[PATCH 04/64] drm/i915: Shrink the GEM kmem_caches upon idling

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Tue Jan 23 15:33:16 UTC 2018


When we finally decide the gpu is idle, that is a good time to shrink
our kmem_caches.

v3: Defer until an rcu grace period after we idle.

Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Cc: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at linux.intel.com>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem.c | 65 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 65 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem.c
index 191088abc3d2..b9b09ce045d0 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem.c
@@ -3341,12 +3341,59 @@ new_requests_since_last_retire(const struct drm_i915_private *i915)
 		work_pending(&i915->gt.idle_work.work));
 }
 
+static void shrink_caches(struct drm_i915_private *i915)
+{
+	/*
+	 * kmem_cache_shrink() discards empty slabs and reorders partially
+	 * filled slabs to prioritise allocating from the mostly full slabs,
+	 * with the aim of reducing fragmentation.
+	 */
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->priorities);
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->dependencies);
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->requests);
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->luts);
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->vmas);
+	kmem_cache_shrink(i915->objects);
+}
+
+struct sleep_rcu_work {
+	struct drm_i915_private *i915;
+	struct rcu_head rcu;
+	struct work_struct work;
+	u32 epoch;
+};
+
+static void __sleep_work(struct work_struct *work)
+{
+	struct sleep_rcu_work *s = container_of(work, typeof(*s), work);
+	struct drm_i915_private *i915 = s->i915;
+	u32 epoch = s->epoch;
+
+	kfree(s);
+	if (epoch == READ_ONCE(i915->gt.epoch))
+		shrink_caches(i915);
+}
+
+static void __sleep_rcu(struct rcu_head *rcu)
+{
+	struct sleep_rcu_work *s = container_of(rcu, typeof(*s), rcu);
+	struct drm_i915_private *i915 = s->i915;
+
+	if (s->epoch == READ_ONCE(i915->gt.epoch)) {
+		INIT_WORK(&s->work, __sleep_work);
+		queue_work(i915->wq, &s->work);
+	} else {
+		kfree(s);
+	}
+}
+
 static void
 i915_gem_idle_work_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 {
 	struct drm_i915_private *dev_priv =
 		container_of(work, typeof(*dev_priv), gt.idle_work.work);
 	bool rearm_hangcheck;
+	u32 epoch = 0;
 
 	if (!READ_ONCE(dev_priv->gt.awake))
 		return;
@@ -3403,6 +3450,7 @@ i915_gem_idle_work_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 	GEM_BUG_ON(!dev_priv->gt.awake);
 	dev_priv->gt.awake = false;
 	rearm_hangcheck = false;
+	epoch = dev_priv->gt.epoch;
 
 	if (INTEL_GEN(dev_priv) >= 6)
 		gen6_rps_idle(dev_priv);
@@ -3418,6 +3466,23 @@ i915_gem_idle_work_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 		GEM_BUG_ON(!dev_priv->gt.awake);
 		i915_queue_hangcheck(dev_priv);
 	}
+
+	/*
+	 * When we are idle, it is an opportune time to reap our caches.
+	 * However, we have many objects that utilise RCU and the ordered
+	 * i915->wq that this work is executing on. To try and flush any
+	 * pending frees now we are idle, we first wait for an RCU grace
+	 * period, and then queue a task (that will run last on the wq) to
+	 * shrink and re-optimize the caches.
+	 */
+	if (epoch == READ_ONCE(dev_priv->gt.epoch)) {
+		struct sleep_rcu_work *s = kmalloc(sizeof(*s), GFP_KERNEL);
+		if (s) {
+			s->i915 = dev_priv;
+			s->epoch = epoch;
+			call_rcu(&s->rcu, __sleep_rcu);
+		}
+	}
 }
 
 void i915_gem_close_object(struct drm_gem_object *gem, struct drm_file *file)
-- 
2.15.1



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