 @@ extern void opal_configure_cores(void);
>  
>  extern int opal_get_chars(uint32_t vtermno, char *buf, int count);
>  extern int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *buf, int total_len);
> +extern int opal_put_chars_atomic(uint32_t vtermno, const char *buf, int total_len);
>  extern int opal_flush_console(uint32_t vtermno);
>  
>  extern void hvc_opal_init_early(void);
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/opal.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/opal.c
> index 55d4b1983110..bcdb90ada938 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/opal.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/opal.c
> @@ -344,9 +344,9 @@ int opal_get_chars(uint32_t vtermno, char *buf, int count)
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
> +static int __opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len, bool atomic)
>  {
> -	unsigned long flags;
> +	unsigned long flags = 0 /* shut up gcc */;
>  	int written;
>  	__be64 olen;
>  	s64 rc;
> @@ -354,11 +354,8 @@ int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
>  	if (!opal.entry)
>  		return -ENODEV;
>  
> -	/* We want put_chars to be atomic to avoid mangling of hvsi
> -	 * packets. To do that, we first test for room and return
> -	 * -EAGAIN if there isn't enough.
> -	 */
> -	spin_lock_irqsave(&opal_write_lock, flags);
> +	if (atomic)
> +		spin_lock_irqsave(&opal_write_lock, flags);
>  	rc = opal_console_write_buffer_space(vtermno, &olen);
>  	if (rc || be64_to_cpu(olen) < total_len) {
>  		/* Closed -> drop characters */
> @@ -391,14 +388,18 @@ int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
>  
>  	written = be64_to_cpu(olen);
>  	if (written < total_len) {
> -		/* Should not happen */
> -		pr_warn("atomic console write returned partial len=%d written=%d\n", total_len, written);
> +		if (atomic) {
> +			/* Should not happen */
> +			pr_warn("atomic console write returned partial "
> +				"len=%d written=%d\n", total_len, written);
> +		}
>  		if (!written)
>  			written = -EAGAIN;
>  	}
>  
>  out:
> -	spin_unlock_irqrestore(&opal_write_lock, flags);
> +	if (atomic)
> +		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&opal_write_lock, flags);
>  
>  	/* In the -EAGAIN case, callers loop, so we have to flush the console
>  	 * here in case they have interrupts off (and we don't want to wait
> @@ -412,6 +413,22 @@ int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
>  	return written;
>  }
>  
> +int opal_put_chars(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
> +{
> +	return __opal_put_chars(vtermno, data, total_len, false);
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * opal_put_chars_atomic will not perform partial-writes. Data will be
> + * atomically written to the terminal or not at all. This is not strictly
> + * true at the moment because console space can race with OPAL's console
> + * writes.
> + */
> +int opal_put_chars_atomic(uint32_t vtermno, const char *data, int total_len)
> +{
> +	return __opal_put_chars(vtermno, data, total_len, true);
> +}
> +
>  int opal_flush_console(uint32_t vtermno)
>  {
>  	s64 rc;
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_opal.c b/drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_opal.c
> index af122ad7f06d..0a72f98ee082 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_opal.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/hvc/hvc_opal.c
> @@ -183,9 +183,15 @@ static int hvc_opal_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
>  			return -ENOMEM;
>  		pv->proto = proto;
>  		hvc_opal_privs[termno] = pv;
> -		if (proto == HV_PROTOCOL_HVSI)
> -			hvsilib_init(&pv->hvsi, opal_get_chars, opal_put_chars,
> +		if (proto == HV_PROTOCOL_HVSI) {
> +			/*
> +			 * We want put_chars to be atomic to avoid mangling of
> +			 * hvsi packets.
> +			 */
> +			hvsilib_init(&pv->hvsi,
> +				     opal_get_chars, opal_put_chars_atomic,
>  				     termno, 0);
> +		}
>  
>  		/* Instanciate now to establish a mapping index==vtermno */
>  		hvc_instantiate(termno, termno, ops);
> @@ -376,8 +382,9 @@ void __init hvc_opal_init_early(void)
>  	else if (of_device_is_compatible(stdout_node,"ibm,opal-console-hvsi")) {
>  		hvc_opal_boot_priv.proto = HV_PROTOCOL_HVSI;
>  		ops = &hvc_opal_hvsi_ops;
> -		hvsilib_init(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi, opal_get_chars,
> -			     opal_put_chars, index, 1);
> +		hvsilib_init(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi,
> +			     opal_get_chars, opal_put_chars_atomic,
> +			     index, 1);
>  		/* HVSI, perform the handshake now */
>  		hvsilib_establish(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi);
>  		pr_devel("hvc_opal: Found HVSI console\n");
> @@ -409,7 +416,8 @@ void __init udbg_init_debug_opal_hvsi(void)
>  	hvc_opal_privs[index] = &hvc_opal_boot_priv;
>  	hvc_opal_boot_termno = index;
>  	udbg_init_opal_common();
> -	hvsilib_init(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi, opal_get_chars, opal_put_chars,
> +	hvsilib_init(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi,
> +		     opal_get_chars, opal_put_chars_atomic,
>  		     index, 1);
>  	hvsilib_establish(&hvc_opal_boot_priv.hvsi);
>  }

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-01  9:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-30 14:55 [PATCH 00/15] hvc and powerpc opal console latency reduction Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 01/15] powerpc/powernv: opal_put_chars partial write fix Nicholas Piggin
2018-07-24 13:59   ` [01/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 02/15] powerpc/powernv: Fix OPAL console driver OPAL_BUSY loops Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 03/15] powerpc/powernv: opal-kmsg standardise OPAL_BUSY handling Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 04/15] powerpc/powernv: opal-kmsg use flush fallback from console code Nicholas Piggin
2018-05-04  5:16   ` Michael Ellerman
2018-05-04  5:37     ` Nicholas Piggin
2018-05-07 10:36       ` Michael Ellerman
2018-05-08  3:40         ` Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 05/15] powerpc/powernv: Implement and use opal_flush_console Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 06/15] powerpc/powernv: Remove OPALv1 support from opal console driver Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 07/15] powerpc/powernv: move opal console flushing to udbg Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 08/15] powerpc/powernv: implement opal_put_chars_atomic Nicholas Piggin
2018-05-01  9:48   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2018-05-01 10:37     ` Nicholas Piggin
2018-05-07 10:35       ` Michael Ellerman
2018-05-08  3:36         ` Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 09/15] tty: hvc: remove unexplained "just in case" spin delay Nicholas Piggin
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 10/15] tty: hvc: use mutex instead of spinlock for hvc_structs lock Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-13 11:22   ` [10/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 11/15] tty: hvc: hvc_poll break hv read loop Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-13 11:23   ` [11/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 12/15] tty: hvc: hvc_poll may sleep Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-13 11:23   ` [12/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 13/15] tty: hvc: hvc_write " Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-13 11:23   ` [13/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 14/15] tty: hvc: introduce the hv_ops.flush operation for hvc drivers Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-13 11:23   ` [14/15] " Michael Ellerman
2018-04-30 14:55 ` [PATCH 15/15] powerpc/powernv: provide a console flush operation for opal hvc driver Nicholas Piggin
2018-08-21 10:35   ` [15/15] " Michael Ellerman

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