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Date:   Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:15:02 +0900
From:   Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
To:     Stanley Chu <stanley.chu@...iatek.com>,
        Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
CC:     "avri.altman@....com" <avri.altman@....com>,
        "jejb@...ux.ibm.com" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>,
        "martin.petersen@...cle.com" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        "asutoshd@...eaurora.org" <asutoshd@...eaurora.org>,
        "cang@...eaurora.org" <cang@...eaurora.org>,
        "bvanassche@....org" <bvanassche@....org>,
        "huobean@...il.com" <huobean@...il.com>,
        ALIM AKHTAR <alim.akhtar@...sung.com>,
        Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sung-Jun Park <sungjun07.park@...sung.com>,
        yongmyung lee <ymhungry.lee@...sung.com>,
        Jinyoung CHOI <j-young.choi@...sung.com>,
        Adel Choi <adel.choi@...sung.com>,
        BoRam Shin <boram.shin@...sung.com>,
        SEUNGUK SHIN <seunguk.shin@...sung.com>
Subject: RE: Re: Subject: [PATCH v14 1/3] scsi: ufs: Introduce HPB feature

Hi Daejun,
> 
> On Wed, 2020-12-16 at 11:45 +0900, Daejun Park wrote:
> > This is a patch for the HPB initialization and adds HPB function calls to
> > UFS core driver.
> > 
> > NAND flash-based storage devices, including UFS, have mechanisms to
> > translate logical addresses of IO requests to the corresponding physical
> > addresses of the flash storage.
> > In UFS, Logical-address-to-Physical-address (L2P) map data, which is
> > required to identify the physical address for the requested IOs, can only
> > be partially stored in SRAM from NAND flash. Due to this partial loading,
> > accessing the flash address area where the L2P information for that address
> > is not loaded in the SRAM can result in serious performance degradation.
> > 
> > The basic concept of HPB is to cache L2P mapping entries in host system
> > memory so that both physical block address (PBA) and logical block address
> > (LBA) can be delivered in HPB read command.
> > The HPB READ command allows to read data faster than a read command in UFS
> > since it provides the physical address (HPB Entry) of the desired logical
> > block in addition to its logical address. The UFS device can access the
> > physical block in NAND directly without searching and uploading L2P mapping
> > table. This improves read performance because the NAND read operation for
> > uploading L2P mapping table is removed.
> > 
> > In HPB initialization, the host checks if the UFS device supports HPB
> > feature and retrieves related device capabilities. Then, some HPB
> > parameters are configured in the device.
> > 
> > Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@....org>
> > Reviewed-by: Can Guo <cang@...eaurora.org>
> > Acked-by: Avri Altman <Avri.Altman@....com>
> > Tested-by: Bean Huo <beanhuo@...ron.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > ---
> >  Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-ufs |  80 +++
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/Kconfig                   |   9 +
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/Makefile                  |   1 +
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufs-sysfs.c               |  18 +
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufs.h                     |  13 +
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshcd.c                  |  48 ++
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshcd.h                  |  23 +-
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshpb.c                  | 562 +++++++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshpb.h                  | 167 ++++++
> >  9 files changed, 920 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshpb.c
> >  create mode 100644 drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshpb.h
> > 
> > diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-ufs b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-ufs
> > index d1a352194d2e..8b16a353392c 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-ufs
> > +++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-ufs
> > @@ -1019,3 +1019,83 @@ Contact:	Asutosh Das <asutoshd@...eaurora.org>
> >  Description:	This entry shows the configured size of WriteBooster buffer.
> >  		0400h corresponds to 4GB.
> >  		The file is read only.
> > +
> > +What:		/sys/bus/platform/drivers/ufshcd/*/device_descriptor/hpb_version
> > +Date:		December 2020
> > +Contact:	Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > +Description:	This entry shows the HPB specification version.
> > +		The full information about the descriptor could be found at UFS
> > +		HPB (Host Performance Booster) Extension specifications.
> > +		Example: version 1.2.3 = 0123h
> > +		The file is read only.
> > +
> > +What:		/sys/bus/platform/drivers/ufshcd/*/device_descriptor/hpb_control
> > +Date:		December 2020
> > +Contact:	Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > +Description:	This entry shows an indication of the HPB control mode.
> > +		00h: Host control mode
> > +		01h: Device control mode
> > +		The file is read only.
> > +
> > +What:		/sys/bus/platform/drivers/ufshcd/*/geometry_descriptor/hpb_region_size
> > +Date:		December 2020
> > +Contact:	Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > +Description:	This entry shows the bHPBRegionSize which can be calculated
> > +		as in the following (in bytes):
> > +		HPB Region size = 512B * 2^bHPBRegionSize
> > +		The file is read only.
> > +
> > +What:		/sys/bus/platform/drivers/ufshcd/*/geometry_descriptor/hpb_number_lu
> > +Date:		December 2020
> > +Contact:	Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > +Description:	This entry shows the maximum number of HPB LU supported	by
> > +		the device.
> > +		00h: HPB is not supported by the device.
> > +		01h ~ 20h: Maximum number of HPB LU supported by the device
> > +		The file is read only.
> > +
> > +What:		/sys/bus/platform/drivers/ufshcd/*/geometry_descriptor/hpb_number_lu
> > +Date:		December 2020
> > +Contact:	Daejun Park <daejun7.park@...sung.com>
> > +Description:	This entry shows the maximum number of HPB LU supported	by
> > +		the device.
> > +		00h: HPB is not supported by the device.
> > +		01h ~ 20h: Maximum number of HPB LU supported by the device
> > +		The file is read only.
> 
> Please remove above duplicated item.
> 
> Thanks,
> Stanley Chu

OK, I will remove them.

Thanks,
Daejun

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