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2013-06-01powerpc/pseries: Kill all prefetch streams on context switchMichael Neuling
On context switch, we should have no prefetch streams leak from one userspace process to another. This frees up prefetch resources for the next process. Based on patch from Milton Miller. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2013-02-23Merge branch 'next' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/benh/powerpc Pull powerpc updates from Benjamin Herrenschmidt: "So from the depth of frozen Minnesota, here's the powerpc pull request for 3.9. It has a few interesting highlights, in addition to the usual bunch of bug fixes, minor updates, embedded device tree updates and new boards: - Hand tuned asm implementation of SHA1 (by Paulus & Michael Ellerman) - Support for Doorbell interrupts on Power8 (kind of fast thread-thread IPIs) by Ian Munsie - Long overdue cleanup of the way we handle relocation of our open firmware trampoline (prom_init.c) on 64-bit by Anton Blanchard - Support for saving/restoring & context switching the PPR (Processor Priority Register) on server processors that support it. This allows the kernel to preserve thread priorities established by userspace. By Haren Myneni. - DAWR (new watchpoint facility) support on Power8 by Michael Neuling - Ability to change the DSCR (Data Stream Control Register) which controls cache prefetching on a running process via ptrace by Alexey Kardashevskiy - Support for context switching the TAR register on Power8 (new branch target register meant to be used by some new specific userspace perf event interrupt facility which is yet to be enabled) by Ian Munsie. - Improve preservation of the CFAR register (which captures the origin of a branch) on various exception conditions by Paulus. - Move the Bestcomm DMA driver from arch powerpc to drivers/dma where it belongs by Philippe De Muyter - Support for Transactional Memory on Power8 by Michael Neuling (based on original work by Matt Evans). For those curious about the feature, the patch contains a pretty good description." (See commit db8ff907027b: "powerpc: Documentation for transactional memory on powerpc" for the mentioned description added to the file Documentation/powerpc/transactional_memory.txt) * 'next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/benh/powerpc: (140 commits) powerpc/kexec: Disable hard IRQ before kexec powerpc/85xx: l2sram - Add compatible string for BSC9131 platform powerpc/85xx: bsc9131 - Correct typo in SDHC device node powerpc/e500/qemu-e500: enable coreint powerpc/mpic: allow coreint to be determined by MPIC version powerpc/fsl_pci: Store the pci ctlr device ptr in the pci ctlr struct powerpc/85xx: Board support for ppa8548 powerpc/fsl: remove extraneous DIU platform functions arch/powerpc/platforms/85xx/p1022_ds.c: adjust duplicate test powerpc: Documentation for transactional memory on powerpc powerpc: Add transactional memory to pseries and ppc64 defconfigs powerpc: Add config option for transactional memory powerpc: Add transactional memory to POWER8 cpu features powerpc: Add new transactional memory state to the signal context powerpc: Hook in new transactional memory code powerpc: Routines for FP/VSX/VMX unavailable during a transaction powerpc: Add transactional memory unavaliable execption handler powerpc: Add reclaim and recheckpoint functions for context switching transactional memory processes powerpc: Add FP/VSX and VMX register load functions for transactional memory powerpc: Add helper functions for transactional memory context switching ...
