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Subject[PATCH v2 4/4] kthread: use kthread_create_on_cpu()
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ksoftirqd, kworker, migration, and pktgend kthreads can be created with
kthread_create_on_cpu(), to get proper NUMA affinities for their stack
and task_struct.

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
---
kernel/softirq.c | 3 ++-
kernel/stop_machine.c | 4 ++--
kernel/workqueue.c | 4 ++--
net/core/pktgen.c | 3 ++-
4 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/softirq.c b/kernel/softirq.c
index 18f4be0..b2b7044 100644
--- a/kernel/softirq.c
+++ b/kernel/softirq.c
@@ -831,7 +831,8 @@ static int __cpuinit cpu_callback(struct notifier_block *nfb,
switch (action) {
case CPU_UP_PREPARE:
case CPU_UP_PREPARE_FROZEN:
- p = kthread_create(run_ksoftirqd, hcpu, "ksoftirqd/%d", hotcpu);
+ p = kthread_create_on_cpu(run_ksoftirqd, hcpu, hotcpu,
+ "ksoftirqd/%d", hotcpu);
if (IS_ERR(p)) {
printk("ksoftirqd for %i failed\n", hotcpu);
return notifier_from_errno(PTR_ERR(p));
diff --git a/kernel/stop_machine.c b/kernel/stop_machine.c
index 2df820b..7c0f287 100644
--- a/kernel/stop_machine.c
+++ b/kernel/stop_machine.c
@@ -301,8 +301,8 @@ static int __cpuinit cpu_stop_cpu_callback(struct notifier_block *nfb,
case CPU_UP_PREPARE:
BUG_ON(stopper->thread || stopper->enabled ||
!list_empty(&stopper->works));
- p = kthread_create(cpu_stopper_thread, stopper, "migration/%d",
- cpu);
+ p = kthread_create_on_cpu(cpu_stopper_thread, stopper, cpu,
+ "migration/%d", cpu);
if (IS_ERR(p))
return notifier_from_errno(PTR_ERR(p));
get_task_struct(p);
diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
index 90db1bd..c8feaf4 100644
--- a/kernel/workqueue.c
+++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
@@ -1318,8 +1318,8 @@ static struct worker *create_worker(struct global_cwq *gcwq, bool bind)
worker->id = id;

if (!on_unbound_cpu)
- worker->task = kthread_create(worker_thread, worker,
- "kworker/%u:%d", gcwq->cpu, id);
+ worker->task = kthread_create_on_cpu(worker_thread, worker, gcwq->cpu,
+ "kworker/%u:%d", gcwq->cpu, id);
else
worker->task = kthread_create(worker_thread, worker,
"kworker/u:%d", id);
diff --git a/net/core/pktgen.c b/net/core/pktgen.c
index 33bc382..c921fe9 100644
--- a/net/core/pktgen.c
+++ b/net/core/pktgen.c
@@ -3785,7 +3785,8 @@ static int __init pktgen_create_thread(int cpu)
list_add_tail(&t->th_list, &pktgen_threads);
init_completion(&t->start_done);

- p = kthread_create(pktgen_thread_worker, t, "kpktgend_%d", cpu);
+ p = kthread_create_on_cpu(pktgen_thread_worker, t, cpu,
+ "kpktgend_%d", cpu);
if (IS_ERR(p)) {
pr_err("kernel_thread() failed for cpu %d\n", t->cpu);
list_del(&t->th_list);



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