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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] sched: schedtop utility
Hi Peter,

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:27:14PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 10:50 +0530, Ankita Garg wrote:
>
> > Thanks Peter for the explanation...
> >
> > I agree with the above and that is the reason why I did not see weird
> > values with cpu_time. But, run_delay still would suffer skews as the end
> > points for delta could be taken on different cpus due to migration (more
> > so on RT kernel due to the push-pull operations). With the below patch,
> > I could not reproduce the issue I had seen earlier. After every dequeue,
> > we take the delta and start wait measurements from zero when moved to a
> > different rq.
>
> OK, so task delay delay accounting is broken because it doesn't take
> migration into account.
>
> What you've done is make it symmetric wrt enqueue, and account it like
>
> cpu0 cpu1
>
> enqueue
> <wait-d1>
> dequeue
> enqueue
> <wait-d2>
> run
>
> Where you add both d1 and d2 to the run_delay,.. right?
>

Thanks for reviewing the patch. The above is exactly what I have done.

> This seems like a good fix, however it looks like the patch will break
> compilation in !CONFIG_SCHEDSTATS && !CONFIG_TASK_DELAY_ACCT, of it
> failing to provide a stub for sched_info_dequeue() in that case.
>

Fixed. Pl. find the new patch below.

Signed-off-by: Ankita Garg <ankita@in.ibm.com>
Index: linux-2.6.24.4/kernel/sched.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.24.4.orig/kernel/sched.c 2008-06-05 13:31:53.000000000 +0530
+++ linux-2.6.24.4/kernel/sched.c 2008-07-01 14:03:58.000000000 +0530
@@ -948,6 +948,7 @@

static void dequeue_task(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p, int sleep)
{
+ sched_info_dequeued(p);
p->sched_class->dequeue_task(rq, p, sleep);
p->se.on_rq = 0;
}
Index: linux-2.6.24.4/kernel/sched_stats.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.24.4.orig/kernel/sched_stats.h 2008-06-05 13:31:53.000000000 +0530
+++ linux-2.6.24.4/kernel/sched_stats.h 2008-07-01 14:23:32.000000000 +0530
@@ -113,6 +113,13 @@
if (rq)
rq->rq_sched_info.cpu_time += delta;
}
+
+static inline void
+rq_sched_info_dequeued(struct rq *rq, unsigned long long delta)
+{
+ if (rq)
+ rq->rq_sched_info.run_delay += delta;
+}
# define schedstat_inc(rq, field) do { (rq)->field++; } while (0)
# define schedstat_add(rq, field, amt) do { (rq)->field += (amt); } while (0)
# define schedstat_set(var, val) do { var = (val); } while (0)
@@ -121,6 +128,9 @@
rq_sched_info_arrive(struct rq *rq, unsigned long long delta)
{}
static inline void
+rq_sched_info_dequeued(struct rq *rq, unsigned long long delta)
+{}
+static inline void
rq_sched_info_depart(struct rq *rq, unsigned long long delta)
{}
# define schedstat_inc(rq, field) do { } while (0)
@@ -129,6 +139,11 @@
#endif

#if defined(CONFIG_SCHEDSTATS) || defined(CONFIG_TASK_DELAY_ACCT)
+static inline void sched_info_reset_dequeued(struct task_struct *t)
+{
+ t->sched_info.last_queued = 0;
+}
+
/*
* Called when a process is dequeued from the active array and given
* the cpu. We should note that with the exception of interactive
@@ -138,15 +153,22 @@
* active queue, thus delaying tasks in the expired queue from running;
* see scheduler_tick()).
*
- * This function is only called from sched_info_arrive(), rather than
- * dequeue_task(). Even though a task may be queued and dequeued multiple
- * times as it is shuffled about, we're really interested in knowing how
- * long it was from the *first* time it was queued to the time that it
- * finally hit a cpu.
+ * Though we are interested in knowing how long it was from the *first* time a
+ * task was queued to the time that it finally hit a cpu, we call this routine
+ * from dequeue_task() to account for possible rq->clock skew across cpus. The
+ * delta taken on each cpu would annul the skew.
*/
static inline void sched_info_dequeued(struct task_struct *t)
{
- t->sched_info.last_queued = 0;
+ unsigned long long now = task_rq(t)->clock, delta = 0;
+
+ if(unlikely(sched_info_on()))
+ if(t->sched_info.last_queued)
+ delta = now - t->sched_info.last_queued;
+ sched_info_reset_dequeued(t);
+ t->sched_info.run_delay += delta;
+
+ rq_sched_info_dequeued(task_rq(t), delta);
}

/*
@@ -160,7 +182,7 @@

if (t->sched_info.last_queued)
delta = now - t->sched_info.last_queued;
- sched_info_dequeued(t);
+ sched_info_reset_dequeued(t);
t->sched_info.run_delay += delta;
t->sched_info.last_arrival = now;
t->sched_info.pcount++;
@@ -231,7 +253,9 @@
__sched_info_switch(prev, next);
}
#else
-#define sched_info_queued(t) do { } while (0)
-#define sched_info_switch(t, next) do { } while (0)
+#define sched_info_queued(t) do { } while (0)
+#define sched_info_reset_dequeued(t) do { } while (0)
+#define sched_info_dequeued(t) do { } while (0)
+#define sched_info_switch(t, next) do { } while (0)
#endif /* CONFIG_SCHEDSTATS || CONFIG_TASK_DELAY_ACCT */

--
Regards,
Ankita Garg (ankita@in.ibm.com)
Linux Technology Center
IBM India Systems & Technology Labs,
Bangalore, India


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