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    • Jeff Garzik's avatar
      SCSI host lock push-down · f281233d
      Jeff Garzik authored
      Move the mid-layer's ->queuecommand() invocation from being locked
      with the host lock to being unlocked to facilitate speeding up the
      critical path for drivers who don't need this lock taken anyway.
      
      The patch below presents a simple SCSI host lock push-down as an
      equivalent transformation.  No locking or other behavior should change
      with this patch.  All existing bugs and locking orders are preserved.
      
      Additionally, add one parameter to queuecommand,
      	struct Scsi_Host *
      and remove one parameter from queuecommand,
      	void (*done)(struct scsi_cmnd *)
      
      Scsi_Host* is a convenient pointer that most host drivers need anyway,
      and 'done' is redundant to struct scsi_cmnd->scsi_done.
      
      Minimal code disturbance was attempted with this change.  Most drivers
      needed only two one-line modifications for their host lock push-down.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Garzik <jgarzik@redhat.com>
      Acked-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <James.Bottomley@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      f281233d
  12. 11 Aug, 2010 1 commit
    • FUJITA Tomonori's avatar
      scsi: 53c700: remove dma_is_consistent usage · d80e0d96
      FUJITA Tomonori authored
      This driver is the only user of dma_is_consistent().  We plan to remove this
      API.
      
      The driver uses the API in the following way:
      
      BUG_ON(!dma_is_consistent(hostdata->dev, pScript) && L1_CACHE_BYTES < dma_get_cache_alignment());
      
      The above code tries to see if L1_CACHE_BYTES is greater than
      dma_get_cache_alignment() on sysmtes that can not allocate coherent memory
      (some old systems can't).
      
      James Bottomley exmplained that this is necesary because the driver packs the
      set of mailboxes into a single coherent area and separates the different
      usages by a L1 cache stride.  So it's fatal if the dma
      
      He also pointed out that we can kill this checking because we don't hit this
      BUG_ON on all architectures that actually use the driver.
      
      (akpm: stolen from the scsi tree because
      dma-mapping-remove-dma_is_consistent-api.patch needs it)
      Signed-off-by: default avatarFUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <James.Bottomley@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      d80e0d96
  13. 06 Aug, 2010 1 commit
    • FUJITA Tomonori's avatar
      [SCSI] 53c700: remove dma_is_consistent usage · f3506b75
      FUJITA Tomonori authored
      This driver is the only user of dma_is_consistent(). We plan to remove
      this API.
      
      The driver uses the API in the following way:
      
      BUG_ON(!dma_is_consistent(hostdata->dev, pScript) && L1_CACHE_BYTES < dma_get_cache_alignment());
      
      The above code tries to see if L1_CACHE_BYTES is greater than
      dma_get_cache_alignment() on sysmtes that can not allocate coherent
      memory (some old systems can't).
      
      James Bottomley exmplained that this is necesary because the driver
      packs the set of mailboxes into a single coherent area and separates
      the different usages by a L1 cache stride. So it's fatal if the dma
      coherence stride is greater than the L1 cache size.
      
      He also pointed out that we can kill this checking because we don't
      hit this BUG_ON on all architectures that actually use the driver.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarFUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <James.Bottomley@suse.de>
      f3506b75
  14. 30 Mar, 2010 1 commit
    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking... · 5a0e3ad6
      Tejun Heo authored
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h
      
      percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being
      included when building most .c files.  percpu.h includes slab.h which
      in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files
      universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies.
      
      percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed.  Prepare for
      this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those
      headers directly instead of assuming availability.  As this conversion
      needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is
      used as the basis of conversion.
      
        http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py
      
      The script does the followings.
      
      * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that
        only the necessary includes are there.  ie. if only gfp is used,
        gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h.
      
      * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include
        blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms
        to its surrounding.  It's put in the include block which contains
        core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered -
        alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there
        doesn't seem to be any matching order.
      
      * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly
        because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out
        an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the
        file.
      
