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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 14:44:12 +0100
From:   Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>
To:     Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Mark Gross <mgross@...ux.intel.com>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        Barnabás Pőcze <pobrn@...tonmail.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Blaž Hrastnik <blaz@...n.io>,
        Dorian Stoll <dorian.stoll@...p.io>,
        platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/9] platform/surface: aggregator: Add event item
 allocation caching

Hi,

On 12/3/20 10:26 PM, Maximilian Luz wrote:
> Event items are used for completing Surface Aggregator EC events, i.e.
> placing event command data and payload on a workqueue for later
> processing to avoid doing said processing directly on the receiver
> thread. This means that event items are allocated for each incoming
> event, regardless of that event being transmitted via sequenced or
> unsequenced packets.
> 
> On the Surface Book 3 and Surface Laptop 3, touchpad HID input events
> (unsequenced), can constitute a larger amount of traffic, and therefore
> allocation of event items. This warrants caching event items to reduce
> memory fragmentation. The size of the cached objects is specifically
> tuned to accommodate keyboard and touchpad input events and their
> payloads on those devices. As a result, this effectively also covers
> most other event types. In case of a larger event payload, event item
> allocation will fall back to kzalloc().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>

Thanks, patch looks good to me:

Reviewed-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>

Regards,

Hans

> ---
>  .../platform/surface/aggregator/controller.c  | 86 +++++++++++++++++--
>  .../platform/surface/aggregator/controller.h  |  9 ++
>  drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/core.c    | 16 +++-
>  3 files changed, 101 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.c b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.c
> index 8d9811cc2943..89ffd8e45787 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.c
> +++ b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.c
> @@ -514,14 +514,74 @@ static void ssam_nf_destroy(struct ssam_nf *nf)
>   */
>  #define SSAM_CPLT_WQ_BATCH	10
> 
> +/*
> + * SSAM_EVENT_ITEM_CACHE_PAYLOAD_LEN - Maximum payload length for a cached
> + * &struct ssam_event_item.
> + *
> + * This length has been chosen to be accommodate standard touchpad and
> + * keyboard input events. Events with larger payloads will be allocated
> + * separately.
> + */
> +#define SSAM_EVENT_ITEM_CACHE_PAYLOAD_LEN	32
> +
> +static struct kmem_cache *ssam_event_item_cache;
> +
> +/**
> + * ssam_event_item_cache_init() - Initialize the event item cache.
> + */
> +int ssam_event_item_cache_init(void)
> +{
> +	const unsigned int size = sizeof(struct ssam_event_item)
> +				  + SSAM_EVENT_ITEM_CACHE_PAYLOAD_LEN;
> +	const unsigned int align = __alignof__(struct ssam_event_item);
> +	struct kmem_cache *cache;
> +
> +	cache = kmem_cache_create("ssam_event_item", size, align, 0, NULL);
> +	if (!cache)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
> +	ssam_event_item_cache = cache;
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * ssam_event_item_cache_destroy() - Deinitialize the event item cache.
> + */
> +void ssam_event_item_cache_destroy(void)
> +{
> +	kmem_cache_destroy(ssam_event_item_cache);
> +	ssam_event_item_cache = NULL;
> +}
> +
> +static void __ssam_event_item_free_cached(struct ssam_event_item *item)
> +{
> +	kmem_cache_free(ssam_event_item_cache, item);
> +}
> +
> +static void __ssam_event_item_free_generic(struct ssam_event_item *item)
> +{
> +	kfree(item);
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * ssam_event_item_free() - Free the provided event item.
> + * @item: The event item to free.
> + */
> +static void ssam_event_item_free(struct ssam_event_item *item)
> +{
> +	item->ops.free(item);
> +}
> +
>  /**
>   * ssam_event_item_alloc() - Allocate an event item with the given payload size.
>   * @len:   The event payload length.
>   * @flags: The flags used for allocation.
