[PATCH 01/14] drm/i915: Avoid the branch in computing intel_ring_space()

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu Apr 27 08:28:57 UTC 2017


Exploit the power-of-two ring size to compute the space across the
wraparound using a mask rather than a if. Convert to unsigned integers
so the operation is well defined.

Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Cc: Mika Kuoppala <mika.kuoppala at intel.com>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c | 20 ++++++++++----------
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.h | 30 ++++++++++++++++--------------
 2 files changed, 26 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
index 6836efb7e3d2..16739352f057 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
@@ -39,12 +39,15 @@
  */
 #define LEGACY_REQUEST_SIZE 200
 
-static int __intel_ring_space(int head, int tail, int size)
+static unsigned int __intel_ring_space(unsigned int head,
+				       unsigned int tail,
+				       unsigned int size)
 {
-	int space = head - tail;
-	if (space <= 0)
-		space += size;
-	return space - I915_RING_FREE_SPACE;
+	/* "If the Ring Buffer Head Pointer and the Tail Pointer are on the
+	 * same cacheline, the Head Pointer must not be greater than the Tail
+	 * Pointer."
+	 */
+	return (head - tail - CACHELINE_BYTES) & (size - 1);
 }
 
 void intel_ring_update_space(struct intel_ring *ring)
@@ -1619,12 +1622,9 @@ static int wait_for_space(struct drm_i915_gem_request *req, int bytes)
 	GEM_BUG_ON(!req->reserved_space);
 
 	list_for_each_entry(target, &ring->request_list, ring_link) {
-		unsigned space;
-
 		/* Would completion of this request free enough space? */
-		space = __intel_ring_space(target->postfix, ring->emit,
-					   ring->size);
-		if (space >= bytes)
+		if (bytes <= __intel_ring_space(target->postfix,
+						ring->emit, ring->size))
 			break;
 	}
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.h b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.h
index 2506bbe26fa0..cadd9f680396 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.h
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.h
@@ -17,17 +17,6 @@
 #define CACHELINE_BYTES 64
 #define CACHELINE_DWORDS (CACHELINE_BYTES / sizeof(uint32_t))
 
-/*
- * Gen2 BSpec "1. Programming Environment" / 1.4.4.6 "Ring Buffer Use"
- * Gen3 BSpec "vol1c Memory Interface Functions" / 2.3.4.5 "Ring Buffer Use"
- * Gen4+ BSpec "vol1c Memory Interface and Command Stream" / 5.3.4.5 "Ring Buffer Use"
- *
- * "If the Ring Buffer Head Pointer and the Tail Pointer are on the same
- * cacheline, the Head Pointer must not be greater than the Tail
- * Pointer."
- */
-#define I915_RING_FREE_SPACE 64
-
 struct intel_hw_status_page {
 	struct i915_vma *vma;
 	u32 *page_addr;
@@ -145,9 +134,9 @@ struct intel_ring {
 	u32 tail;
 	u32 emit;
 
-	int space;
-	int size;
-	int effective_size;
+	u32 space;
+	u32 size;
+	u32 effective_size;
 };
 
 struct i915_gem_context;
@@ -547,6 +536,19 @@ assert_ring_tail_valid(const struct intel_ring *ring, unsigned int tail)
 	 */
 	GEM_BUG_ON(!IS_ALIGNED(tail, 8));
 	GEM_BUG_ON(tail >= ring->size);
+
+	/* "Ring Buffer Use"
+	 *	Gen2 BSpec "1. Programming Environment" / 1.4.4.6
+	 *	Gen3 BSpec "1c Memory Interface Functions" / 2.3.4.5
+	 *	Gen4+ BSpec "1c Memory Interface and Command Stream" / 5.3.4.5
+	 * "If the Ring Buffer Head Pointer and the Tail Pointer are on the
+	 * same cacheline, the Head Pointer must not be greater than the Tail
+	 * Pointer."
+	 */
+#define cacheline(a) round_down(a, CACHELINE_BYTES)
+	GEM_BUG_ON(cacheline(tail) == cacheline(ring->head) &&
+		   tail < ring->head);
+#undef cacheline
 }
 
 static inline unsigned int
-- 
2.11.0



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