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From: Heiko Carstens <hca@linux.ibm.com>
To: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, borntraeger@de.ibm.com,
	frankja@linux.ibm.com, cohuck@redhat.com, david@redhat.com,
	thuth@redhat.com, imbrenda@linux.ibm.com, gor@linux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] s390x: optimization of the check for CPU topology change
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 10:42:37 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQkBfal/OiI2y1lA@osiris> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1627979206-32663-4-git-send-email-pmorel@linux.ibm.com>

On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 10:26:46AM +0200, Pierre Morel wrote:
> Now that the PTF instruction is interpreted by the SIE we can optimize
> the arch_update_cpu_topology callback to check if there is a real need
> to update the topology by using the PTF instruction.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
> ---
>  arch/s390/kernel/topology.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/s390/kernel/topology.c b/arch/s390/kernel/topology.c
> index 26aa2614ee35..741cb447e78e 100644
> --- a/arch/s390/kernel/topology.c
> +++ b/arch/s390/kernel/topology.c
> @@ -322,6 +322,9 @@ int arch_update_cpu_topology(void)
>  	struct device *dev;
>  	int cpu, rc;
>  
> +	if (!ptf(PTF_CHECK))
> +		return 0;
> +

We have a timer which checks if topology changed and then triggers a
call to arch_update_cpu_topology() via rebuild_sched_domains().
With this change topology changes would get lost.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-03  8:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-03  8:26 [PATCH v3 0/3] s390x: KVM: CPU Topology Pierre Morel
2021-08-03  8:26 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] s390x: KVM: accept STSI for CPU topology information Pierre Morel
2021-08-31 13:59   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-01  9:43     ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-06 18:14       ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-07 10:11         ` Pierre Morel
2021-08-03  8:26 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] s390x: KVM: Implementation of Multiprocessor Topology-Change-Report Pierre Morel
2021-08-31 14:03   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-01  9:46     ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-06 18:37   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-07 10:24     ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-08  7:04       ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-09-08 12:00         ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-08 12:01           ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-09-08 12:52             ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-07 12:28     ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-08  7:07       ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-09-08 13:09         ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-08 13:16           ` Christian Borntraeger
2021-09-08 14:17             ` Pierre Morel
2021-09-09  9:03     ` Pierre Morel
2021-08-03  8:26 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] s390x: optimization of the check for CPU topology change Pierre Morel
2021-08-03  8:42   ` Heiko Carstens [this message]
2021-08-03  8:57     ` Pierre Morel
2021-08-03  9:28       ` Pierre Morel

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