      The conversion was done in the following steps.
      
      1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly
         over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h
         and ~3000 slab.h inclusions.  The script emitted errors for ~400
         files.
      
      2. Each error was manually checked.  Some didn't need the inclusion,
         some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or
         embedding .c file was more appropriate for others.  This step added
         inclusions to around 150 files.
      
      3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits
         from #2 to make sure no file was left behind.
      
      4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed.
         e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab
         APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually.
      
      5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically
         editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h
         files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell.  Most gfp.h
         inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually
         wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros.  Each
         slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as
         necessary.
      
      6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h.
      
      7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures
         were fixed.  CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my
         distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few
         more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things
         build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq).
      
         * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config.
         * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * ia64 SMP allmodconfig
         * s390 SMP allmodconfig
         * alpha SMP allmodconfig
         * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig
      
      8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as
         a separate patch and serve as bisection point.
      
      Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step
      6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch.
      If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch
      headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of
      the specific arch.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
      Guess-its-ok-by: default avatarChristoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
      5a0e3ad6
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  16. 02 May, 2008 1 commit
    • Boaz Harrosh's avatar
      [SCSI] Let scsi_cmnd->cmnd use request->cmd buffer · 64a87b24
      Boaz Harrosh authored
       - struct scsi_cmnd had a 16 bytes command buffer of its own.
         This is an unnecessary duplication and copy of request's
         cmd. It is probably left overs from the time that scsi_cmnd
         could function without a request attached. So clean that up.
      
       - Once above is done, few places, apart from scsi-ml, needed
         adjustments due to changing the data type of scsi_cmnd->cmnd.
      
       - Lots of drivers still use MAX_COMMAND_SIZE. So I have left
         that #define but equate it to BLK_MAX_CDB. The way I see it
         and is reflected in the patch below is.
         MAX_COMMAND_SIZE - means: The longest fixed-length (*) SCSI CDB
                            as per the SCSI standard and is not related
                            to the implementation.
         BLK_MAX_CDB.     - The allocated space at the request level
      
       - I have audit all ISA drivers and made sure none use ->cmnd in a DMA
         Operation. Same audit was done by Andi Kleen.
      
      (*)fixed-length here means commands that their size can be determined
         by their opcode and the CDB does not carry a length specifier, (unlike
         the VARIABLE_LENGTH_CMD(0x7f) command). This is actually not exactly
         true and the SCSI standard also defines extended commands and
         vendor specific commands that can be bigger than 16 bytes. The kernel
         will support these using the same infrastructure used for VARLEN CDB's.
         So in effect MAX_COMMAND_SIZE means the maximum size command
         scsi-ml supports without specifying a cmd_len by ULD's
      Signed-off-by: default avatarBoaz Harrosh <bharrosh@panasas.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>
      64a87b24
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    • Tim Schmielau's avatar
      [PATCH] remove many unneeded #includes of sched.h · cd354f1a
      Tim Schmielau authored
      After Al Viro (finally) succeeded in removing the sched.h #include in module.h
      recently, it makes sense again to remove other superfluous sched.h includes.
      There are quite a lot of files which include it but don't actually need
      anything defined in there.  Presumably these includes were once needed for
      macros that used to live in sched.h, but moved to other header files in the
      course of cleaning it up.
      
      To ease the pain, this time I did not fiddle with any header files and only
      removed #includes from .c-files, which tend to cause less trouble.
      
      Compile tested against 2.6.20-rc2 and 2.6.20-rc2-mm2 (with offsets) on alpha,
      arm, i386, ia64, mips, powerpc, and x86_64 with allnoconfig, defconfig,
      allmodconfig, and allyesconfig as well as a few randconfigs on x86_64 and all
      configs in arch/arm/configs on arm.  I also checked that no new warnings were
      introduced by the patch (actually, some warnings are removed that were emitted
      by unnecessarily included header files).
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTim Schmielau <tim@physik3.uni-rostock.de>
      Acked-by: default avatarRussell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      cd354f1a
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    • David Howells's avatar
      IRQ: Maintain regs pointer globally rather than passing to IRQ handlers · 7d12e780
      David Howells authored
      Maintain a per-CPU global "struct pt_regs *" variable which can be used instead
      of passing regs around manually through all ~1800 interrupt handlers in the
      Linux kernel.
      
