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[GIT pull] x86 cache updates for 4.15




Linus,

please pull the latest x86-cache-for-linus git tree from:

   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git x86-cache-for-linus

This update provides updates to RDT:

  - A diagnostic framework for the Resource Director Techonoly (RDT) user
    interface (sysfs). The failure modes of the user interface are hard to
    diagnose from the error codes. An extra last command status file
    provides now sensible textual information about the failure so its
    simpler to use.

  - A few minor cleanups and updates in the RDT code.

Thanks,

	tglx

------------------>
Colin Ian King (1):
      x86/intel_rdt/cqm: Make integer rmid_limbo_count static

Jithu Joseph (1):
      x86/intel_rdt: Remove redundant assignment

Reinette Chatre (3):
      x86/intel_rdt: Initialize bitmask of shareable resource if CDP enabled
      x86/intel_rdt: Fix potential deadlock during resctrl unmount
      x86/intel_rdt: Fix potential deadlock during resctrl mount

Tony Luck (6):
      x86/intel_rdt: Add framework for better RDT UI diagnostics
      x86/intel_rdt: Add diagnostics when writing the schemata file
      x86/intel_rdt: Add diagnostics when writing the tasks file
      x86/intel_rdt: Add diagnostics when writing the cpus file
      x86/intel_rdt: Add diagnostics when making directories
      x86/intel_rdt: Add documentation for "info/last_cmd_status"

Xiaochen Shen (1):
      x86/intel_rdt: Fix a silent failure when writing zero value schemata


 Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt          |  11 +++
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.c             |   1 +
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.h             |   7 ++
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_ctrlmondata.c |  50 ++++++++---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_monitor.c     |   2 +-
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_rdtgroup.c    | 131 +++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 6 files changed, 170 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
index 4d8848e4e224..6851854cf69d 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/intel_rdt_ui.txt
@@ -87,6 +87,17 @@ with the following files:
 			bytes) at which a previously used LLC_occupancy
 			counter can be considered for re-use.
 
+Finally, in the top level of the "info" directory there is a file
+named "last_cmd_status". This is reset with every "command" issued
+via the file system (making new directories or writing to any of the
+control files). If the command was successful, it will read as "ok".
+If the command failed, it will provide more information that can be
+conveyed in the error returns from file operations. E.g.
+
+	# echo L3:0=f7 > schemata
+	bash: echo: write error: Invalid argument
+	# cat info/last_cmd_status
+	mask f7 has non-consecutive 1-bits
 
 Resource alloc and monitor groups
 ---------------------------------
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.c
index cd5fc61ba450..88dcf8479013 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.c
@@ -267,6 +267,7 @@ static void rdt_get_cdp_l3_config(int type)
 	r->num_closid = r_l3->num_closid / 2;
 	r->cache.cbm_len = r_l3->cache.cbm_len;
 	r->default_ctrl = r_l3->default_ctrl;
+	r->cache.shareable_bits = r_l3->cache.shareable_bits;
 	r->data_width = (r->cache.cbm_len + 3) / 4;
 	r->alloc_capable = true;
 	/*
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.h b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.h
index ebaddaeef023..9d3148d88ec8 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.h
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt.h
@@ -126,12 +126,15 @@ struct rdtgroup {
 #define RFTYPE_BASE			BIT(1)
 #define RF_CTRLSHIFT			4
 #define RF_MONSHIFT			5
+#define RF_TOPSHIFT			6
 #define RFTYPE_CTRL			BIT(RF_CTRLSHIFT)
 #define RFTYPE_MON			BIT(RF_MONSHIFT)
+#define RFTYPE_TOP			BIT(RF_TOPSHIFT)
 #define RFTYPE_RES_CACHE		BIT(8)
 #define RFTYPE_RES_MB			BIT(9)
 #define RF_CTRL_INFO			(RFTYPE_INFO | RFTYPE_CTRL)
 #define RF_MON_INFO			(RFTYPE_INFO | RFTYPE_MON)
+#define RF_TOP_INFO			(RFTYPE_INFO | RFTYPE_TOP)
 #define RF_CTRL_BASE			(RFTYPE_BASE | RFTYPE_CTRL)
 
