[PATCH 1/4] drm/i915: Record the position of the start of the request

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Sat Aug 6 14:34:40 UTC 2016


Not only does it make for good documentation and debugging aide, but it is
also vital for when we want to unwind requests - such as when throwing away
an incomplete request.

Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Link: http://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/msgid/1470414607-32453-2-git-send-email-arun.siluvery@linux.intel.com
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h         |  1 +
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_request.c | 13 +++++++++----
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gpu_error.c   |  6 ++++--
 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
index feec00f769e1..040c3b6300ac 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
@@ -557,6 +557,7 @@ struct drm_i915_error_state {
 		struct drm_i915_error_request {
 			long jiffies;
 			u32 seqno;
+			u32 head;
 			u32 tail;
 		} *requests;
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_request.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_request.c
index 6a1661643d3d..6c2553715263 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_request.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_request.c
@@ -391,6 +391,13 @@ i915_gem_request_alloc(struct intel_engine_cs *engine,
 	if (ret)
 		goto err_ctx;
 
+	/* Record the position of the start of the request so that
+	 * should we detect the updated seqno part-way through the
+	 * GPU processing the request, we never over-estimate the
+	 * position of the head.
+	 */
+	req->head = req->ring->tail;
+
 	return req;
 
 err_ctx:
@@ -467,8 +474,6 @@ void __i915_add_request(struct drm_i915_gem_request *request,
 
 	trace_i915_gem_request_add(request);
 
-	request->head = request_start;
-
 	/* Whilst this request exists, batch_obj will be on the
 	 * active_list, and so will hold the active reference. Only when this
 	 * request is retired will the the batch_obj be moved onto the
@@ -489,10 +494,10 @@ void __i915_add_request(struct drm_i915_gem_request *request,
 	list_add_tail(&request->link, &engine->request_list);
 	list_add_tail(&request->ring_link, &ring->request_list);
 
-	/* Record the position of the start of the request so that
+	/* Record the position of the start of the breadcrumb so that
 	 * should we detect the updated seqno part-way through the
 	 * GPU processing the request, we never over-estimate the
-	 * position of the head.
+	 * position of the ring's HEAD.
 	 */
 	request->postfix = ring->tail;
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gpu_error.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gpu_error.c
index eecb87063c88..c9e1246ecd36 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gpu_error.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gpu_error.c
@@ -455,9 +455,10 @@ int i915_error_state_to_str(struct drm_i915_error_state_buf *m,
 				   dev_priv->engine[i].name,
 				   ee->num_requests);
 			for (j = 0; j < ee->num_requests; j++) {
-				err_printf(m, "  seqno 0x%08x, emitted %ld, tail 0x%08x\n",
+				err_printf(m, "  seqno 0x%08x, emitted %ld, head 0x%08x tail 0x%08x\n",
 					   ee->requests[j].seqno,
 					   ee->requests[j].jiffies,
+					   ee->requests[j].head,
 					   ee->requests[j].tail);
 			}
 		}
@@ -1205,7 +1206,8 @@ static void i915_gem_record_rings(struct drm_i915_private *dev_priv,
 			erq = &ee->requests[count++];
 			erq->seqno = request->fence.seqno;
 			erq->jiffies = request->emitted_jiffies;
-			erq->tail = request->postfix;
+			erq->head = request->head;
+			erq->tail = request->tail;
 		}
 	}
 }
-- 
2.8.1



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