[PATCH] drivers/perf: arm_pmu: fix legacy affinity-less DT support

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Tue Aug 9 09:51:36 PDT 2016

On Tue, Aug 09, 2016 at 05:48:40PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2016 at 04:51:07PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > Commit 19a469a58720ea96 ("drivers/perf: arm-pmu: Handle per-interrupt
> > affinity mask") relies on using_spi being valid, but this is only
> > initialised correctly in the presence of an interrupt-affinity property,
> > which legacy DTBs do not have.
> > 
> > In the absence of an interrupt-affinity property, using_spi is always
> > false (regardless of whether SPIs are actually used), so we call
> > irq_get_percpu_devid_partition(irq). This returns -EINVAL, and we give
> > up, passing on this return value.
> > 
> > The code which determines using_spi also verifies that we do not have
> > mixed SPI/PPI interrupts. Even in the absence of an interrupt-affinity
> > property we do not support mixed SPI/PPI cases, so pull the validation
> > logic above the main loop, ensuring that using_spi is always valid.
> > 
> > At the same time, have the error message to give the path of the PMU
> > node, rather than a CPU node, as the mismatch is a property of the
> > entire set of PMU interrupts rather than a particular CPU associated
> > with it.
> > 
> > Fixes: 19a469a58720ea96 ("drivers/perf: arm-pmu: Handle per-interrupt affinity mask")
> > Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>
> > Reported-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert at linux-m68k.org>
> > Reported-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy at arm.com>
> > Tested-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy at arm.com>
> > Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
> > Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
> > Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/perf/arm_pmu.c | 37 ++++++++++++++++++++-----------------
> >  1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> > 
> > It's been pointed out to me that Marc send a patch a while ago [1] fixing the
> > same issue, but for some reason that didn't get queued.
> > 
> > This patch had the added benefit of ensuring we always avoid mismatched SPI/PPI
> > mixes, but otherwise either patch should avoid the issue.
> I'm a little uneasy with that change, since we now go ahead and check all
> of the IRQ resources, regardless of the interrupt-affinity property. This
> could result in us failing the probe, where we could previously have done
> the right thing.
> For now, I think I'll stick with Marc's patch (that somehow slipped through
> the woodwork), but maybe we should consider removing the SPI/PPI sanity
> checking altogether. At some point we have to rely on the DT being correct,
> and I don't think we do anything disastrout if there is a mismatch in
> interrupt types.

Sure thing. From a quick scan it looks like we'd safely bail out at the
point we try to request the IRQ (i.e. when we set up the first event).

FWIW, for Marc's patch, assuming you haven't queued it yet:

Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>


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