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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 15/26] sched, numa: Implement hotplug hooks
On 03/16/2012 08:10 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> start/stop numa balance threads on-demand using cpu-hotlpug.
>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> ---
> kernel/sched/numa.c | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
> 1 file changed, 55 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> --- a/kernel/sched/numa.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/numa.c
> @@ -596,31 +596,79 @@ static int numad_thread(void *data)
> return 0;
> }
>
> +static int __cpuinit
> +numa_hotplug(struct notifier_block *nb, unsigned long action, void *hcpu)
> +{
> + int cpu = (long)hcpu;
> + int node = cpu_to_node(cpu);
> + struct node_queue *nq = nq_of(node);
> + struct task_struct *numad;
> + int err = 0;
> +
> + switch (action & ~CPU_TASKS_FROZEN) {
> + case CPU_UP_PREPARE:
> + if (nq->numad)
> + break;
> +
> + numad = kthread_create_on_node(numad_thread,
> + nq, node, "numad/%d", node);
> + if (IS_ERR(numad)) {
> + err = PTR_ERR(numad);
> + break;
> + }
> +
> + nq->numad = numad;
> + nq->next_schedule = jiffies + HZ; // XXX sync-up?
> + break;
> +
> + case CPU_ONLINE:
> + wake_up_process(nq->numad);
> + break;
> +
> + case CPU_DEAD:
> + case CPU_UP_CANCELED:
> + if (!nq->numad)
> + break;
> +
> + if (cpumask_any_and(cpu_online_mask,
> + cpumask_of_node(node)) >= nr_cpu_ids) {
> + kthread_stop(nq->numad);
> + nq->numad = NULL;
> + }
> + break;
> + }
> +
> + return notifier_from_errno(err);
> +}
> +
> static __init int numa_init(void)
> {
> - int node;
> + int node, cpu, err;
>
> nqs = kzalloc(sizeof(struct node_queue*) * nr_node_ids, GFP_KERNEL);
> BUG_ON(!nqs);
>
> - for_each_node(node) { // XXX hotplug
> + for_each_node(node) {
> struct node_queue *nq = kmalloc_node(sizeof(*nq),
> GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO, node);
> BUG_ON(!nq);
>
> - nq->numad = kthread_create_on_node(numad_thread,
> - nq, node, "numad/%d", node);
> - BUG_ON(IS_ERR(nq->numad));
> -
> spin_lock_init(&nq->lock);
> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&nq->entity_list);
>
> nq->next_schedule = jiffies + HZ;
> nq->node = node;
> nqs[node] = nq;
> + }
>
> - wake_up_process(nq->numad);
> + get_online_cpus();
> + cpu_notifier(numa_hotplug, 0);


ABBA deadlock!

CPU 0 CPU1
echo 0/1 > /sys/devices/.../cpu*/online

acquire cpu_add_remove_lock

get_online_cpus()
acquire cpu_hotplug lock

Blocked on cpu hotplug lock

cpu_notifier()
acquire cpu_add_remove_lock

ABBA DEADLOCK!

[cpu_maps_update_begin/done() deal with cpu_add_remove_lock].

So, basically, at the moment there is no way to register a CPU Hotplug notifier
and do setup for all currently online cpus in a totally race-free manner.

One approach to fix this is to audit whether register_cpu_notifier() really needs
to take cpu_add_remove_lock and if no, then acquire cpu hotplug lock instead.

The other approach is to keep the existing lock ordering as it is and yet provide
a race-free way to register, as I had posted some time ago (incomplete/untested):

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1258880/focus=15826


> + for_each_online_cpu(cpu) {
> + err = numa_hotplug(NULL, CPU_UP_PREPARE, (void *)(long)cpu);
> + BUG_ON(notifier_to_errno(err));
> + numa_hotplug(NULL, CPU_ONLINE, (void *)(long)cpu);
> }
> + put_online_cpus();
>
> return 0;
> }
>
>


Regards,
Srivatsa S. Bhat



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