 /* List of all resource groups */
@@ -408,6 +411,10 @@ union cpuid_0x10_x_edx {
 	unsigned int full;
 };
 
+void rdt_last_cmd_clear(void);
+void rdt_last_cmd_puts(const char *s);
+void rdt_last_cmd_printf(const char *fmt, ...);
+
 void rdt_ctrl_update(void *arg);
 struct rdtgroup *rdtgroup_kn_lock_live(struct kernfs_node *kn);
 void rdtgroup_kn_unlock(struct kernfs_node *kn);
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_ctrlmondata.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_ctrlmondata.c
index f6ea94f8954a..23e1d5c249c6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_ctrlmondata.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_ctrlmondata.c
@@ -42,15 +42,22 @@ static bool bw_validate(char *buf, unsigned long *data, struct rdt_resource *r)
 	/*
 	 * Only linear delay values is supported for current Intel SKUs.
 	 */
-	if (!r->membw.delay_linear)
+	if (!r->membw.delay_linear) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("No support for non-linear MB domains\n");
 		return false;
+	}
 
 	ret = kstrtoul(buf, 10, &bw);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("Non-decimal digit in MB value %s\n", buf);
 		return false;
+	}
 
-	if (bw < r->membw.min_bw || bw > r->default_ctrl)
+	if (bw < r->membw.min_bw || bw > r->default_ctrl) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("MB value %ld out of range [%d,%d]\n", bw,
+				    r->membw.min_bw, r->default_ctrl);
 		return false;
+	}
 
 	*data = roundup(bw, (unsigned long)r->membw.bw_gran);
 	return true;
@@ -60,8 +67,10 @@ int parse_bw(char *buf, struct rdt_resource *r, struct rdt_domain *d)
 {
 	unsigned long data;
 
-	if (d->have_new_ctrl)
+	if (d->have_new_ctrl) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("duplicate domain %d\n", d->id);
 		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 
 	if (!bw_validate(buf, &data, r))
 		return -EINVAL;
@@ -84,20 +93,29 @@ static bool cbm_validate(char *buf, unsigned long *data, struct rdt_resource *r)
 	int ret;
 
 	ret = kstrtoul(buf, 16, &val);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("non-hex character in mask %s\n", buf);
 		return false;
+	}
 
-	if (val == 0 || val > r->default_ctrl)
+	if (val == 0 || val > r->default_ctrl) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("mask out of range\n");
 		return false;
+	}
 
 	first_bit = find_first_bit(&val, cbm_len);
 	zero_bit = find_next_zero_bit(&val, cbm_len, first_bit);
 
-	if (find_next_bit(&val, cbm_len, zero_bit) < cbm_len)
+	if (find_next_bit(&val, cbm_len, zero_bit) < cbm_len) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("mask %lx has non-consecutive 1-bits\n", val);
 		return false;
+	}
 
-	if ((zero_bit - first_bit) < r->cache.min_cbm_bits)
+	if ((zero_bit - first_bit) < r->cache.min_cbm_bits) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("Need at least %d bits in mask\n",
+				    r->cache.min_cbm_bits);
 		return false;
+	}
 
 	*data = val;
 	return true;
@@ -111,8 +129,10 @@ int parse_cbm(char *buf, struct rdt_resource *r, struct rdt_domain *d)
 {
 	unsigned long data;
 
