[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] i965: Disable compaction for EOT send messages

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 11:49:28 PDT 2015

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:16 PM, Ben Widawsky
<benjamin.widawsky at intel.com> wrote:
> AFAICT, there is no real way to make sure a send message with EOT is properly
> ignored from compact, nor can I see a way to actually encode EOT while
> compacting. Before the single send optimization we'd always bail because we hit
> the is_immediate && !is_compactable_immediate case. However, with single send,
> is_immediate is not true, and so we end up trying to compact the un-compactible.

I investigated, and yeah, your analysis is exactly right. The EOT bit
(bit 127) is unused when an instruction doesn't have an immediate, so
the compaction code doesn't read it in that case.

So I think this patch (with the checking for SEND/SENDC opcodes, since
they're the only instructions that can have EOT) is exactly what we

Reviewed-by: Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com>


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