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From: Ganesh Mahendran <opensource.ganesh@gmail.com>
To: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
Cc: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] arm64/mm: define ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT
Date: Fri, 4 May 2018 14:05:06 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADAEsF86bXkK3qjJTKR6aqEEp_ch6HqSHeDy3afZF0wcVPFPRA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180502122314.GB30246@arm.com>

2018-05-02 20:23 GMT+08:00 Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>:
> On Wed, May 02, 2018 at 03:53:21PM +0800, Ganesh Mahendran wrote:
>> Set ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT for arm64. This
>> enables Speculative Page Fault handler.
>
> Are there are tests for this? I'm really nervous about enabling it...

Hi, Will

I test the arm64 spf on Qcom SDM845 cpu with kernel 4.9.
It looks good for performance, and have not found stability issue yet.

Thanks.

>
> Will
>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Ganesh Mahendran <opensource.ganesh@gmail.com>
>> ---
>> This patch is on top of Laurent's v10 spf
>> ---
>>  arch/arm64/Kconfig | 1 +
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> index eb2cf49..cd583a9 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
>> @@ -144,6 +144,7 @@ config ARM64
>>       select SPARSE_IRQ
>>       select SYSCTL_EXCEPTION_TRACE
>>       select THREAD_INFO_IN_TASK
>> +     select ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT if SMP
>>       help
>>         ARM 64-bit (AArch64) Linux support.
>>
>> --
>> 1.9.1
>>

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-04  6:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-02  7:53 Ganesh Mahendran
2018-05-02 12:23 ` Will Deacon
2018-05-04  6:05   ` Ganesh Mahendran [this message]
2018-05-02  7:54 Ganesh Mahendran
2018-05-02  9:00 ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-02 11:05   ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-03  8:48 ` Chintan Pandya

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