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SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip] sched: more sched_domain iterations fix
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On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 19:07 +0800, Xiaotian Feng wrote:
> sched_domain iterations needs to be protected by rcu_read_lock() now,
> this patch adds another two places which needs the rcu lock.

Changelog fails to mention how you found out about these.

> Signed-off-by: Xiaotian Feng <dfeng@redhat.com>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> ---
> kernel/sched_rt.c | 2 ++
> kernel/sched_stats.h | 2 ++
> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/sched_rt.c b/kernel/sched_rt.c
> index 19ecb31..901ed2a 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched_rt.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched_rt.c
> @@ -1282,7 +1282,9 @@ static struct rq *find_lock_lowest_rq(struct task_struct *task, struct rq *rq)
> int cpu;
>
> for (tries = 0; tries < RT_MAX_TRIES; tries++) {
> + rcu_read_lock();
> cpu = find_lowest_rq(task);
> + rcu_read_unlock();

I would put that inside find_lowest_rq() instead of around.

> if ((cpu == -1) || (cpu == rq->cpu))
> break;
> diff --git a/kernel/sched_stats.h b/kernel/sched_stats.h
> index 48ddf43..d25c8c1 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched_stats.h
> +++ b/kernel/sched_stats.h
> @@ -38,6 +38,7 @@ static int show_schedstat(struct seq_file *seq, void *v)
> #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> /* domain-specific stats */
> preempt_disable();
> + rcu_read_lock();
> for_each_domain(cpu, sd) {
> enum cpu_idle_type itype;
>
> @@ -64,6 +65,7 @@ static int show_schedstat(struct seq_file *seq, void *v)
> sd->ttwu_wake_remote, sd->ttwu_move_affine,
> sd->ttwu_move_balance);
> }
> + rcu_read_unlock();
> preempt_enable();

I suspect that those preempt_disable/enable are an attempt at
rcu_read_lock_sched() before that existed, which would suggest they are
now redundant.

> #endif
> }





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