      The regs pointer is used in few places, but it potentially costs both stack
      space and code to pass it around.  On the FRV arch, removing the regs parameter
      from all the genirq function results in a 20% speed up of the IRQ exit path
      (ie: from leaving timer_interrupt() to leaving do_IRQ()).
      
      Where appropriate, an arch may override the generic storage facility and do
      something different with the variable.  On FRV, for instance, the address is
      maintained in GR28 at all times inside the kernel as part of general exception
      handling.
      
      Having looked over the code, it appears that the parameter may be handed down
      through up to twenty or so layers of functions.  Consider a USB character
      device attached to a USB hub, attached to a USB controller that posts its
      interrupts through a cascaded auxiliary interrupt controller.  A character
      device driver may want to pass regs to the sysrq handler through the input
      layer which adds another few layers of parameter passing.
      
      I've build this code with allyesconfig for x86_64 and i386.  I've runtested the
      main part of the code on FRV and i386, though I can't test most of the drivers.
      I've also done partial conversion for powerpc and MIPS - these at least compile
      with minimal configurations.
      
      This will affect all archs.  Mostly the changes should be relatively easy.
      Take do_IRQ(), store the regs pointer at the beginning, saving the old one:
      
      	struct pt_regs *old_regs = set_irq_regs(regs);
      
      And put the old one back at the end:
      
      	set_irq_regs(old_regs);
      
      Don't pass regs through to generic_handle_irq() or __do_IRQ().
      
      In timer_interrupt(), this sort of change will be necessary:
      
      	-	update_process_times(user_mode(regs));
      	-	profile_tick(CPU_PROFILING, regs);
      	+	update_process_times(user_mode(get_irq_regs()));
      	+	profile_tick(CPU_PROFILING);
      
      I'd like to move update_process_times()'s use of get_irq_regs() into itself,
      except that i386, alone of the archs, uses something other than user_mode().
      
      Some notes on the interrupt handling in the drivers:
      
       (*) input_dev() is now gone entirely.  The regs pointer is no longer stored in
           the input_dev struct.
      
       (*) finish_unlinks() in drivers/usb/host/ohci-q.c needs checking.  It does
           something different depending on whether it's been supplied with a regs
           pointer or not.
      
       (*) Various IRQ handler function pointers have been moved to type
           irq_handler_t.
      Signed-Off-By: default avatarDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      (cherry picked from 1b16e7ac850969f38b375e511e3fa2f474a33867 commit)
      7d12e780
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    • Dave Jones's avatar
      [SCSI] kmalloc argument switcheroo in recent 53c700 change. · 4311fa60
      Dave Jones authored
      On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 07:00:34PM +0000, Linux Kernel wrote:
       > commit 67d59dfd
       > tree ae85703651d81740f4a6cd398f9dd4d6aabe6a2f
       > parent 6db874fb
       > author James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@steeleye.com> Wed, 14 Jun 2006 07:31:19 -0500
       > committer James Bottomley <jejb@mulgrave.il.steeleye.com> Tue, 20 Jun 2006 05:34:01 -0500
       >
       > [SCSI] 53c700: remove reliance on deprecated cmnd fields
       >  ...
       >
       > +	SDp->hostdata = kmalloc(GFP_KERNEL, sizeof(struct NCR_700_sense));
       > +
       > +	if (!SDp->hostdata)
       > +		return -ENOMEM;
      
      "I'll take reversed arguments for $100 please Alex".
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJames Bottomley <James.Bottomley@SteelEye.com>
      4311fa60
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