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    Subject[PATCH 0/8] cputime: Full dynticks task/cputime accounting v6
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    Hi,

    This version fixes everything I had on the TODO list. I'm just not very
    happy with the dependency on CONFIG_64BIT. It is necessary because cputime_t
    maps to unsigned long long in order to implement a per nanosec granularity
    fitting in a reasonable range. And 32 bits archs can't read 64 bits cputime_t
    safely (they read low and high part separately, this can race against an update
    that does an arithmetic carry after incrementing the low part).
    Usual utime/stime/gtime/... are fine because they are protected with the
    new seqcount. But kernel_cpustat is not protected on the read side.

    I don't know what the right fix is. May be we could use per cpu spinlocks
    or seqlocks from both read/update side of kernel_cpustat. Hmm, or perhaps
    take curr_task(cpu)->vtime_seqlock before reading it. This requires rq
    lock though.

    Anyway I believe that specific issue can wait for now. The patchset is already
    complicated enough and it depends on context_tracking that is only implemented
    on x86-64 yet. I guess once that gets merged and we get a 32 arch to support
    the context_tracking, we can start to think about that.

    This set is pullable from:

    git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/linux-dynticks.git
    vtime/generic-v6

    Changes since v5:

    - Handle guest cputime
    - Handle idle tasks. Those were special because they don't start from schedule()
    so they need their own initializations.
    - Fix build error with CONFIG_IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING (thanks Wu Fenguang)
    - Depend on 64 bits archs to make kern_cpustat reading to be atomic

    Thanks.

    ---
    Frederic Weisbecker (8):
    context_tracking: Export context state for generic vtime
    cputime: Librarize per nsecs resolution cputime definitions
    cputime: Move default nsecs_to_cputime() to jiffies based cputime
    file
    cputime: Generic on-demand virtual cputime accounting
    cputime: Allow dynamic switch between tick/virtual based cputime
    accounting
    cputime: Use accessors to read task cputime stats
    kvm: Prepare to add generic guest entry/exit callbacks
    cputime: Safely read cputime of full dynticks CPUs

    arch/alpha/kernel/osf_sys.c | 6 +-
    arch/ia64/include/asm/cputime.h | 92 +--------
    arch/ia64/include/asm/thread_info.h | 4 +-
    arch/ia64/include/asm/xen/minstate.h | 2 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/asm-offsets.c | 2 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/entry.S | 16 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/fsys.S | 4 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/head.S | 4 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/ivt.S | 8 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/minstate.h | 2 +-
    arch/ia64/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
    arch/powerpc/configs/chroma_defconfig | 2 +-
    arch/powerpc/configs/corenet64_smp_defconfig | 2 +-
    arch/powerpc/configs/pasemi_defconfig | 2 +-
    arch/powerpc/include/asm/cputime.h | 6 +-
    arch/powerpc/include/asm/lppaca.h | 2 +-
    arch/powerpc/include/asm/ppc_asm.h | 4 +-
    arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S | 4 +-
    arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c | 4 +-
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dtl.c | 6 +-
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/setup.c | 6 +-
    arch/s390/kernel/vtime.c | 6 +-
    arch/x86/kernel/apm_32.c | 11 +-
    drivers/isdn/mISDN/stack.c | 7 +-
    fs/binfmt_elf.c | 8 +-
    fs/binfmt_elf_fdpic.c | 7 +-
    fs/proc/array.c | 4 +-
    include/asm-generic/cputime.h | 66 +-----
    include/asm-generic/cputime_jiffies.h | 72 ++++++
    include/asm-generic/cputime_nsecs.h | 104 +++++++++
    include/linux/context_tracking.h | 28 +++
    include/linux/hardirq.h | 4 +-
    include/linux/init_task.h | 11 +
    include/linux/kernel_stat.h | 2 +-
    include/linux/kvm_host.h | 55 ++++-
    include/linux/sched.h | 40 ++++
    include/linux/tsacct_kern.h | 3 +
    include/linux/vtime.h | 59 ++++--
    init/Kconfig | 23 ++-
    kernel/acct.c | 6 +-
    kernel/context_tracking.c | 41 ++--
    kernel/cpu.c | 4 +-
    kernel/delayacct.c | 7 +-
    kernel/exit.c | 10 +-
    kernel/fork.c | 6 +
    kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c | 28 ++-
    kernel/sched/core.c | 1 +
    kernel/sched/cputime.c | 298 +++++++++++++++++++++++---
    kernel/signal.c | 12 +-
    kernel/softirq.c | 6 +-
    kernel/time/tick-sched.c | 5 +-
    kernel/tsacct.c | 44 +++-
    52 files changed, 840 insertions(+), 320 deletions(-)
    create mode 100644 include/asm-generic/cputime_jiffies.h
    create mode 100644 include/asm-generic/cputime_nsecs.h

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    1.7.5.4



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