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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC V9 8/19] x86/pvticketlock: When paravirtualizing ticket locks, increment by 2
On Sun, Jun 02, 2013 at 12:54:02AM +0530, Raghavendra K T wrote:
> x86/pvticketlock: When paravirtualizing ticket locks, increment by 2
>
> From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@citrix.com>
>
> Increment ticket head/tails by 2 rather than 1 to leave the LSB free
> to store a "is in slowpath state" bit. This halves the number
> of possible CPUs for a given ticket size, but this shouldn't matter
> in practice - kernels built for 32k+ CPU systems are probably
> specially built for the hardware rather than a generic distro
> kernel.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@citrix.com>
> Tested-by: Attilio Rao <attilio.rao@citrix.com>
> Signed-off-by: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Reviewed-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h | 10 +++++-----
> arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock_types.h | 10 +++++++++-
> 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h
> index 7442410..04a5cd5 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock.h
> @@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ static __always_inline void __ticket_unlock_kick(struct arch_spinlock *lock,
> */
> static __always_inline void arch_spin_lock(struct arch_spinlock *lock)
> {
> - register struct __raw_tickets inc = { .tail = 1 };
> + register struct __raw_tickets inc = { .tail = TICKET_LOCK_INC };
>
> inc = xadd(&lock->tickets, inc);
>
> @@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ static __always_inline int arch_spin_trylock(arch_spinlock_t *lock)
> if (old.tickets.head != old.tickets.tail)
> return 0;
>
> - new.head_tail = old.head_tail + (1 << TICKET_SHIFT);
> + new.head_tail = old.head_tail + (TICKET_LOCK_INC << TICKET_SHIFT);
>
> /* cmpxchg is a full barrier, so nothing can move before it */
> return cmpxchg(&lock->head_tail, old.head_tail, new.head_tail) == old.head_tail;
> @@ -112,9 +112,9 @@ static __always_inline int arch_spin_trylock(arch_spinlock_t *lock)
>
> static __always_inline void arch_spin_unlock(arch_spinlock_t *lock)
> {
> - __ticket_t next = lock->tickets.head + 1;
> + __ticket_t next = lock->tickets.head + TICKET_LOCK_INC;
>
> - __add(&lock->tickets.head, 1, UNLOCK_LOCK_PREFIX);
> + __add(&lock->tickets.head, TICKET_LOCK_INC, UNLOCK_LOCK_PREFIX);
> __ticket_unlock_kick(lock, next);
> }
>
> @@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ static inline int arch_spin_is_contended(arch_spinlock_t *lock)
> {
> struct __raw_tickets tmp = ACCESS_ONCE(lock->tickets);
>
> - return (__ticket_t)(tmp.tail - tmp.head) > 1;
> + return (__ticket_t)(tmp.tail - tmp.head) > TICKET_LOCK_INC;
> }
> #define arch_spin_is_contended arch_spin_is_contended
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock_types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock_types.h
> index 83fd3c7..e96fcbd 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock_types.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/spinlock_types.h
> @@ -3,7 +3,13 @@
>
> #include <linux/types.h>
>
> -#if (CONFIG_NR_CPUS < 256)
> +#ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS
> +#define __TICKET_LOCK_INC 2
> +#else
> +#define __TICKET_LOCK_INC 1
> +#endif
> +
> +#if (CONFIG_NR_CPUS < (256 / __TICKET_LOCK_INC))
> typedef u8 __ticket_t;
> typedef u16 __ticketpair_t;
> #else
> @@ -11,6 +17,8 @@ typedef u16 __ticket_t;
> typedef u32 __ticketpair_t;
> #endif
>
> +#define TICKET_LOCK_INC ((__ticket_t)__TICKET_LOCK_INC)
> +
> #define TICKET_SHIFT (sizeof(__ticket_t) * 8)
>
> typedef struct arch_spinlock {
>


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