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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/26] Convert locks that can't sleep in -rt to raw_spinlock
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 04:24:29AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:26:30PM +0100, John Kacur wrote:
> > Thomas:
> >
> > Now that your changes that free up the raw_spinlock name are upstream.
> > (described below for other readers)
> >
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/365863/
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/366608/
> >
> > I wanted to forward port the preempt-rt patches that convert locks to
> > atomic_spinlocks (rt tree only) to the new scheme.
> >
> > The patches below are a result of that effort.
> > Please queue these up for 2.6.34 upstream, and please pull for preempt-rt
> >
> > You can pull them from
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jkacur/jk-2.6.git
> > jk/v2.6.33-rc3-raw-spinlocks
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > John Kacur (25):
> > xtime_lock: Convert atomic_seqlock to raw_seqlock, fix up all users
> > x86: Convert tlbstate_lock to raw_spinlock
> > sched: Convert thread_group_cputimer lock to raw_spinlock
> > x86: Convert ioapic_lock and vector_lock to raw_spinlocks
> > x86: Convert i8259A_lock to raw_spinlock
> > x86: Convert pci_config_lock to raw_spinlock
> > i8253: Convert i8253_lock to raw_spinlock
> > x86: Convert set_atomicity_lock to raw_spinlock
> > ACPI: Convert c3_lock to raw_spinlock
> > rtmutex: Convert wait_lock and pi_lock to raw_spinlock
> > printk: Convert lock to raw_spinlock
> > genirq: Convert locks to raw_spinlocks
> > trace: Convert various locks to raw_spinlock
> > clocksource: Convert watchdog_lock to raw_spinlock
> > timer_stats: Convert to raw_spinlocks
> > x86: kvm: Convert i8254/i8259 locks to raw_spinlock
> > x86 - nmi: Convert nmi_lock to raw_spinlock
> > cgroups: Convert cgroups release_list_lock to raw_spinlock
> > proportions: Convert spinlocks to raw_spinlocks.
> > percpu_counter: Convert to raw_spinlock
> > oprofile: Convert to raw_spinlock
> > vgacon: Convert vga console lock to raw_spinlock
> > pci-access: Convert pci_lock to raw_spinlock
> > kprobes: Convert to raw_spinlocks
> > softlockup: Convert to raw_spinlocks
> >
> > Thomas Gleixner (1):
> > seqlock: Create raw_seqlock
> >
> > arch/alpha/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/arm/kernel/time.c | 12 ++--
> > arch/arm/oprofile/common.c | 4 +-
> > arch/arm/oprofile/op_model_mpcore.c | 4 +-
> > arch/blackfin/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/cris/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/frv/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/h8300/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/ia64/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/ia64/xen/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/m32r/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/m68knommu/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/mips/include/asm/i8253.h | 2 +-
> > arch/mips/kernel/i8253.c | 14 ++--
> > arch/mn10300/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/parisc/kernel/time.c | 8 +-
> > arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/sparc/kernel/pcic.c | 8 +-
> > arch/sparc/kernel/time_32.c | 12 ++--
> > arch/x86/include/asm/i8253.h | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/include/asm/i8259.h | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/include/asm/pci_x86.h | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/kernel/apic/io_apic.c | 106 +++++++++++++++++-----------------
> > arch/x86/kernel/apic/nmi.c | 6 +-
> > arch/x86/kernel/apm_32.c | 4 +-
> > arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mtrr/generic.c | 6 +-
> > arch/x86/kernel/i8253.c | 14 ++--
> > arch/x86/kernel/i8259.c | 30 +++++-----
> > arch/x86/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > arch/x86/kernel/visws_quirks.c | 6 +-
> > arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c | 10 ++--
> > arch/x86/kvm/i8254.h | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/kvm/i8259.c | 30 +++++-----
> > arch/x86/kvm/irq.h | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/kvm/x86.c | 8 +-
> > arch/x86/mm/tlb.c | 8 +-
> > arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c | 4 +-
> > arch/x86/pci/common.c | 2 +-
> > arch/x86/pci/direct.c | 16 +++---
> > arch/x86/pci/mmconfig_32.c | 8 +-
> > arch/x86/pci/numaq_32.c | 8 +-
> > arch/x86/pci/pcbios.c | 8 +-
> > arch/xtensa/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
> > drivers/acpi/processor_idle.c | 10 ++--
> > drivers/block/hd.c | 4 +-
> > drivers/input/gameport/gameport.c | 4 +-
> > drivers/input/joystick/analog.c | 4 +-
> > drivers/input/misc/pcspkr.c | 6 +-
> > drivers/oprofile/event_buffer.c | 4 +-
> > drivers/oprofile/oprofilefs.c | 6 +-
> > drivers/pci/access.c | 34 ++++++------
> > drivers/video/console/vgacon.c | 42 +++++++-------
> > include/linux/init_task.h | 2 +-
> > include/linux/kprobes.h | 2 +-
> > include/linux/oprofile.h | 2 +-
> > include/linux/percpu_counter.h | 2 +-
> > include/linux/proportions.h | 6 +-
> > include/linux/ratelimit.h | 4 +-
> > include/linux/rtmutex.h | 2 +-
> > include/linux/sched.h | 4 +-
> > include/linux/seqlock.h | 86 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > include/linux/time.h | 2 +-
> > kernel/cgroup.c | 18 +++---
> > kernel/hrtimer.c | 8 +-
> > kernel/kprobes.c | 34 ++++++------
> > kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c | 8 +-
> > kernel/printk.c | 42 +++++++-------
> > kernel/sched_stats.h | 12 ++--
> > kernel/softlockup.c | 6 +-
> > kernel/time.c | 8 +-
> > kernel/time/clocksource.c | 26 ++++----
> > kernel/time/ntp.c | 8 +-
> > kernel/time/tick-common.c | 8 +-
> > kernel/time/tick-sched.c | 12 ++--
> > kernel/time/timekeeping.c | 50 ++++++++--------
> > kernel/time/timer_stats.c | 6 +-
> > kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c | 52 +++++++++---------
> > kernel/trace/trace.c | 10 ++--
> > kernel/trace/trace_irqsoff.c | 6 +-
> > lib/percpu_counter.c | 18 +++---
> > lib/proportions.c | 12 ++--
> > lib/ratelimit.c | 4 +-
> > sound/drivers/pcsp/pcsp.h | 2 +-
> > sound/drivers/pcsp/pcsp_input.c | 4 +-
> > sound/drivers/pcsp/pcsp_lib.c | 12 ++--
> > 85 files changed, 535 insertions(+), 457 deletions(-)
>
>
>
> Looking at this whole patchset. I have the feeling the
> changelogs don't tell us much about why we do that.
>
> I mean, I understand the general purpose of this patchset,
> but taken invidually, some of them make me stuck into
> existential questions.
>
> Could you just at least put a one liner detailed and
> individual clue in the changelogs that tells us why a
> pointed spinlock can not sleep in preempt_rt? And may
> be a comment in the code? There are places where it
> is pretty obvious, such as the rq lock. But some
> others...
>
> Or may be I'm just too ignorant and these sleeping
> in rt places are just simply damn too obvious to deserve
> any individual words... :-)
>
> Thanks.
>


And please add people working on these files in Cc.



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