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Date:   Fri, 12 Feb 2021 11:08:33 +1100 (AEDT)
From:   Finn Thain <fthain@...egraphics.com.au>
To:     "Song Bao Hua (Barry Song)" <song.bao.hua@...ilicon.com>
cc:     tanxiaofei <tanxiaofei@...wei.com>,
        "jejb@...ux.ibm.com" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>,
        "martin.petersen@...cle.com" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        "linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linuxarm@...neuler.org" <linuxarm@...neuler.org>,
        "linux-m68k@...r.kernel.org" <linux-m68k@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: Re: [PATCH for-next 00/32] spin lock usage optimization for SCSI
 drivers

On Fri, 12 Feb 2021, Song Bao Hua (Barry Song) wrote:

> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Finn Thain [mailto:fthain@...egraphics.com.au]
> > Sent: Friday, February 12, 2021 12:57 PM
> > To: Song Bao Hua (Barry Song) <song.bao.hua@...ilicon.com>
> > Cc: tanxiaofei <tanxiaofei@...wei.com>; jejb@...ux.ibm.com;
> > martin.petersen@...cle.com; linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org;
> > linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; linuxarm@...neuler.org;
> > linux-m68k@...r.kernel.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: [PATCH for-next 00/32] spin lock usage optimization for SCSI
> > drivers
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu, 11 Feb 2021, Song Bao Hua (Barry Song) wrote:
> > 
> > >
> > > Actually in m68k, I also saw its IRQ entry disabled interrupts by
> > > ' move	#0x2700,%sr		/* disable intrs */'
> > >
> > > arch/m68k/include/asm/entry.h:
> > >
> > > .macro SAVE_ALL_SYS
> > > 	move	#0x2700,%sr		/* disable intrs */
> > > 	btst	#5,%sp@(2)		/* from user? */
> > > 	bnes	6f			/* no, skip */
> > > 	movel	%sp,sw_usp		/* save user sp */
> > > ...
> > >
> > > .macro SAVE_ALL_INT
> > > 	SAVE_ALL_SYS
> > > 	moveq	#-1,%d0			/* not system call entry */
> > > 	movel	%d0,%sp@(PT_OFF_ORIG_D0)
> > > .endm
> > >
> > > arch/m68k/kernel/entry.S:
> > >
> > > /* This is the main interrupt handler for autovector interrupts */
> > >
> > > ENTRY(auto_inthandler)
> > > 	SAVE_ALL_INT
> > > 	GET_CURRENT(%d0)
> > > 					|  put exception # in d0
> > > 	bfextu	%sp@(PT_OFF_FORMATVEC){#4,#10},%d0
> > > 	subw	#VEC_SPUR,%d0
> > >
> > > 	movel	%sp,%sp@-
> > > 	movel	%d0,%sp@-		|  put vector # on stack
> > > auto_irqhandler_fixup = . + 2
> > > 	jsr	do_IRQ			|  process the IRQ
> > > 	addql	#8,%sp			|  pop parameters off stack
> > > 	jra	ret_from_exception
> > >
> > > So my question is that " move	#0x2700,%sr" is actually disabling
> > > all interrupts? And is m68k actually running irq handlers
> > > with interrupts disabled?
> > >
> > 
> > When sonic_interrupt() executes, the IPL is 2 or 3 (since either IRQ may
> > be involved). That is, SR & 0x700 is 0x200 or 0x300. The level 3 interrupt
> > may interrupt execution of the level 2 handler so an irq lock is used to
> > avoid re-entrance.
> > 
> > This patch,
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/sonic.c
> > b/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/sonic.c
> > index d17d1b4f2585..041354647bad 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/sonic.c
> > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/sonic.c
> > @@ -355,6 +355,8 @@ static irqreturn_t sonic_interrupt(int irq, void *dev_id)
> >          */
> >         spin_lock_irqsave(&lp->lock, flags);
> > 
> > +       printk_once(KERN_INFO "%s: %08lx\n", __func__, flags);
> > +
> >         status = SONIC_READ(SONIC_ISR) & SONIC_IMR_DEFAULT;
> >         if (!status) {
> >                 spin_unlock_irqrestore(&lp->lock, flags);
> > 
> > produces this output,
> > 
> > [    3.800000] sonic_interrupt: 00002300
> 
> I actually hope you can directly read the register rather than reading
> a flag which might be a software one not from register.
> 

Again, the implementation of arch_local_irq_save() may be found in 
arch/m68k/include/asm/irqflags.h

> > 
> > I ran that code in QEMU, but experience shows that Apple hardware works
> > exactly the same. Please do confirm this for yourself, if you still think
> > the code and comments in sonic_interrupt are wrong.
> > 
> > > Best Regards
> > > Barry
> > >
> 
> Thanks
> Barry
> 
> 

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