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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Raslan <rasland@mellanox.com>,
	shirik@mellanox.com,  dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@mellanox.com>,
	 Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>,
	Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>,
	 Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] common/mlx5: fix CPU detection for PCI relaxed ordering
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 16:53:47 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8xsF-OOZOop14-y3OqdGxn3xrwLkW2aVuTV5qy_3DOqqQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200719100735.2473014-1-thomas@monjalon.net>

On Sun, Jul 19, 2020 at 12:09 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
>
> The detection of the CPU was done in a constructor and shared
> in a global variable.
>
> This variable may not be visible in the net PMD
> because it was not exported as part of the .map file.
> It is fixed by exporting a function, which is cleaner than a variable.
>
> By checking the CPU only at the first call of the function,
> doing the check in a constructor becomes useless.
> Note: the priority of the constructor was probably irrelevant.
>
> At the same time, the comments are reworded or dropped if useless.
>
> Fixes: 4c204fe5e5d2 ("common/mlx5: disable relaxed ordering in unsuitable CPUs")
> Cc: shirik@mellanox.com
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> ---
>  drivers/common/mlx5/linux/mlx5_common_verbs.c |  2 +-
>  drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.c             | 53 ++++++++-----------
>  drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.h             |  4 +-
>  .../common/mlx5/rte_common_mlx5_version.map   |  2 +
>  drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_dv.c               |  2 +-
>  5 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/common/mlx5/linux/mlx5_common_verbs.c b/drivers/common/mlx5/linux/mlx5_common_verbs.c
> index a2fc7a36bd..31ac20fe09 100644
> --- a/drivers/common/mlx5/linux/mlx5_common_verbs.c
> +++ b/drivers/common/mlx5/linux/mlx5_common_verbs.c
> @@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ mlx5_common_verbs_reg_mr(void *pd, void *addr, size_t length,
>         memset(pmd_mr, 0, sizeof(*pmd_mr));
>         ibv_mr = mlx5_glue->reg_mr(pd, addr, length,
>                                    IBV_ACCESS_LOCAL_WRITE |
> -                                  (haswell_broadwell_cpu ? 0 :
> +                                  (mlx5_cpu_is_haswell_broadwell() ? 0 :
>                                    IBV_ACCESS_RELAXED_ORDERING));
>         if (!ibv_mr)
>                 return -1;
> diff --git a/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.c b/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.c
> index 693e2c68c8..7232d5131d 100644
> --- a/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.c
> +++ b/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.c
> @@ -20,8 +20,6 @@ int mlx5_common_logtype;
>  const struct mlx5_glue *mlx5_glue;
>  #endif
>
> -uint8_t haswell_broadwell_cpu;
> -
>  static int
>  mlx5_class_check_handler(__rte_unused const char *key, const char *value,
>                          void *opaque)
> @@ -59,19 +57,8 @@ mlx5_class_get(struct rte_devargs *devargs)
>  }
>
>
> -/* In case this is an x86_64 intel processor to check if
> - * we should use relaxed ordering.
> - */
>  #ifdef RTE_ARCH_X86_64
> -/**
> - * This function returns processor identification and feature information
> - * into the registers.
> - *
> - * @param eax, ebx, ecx, edx
> - *             Pointers to the registers that will hold cpu information.
> - * @param level
> - *             The main category of information returned.
> - */
> +/* Processor identification and feature information filled in registers. */

Nit, no need for inline.