-	if (d->have_new_ctrl)
+	if (d->have_new_ctrl) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("duplicate domain %d\n", d->id);
 		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 
 	if(!cbm_validate(buf, &data, r))
 		return -EINVAL;
@@ -139,8 +159,10 @@ static int parse_line(char *line, struct rdt_resource *r)
 		return 0;
 	dom = strsep(&line, ";");
 	id = strsep(&dom, "=");
-	if (!dom || kstrtoul(id, 10, &dom_id))
+	if (!dom || kstrtoul(id, 10, &dom_id)) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("Missing '=' or non-numeric domain\n");
 		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 	dom = strim(dom);
 	list_for_each_entry(d, &r->domains, list) {
 		if (d->id == dom_id) {
@@ -196,6 +218,7 @@ static int rdtgroup_parse_resource(char *resname, char *tok, int closid)
 		if (!strcmp(resname, r->name) && closid < r->num_closid)
 			return parse_line(tok, r);
 	}
+	rdt_last_cmd_printf("unknown/unsupported resource name '%s'\n", resname);
 	return -EINVAL;
 }
 
@@ -218,6 +241,7 @@ ssize_t rdtgroup_schemata_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 		rdtgroup_kn_unlock(of->kn);
 		return -ENOENT;
 	}
+	rdt_last_cmd_clear();
 
 	closid = rdtgrp->closid;
 
@@ -229,6 +253,12 @@ ssize_t rdtgroup_schemata_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 	while ((tok = strsep(&buf, "\n")) != NULL) {
 		resname = strim(strsep(&tok, ":"));
 		if (!tok) {
+			rdt_last_cmd_puts("Missing ':'\n");
+			ret = -EINVAL;
+			goto out;
+		}
+		if (tok[0] == '\0') {
+			rdt_last_cmd_printf("Missing '%s' value\n", resname);
 			ret = -EINVAL;
 			goto out;
 		}
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_monitor.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_monitor.c
index 30827510094b..681450eee428 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_monitor.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_monitor.c
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ static LIST_HEAD(rmid_free_lru);
  *     may have a occupancy value > intel_cqm_threshold. User can change
  *     the threshold occupancy value.
  */
-unsigned int rmid_limbo_count;
+static unsigned int rmid_limbo_count;
 
 /**
  * @rmid_entry - The entry in the limbo and free lists.
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_rdtgroup.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_rdtgroup.c
index a869d4a073c5..64c5ff97ee0d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_rdtgroup.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel_rdt_rdtgroup.c
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@
 #include <linux/fs.h>
 #include <linux/sysfs.h>
 #include <linux/kernfs.h>
+#include <linux/seq_buf.h>
 #include <linux/seq_file.h>
 #include <linux/sched/signal.h>
 #include <linux/sched/task.h>
@@ -51,6 +52,31 @@ static struct kernfs_node *kn_mongrp;
 /* Kernel fs node for "mon_data" directory under root */
 static struct kernfs_node *kn_mondata;
 
+static struct seq_buf last_cmd_status;
+static char last_cmd_status_buf[512];
+
+void rdt_last_cmd_clear(void)
+{
+	lockdep_assert_held(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	seq_buf_clear(&last_cmd_status);
+}
+
+void rdt_last_cmd_puts(const char *s)
+{
+	lockdep_assert_held(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	seq_buf_puts(&last_cmd_status, s);
+}
+
+void rdt_last_cmd_printf(const char *fmt, ...)
+{
+	va_list ap;
+
+	va_start(ap, fmt);
+	lockdep_assert_held(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	seq_buf_vprintf(&last_cmd_status, fmt, ap);
+	va_end(ap);
+}
+
 /*
  * Trivial allocator for CLOSIDs. Since h/w only supports a small number,
  * we can keep a bitmap of free CLOSIDs in a single integer.
@@ -238,8 +264,10 @@ static int cpus_mon_write(struct rdtgroup *rdtgrp, cpumask_var_t newmask,
 
