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authorChris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>2011-03-04 18:48:03 +0000
committerChris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>2011-03-07 11:00:59 +0000
commita1656b9090f7008d2941c314f5a64724bea2ae37 (patch)
tree7fec97b2bff698d6d5d952e6c0ae0950488e9fc2 /drivers/gpu/drm
parent91355834646328e7edc6bd25176ae44bcd7386c7 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-a1656b9090f7008d2941c314f5a64724bea2ae37.tar.gz
drm/i915: Disable GPU semaphores by default
Andi Kleen narrowed his GPU hangs on his Sugar Bay (SNB desktop) rev 09 down to the use of GPU semaphores, and we already know that they appear broken up to Huron River (mobile) rev 08. (I'm optimistic that disabling GPU semaphores is simply hiding another bug by the latency and side-effects of the additional device interaction it introduces...) However, use of semaphores is a massive performance improvement... Only as long as the system remains stable. Enable at your peril. Reported-by: Andi Kleen <andi-fd@firstfloor.org> Bugzilla: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33921 Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/gpu/drm')
-rw-r--r--drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c3
-rw-r--r--drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h1
-rw-r--r--drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c4
3 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
index 37d672a116d..22ec066adae 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
@@ -46,6 +46,9 @@ module_param_named(fbpercrtc, i915_fbpercrtc, int, 0400);
unsigned int i915_powersave = 1;
module_param_named(powersave, i915_powersave, int, 0600);
+unsigned int i915_semaphores = 0;
+module_param_named(semaphores, i915_semaphores, int, 0600);
+
unsigned int i915_enable_rc6 = 0;
module_param_named(i915_enable_rc6, i915_enable_rc6, int, 0600);
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
index 549c046b4ec..d023b9b33d6 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.h
@@ -956,6 +956,7 @@ extern struct drm_ioctl_desc i915_ioctls[];
extern int i915_max_ioctl;
extern unsigned int i915_fbpercrtc;
extern unsigned int i915_powersave;
+extern unsigned int i915_semaphores;
extern unsigned int i915_lvds_downclock;
extern unsigned int i915_panel_use_ssc;
extern unsigned int i915_enable_rc6;
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
index d2f445e825f..50ab1614571 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c
@@ -772,8 +772,8 @@ i915_gem_execbuffer_sync_rings(struct drm_i915_gem_object *obj,
if (from == NULL || to == from)
return 0;
- /* XXX gpu semaphores are currently causing hard hangs on SNB mobile */
- if (INTEL_INFO(obj->base.dev)->gen < 6 || IS_MOBILE(obj->base.dev))
+ /* XXX gpu semaphores are implicated in various hard hangs on SNB */
+ if (INTEL_INFO(obj->base.dev)->gen < 6 || !i915_semaphores)
return i915_gem_object_wait_rendering(obj, true);
idx = intel_ring_sync_index(from, to);