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Date:   Sat, 02 May 2020 16:26:24 +0200
From:   Giovanni Gherdovich <ggherdovich@...e.cz>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Srinivas Pandruvada <srinivas.pandruvada@...ux.intel.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>,
        Len Brown <lenb@...nel.org>,
        "Rafael J . Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-pm@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86, sched: Bail out of frequency invariance if
 turbo frequency is unknown

On Fri, 2020-05-01 at 15:04 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 03:24:50PM +0200, Giovanni Gherdovich wrote:
> > There may be CPUs that support turbo boost but don't declare any turbo
> > ratio, i.e. their MSR_TURBO_RATIO_LIMIT is all zeroes. In that condition
> > scale-invariant calculations can't be performed.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Giovanni Gherdovich <ggherdovich@...e.cz>
> > Suggested-by: Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>
> > Fixes: 1567c3e3467c ("x86, sched: Add support for frequency invariance")
> > ---
> >  arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 6 ++++--
> >  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> > index 4718f29a3065..ab2a0df7d1fb 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> > @@ -1991,9 +1991,11 @@ static bool intel_set_max_freq_ratio(void)
> >  	/*
> >  	 * Some hypervisors advertise X86_FEATURE_APERFMPERF
> >  	 * but then fill all MSR's with zeroes.
> > +	 * Some CPUs have turbo boost but don't declare any turbo ratio
> > +	 * in MSR_TURBO_RATIO_LIMIT.
> >  	 */
> > -	if (!base_freq) {
> > -		pr_debug("Couldn't determine cpu base frequency, necessary for scale-invariant accounting.\n");
> > +	if (!base_freq || !turbo_freq) {
> > +		pr_debug("Couldn't determine cpu base or turbo frequency, necessary for scale-invariant accounting.\n");
> >  		return false;
> >  	}
> 
> I've added the below, imagine base_freq > turbo_freq *
> SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE.

Right, I didn't consider that case. It doesn't hurt to be defensive.

I understand you've already edited the patches in your tree, so I am not
resending, just confirming my

Signed-off-by: Giovanni Gherdovich <ggherdovich@...e.cz>

> 
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
> @@ -1975,6 +1975,7 @@ static bool core_set_max_freq_ratio(u64
>  static bool intel_set_max_freq_ratio(void)
>  {
>  	u64 base_freq, turbo_freq;
> +	u64 turbo_ratio;
>  
>  	if (slv_set_max_freq_ratio(&base_freq, &turbo_freq))
>  		goto out;
> @@ -2008,9 +2009,15 @@ static bool intel_set_max_freq_ratio(voi
>  		return false;
>  	}
>  
> -	arch_turbo_freq_ratio = div_u64(turbo_freq * SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE,
> -					base_freq);
> +	turbo_ratio = div_u64(turbo_freq * SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE, base_freq);
> +	if (!turbo_ratio) {
> +		pr_debug("Non-zero turbo and base frequencies led to a 0 ratio.\n");
> +		return false;
> +	}
> +
> +	arch_turbo_freq_ratio = turbo_ratio;
>  	arch_set_max_freq_ratio(turbo_disabled());
> +
>  	return true;
>  }
>  

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