>   *
> - * Allocate an event item with the given payload size. Sets the item
> - * operations and payload length values. The item free callback (``ops.free``)
> - * should not be overwritten after this call.
> + * Allocate an event item with the given payload size, preferring allocation
> + * from the event item cache if the payload is small enough (i.e. smaller than
> + * %SSAM_EVENT_ITEM_CACHE_PAYLOAD_LEN). Sets the item operations and payload
> + * length values. The item free callback (``ops.free``) should not be
> + * overwritten after this call.
>   *
>   * Return: Returns the newly allocated event item.
>   */
> @@ -529,9 +589,19 @@ static struct ssam_event_item *ssam_event_item_alloc(size_t len, gfp_t flags)
>  {
>  	struct ssam_event_item *item;
> 
> -	item = kzalloc(struct_size(item, event.data, len), flags);
> -	if (!item)
> -		return NULL;
> +	if (len <= SSAM_EVENT_ITEM_CACHE_PAYLOAD_LEN) {
> +		item = kmem_cache_alloc(ssam_event_item_cache, flags);
> +		if (!item)
> +			return NULL;
> +
> +		item->ops.free = __ssam_event_item_free_cached;
> +	} else {
> +		item = kzalloc(struct_size(item, event.data, len), flags);
> +		if (!item)
> +			return NULL;
> +
> +		item->ops.free = __ssam_event_item_free_generic;
> +	}
> 
>  	item->event.length = len;
>  	return item;
> @@ -693,7 +763,7 @@ static void ssam_event_queue_work_fn(struct work_struct *work)
>  			return;
> 
>  		ssam_nf_call(nf, dev, item->rqid, &item->event);
> -		kfree(item);
> +		ssam_event_item_free(item);
>  	} while (--iterations);
> 
>  	if (!ssam_event_queue_is_empty(queue))
> @@ -893,7 +963,7 @@ static void ssam_handle_event(struct ssh_rtl *rtl,
>  	memcpy(&item->event.data[0], data->ptr, data->len);
> 
>  	if (WARN_ON(ssam_cplt_submit_event(&ctrl->cplt, item)))
> -		kfree(item);
> +		ssam_event_item_free(item);
>  }
> 
>  static const struct ssh_rtl_ops ssam_rtl_ops = {
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.h b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.h
> index 5ee9e966f1d7..8297d34e7489 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.h
> +++ b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/controller.h
> @@ -80,12 +80,18 @@ struct ssam_cplt;
>   * struct ssam_event_item - Struct for event queuing and completion.
>   * @node:     The node in the queue.
>   * @rqid:     The request ID of the event.
> + * @ops:      Instance specific functions.
> + * @ops.free: Callback for freeing this event item.
>   * @event:    Actual event data.
>   */
>  struct ssam_event_item {
>  	struct list_head node;
>  	u16 rqid;
> 
> +	struct {
> +		void (*free)(struct ssam_event_item *event);
> +	} ops;
> +
>  	struct ssam_event event;	/* must be last */
>  };
> 
> @@ -273,4 +279,7 @@ int ssam_ctrl_notif_d0_entry(struct ssam_controller *ctrl);
>  int ssam_controller_suspend(struct ssam_controller *ctrl);
>  int ssam_controller_resume(struct ssam_controller *ctrl);
> 
> +int ssam_event_item_cache_init(void);
> +void ssam_event_item_cache_destroy(void);
> +
>  #endif /* _SURFACE_AGGREGATOR_CONTROLLER_H */
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/core.c b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/core.c
> index 77bc4c87541b..1a53d7ce66a1 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/core.c
> +++ b/drivers/platform/surface/aggregator/core.c
> @@ -784,12 +784,23 @@ static int __init ssam_core_init(void)
> 
>  	status = ssh_ctrl_packet_cache_init();
>  	if (status)
> -		return status;
> +		goto err_cpkg;
> +
> +	status = ssam_event_item_cache_init();
> +	if (status)
> +		goto err_evitem;
> 
>  	status = serdev_device_driver_register(&ssam_serial_hub);
>  	if (status)
> -		ssh_ctrl_packet_cache_destroy();
> +		goto err_register;
> 
> +	return 0;
> +
> +err_register:
> +	ssam_event_item_cache_destroy();
> +err_evitem:
> +	ssh_ctrl_packet_cache_destroy();
> +err_cpkg:
>  	return status;
>  }
>  module_init(ssam_core_init);
> @@ -797,6 +808,7 @@ module_init(ssam_core_init);
>  static void __exit ssam_core_exit(void)
>  {
>  	serdev_device_driver_unregister(&ssam_serial_hub);
> +	ssam_event_item_cache_destroy();
>  	ssh_ctrl_packet_cache_destroy();
>  }
>  module_exit(ssam_core_exit);
> --
> 2.29.2
> 

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