POWER9: Improve performance on memory management

Bug #1681429 reported by bugproxy on 2017-04-10
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
High
Seth Forshee
Zesty
High
Seth Forshee

Bug Description

Please include this two patches for POWER9. They are performance patches and can improve up to 10x some workloads. These patches are limited to arch/powerpc only:

https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/746016/
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/746020/

CVE References

bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2017-04-10
tags: added: architecture-ppc64le bugnameltc-153287 severity-high targetmilestone-inin1704
Changed in ubuntu:
assignee: nobody → Taco Screen team (taco-screen-team)
affects: ubuntu → linux (Ubuntu)

Leann,

Please add to the Kernel Team's queue.

                 Michael

On 04/10/2017 05:59 AM, Launchpad Bug Tracker wrote:
> bugproxy (bugproxy) has assigned this bug to you for Ubuntu:
>
> Please include this two patches for POWER9. They are performance patches
> and can improve up to 10x some workloads. These patches are limited to
> arch/powerpc only:
>
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/746016/
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/746020/
>
> ** Affects: ubuntu
> Importance: Undecided
> Assignee: Taco Screen team (taco-screen-team)
> Status: New
>
>
> ** Tags: architecture-ppc64le bugnameltc-153287 severity-high targetmilestone-inin1704

--
Michael Hohnbaum
OIL Program Manager
Power (ppc64el) Development Project Manager
Canonical, Ltd.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: Taco Screen team (taco-screen-team) → Canonical Kernel Team (canonical-kernel-team)
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2017-04-11
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Zesty):
assignee: Canonical Kernel Team (canonical-kernel-team) → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
status: Triaged → In Progress
status: In Progress → Fix Committed

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-zesty' to 'verification-done-zesty'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-zesty' to 'verification-failed-zesty'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-zesty
bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2017-05-08
tags: added: verification-done-zesty
removed: verification-needed-zesty
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.10.0-21.23

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linux (4.10.0-21.23) zesty; urgency=low

  * linux: 4.10.0-21.23 -proposed tracker (LP: #1686414)

  * Need to stop using bzip2 compression in packages for zesty onward
    (LP: #1686782)
    - [Debian] Use default compression for all packages

  * [Hyper-V][SAUCE] pci-hyperv: Use only 16 bit integer for PCI domain
    (LP: #1684971)
    - SAUCE: pci-hyperv: Use only 16 bit integer for PCI domain

  * CVE-2017-7477: macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec (LP: #1685892)
    - macsec: avoid heap overflow in skb_to_sgvec
    - macsec: dynamically allocate space for sglist

  * Zesty update to 4.10.11 stable release (LP: #1685140)
    - drm/i915: Fix forcewake active domain tracking
    - drm/i915: Move updating color management to before vblank evasion
    - drm/i915/fbdev: Stop repeating tile configuration on stagnation
    - drm/i915: Squelch any ktime/jiffie rounding errors for wait-ioctl
    - drm/i915/gen9: Increase PCODE request timeout to 50ms
    - drm/i915: Store a permanent error in obj->mm.pages
    - drm/i915: Nuke debug messages from the pipe update critical section
    - drm/i915: Avoid tweaking evaluation thresholds on Baytrail v3
    - drm/i915: Reject HDMI 12bpc if the sink doesn't indicate support
    - drm/i915: Only enable hotplug interrupts if the display interrupts are
      enabled
    - drm/i915: Drop support for I915_EXEC_CONSTANTS_* execbuf parameters.
    - drm/i915: Stop using RP_DOWN_EI on Baytrail
    - drm/i915: Avoid rcu_barrier() from reclaim paths (shrinker)
    - drm/i915: Do .init_clock_gating() earlier to avoid it clobbering watermarks
    - orangefs: Dan Carpenter influenced cleanups...
    - orangefs: fix buffer size mis-match between kernel space and user space.
    - nfs: flexfiles: fix kernel OOPS if MDS returns unsupported DS type
    - rt2x00usb: fix anchor initialization
    - rt2x00usb: do not anchor rx and tx urb's
    - MIPS: Introduce irq_stack
    - MIPS: Stack unwinding while on IRQ stack
    - MIPS: Only change $28 to thread_info if coming from user mode
    - MIPS: Switch to the irq_stack in interrupts
    - MIPS: Select HAVE_IRQ_EXIT_ON_IRQ_STACK
    - MIPS: IRQ Stack: Fix erroneous jal to plat_irq_dispatch
    - crypto: caam - fix RNG deinstantiation error checking
    - crypto: caam - fix invalid dereference in caam_rsa_init_tfm()
    - dma-buf: add support for compat ioctl
    - Linux 4.10.11

  * Zesty update to v4.10.10 stable release (LP: #1682130)
    - drm/vmwgfx: Type-check lookups of fence objects
    - drm/vmwgfx: NULL pointer dereference in vmw_surface_define_ioctl()
    - drm/vmwgfx: avoid calling vzalloc with a 0 size in vmw_get_cap_3d_ioctl()
    - drm/ttm, drm/vmwgfx: Relax permission checking when opening surfaces
    - drm/vmwgfx: Remove getparam error message
    - drm/vmwgfx: fix integer overflow in vmw_surface_define_ioctl()
    - PCI: thunder-pem: Add legacy firmware support for Cavium ThunderX host
      controller
    - PCI: thunder-pem: Fix legacy firmware PEM-specific resources
    - sysfs: be careful of error returns from ops->show()
    - staging: android: ashmem: lseek failed due to no FM...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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