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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched: generalize CONFIG_IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING for X86 and ARM
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On Mon, 2012-02-20 at 10:04 +0400, Dmitry Antipov wrote:
> Generalize CONFIG_IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING between X86 and
> ARM, move "noirqtime=" option to common debugging code.
> For a bit of backward compatibility, X86-specific option
> "tsc=noirqtime" is preserved, but issues a warning.
>
> Suggested-by: Yong Zhang <yong.zhang0@gmail.com>
> Suggested-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
> Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> Acked-by: Venkatesh Pallipadi <venki@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Antipov <dmitry.antipov@linaro.org>

Thanks for Cc'ing me (maintainer) and Venki (original author of the
stuff) :-)


> diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
> index 7d379a6..9b13f79 100644
> --- a/include/linux/sched.h
> +++ b/include/linux/sched.h
> @@ -1961,13 +1961,16 @@ extern void sched_clock_idle_wakeup_event(u64 delta_ns);
> #endif
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING
> -/*
> - * An i/f to runtime opt-in for irq time accounting based off of sched_clock.
> - * The reason for this explicit opt-in is not to have perf penalty with
> - * slow sched_clocks.
> - */
> -extern void enable_sched_clock_irqtime(void);
> -extern void disable_sched_clock_irqtime(void);
> +extern int sched_clock_irqtime;
> +static inline void enable_sched_clock_irqtime(void)
> +{
> + if (sched_clock_irqtime == -1)
> + sched_clock_irqtime = 1;
> +}
> +static inline void disable_sched_clock_irqtime(void)
> +{
> + sched_clock_irqtime = 0;
> +}
> #else
> static inline void enable_sched_clock_irqtime(void) {}
> static inline void disable_sched_clock_irqtime(void) {}

Please keep them out-of-line, its not a fast path and it avoids having
to expose the state variable.

> diff --git a/kernel/sched/core.c b/kernel/sched/core.c
> index 5255c9d..4e7a197 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/core.c
> @@ -757,18 +757,21 @@ static DEFINE_PER_CPU(u64, cpu_hardirq_time);
> static DEFINE_PER_CPU(u64, cpu_softirq_time);
>
> static DEFINE_PER_CPU(u64, irq_start_time);
> -static int sched_clock_irqtime;
>
> -void enable_sched_clock_irqtime(void)
> -{
> - sched_clock_irqtime = 1;
> -}
> +/*
> + * -1 if not initialized, 0 if disabled with "noirqtime" kernel option
> + * or after unstable clock was detected, 1 if enabled and active.
> + */

You forgot to explain what you need the tri-state for.

> +__read_mostly int sched_clock_irqtime = -1;
>
> -void disable_sched_clock_irqtime(void)
> +static int __init irqtime_setup(char *str)
> {
> sched_clock_irqtime = 0;
> + return 1;
> }
>
> +__setup("noirqtime", irqtime_setup);
> +
> #ifndef CONFIG_64BIT
> static DEFINE_PER_CPU(seqcount_t, irq_time_seq);

Other than that no real objections.. I guess.


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