lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2011]   [May]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [BUG] "sched: Remove rq->lock from the first half of ttwu()" locks up on ARM
Peter,

On 5/26/2011 10:53 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> 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.
>
Are you planning send version of this patch for stable .39
too ?

Regards
Santosh


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2011-05-27 17:25    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans