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From: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Punit Agrawal <punit.agrawal@arm.com>, akpm@linux-foundation.org
Cc: mhocko@kernel.org, peterz@infradead.org, kirill@shutemov.name,
	ak@linux.intel.com, dave@stgolabs.net, jack@suse.cz,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	benh@kernel.crashing.org, mpe@ellerman.id.au, paulus@samba.org,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	hpa@zytor.com, Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>,
	kemi.wang@intel.com, sergey.senozhatsky.work@gmail.com,
	Daniel Jordan <daniel.m.jordan@oracle.com>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	Jerome Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	Ganesh Mahendran <opensource.ganesh@gmail.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	haren@linux.vnet.ibm.com, khandual@linux.vnet.ibm.com,
	npiggin@gmail.com, bsingharora@gmail.com,
	paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com, Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, x86@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 02/25] x86/mm: define ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT
Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 16:47:39 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c289a58f-8afa-34c7-2624-c7bd2f6fcf48@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87sh72jtmn.fsf@e105922-lin.cambridge.arm.com>

On 08/05/2018 13:04, Punit Agrawal wrote:
> Hi Laurent,
> 
> Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> 
>> Set ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT which turns on the
>> Speculative Page Fault handler when building for 64bit.
>>
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> ---
>>  arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> index d8983df5a2bc..ebdeb48e4a4a 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> @@ -30,6 +30,7 @@ config X86_64
>>  	select MODULES_USE_ELF_RELA
>>  	select X86_DEV_DMA_OPS
>>  	select ARCH_HAS_SYSCALL_WRAPPER
>> +	select ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT
> 
> I'd suggest merging this patch with the one making changes to the
> architectural fault handler towards the end of the series.
> 
> The Kconfig change is closely tied to the architectural support for SPF
> and makes sense to be in a single patch.
> 
> If there's a good reason to keep them as separate patches, please move
> the architecture Kconfig changes after the patch adding fault handler
> changes.
> 
> It's better to enable the feature once the core infrastructure is merged
> rather than at the beginning of the series to avoid potential bad
> fallout from incomplete functionality during bisection.

Indeed bisection was the reason why Andrew asked me to push the configuration
enablement on top of the series (https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/10/10/1229).

I also think it would be better to have the architecture enablement in on patch
but that would mean that the code will not be build when bisecting without the
latest patch adding the per architecture code.

I'm fine with the both options.

Andrew, what do you think would be the best here ?

Thanks,
Laurent.

> 
> All the comments here definitely hold for the arm64 patches that you
> plan to include with the next update.
> 
> Thanks,
> Punit
> 
>>  
>>  #
>>  # Arch settings
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-14 14:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-17 14:33 [PATCH v10 00/25] Speculative page faults Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 01/25] mm: introduce CONFIG_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  5:58   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-23 15:10     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 02/25] x86/mm: define ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-05-08 11:04   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-14 14:47     ` Laurent Dufour [this message]
2018-05-14 15:05       ` Punit Agrawal
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 03/25] powerpc/mm: set ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 04/25] mm: prepare for FAULT_FLAG_SPECULATIVE Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 05/25] mm: introduce pte_spinlock " Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 06/25] mm: make pte_unmap_same compatible with SPF Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  6:31   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-30 14:07     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-01 13:04       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-10 16:15   ` vinayak menon
2018-05-14 15:09     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 07/25] mm: introduce INIT_VMA() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 08/25] mm: VMA sequence count Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  6:42   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-30 15:14     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-01 13:16       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-03 14:45         ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 09/25] mm: protect VMA modifications using " Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  7:19   ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-14 15:25     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 10/25] mm: protect mremap() against SPF hanlder Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 11/25] mm: protect SPF handler against anon_vma changes Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 12/25] mm: cache some VMA fields in the vm_fault structure Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  7:42   ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-03 12:25     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-03 15:42       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-04  9:10         ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-08 10:56           ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 13/25] mm/migrate: Pass vm_fault pointer to migrate_misplaced_page() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 14/25] mm: introduce __lru_cache_add_active_or_unevictable Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 15/25] mm: introduce __vm_normal_page() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 16/25] mm: introduce __page_add_new_anon_rmap() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 17/25] mm: protect mm_rb tree with a rwlock Laurent Dufour
2018-04-30 18:47   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-02  6:37     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 18/25] mm: provide speculative fault infrastructure Laurent Dufour
2018-05-15 13:09   ` vinayak menon
2018-05-15 14:07     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 19/25] mm: adding speculative page fault failure trace events Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 20/25] perf: add a speculative page fault sw event Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 21/25] perf tools: add support for the SPF perf event Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 22/25] mm: speculative page fault handler return VMA Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 23/25] mm: add speculative page fault vmstats Laurent Dufour
2018-05-16  2:50   ` Ganesh Mahendran
2018-05-16  6:42     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 24/25] x86/mm: add speculative pagefault handling Laurent Dufour
2018-04-30 18:43   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-03 14:59     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 25/25] powerpc/mm: add speculative page fault Laurent Dufour
2018-05-02 14:17 ` [PATCH v10 00/25] Speculative page faults Punit Agrawal
2018-05-02 14:45   ` Laurent Dufour

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