[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] build: add option for armv8 crypto extension

Yongseok Koh yskoh at mellanox.com
Fri May 3 11:57:24 CEST 2019


On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 03:57:20AM +0000, Honnappa Nagarahalli wrote:
> > > On May 1, 2019, at 9:13 PM, Honnappa Nagarahalli
> > <Honnappa.Nagarahalli at arm.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Per armv8 crypto extension support, make build always enable it by
> > >> default as long as compiler supports the feature while meson build
> > >> only enables it for 'default' machine of generic armv8 architecture.
> > >> For example, specifying '- mcpu=cortex-a72' doesn't enable it but
> > >> '+crypto' is required in order to enable the feature.
> > >>
> > >> It is also known that not all the armv8 platforms have the crypto extension.
> > >> For example, Mellanox BlueField has a variant which doesn't have it.
> > >> If crypto enabled binary runs on such a platform, rte_eal_init() fails.
> > >>
> > >> Therefore, an option to control this feature is necessary. It is
> > >> still enabled by default but can be selectively disabled by vendors.
> > > The distro/binary portable image needs to be built without crypto. Only the
> > crypto drivers need to be built with crypto and at run time we need to hook
> > up the correct function pointers. So, IMO, by default crypto should be
> > disabled and should be enabled in specific target machine configs.
> > 
> > I make it enabled by default simply because I don't want to change the
> > current behavior, no breakage.
> Good point. I don't know how to handle it either. But, the current distro
> package will not work on BlueField as it is built with crypto enabled. So,
> IMO, we should consider it as bug.

You may probably know, cpu w/o crypto is related to the export licenses.
Sometimes, vendor has to disable it when exporting in certain conditions. And as
BlueField is still in early stage, we don't mind much existing distro packages
not being able to run on such parts (BlueField having no crypto).

> > I also want to hear from others. Jerin, Thomas?
> > 
> > >>
> > >> Signed-off-by: Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com>
> > >> ---
> > >> config/arm/meson.build        | 16 +++++++++-------
> > >> config/common_armv8a_linux    |  1 +
> > >> drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile |  4 ++++
> > >> meson_options.txt             |  2 ++
> > >> mk/machine/armv8a/rte.vars.mk |  4 ++++
> > >> 5 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> > >>
> > >> diff --git a/config/arm/meson.build b/config/arm/meson.build index
> > >> 7fa6ed3105..3b53842d08 100644
> > >> --- a/config/arm/meson.build
> > >> +++ b/config/arm/meson.build
> > >> @@ -8,6 +8,8 @@ march_opt = '-march=@0@'.format(machine)
> > >> arm_force_native_march = false  arm_force_default_march = (machine ==
> > >> 'default')
> > >>
> > >> +crypto_flag = get_option('enable_armv8_crypto') ? '+crypto' : ''
> > >> +
> > >> flags_common_default = [
> > >> 	# Accelarate rte_memcpy. Be sure to run unit test
> > >> (memcpy_perf_autotest)
> > >> 	# to determine the best threshold in code. Refer to notes in source
> > >> file @@ -74,14 +76,14 @@ flags_octeontx2_extra = [
> > >> 	['RTE_USE_C11_MEM_MODEL', true]]
> > >>
> > >> machine_args_generic = [
> > >> -	['default', ['-march=armv8-a+crc+crypto']],
> > >> +	['default', ['-march=armv8-a+crc' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> 	['native', ['-march=native']],
> > >> -	['0xd03', ['-mcpu=cortex-a53']],
> > >> -	['0xd04', ['-mcpu=cortex-a35']],
> > >> -	['0xd07', ['-mcpu=cortex-a57']],
> > >> -	['0xd08', ['-mcpu=cortex-a72']],
> > >> -	['0xd09', ['-mcpu=cortex-a73']],
> > >> -	['0xd0a', ['-mcpu=cortex-a75']]]
> > >> +	['0xd03', ['-mcpu=cortex-a53' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> +	['0xd04', ['-mcpu=cortex-a35' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> +	['0xd07', ['-mcpu=cortex-a57' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> +	['0xd08', ['-mcpu=cortex-a72' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> +	['0xd09', ['-mcpu=cortex-a73' + crypto_flag]],
> > >> +	['0xd0a', ['-mcpu=cortex-a75' + crypto_flag]]]
> > >>
> > >> machine_args_cavium = [
> > >> 	['default', ['-march=armv8-a+crc+crypto','-mcpu=thunderx']],
> > >> diff --git a/config/common_armv8a_linux b/config/common_armv8a_linux
> > >> index 72091de1c7..0efa3e2eb2 100644
> > >> --- a/config/common_armv8a_linux
> > >> +++ b/config/common_armv8a_linux
> > >> @@ -5,6 +5,7 @@
> > >> #include "common_linux"
> > >>
> > >> CONFIG_RTE_MACHINE="armv8a"
> > >> +CONFIG_RTE_ENABLE_ARMV8_CRYPTO=y
> > >>
> > >> CONFIG_RTE_ARCH="arm64"
> > >> CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_ARM64=y
> > >> diff --git a/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
> > >> b/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile index f71f6b14a4..867a5206cf 100644
> > >> --- a/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
> > >> +++ b/drivers/crypto/armv8/Makefile
> > >> @@ -4,6 +4,10 @@
> > >>
> > >> include $(RTE_SDK)/mk/rte.vars.mk
> > >>
> > >> +ifneq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ENABLE_ARMV8_CRYPTO),y)
> > >> +$(error "Please enable CONFIG_RTE_ENABLE_ARMV8_CRYPTO") endif
> > >> +
> > >> ifneq ($(MAKECMDGOALS),clean)
> > >> ifneq ($(MAKECMDGOALS),config)
> > >> ifeq ($(ARMV8_CRYPTO_LIB_PATH),)
> > >> diff --git a/meson_options.txt b/meson_options.txt index
> > >> 16d9f92c65..4ca09771de 100644
> > >> --- a/meson_options.txt
> > >> +++ b/meson_options.txt
> > >> @@ -4,6 +4,8 @@ option('allow_invalid_socket_id', type: 'boolean', value:
> > >> false,
> > >> 	description: 'allow out-of-range NUMA socket id\'s for platforms
> > >> that don\'t report the value correctly')  option('drivers_install_subdir', type:
> > >> 'string', value: 'dpdk/pmds-<VERSION>',
> > >> 	description: 'Subdirectory of libdir where to install PMDs. Defaults
> > >> to using a versioned subdirectory.')
> > >> +option('enable_armv8_crypto', type: 'boolean', value: true,
> > >> +	description: 'enable armv8 crypto extension')
> > >> option('enable_docs', type: 'boolean', value: false,
> > >> 	description: 'build documentation')
> > >> option('enable_kmods', type: 'boolean', value: true, diff --git
> > >> a/mk/machine/armv8a/rte.vars.mk b/mk/machine/armv8a/rte.vars.mk
> > index
> > >> 8252efbb7b..4893d01a2d 100644
> > >> --- a/mk/machine/armv8a/rte.vars.mk
> > >> +++ b/mk/machine/armv8a/rte.vars.mk
> > >> @@ -28,4 +28,8 @@
> > >> # CPU_LDFLAGS =
> > >> # CPU_ASFLAGS =
> > >>
> > >> +ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ENABLE_ARMV8_CRYPTO),y)
> > >> MACHINE_CFLAGS += -march=armv8-a+crc+crypto
> > >> +else
> > >> +MACHINE_CFLAGS += -march=armv8-a+crc endif
> > >> --
> > >> 2.11.0
> > >
> 


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