2013-02-15powerpc: New macros for transactional memory supportMichael Neuling
This adds new macros for saving and restoring checkpointed architected state from and to the thread_struct. It also adds some debugging macros for when your brain explodes trying to debug your transactional memory enabled kernel. Signed-off-by: Matt Evans <matt@ozlabs.org> Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2013-01-27cputime: Generic on-demand virtual cputime accountingFrederic Weisbecker
If we want to stop the tick further idle, we need to be able to account the cputime without using the tick. Virtual based cputime accounting solves that problem by hooking into kernel/user boundaries. However implementing CONFIG_VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING require low level hooks and involves more overhead. But we already have a generic context tracking subsystem that is required for RCU needs by archs which plan to shut down the tick outside idle. This patch implements a generic virtual based cputime accounting that relies on these generic kernel/user hooks. There are some upsides of doing this: - This requires no arch code to implement CONFIG_VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING if context tracking is already built (already necessary for RCU in full tickless mode). - We can rely on the generic context tracking subsystem to dynamically (de)activate the hooks, so that we can switch anytime between virtual and tick based accounting. This way we don't have the overhead of the virtual accounting when the tick is running periodically. And one downside: - There is probably more overhead than a native virtual based cputime accounting. But this relies on hooks that are already set anyway. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung.kim@lge.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-01-10powerpc: Macros for saving/restore PPRHaren Myneni
[PATCH 5/6] powerpc: Macros for saving/restore PPR Several macros are defined for saving and restore user defined PPR value. Signed-off-by: Haren Myneni <haren@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2013-01-10powerpc: Move branch instruction from ACCOUNT_CPU_USER_ENTRY to callerHaren Myneni
[PATCH 1/6] powerpc: Move branch instruction from ACCOUNT_CPU_USER_ENTRY to caller The first instruction in ACCOUNT_CPU_USER_ENTRY is 'beq' which checks for exceptions coming from kernel mode. PPR value will be saved immediately after ACCOUNT_CPU_USER_ENTRY and is also for user level exceptions. So moved this branch instruction in the caller code. Signed-off-by: Haren Myneni <haren@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Enforce usage of R0-R31 where possibleMichael Neuling
Enforce the use of R0-R31 in macros where possible now we have all the fixes in. R0-R31 macros are removed here so that can't be used anymore. They should not be defined anywhere. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Change mtcrf to use real register namesMichael Neuling
mtocrf define is just a wrapper around the real instructions so we can just use real register names here (ie. lower case). Also remove braces in macro so this is possible. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Move and fix MTMSR_EERI definitionBenjamin Herrenschmidt
Move this duplicated definition to ppc_asm.h and remove the braces which prevent the use of %rN register names Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Merge VCPU_GPRMichael Neuling
Merge the defines of VCPU_GPR from different places. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Merge STK_REG/PARAM/FRAMESIZEMichael Neuling
Merge the defines of STACKFRAMESIZE, STK_REG, STK_PARAM from different places. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Convert to %r for all GPR usageMichael Neuling
Now all the fixes are in place, let's rock-n-roll! Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc: Modify macro ready for %r0 register changeMichael Neuling
The assembler doesn't take %r0 register arguments in braces, so remove them. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-04-30powerpc: Remove CONFIG_POWER4_ONLYAnton Blanchard
Remove CONFIG_POWER4_ONLY, the option is badly named and only does two things: - It wraps the MMU segment table code. With feature fixups there is little downside to compiling this in. - It uses the newer mtocrf instruction in various assembly functions. Instead of making this a compile option just do it at runtime via a feature fixup. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-03-09powerpc: Fix register clobbering when accumulating stolen timeBenjamin Herrenschmidt
When running under a hypervisor that supports stolen time accounting, we may call C code from the macro EXCEPTION_PROLOG_COMMON in the exception entry path, which clobbers CR0. However, the FPU and vector traps rely on CR0 indicating whether we are coming from userspace or kernel to decide what to do. So we need to restore that value after the C call Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2011-07-12powerpc/e500: SPE register saving: take arbitrary struct offsetScott Wood
Previously, these macros hardcoded THREAD_EVR0 as the base of the save area, relative to the base register passed. This base offset is now passed as a separate macro parameter, allowing reuse with other SPE save areas, such as used by KVM. Acked-by: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> Signed-off-by: Scott Wood <scottwood@freescale.com> Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>
2011-04-20powerpc: Add more Power7 specific definitionsBenjamin Herrenschmidt
This adds more SPR definitions used on newer processors when running in hypervisor mode. Along with some other P7 specific bits and pieces Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2010-09-02powerpc: Account time using timebase rather than PURRPaul Mackerras