>  static inline void mlx5_cpu_id(unsigned int level,
>                                 unsigned int *eax, unsigned int *ebx,
>                                 unsigned int *ecx, unsigned int *edx)
> @@ -97,17 +84,7 @@ RTE_INIT_PRIO(mlx5_glue_init, CLASS)
>         mlx5_glue_constructor();
>  }
>
> -/**
> - * This function is responsible of initializing the variable
> - *  haswell_broadwell_cpu by checking if the cpu is intel
> - *  and reading the data returned from mlx5_cpu_id().
> - *  since haswell and broadwell cpus don't have improved performance
> - *  when using relaxed ordering we want to check the cpu type before
> - *  before deciding whether to enable RO or not.
> - *  if the cpu is haswell or broadwell the variable will be set to 1
> - *  otherwise it will be 0.
> - */
> -RTE_INIT_PRIO(mlx5_is_haswell_broadwell_cpu, LOG)
> +static bool mlx5_x86_is_haswell_broadwell(void)
>  {
>  #ifdef RTE_ARCH_X86_64
>         unsigned int broadwell_models[4] = {0x3d, 0x47, 0x4F, 0x56};
> @@ -125,8 +102,7 @@ RTE_INIT_PRIO(mlx5_is_haswell_broadwell_cpu, LOG)
>         vendor = ebx;
>         max_level = eax;
>         if (max_level < 1) {
> -               haswell_broadwell_cpu = 0;
> -               return;
> +               return false;
>         }
>         mlx5_cpu_id(1, &eax, &ebx, &ecx, &edx);
>         model = (eax >> 4) & 0x0f;
> @@ -140,18 +116,31 @@ RTE_INIT_PRIO(mlx5_is_haswell_broadwell_cpu, LOG)
>                 if (brand_id == 0 && family == 0x6) {
>                         for (i = 0; i < RTE_DIM(broadwell_models); i++)
>                                 if (model == broadwell_models[i]) {
> -                                       haswell_broadwell_cpu = 1;
> -                                       return;
> +                                       return true;
>                                 }
>                         for (i = 0; i < RTE_DIM(haswell_models); i++)
>                                 if (model == haswell_models[i]) {
> -                                       haswell_broadwell_cpu = 1;
> -                                       return;
> +                                       return true;
>                                 }
>                 }
>         }
>  #endif
> -       haswell_broadwell_cpu = 0;
> +       return false;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Check if the CPU is Intel Haswell or Broadwell,
> + * because PCI relaxed ordering has no performance benefit with these CPUs.
> + */
> +bool mlx5_cpu_is_haswell_broadwell(void)
> +{
> +       static bool haswell_broadwell_cpu;
> +       static bool once = false;
> +
> +       if (once)
> +               return haswell_broadwell_cpu;
> +       once = true;
> +       return haswell_broadwell_cpu = mlx5_x86_is_haswell_broadwell();
>  }
>
>  /**
> diff --git a/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.h b/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.h
> index 2851507058..d453e0b3d8 100644
> --- a/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.h
> +++ b/drivers/common/mlx5/mlx5_common.h
> @@ -243,6 +243,9 @@ struct mlx5_klm {
>
>  LIST_HEAD(mlx5_dbr_page_list, mlx5_devx_dbr_page);
>
> +__rte_internal
> +bool mlx5_cpu_is_haswell_broadwell(void);
> +
>  __rte_internal
>  enum mlx5_class mlx5_class_get(struct rte_devargs *devargs);
>  __rte_internal
> @@ -255,6 +258,5 @@ int64_t mlx5_get_dbr(void *ctx,  struct mlx5_dbr_page_list *head,
>  __rte_internal
>  int32_t mlx5_release_dbr(struct mlx5_dbr_page_list *head, uint32_t umem_id,
>                          uint64_t offset);
> -extern uint8_t haswell_broadwell_cpu;
>
>  #endif /* RTE_PMD_MLX5_COMMON_H_ */
> diff --git a/drivers/common/mlx5/rte_common_mlx5_version.map b/drivers/common/mlx5/rte_common_mlx5_version.map
> index ae57ebdba5..501b9fff3b 100644
> --- a/drivers/common/mlx5/rte_common_mlx5_version.map
> +++ b/drivers/common/mlx5/rte_common_mlx5_version.map
> @@ -6,6 +6,8 @@ INTERNAL {
>         mlx5_common_verbs_reg_mr;
>         mlx5_common_verbs_dereg_mr;
>
> +       mlx5_cpu_is_haswell_broadwell;
> +
>         mlx5_create_mr_ext;
>
>         mlx5_dev_to_pci_addr;
> diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_dv.c b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_dv.c
> index 8b5b6838fa..f1109ae095 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_dv.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_dv.c
> @@ -4201,7 +4201,7 @@ flow_dv_create_counter_stat_mem_mng(struct rte_eth_dev *dev, int raws_n)
>         mkey_attr.klm_num = 0;
>         if (priv->config.hca_attr.relaxed_ordering_write &&
>                 priv->config.hca_attr.relaxed_ordering_read  &&
> -               !haswell_broadwell_cpu)
> +               !mlx5_cpu_is_haswell_broadwell())
>                 mkey_attr.relaxed_ordering = 1;
>         mem_mng->dm = mlx5_devx_cmd_mkey_create(sh->ctx, &mkey_attr);
>         if (!mem_mng->dm) {
> --
> 2.27.0
>

I ended up on this constructor hack while looking at the common code.
This patch makes sense.

Reviewed-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>


-- 
David Marchand


      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-07-24 14:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-19 10:07 [dpdk-stable] " Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-19 10:11 ` Slava Ovsiienko
2020-07-19 10:56 ` Matan Azrad
2020-07-19 11:13   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-19 11:41     ` Matan Azrad
2020-07-19 13:33       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-24 15:43         ` Matan Azrad
2020-07-28 10:21           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-07-28 10:38             ` Matan Azrad
2020-07-24 14:53 ` David Marchand [this message]

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