 	/* Check whether cpus belong to parent ctrl group */
 	cpumask_andnot(tmpmask, newmask, &prgrp->cpu_mask);
-	if (cpumask_weight(tmpmask))
+	if (cpumask_weight(tmpmask)) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("can only add CPUs to mongroup that belong to parent\n");
 		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 
 	/* Check whether cpus are dropped from this group */
 	cpumask_andnot(tmpmask, &rdtgrp->cpu_mask, newmask);
@@ -291,8 +319,10 @@ static int cpus_ctrl_write(struct rdtgroup *rdtgrp, cpumask_var_t newmask,
 	cpumask_andnot(tmpmask, &rdtgrp->cpu_mask, newmask);
 	if (cpumask_weight(tmpmask)) {
 		/* Can't drop from default group */
-		if (rdtgrp == &rdtgroup_default)
+		if (rdtgrp == &rdtgroup_default) {
+			rdt_last_cmd_puts("Can't drop CPUs from default group\n");
 			return -EINVAL;
+		}
 
 		/* Give any dropped cpus to rdtgroup_default */
 		cpumask_or(&rdtgroup_default.cpu_mask,
@@ -357,8 +387,10 @@ static ssize_t rdtgroup_cpus_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 	}
 
 	rdtgrp = rdtgroup_kn_lock_live(of->kn);
+	rdt_last_cmd_clear();
 	if (!rdtgrp) {
 		ret = -ENOENT;
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("directory was removed\n");
 		goto unlock;
 	}
 
@@ -367,13 +399,16 @@ static ssize_t rdtgroup_cpus_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 	else
 		ret = cpumask_parse(buf, newmask);
 
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("bad cpu list/mask\n");
 		goto unlock;
+	}
 
 	/* check that user didn't specify any offline cpus */
 	cpumask_andnot(tmpmask, newmask, cpu_online_mask);
 	if (cpumask_weight(tmpmask)) {
 		ret = -EINVAL;
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("can only assign online cpus\n");
 		goto unlock;
 	}
 
@@ -452,6 +487,7 @@ static int __rdtgroup_move_task(struct task_struct *tsk,
 		 */
 		atomic_dec(&rdtgrp->waitcount);
 		kfree(callback);
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("task exited\n");
 	} else {
 		/*
 		 * For ctrl_mon groups move both closid and rmid.
@@ -462,10 +498,12 @@ static int __rdtgroup_move_task(struct task_struct *tsk,
 			tsk->closid = rdtgrp->closid;
 			tsk->rmid = rdtgrp->mon.rmid;
 		} else if (rdtgrp->type == RDTMON_GROUP) {
-			if (rdtgrp->mon.parent->closid == tsk->closid)
+			if (rdtgrp->mon.parent->closid == tsk->closid) {
 				tsk->rmid = rdtgrp->mon.rmid;
-			else
+			} else {
+				rdt_last_cmd_puts("Can't move task to different control group\n");
 				ret = -EINVAL;
+			}
 		}
 	}
 	return ret;
@@ -484,8 +522,10 @@ static int rdtgroup_task_write_permission(struct task_struct *task,
 	 */
 	if (!uid_eq(cred->euid, GLOBAL_ROOT_UID) &&
 	    !uid_eq(cred->euid, tcred->uid) &&
-	    !uid_eq(cred->euid, tcred->suid))
+	    !uid_eq(cred->euid, tcred->suid)) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_printf("No permission to move task %d\n", task->pid);
 		ret = -EPERM;
+	}
 
 	put_cred(tcred);
 	return ret;
@@ -502,6 +542,7 @@ static int rdtgroup_move_task(pid_t pid, struct rdtgroup *rdtgrp,
 		tsk = find_task_by_vpid(pid);
 		if (!tsk) {
 			rcu_read_unlock();
+			rdt_last_cmd_printf("No task %d\n", pid);
 			return -ESRCH;
 		}
 	} else {
@@ -529,6 +570,7 @@ static ssize_t rdtgroup_tasks_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 	if (kstrtoint(strstrip(buf), 0, &pid) || pid < 0)
 		return -EINVAL;
 	rdtgrp = rdtgroup_kn_lock_live(of->kn);
+	rdt_last_cmd_clear();
 
 	if (rdtgrp)
 		ret = rdtgroup_move_task(pid, rdtgrp, of);
@@ -569,6 +611,21 @@ static int rdtgroup_tasks_show(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 	return ret;
 }
 
