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SubjectRe: [BUG] "sched: Remove rq->lock from the first half of ttwu()" locks up on ARM
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On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 19:17 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 19:04 +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > On 05/26, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > >
> > > @@ -2636,7 +2636,8 @@ try_to_wake_up(struct task_struct *p, unsigned int state, int wake_flags)
> > > * to spin on ->on_cpu if p is current, since that would
> > > * deadlock.
> > > */
> > > - if (p == current) {
> > > + if (cpu == smp_processor_id()) {
> > > + p->sched_contributes_to_load = 0;
> > > ttwu_queue(p, cpu);
> >
> > Btw. I do not pretend I really understand se->vruntime, but in this
> > case we are doing enqueue_task() without ->task_waking(), however we
> > pass ENQUEUE_WAKING. Is it correct?
>
> No its not, that's the thing that I got wrong the first time and caused
> these pauses.

We'd end up with something like the below, which isn't too different
from what I've now got queued.

It has the extra cpu == smp_processor_id() check, but I'm not sure this
whole case is worth the trouble. I could go stick some counters in to
verify how often all this happens I guess.

---
arch/x86/include/asm/system.h | 2 ++
kernel/sched.c | 14 +++++++++++---
kernel/sched_debug.c | 7 +++++++
3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/system.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/system.h
index c2ff2a1..2c597e8 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/system.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/system.h
@@ -10,6 +10,8 @@
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/irqflags.h>

+#define __ARCH_WANT_INTERRUPTS_ON_CTXSW
+
/* entries in ARCH_DLINFO: */
#if defined(CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION) || !defined(CONFIG_X86_64)
# define AT_VECTOR_SIZE_ARCH 2
diff --git a/kernel/sched.c b/kernel/sched.c
index 2d12893..e4f7a9f 100644
--- a/kernel/sched.c
+++ b/kernel/sched.c
@@ -2636,9 +2636,17 @@ try_to_wake_up(struct task_struct *p, unsigned int state, int wake_flags)
* to spin on ->on_cpu if p is current, since that would
* deadlock.
*/
- if (p == current) {
- ttwu_queue(p, cpu);
- goto stat;
+ if (cpu == smp_processor_id()) {
+ struct rq *rq;
+
+ rq = __task_rq_lock(p);
+ if (p->on_cpu) {
+ ttwu_activate(rq, p, ENQUEUE_WAKEUP);
+ ttwu_do_wakeup(rq, p, wake_flags);
+ __task_rq_unlock(rq);
+ goto stat;
+ }
+ __task_rq_unlock(rq);
}
#endif
cpu_relax();
diff --git a/kernel/sched_debug.c b/kernel/sched_debug.c
index a6710a1..f0ff1de 100644
--- a/kernel/sched_debug.c
+++ b/kernel/sched_debug.c
@@ -332,6 +332,13 @@ static int sched_debug_show(struct seq_file *m, void *v)
(int)strcspn(init_utsname()->version, " "),
init_utsname()->version);

+#ifdef __ARCH_WANT_INTERRUPTS_ON_CTXSW
+ SEQ_printf(m, "__ARCH_WANT_INTERRUPTS_ON_CTXSW\n");
+#endif
+#ifdef __ARCH_WANT_UNLOCKED_CTXSW
+ SEQ_printf(m, "__ARCH_WANT_UNLOCKED_CTXSW\n");
+#endif
+
#define P(x) \
SEQ_printf(m, "%-40s: %Ld\n", #x, (long long)(x))
#define PN(x) \



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