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From: Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>
To: Rob Clark <robdclark@gmail.com>
Cc: "Christian König" <ckoenig.leichtzumerken@gmail.com>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"Rob Clark" <robdclark@chromium.org>,
	"open list:DRM DRIVER FOR MSM ADRENO GPU"
	<freedreno@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"David Airlie" <airlied@linux.ie>,
	"open list:DRM DRIVER FOR MSM ADRENO GPU"
	<linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org>,
	"open list" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Christian König" <christian.koenig@amd.com>,
	"moderated list:DMA BUFFER SHARING FRAMEWORK"
	<linaro-mm-sig@lists.linaro.org>, "Sean Paul" <sean@poorly.run>,
	"open list:DMA BUFFER SHARING FRAMEWORK"
	<linux-media@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [Linaro-mm-sig] [PATCH] drm/msm: Add fence->wait() op
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:59:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKMK7uHMXFqic=9APJrSf6totB8nGZTDe4x8+sv-drmV4Q+4Bg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAF6AEGsOVPdMkXwU9C+nDfQpPThveJ2A0jbXi43RRkkJKtnz3w@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 12:32 AM Rob Clark <robdclark@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 1:55 PM Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 8:26 PM Rob Clark <robdclark@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 11:03 AM Christian König
> > > <ckoenig.leichtzumerken@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi Rob,
> > > >
> > > > Am 20.07.21 um 17:07 schrieb Rob Clark:
> > > > > From: Rob Clark <robdclark@chromium.org>
> > > > >
> > > > > Somehow we had neither ->wait() nor dma_fence_signal() calls, and no
> > > > > one noticed.  Oops.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I'm not sure if that is a good idea.
> > > >
> > > > The dma_fence->wait() callback is pretty much deprecated and should not
> > > > be used any more.
> > > >
> > > > What exactly do you need that for?
> > >
> > > Well, the alternative is to track the set of fences which have
> > > signalling enabled, and then figure out which ones to signal, which
> > > seems like a lot more work, vs just re-purposing the wait
> > > implementation we already have for non-dma_fence cases ;-)
> > >
> > > Why is the ->wait() callback (pretty much) deprecated?
> >
> > Because if you need it that means for your driver dma_fence_add_cb is
> > broken, which means a _lot_ of things don't work. Like dma_buf poll
> > (compositors have patches to start using that), and I think
> > drm/scheduler also becomes rather unhappy.
>
> I'm starting to page back in how this works.. fence cb's aren't broken
> (which is also why dma_fence_wait() was not completely broken),
> because in retire_submits() we call
> dma_fence_is_signaled(submit->hw_fence).
>
> But the reason that the custom wait function cleans up a tiny bit of
> jank is that the wait_queue_head_t gets signaled earlier, before we
> start iterating the submits and doing all that retire_submit() stuff
> (unpin/unref bo's, etc).  I suppose I could just split things up to
> call dma_fence_signal() earlier, and *then* do the retire_submits()
> stuff.