+static int rdt_last_cmd_status_show(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
+				    struct seq_file *seq, void *v)
+{
+	int len;
+
+	mutex_lock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	len = seq_buf_used(&last_cmd_status);
+	if (len)
+		seq_printf(seq, "%.*s", len, last_cmd_status_buf);
+	else
+		seq_puts(seq, "ok\n");
+	mutex_unlock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	return 0;
+}
+
 static int rdt_num_closids_show(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 				struct seq_file *seq, void *v)
 {
@@ -686,6 +743,13 @@ static ssize_t max_threshold_occ_write(struct kernfs_open_file *of,
 /* rdtgroup information files for one cache resource. */
 static struct rftype res_common_files[] = {
 	{
+		.name		= "last_cmd_status",
+		.mode		= 0444,
+		.kf_ops		= &rdtgroup_kf_single_ops,
+		.seq_show	= rdt_last_cmd_status_show,
+		.fflags		= RF_TOP_INFO,
+	},
+	{
 		.name		= "num_closids",
 		.mode		= 0444,
 		.kf_ops		= &rdtgroup_kf_single_ops,
@@ -855,6 +919,10 @@ static int rdtgroup_create_info_dir(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn)
 		return PTR_ERR(kn_info);
 	kernfs_get(kn_info);
 
+	ret = rdtgroup_add_files(kn_info, RF_TOP_INFO);
+	if (ret)
+		goto out_destroy;
+
 	for_each_alloc_enabled_rdt_resource(r) {
 		fflags =  r->fflags | RF_CTRL_INFO;
 		ret = rdtgroup_mkdir_info_resdir(r, r->name, fflags);
@@ -1081,6 +1149,7 @@ static struct dentry *rdt_mount(struct file_system_type *fs_type,
 	struct dentry *dentry;
 	int ret;
 
+	cpus_read_lock();
 	mutex_lock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
 	/*
 	 * resctrl file system can only be mounted once.
@@ -1130,12 +1199,12 @@ static struct dentry *rdt_mount(struct file_system_type *fs_type,
 		goto out_mondata;
 
 	if (rdt_alloc_capable)
-		static_branch_enable(&rdt_alloc_enable_key);
+		static_branch_enable_cpuslocked(&rdt_alloc_enable_key);
 	if (rdt_mon_capable)
-		static_branch_enable(&rdt_mon_enable_key);
+		static_branch_enable_cpuslocked(&rdt_mon_enable_key);
 
 	if (rdt_alloc_capable || rdt_mon_capable)
-		static_branch_enable(&rdt_enable_key);
+		static_branch_enable_cpuslocked(&rdt_enable_key);
 
 	if (is_mbm_enabled()) {
 		r = &rdt_resources_all[RDT_RESOURCE_L3];
@@ -1156,7 +1225,9 @@ static struct dentry *rdt_mount(struct file_system_type *fs_type,
 out_cdp:
 	cdp_disable();
 out:
+	rdt_last_cmd_clear();
 	mutex_unlock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	cpus_read_unlock();
 
 	return dentry;
 }
@@ -1295,9 +1366,7 @@ static void rmdir_all_sub(void)
 		kfree(rdtgrp);
 	}
 	/* Notify online CPUs to update per cpu storage and PQR_ASSOC MSR */
-	get_online_cpus();
 	update_closid_rmid(cpu_online_mask, &rdtgroup_default);
-	put_online_cpus();
 
 	kernfs_remove(kn_info);
 	kernfs_remove(kn_mongrp);
@@ -1308,6 +1377,7 @@ static void rdt_kill_sb(struct super_block *sb)
 {
 	struct rdt_resource *r;
 
+	cpus_read_lock();
 	mutex_lock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
 