Currently, when CONFIG_VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING is enabled, we use the PURR register for measuring the user and system time used by processes, as well as other related times such as hardirq and softirq times. This turns out to be quite confusing for users because it means that a program will often be measured as taking less time when run on a multi-threaded processor (SMT2 or SMT4 mode) than it does when run on a single-threaded processor (ST mode), even though the program takes longer to finish. The discrepancy is accounted for as stolen time, which is also confusing, particularly when there are no other partitions running. This changes the accounting to use the timebase instead, meaning that the reported user and system times are the actual number of real-time seconds that the program was executing on the processor thread, regardless of which SMT mode the processor is in. Thus a program will generally show greater user and system times when run on a multi-threaded processor than on a single-threaded processor. On pSeries systems on POWER5 or later processors, we measure the stolen time (time when this partition wasn't running) using the hypervisor dispatch trace log. We check for new entries in the log on every entry from user mode and on every transition from kernel process context to soft or hard IRQ context (i.e. when account_system_vtime() gets called). So that we can correctly distinguish time stolen from user time and time stolen from system time, without having to check the log on every exit to user mode, we store separate timestamps for exit to user mode and entry from user mode. On systems that have a SPURR (POWER6 and POWER7), we read the SPURR in account_system_vtime() (as before), and then apportion the SPURR ticks since the last time we read it between scaled user time and scaled system time according to the relative proportions of user time and system time over the same interval. This avoids having to read the SPURR on every kernel entry and exit. On systems that have PURR but not SPURR (i.e., POWER5), we do the same using the PURR rather than the SPURR. This disables the DTL user interface in /sys/debug/kernel/powerpc/dtl for now since it conflicts with the use of the dispatch trace log by the time accounting code. Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2009-08-28powerpc: Adjust base and index registers in Altivec macrosMichael Wolf
On POWER6 systems RA needs to be the base and RB the index. If they are reversed you take a misdirect hit. Signed-off-by: Mike Wolf <mjwolf@us.ibm.com> ---- Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2009-08-20powerpc: Modify some ppc_asm.h macros to accomodate 64-bits Book3EBenjamin Herrenschmidt
The way I intend to use tophys/tovirt on 64-bit BookE is different from the "trick" that we currently play for 32-bit BookE so change the condition of definition of these macros to make it so. Also, make sure we only use rfid and mtmsrd instead of rfi and mtmsr for 64-bit server processors, not all 64-bit processors. Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Acked-by: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org>
2009-05-21powerpc: Move VSX load/stores into ppc-opcode.hMichael Neuling
Cleans up the VSX load/store instructions by moving them into ppc-opcode.h. Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Acked-by: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2009-04-27powerpc: Use __REF macro instead of old .text.init.refok.Tim Abbott
The section .text.init.refok is deprecated and __REF (.ref.text) should be used in assembly files instead. This patch cleans up a few uses of .text.init.refok in the powerpc architecture. Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@mit.edu> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-02-23powerpc: Unify opcode definitions and supportKumar Gala
Create a new header that becomes a single location for defining PowerPC opcodes used by code that is either generationg instructions at runtime (fixups, debug, etc.), emulating instructions, or just compiling instructions old assemblers don't know about. We currently don't handle the floating point emulation or alignment decode as both are better handled by the specific decode support they already have. Added support for the new dcbzl, dcbal, msgsnd, tlbilx, & wait instructions since older assemblers don't know about them. Signed-off-by: Kumar Gala <galak@kernel.crashing.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2008-12-23powerpc/32: Add the ability for a classic ppc kernel to be loaded at 32MDale Farnsworth
Add the ability for a classic ppc kernel to be loaded at an address of 32MB. This done by fixing a few places that assume we are loaded at address 0, and by changing several uses of KERNELBASE to use PAGE_OFFSET, instead. Signed-off-by: Dale Farnsworth <dale@farnsworth.org> Signed-off-by: Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov@ru.mvista.com> Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
2008-09-15powerpc: Use LOAD_REG_IMMEDIATE only for constants on 64-bitPaul Mackerras
Using LOAD_REG_IMMEDIATE to get the address of kernel symbols generates 5 instructions where LOAD_REG_ADDR can do it in one, and will generate R_PPC64_ADDR16_* relocations in the output when we get to making the kernel as a position-independent executable, which we'd rather not have to handle. This changes various bits of assembly code to use LOAD_REG_ADDR when we need to get the address of a symbol, or to use suitable position-independent code for cases where we can't access the TOC for various reasons, or if we're not running at the address we were linked at. It also cleans up a few minor things; there's no reason to save and restore SRR0/1 around RTAS calls, __mmu_off can get the return address from LR more conveniently than the caller can supply it in R4 (and we already assume elsewhere that EA == RA if the MMU is on in early boot), and enable_64b_mode was using 5 instructions where 2 would do. Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
2008-08-04powerpc: Move include files to arch/powerpc/include/asmStephen Rothwell
from include/asm-powerpc. This is the result of a mkdir arch/powerpc/include/asm git mv include/asm-powerpc/* arch/powerpc/include/asm Followed by a few documentation/comment fixups and a couple of places where <asm-powepc/...> was being used explicitly. Of the latter only one was outside the arch code and it is a driver only built for powerpc. Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>