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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 3/5] arm: introduce CONFIG_PARAVIRT, PARAVIRT_TIME_ACCOUNTING and pv_time_ops
On Thu, 9 Jan 2014, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> Introduce CONFIG_PARAVIRT and PARAVIRT_TIME_ACCOUNTING on ARM.
>
> The only paravirt interface supported is pv_time_ops.steal_clock, so no
> runtime pvops patching needed.
>
> This allows us to make use of steal_account_process_tick for stolen
> ticks accounting.
>
> Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@eu.citrix.com>
> Acked-by: Christopher Covington <cov@codeaurora.org>
> Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@citrix.com>
> CC: linux@arm.linux.org.uk
> CC: will.deacon@arm.com
> CC: nico@linaro.org
> CC: marc.zyngier@arm.com
> CC: cov@codeaurora.org
> CC: arnd@arndb.de
> CC: olof@lixom.net

Russell,
it this patch OK for you?


> Changes in v7:
> - ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT the content of paravirt.h.
>
> Changes in v3:
> - improve commit description and Kconfig help text;
> - no need to initialize pv_time_ops;
> - add PARAVIRT_TIME_ACCOUNTING.
> ---
> arch/arm/Kconfig | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/arm/include/asm/paravirt.h | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/arm/kernel/Makefile | 2 ++
> arch/arm/kernel/paravirt.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 4 files changed, 67 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 arch/arm/include/asm/paravirt.h
> create mode 100644 arch/arm/kernel/paravirt.c
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
> index c1f1a7e..d6c3ba1 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
> @@ -1874,6 +1874,25 @@ config SWIOTLB
> config IOMMU_HELPER
> def_bool SWIOTLB
>
> +config PARAVIRT
> + bool "Enable paravirtualization code"
> + ---help---
> + This changes the kernel so it can modify itself when it is run
> + under a hypervisor, potentially improving performance significantly
> + over full virtualization.
> +
> +config PARAVIRT_TIME_ACCOUNTING
> + bool "Paravirtual steal time accounting"
> + select PARAVIRT
> + default n
> + ---help---
> + Select this option to enable fine granularity task steal time
> + accounting. Time spent executing other tasks in parallel with
> + the current vCPU is discounted from the vCPU power. To account for
> + that, there can be a small performance impact.
> +
> + If in doubt, say N here.
> +
> config XEN_DOM0
> def_bool y
> depends on XEN
> @@ -1885,6 +1904,7 @@ config XEN
> depends on !GENERIC_ATOMIC64
> select ARM_PSCI
> select SWIOTLB_XEN
> + select PARAVIRT
> help
> Say Y if you want to run Linux in a Virtual Machine on Xen on ARM.
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/include/asm/paravirt.h b/arch/arm/include/asm/paravirt.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..8435ff59
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm/include/asm/paravirt.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_ARM_PARAVIRT_H
> +#define _ASM_ARM_PARAVIRT_H
> +
> +#ifdef CONFIG_PARAVIRT
> +struct static_key;
> +extern struct static_key paravirt_steal_enabled;
> +extern struct static_key paravirt_steal_rq_enabled;
> +
> +struct pv_time_ops {
> + unsigned long long (*steal_clock)(int cpu);
> +};
> +extern struct pv_time_ops pv_time_ops;
> +
> +static inline u64 paravirt_steal_clock(int cpu)
> +{
> + return pv_time_ops.steal_clock(cpu);
> +}
> +#endif
> +
> +#endif
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/Makefile b/arch/arm/kernel/Makefile
> index a30fc9b..34cf9a6 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/Makefile
> @@ -87,6 +87,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_ARM_CPU_TOPOLOGY) += topology.o
> ifneq ($(CONFIG_ARCH_EBSA110),y)
> obj-y += io.o
> endif
> +obj-$(CONFIG_PARAVIRT) += paravirt.o
>
> head-y := head$(MMUEXT).o
> obj-$(CONFIG_DEBUG_LL) += debug.o
> @@ -97,5 +98,6 @@ ifeq ($(CONFIG_ARM_PSCI),y)
> obj-y += psci.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_SMP) += psci_smp.o
> endif
> +obj-$(CONFIG_PARAVIRT) += paravirt.o
>
> extra-y := $(head-y) vmlinux.lds
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/paravirt.c b/arch/arm/kernel/paravirt.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..53f371e
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/paravirt.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,25 @@
> +/*
> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
> + * published by the Free Software Foundation.
> + *
> + * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> + * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> + * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> + * GNU General Public License for more details.
> + *
> + * Copyright (C) 2013 Citrix Systems
> + *
> + * Author: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@eu.citrix.com>
> + */
> +
> +#include <linux/export.h>
> +#include <linux/jump_label.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
> +#include <asm/paravirt.h>
> +
> +struct static_key paravirt_steal_enabled;
> +struct static_key paravirt_steal_rq_enabled;
> +
> +struct pv_time_ops pv_time_ops;
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(pv_time_ops);
> --
> 1.7.10.4
>


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