 	/*Put everything back to default values. */
@@ -1315,11 +1385,12 @@ static void rdt_kill_sb(struct super_block *sb)
 		reset_all_ctrls(r);
 	cdp_disable();
 	rmdir_all_sub();
-	static_branch_disable(&rdt_alloc_enable_key);
-	static_branch_disable(&rdt_mon_enable_key);
-	static_branch_disable(&rdt_enable_key);
+	static_branch_disable_cpuslocked(&rdt_alloc_enable_key);
+	static_branch_disable_cpuslocked(&rdt_mon_enable_key);
+	static_branch_disable_cpuslocked(&rdt_enable_key);
 	kernfs_kill_sb(sb);
 	mutex_unlock(&rdtgroup_mutex);
+	cpus_read_unlock();
 }
 
 static struct file_system_type rdt_fs_type = {
@@ -1524,8 +1595,10 @@ static int mkdir_rdt_prepare(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 	int ret;
 
 	prdtgrp = rdtgroup_kn_lock_live(prgrp_kn);
+	rdt_last_cmd_clear();
 	if (!prdtgrp) {
 		ret = -ENODEV;
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("directory was removed\n");
 		goto out_unlock;
 	}
 
@@ -1533,6 +1606,7 @@ static int mkdir_rdt_prepare(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 	rdtgrp = kzalloc(sizeof(*rdtgrp), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!rdtgrp) {
 		ret = -ENOSPC;
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernel out of memory\n");
 		goto out_unlock;
 	}
 	*r = rdtgrp;
@@ -1544,6 +1618,7 @@ static int mkdir_rdt_prepare(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 	kn = kernfs_create_dir(parent_kn, name, mode, rdtgrp);
 	if (IS_ERR(kn)) {
 		ret = PTR_ERR(kn);
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernfs create error\n");
 		goto out_free_rgrp;
 	}
 	rdtgrp->kn = kn;
@@ -1557,24 +1632,31 @@ static int mkdir_rdt_prepare(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 	kernfs_get(kn);
 
 	ret = rdtgroup_kn_set_ugid(kn);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernfs perm error\n");
 		goto out_destroy;
+	}
 
-	files = RFTYPE_BASE | RFTYPE_CTRL;
 	files = RFTYPE_BASE | BIT(RF_CTRLSHIFT + rtype);
 	ret = rdtgroup_add_files(kn, files);
-	if (ret)
+	if (ret) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernfs fill error\n");
 		goto out_destroy;
+	}
 
 	if (rdt_mon_capable) {
 		ret = alloc_rmid();
-		if (ret < 0)
+		if (ret < 0) {
+			rdt_last_cmd_puts("out of RMIDs\n");
 			goto out_destroy;
+		}
 		rdtgrp->mon.rmid = ret;
 
 		ret = mkdir_mondata_all(kn, rdtgrp, &rdtgrp->mon.mon_data_kn);
-		if (ret)
+		if (ret) {
+			rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernfs subdir error\n");
 			goto out_idfree;
+		}
 	}
 	kernfs_activate(kn);
 
@@ -1652,8 +1734,10 @@ static int rdtgroup_mkdir_ctrl_mon(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 
 	kn = rdtgrp->kn;
 	ret = closid_alloc();
-	if (ret < 0)
+	if (ret < 0) {
+		rdt_last_cmd_puts("out of CLOSIDs\n");
 		goto out_common_fail;
+	}
 	closid = ret;
 
 	rdtgrp->closid = closid;
@@ -1665,8 +1749,10 @@ static int rdtgroup_mkdir_ctrl_mon(struct kernfs_node *parent_kn,
 		 * of tasks and cpus to monitor.
 		 */
 		ret = mongroup_create_dir(kn, NULL, "mon_groups", NULL);
-		if (ret)
+		if (ret) {
+			rdt_last_cmd_puts("kernfs subdir error\n");
 			goto out_id_free;
+		}
 	}
 
 	goto out_unlock;
@@ -1902,6 +1988,9 @@ int __init rdtgroup_init(void)
 {
 	int ret = 0;
 
+	seq_buf_init(&last_cmd_status, last_cmd_status_buf,
+		     sizeof(last_cmd_status_buf));
+
 	ret = rdtgroup_setup_root();
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;