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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-09-25 20:48:49 (GMT)
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-11-12 23:22:34 (GMT)
commit37b3a8ff3e086cd5c369e77d2383b691b2874cd6 (patch)
tree285994f51243e9e271cfbb70ff863b2b452fea31 /arch/sparc/kernel
parentb2d438348024b75a1ee8b66b85d77f569a5dfed8 (diff)
sparc64: Move from 4MB to 8MB huge pages.
The impetus for this is that we would like to move to 64-bit PMDs and PGDs, but that would result in only supporting a 42-bit address space with the current page table layout. It'd be nice to support at least 43-bits. The reason we'd end up with only 42-bits after making PMDs and PGDs 64-bit is that we only use half-page sized PTE tables in order to make PMDs line up to 4MB, the hardware huge page size we use. So what we do here is we make huge pages 8MB, and fabricate them using 4MB hw TLB entries. Facilitate this by providing a "REAL_HPAGE_SHIFT" which is used in places that really need to operate on hardware 4MB pages. Use full pages (512 entries) for PTE tables, and adjust PMD_SHIFT, PGD_SHIFT, and the build time CPP test as needed. Use a CPP test to make sure REAL_HPAGE_SHIFT and the _PAGE_SZHUGE_* we use match up. This makes the pgtable cache completely unused, so remove the code managing it and the state used in mm_context_t. Now we have less spinlocks taken in the page table allocation path. The technique we use to fabricate the 8MB pages is to transfer bit 22 from the missing virtual address into the PTEs physical address field. That takes care of the transparent huge pages case. For hugetlb, we fill things in at the PTE level and that code already puts the sub huge page physical bits into the PTEs, based upon the offset, so there is nothing special we need to do. It all just works out. So, a small amount of complexity in the THP case, but this code is about to get much simpler when we move the 64-bit PMDs as we can move away from the fancy 32-bit huge PMD encoding and just put a real PTE value in there. With bug fixes and help from Bob Picco. Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/sparc/kernel')
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/arch/sparc/kernel/sun4v_tlb_miss.S b/arch/sparc/kernel/sun4v_tlb_miss.S
index bde867f..e0c09bf8 100644
--- a/arch/sparc/kernel/sun4v_tlb_miss.S
+++ b/arch/sparc/kernel/sun4v_tlb_miss.S
@@ -182,7 +182,7 @@ sun4v_tsb_miss_common:
cmp %g5, -1
be,pt %xcc, 80f
- COMPUTE_TSB_PTR(%g5, %g4, HPAGE_SHIFT, %g2, %g7)
+ COMPUTE_TSB_PTR(%g5, %g4, REAL_HPAGE_SHIFT, %g2, %g7)
/* That clobbered %g2, reload it. */
ldxa [%g0] ASI_SCRATCHPAD, %g2
diff --git a/arch/sparc/kernel/tsb.S b/arch/sparc/kernel/tsb.S
index a313e4a..14158d4 100644
--- a/arch/sparc/kernel/tsb.S
+++ b/arch/sparc/kernel/tsb.S
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ tsb_miss_page_table_walk:
mov 512, %g7
andn %g5, 0x7, %g5
sllx %g7, %g6, %g7
- srlx %g4, HPAGE_SHIFT, %g6
+ srlx %g4, REAL_HPAGE_SHIFT, %g6
sub %g7, 1, %g7
and %g6, %g7, %g6
sllx %g6, 4, %g6

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