Re: [PATCH] crypto, qat, use generic numa functions

From: Prarit Bhargava
Date: Wed Oct 08 2014 - 11:59:44 EST

On 10/08/2014 11:50 AM, Tadeusz Struk wrote:
> Hi Prarit,
> On 10/07/2014 05:12 PM, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
>> The method in which the qat code determines the numa node for memory
>> allocations is a bit clunky. On 2 socket, single node systems it is
>> possible that adf_get_dev_node_id() returns node 1, even though node 1
>> doesn't exist.
>> This code transitions the qat code to the generic numa functions.
>> Changing adf_get_dev_node_id() to a simple call to dev_get_node() results
>> in a change to the adf_accel_dev struct as well.
> The problem with that is we don't want to use any valid numa node, but
> the node we are connected to or we don't want to use the accelerator at
> all. Otherwise, when the first valid numa node happens to be the remote
> node the dma transactions we be slow and instead of accelerating we will
> slow things down.
> A patch that enforces this is on it's way.

Yeah, I was actually wondering if

dev_get_node() returns NO_NODE, then we should just default to 0?

I'll wait for your patch ...

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