Yeah reducing the latency there sounds like a good idea.
-Daniel

>
> BR,
> -R
>
> > It essentially exists only for old drivers where ->enable_signalling
> > is unreliable and we paper over that with a retry loop in ->wait and
> > pray no one notices that it's too butchered. The proper fix is to have
> > a driver thread to guarantee that ->enable_signalling works reliable,
> > so you don't need a ->wait.
> >
> > Can you type up a kerneldoc patch for dma_fence_ops->wait to hammer
> > this in please?
> > -Daniel
> >
> > >
> > > BR,
> > > -R
> > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Christian.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Note that this removes the !timeout case, which has not been used in
> > > > > a long time.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Rob Clark <robdclark@chromium.org>
> > > > > ---
> > > > >   drivers/gpu/drm/msm/msm_fence.c | 59 +++++++++++++++++++--------------
> > > > >   1 file changed, 34 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
> > > > >
> > > > > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/msm/msm_fence.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/msm/msm_fence.c
> > > > > index cd59a5918038..8ee96b90ded6 100644
> > > > > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/msm/msm_fence.c
> > > > > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/msm/msm_fence.c
> > > > > @@ -38,11 +38,10 @@ static inline bool fence_completed(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fenc
> > > > >       return (int32_t)(fctx->completed_fence - fence) >= 0;
> > > > >   }
> > > > >
> > > > > -/* legacy path for WAIT_FENCE ioctl: */
> > > > > -int msm_wait_fence(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fence,
> > > > > -             ktime_t *timeout, bool interruptible)
> > > > > +static signed long wait_fence(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fence,
> > > > > +             signed long remaining_jiffies, bool interruptible)
> > > > >   {
> > > > > -     int ret;
> > > > > +     signed long ret;
> > > > >
> > > > >       if (fence > fctx->last_fence) {
> > > > >               DRM_ERROR_RATELIMITED("%s: waiting on invalid fence: %u (of %u)\n",
> > > > > @@ -50,33 +49,34 @@ int msm_wait_fence(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fence,
> > > > >               return -EINVAL;
> > > > >       }
> > > > >
> > > > > -     if (!timeout) {
> > > > > -             /* no-wait: */
> > > > > -             ret = fence_completed(fctx, fence) ? 0 : -EBUSY;
> > > > > +     if (interruptible) {
> > > > > +             ret = wait_event_interruptible_timeout(fctx->event,
> > > > > +                     fence_completed(fctx, fence),
> > > > > +                     remaining_jiffies);
> > > > >       } else {
> > > > > -             unsigned long remaining_jiffies = timeout_to_jiffies(timeout);
> > > > > -
> > > > > -             if (interruptible)
> > > > > -                     ret = wait_event_interruptible_timeout(fctx->event,
> > > > > -                             fence_completed(fctx, fence),
> > > > > -                             remaining_jiffies);
> > > > > -             else
> > > > > -                     ret = wait_event_timeout(fctx->event,
> > > > > -                             fence_completed(fctx, fence),
> > > > > -                             remaining_jiffies);
> > > > > -
> > > > > -             if (ret == 0) {
> > > > > -                     DBG("timeout waiting for fence: %u (completed: %u)",
> > > > > -                                     fence, fctx->completed_fence);
> > > > > -                     ret = -ETIMEDOUT;
> > > > > -             } else if (ret != -ERESTARTSYS) {
> > > > > -                     ret = 0;
> > > > > -             }
> > > > > +             ret = wait_event_timeout(fctx->event,
> > > > > +                     fence_completed(fctx, fence),
> > > > > +                     remaining_jiffies);
> > > > > +     }
> > > > > +
> > > > > +     if (ret == 0) {
> > > > > +             DBG("timeout waiting for fence: %u (completed: %u)",
> > > > > +                             fence, fctx->completed_fence);
> > > > > +             ret = -ETIMEDOUT;
> > > > > +     } else if (ret != -ERESTARTSYS) {
> > > > > +             ret = 0;
> > > > >       }
> > > > >
> > > > >       return ret;
> > > > >   }
> > > > >
> > > > > +/* legacy path for WAIT_FENCE ioctl: */
> > > > > +int msm_wait_fence(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fence,
> > > > > +             ktime_t *timeout, bool interruptible)
> > > > > +{
> > > > > +     return wait_fence(fctx, fence, timeout_to_jiffies(timeout), interruptible);
> > > > > +}
> > > > > +
> > > > >   /* called from workqueue */
> > > > >   void msm_update_fence(struct msm_fence_context *fctx, uint32_t fence)
> > > > >   {
> > > > > @@ -114,10 +114,19 @@ static bool msm_fence_signaled(struct dma_fence *fence)
> > > > >       return fence_completed(f->fctx, f->base.seqno);
> > > > >   }
> > > > >
> > > > > +static signed long msm_fence_wait(struct dma_fence *fence, bool intr,
> > > > > +             signed long timeout)
> > > > > +{
> > > > > +     struct msm_fence *f = to_msm_fence(fence);
> > > > > +
> > > > > +     return wait_fence(f->fctx, fence->seqno, timeout, intr);
> > > > > +}
> > > > > +
> > > > >   static const struct dma_fence_ops msm_fence_ops = {
> > > > >       .get_driver_name = msm_fence_get_driver_name,
> > > > >       .get_timeline_name = msm_fence_get_timeline_name,
> > > > >       .signaled = msm_fence_signaled,
> > > > > +     .wait = msm_fence_wait,
> > > > >   };
> > > > >
> > > > >   struct dma_fence *
> > > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Daniel Vetter
> > Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
> > http://blog.ffwll.ch



-- 
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
http://blog.ffwll.ch

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-21  8:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-20 15:07 Rob Clark
2021-07-20 18:03 ` [Linaro-mm-sig] " Christian König
2021-07-20 18:30   ` Rob Clark
2021-07-20 20:55     ` Daniel Vetter
2021-07-20 22:36       ` Rob Clark
2021-07-21  7:59         ` Daniel Vetter [this message]
2021-07-21 16:34           ` Rob Clark
2021-07-21 19:03             ` Daniel Vetter
2021-07-22  8:42               ` Christian König
2021-07-22  9:08                 ` Daniel Vetter
2021-07-22  9:28                   ` Christian König
2021-07-22 10:47                     ` Daniel Vetter
2021-07-22 11:33                       ` Christian König
2021-07-22 15:46                     ` Rob Clark
2021-07-22 15:40                 ` Rob Clark

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