[v3,6/7] powerpc/pmem: Avoid the barrier in flush routines
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Message ID 20200519055502.128318-6-aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com
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  • [v3,1/7] powerpc/pmem: Restrict papr_scm to P8 and above.
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Aneesh Kumar K.V May 19, 2020, 5:55 a.m. UTC
nvdimm expect the flush routines to just mark the cache clean. The barrier
that mark the store globally visible is done in nvdimm_flush().

Update the papr_scm driver to a simplified nvdim_flush callback that do
only the required barrier.

Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>
---
 arch/powerpc/lib/pmem.c                   |  6 ------
 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_scm.c | 13 +++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/arch/powerpc/lib/pmem.c b/arch/powerpc/lib/pmem.c
index 5a61aaeb6930..21210fa676e5 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/lib/pmem.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/lib/pmem.c
@@ -19,9 +19,6 @@  static inline void __clean_pmem_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long stop)
 
 	for (i = 0; i < size >> shift; i++, addr += bytes)
 		asm volatile(PPC_DCBSTPS(%0, %1): :"i"(0), "r"(addr): "memory");
-
-
-	asm volatile(PPC_PHWSYNC ::: "memory");
 }
 
 static inline void __flush_pmem_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long stop)
@@ -34,9 +31,6 @@  static inline void __flush_pmem_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long stop)
 
 	for (i = 0; i < size >> shift; i++, addr += bytes)
 		asm volatile(PPC_DCBFPS(%0, %1): :"i"(0), "r"(addr): "memory");
-
-
-	asm volatile(PPC_PHWSYNC ::: "memory");
 }
 
 static inline void clean_pmem_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long stop)
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_scm.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_scm.c
index f35592423380..ad506e7003c9 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_scm.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_scm.c
@@ -285,6 +285,18 @@  static int papr_scm_ndctl(struct nvdimm_bus_descriptor *nd_desc,
 
 	return 0;
 }
+/*
+ * We have made sure the pmem writes are done such that before calling this
+ * all the caches are flushed/clean. We use dcbf/dcbfps to ensure this. Here
+ * we just need to add the necessary barrier to make sure the above flushes
+ * are have updated persistent storage before any data access or data transfer
+ * caused by subsequent instructions is initiated.
+ */
+static int papr_scm_flush_sync(struct nd_region *nd_region, struct bio *bio)
+{
+	arch_pmem_flush_barrier();
+	return 0;
+}
 
 static int papr_scm_nvdimm_init(struct papr_scm_priv *p)
 {
@@ -340,6 +352,7 @@  static int papr_scm_nvdimm_init(struct papr_scm_priv *p)
 	ndr_desc.mapping = &mapping;
 	ndr_desc.num_mappings = 1;
 	ndr_desc.nd_set = &p->nd_set;
+	ndr_desc.flush = papr_scm_flush_sync;
 
 	if (p->is_volatile)
 		p->region = nvdimm_volatile_region_create(p->bus, &ndr_desc);