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Date:   Sun, 13 Dec 2020 13:31:24 +0200
From:   Tariq Toukan <ttoukan.linux@...il.com>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>,
        Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
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Subject: Re: [patch 21/30] net/mlx4: Use effective interrupt affinity



On 12/10/2020 9:25 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Using the interrupt affinity mask for checking locality is not really
> working well on architectures which support effective affinity masks.
> 
> The affinity mask is either the system wide default or set by user space,
> but the architecture can or even must reduce the mask to the effective set,
> which means that checking the affinity mask itself does not really tell
> about the actual target CPUs.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> Cc: Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org
> ---
>   drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_cq.c |    2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_cq.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_cq.c
> @@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ int mlx4_en_activate_cq(struct mlx4_en_p
>   			assigned_eq = true;
>   		}
>   		irq = mlx4_eq_get_irq(mdev->dev, cq->vector);
> -		cq->aff_mask = irq_get_affinity_mask(irq);
> +		cq->aff_mask = irq_get_effective_affinity_mask(irq);
>   	} else {
>   		/* For TX we use the same irq per
>   		ring we assigned for the RX    */
> 

Reviewed-by: Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>

Thanks.

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