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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v4][RFC]: mutex: implement adaptive spinning
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On Wed, 2009-01-07 at 10:22 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> Peter, nice work!

Thanks!

> > + }
> > +
> > + if (!spin) {
> > + schedstat_inc(this_rq(), mtx_sched);
> > + __set_task_state(task, state);
>
> I still do not know why you set state here instead of in the mutex code.
> Yes, you prevent changing the state if we do not schedule, but there's
> nothing wrong with setting it before hand. We may even be able to cache
> the owner and keep the locking of the wait_lock out of here. But then I
> see that it may be used to protect the sched_stat counters.

I was about to say because we need task_rq(owner) and can only deref
owner while holding that lock, but I found a way around it by using
task_cpu() which is exported.

Compile tested only so far...

---
Index: linux-2.6/include/linux/sched.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/include/linux/sched.h
+++ linux-2.6/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -329,8 +329,8 @@ extern signed long schedule_timeout(sign
extern signed long schedule_timeout_interruptible(signed long timeout);
extern signed long schedule_timeout_killable(signed long timeout);
extern signed long schedule_timeout_uninterruptible(signed long timeout);
-extern void mutex_spin_or_schedule(struct mutex_waiter *waiter, long state,
- unsigned long *flags);
+extern void mutex_spin_or_schedule(struct mutex_waiter *waiter,
+ struct task_struct *owner, int cpu);
asmlinkage void schedule(void);

struct nsproxy;
Index: linux-2.6/kernel/mutex.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/kernel/mutex.c
+++ linux-2.6/kernel/mutex.c
@@ -12,7 +12,8 @@
*
* - Adaptive spinning for mutexes by Peter Zijlstra. (Ported to mainline
* from the -rt tree, where it was originally implemented for rtmutexes
- * by Steven Rostedt, based on work by Gregory Haskins.)
+ * by Steven Rostedt, based on work by Gregory Haskins, Peter Morreale
+ * and Sven Dietrich.
*
* Also see Documentation/mutex-design.txt.
*/
@@ -157,6 +158,9 @@ __mutex_lock_common(struct mutex *lock,
lock_contended(&lock->dep_map, ip);

for (;;) {
+ int cpu = 0;
+ struct task_struct *l_owner;
+
/*
* Lets try to take the lock again - this is needed even if
* we get here for the first time (shortly after failing to
@@ -184,8 +188,15 @@ __mutex_lock_common(struct mutex *lock,
return -EINTR;
}

- mutex_spin_or_schedule(&waiter, state, &flags);
+ __set_task_state(task, state);
+ l_owner = ACCESS_ONCE(lock->owner);
+ if (l_owner)
+ cpu = task_cpu(l_owner);
+ spin_unlock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, flags);
+ mutex_spin_or_schedule(&waiter, l_owner, cpu);
+ spin_lock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, flags);
}
+ __set_task_state(task, TASK_RUNNING);

done:
lock_acquired(&lock->dep_map, ip);
Index: linux-2.6/kernel/sched.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/kernel/sched.c
+++ linux-2.6/kernel/sched.c
@@ -4600,42 +4600,37 @@ pick_next_task(struct rq *rq, struct tas
}
}

-#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_MUTEXES
-# include "mutex-debug.h"
-#else
-# include "mutex.h"
-#endif
-
-void mutex_spin_or_schedule(struct mutex_waiter *waiter, long state,
- unsigned long *flags)
+void mutex_spin_or_schedule(struct mutex_waiter *waiter,
+ struct task_struct *owner, int cpu)
{
- struct mutex *lock = waiter->lock;
struct task_struct *task = waiter->task;
- struct task_struct *owner = lock->owner;
+ struct mutex *lock = waiter->lock;
struct rq *rq;
int spin = 0;

if (likely(sched_feat(MUTEX_SPIN) && owner)) {
- rq = task_rq(owner);
+ rq = cpu_rq(cpu);
spin = (rq->curr == owner);
}

if (!spin) {
+ preempt_disable();
schedstat_inc(this_rq(), mtx_sched);
- __set_task_state(task, state);
- spin_unlock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, *flags);
+ preempt_enable();
+
schedule();
- spin_lock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, *flags);
return;
}

+ preempt_disable();
schedstat_inc(this_rq(), mtx_spin);
- spin_unlock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, *flags);
+ preempt_enable();
+
for (;;) {
struct task_struct *l_owner;

/* Stop spinning when there's a pending signal. */
- if (signal_pending_state(state, task))
+ if (signal_pending_state(task->state, task))
break;

/* Mutex got unlocked, try to acquire. */
@@ -4666,7 +4661,6 @@ void mutex_spin_or_schedule(struct mutex
*/
cpu_relax();
}
- spin_lock_mutex(&lock->wait_lock, *flags);
}

/*


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