[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] i965/fs: Set pixel/sample mask for compute shaders atomic ops
ben at bwidawsk.net
Thu Feb 19 23:37:43 PST 2015
On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 11:25:56PM -0800, Jordan Justen wrote:
> On 2015-02-19 21:40:37, Ben Widawsky wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 03:42:05PM -0800, Jordan Justen wrote:
> > > For fragment programs, we pull this mask from the payload header. The same
> > > mask doesn't exist for compute shaders, so we set all bits to enabled.
> > >
> > > Note: this mask is ANDed with the execution mask, so some channels may not end
> > > up issuing the atomic operation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jordan Justen <jordan.l.justen at intel.com>
> > > Cc: Ben Widawsky <ben at bwidawsk.net>
> > > Cc: Francisco Jerez <currojerez at riseup.net>
> > Just add to the commit message that this is needed specifically because compute
> > is invoked as SIMD16 (and perhaps reference the other commits?) and it's:
> > Reviewed-by: Ben Widawsky <ben at bwidawsk.net>
> Good idea. I'll add those.
> > Sorry it advance...
> > we may as well just go for 0xffffffff in case we ever support SIMD32.
> I had been setting all 32-bits previously. I mentioned to you that I
> thought this was needed for SIMD32. I wanted to double check it before
> sending the patch out. I think I found the field for IVB in the PRM:
> IVB Vol 4 Part 1 184.108.40.206 Message Header
> Pixel/Sample Mask
> ...and it looks like it is only 16-bits. Maybe Francisco can confirm
> that I got it right.
> I couldn't find this same information in the HSW PRMs.
> I'm not sure what that means for SIMD32.
I suspect it's because the docs are super suck wrt SIMD32... but if you looked
and see nothing, just leave it be. Whomever enables SIMD32 can deal with it :-)
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