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Subject[tip:sched/core] sched: Avoid throttle_cfs_rq() racing with period_timer stopping
Commit-ID:  f9f9ffc237dd924f048204e8799da74f9ecf40cf
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/f9f9ffc237dd924f048204e8799da74f9ecf40cf
Author: Ben Segall <bsegall@google.com>
AuthorDate: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:16:32 -0700
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:02:32 +0100

sched: Avoid throttle_cfs_rq() racing with period_timer stopping

throttle_cfs_rq() doesn't check to make sure that period_timer is running,
and while update_curr/assign_cfs_runtime does, a concurrently running
period_timer on another cpu could cancel itself between this cpu's
update_curr and throttle_cfs_rq(). If there are no other cfs_rqs running
in the tg to restart the timer, this causes the cfs_rq to be stranded
forever.

Fix this by calling __start_cfs_bandwidth() in throttle if the timer is
inactive.

(Also add some sched_debug lines for cfs_bandwidth.)

Tested: make a run/sleep task in a cgroup, loop switching the cgroup
between 1ms/100ms quota and unlimited, checking for timer_active=0 and
throttled=1 as a failure. With the throttle_cfs_rq() change commented out
this fails, with the full patch it passes.

Signed-off-by: Ben Segall <bsegall@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: pjt@google.com
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20131016181632.22647.84174.stgit@sword-of-the-dawn.mtv.corp.google.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
kernel/sched/debug.c | 8 ++++++++
kernel/sched/fair.c | 2 ++
2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/debug.c b/kernel/sched/debug.c
index e6ba5e3..5c34d18 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/debug.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/debug.c
@@ -229,6 +229,14 @@ void print_cfs_rq(struct seq_file *m, int cpu, struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq)
atomic_read(&cfs_rq->tg->runnable_avg));
#endif
#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_CFS_BANDWIDTH
+ SEQ_printf(m, " .%-30s: %d\n", "tg->cfs_bandwidth.timer_active",
+ cfs_rq->tg->cfs_bandwidth.timer_active);
+ SEQ_printf(m, " .%-30s: %d\n", "throttled",
+ cfs_rq->throttled);
+ SEQ_printf(m, " .%-30s: %d\n", "throttle_count",
+ cfs_rq->throttle_count);
+#endif

#ifdef CONFIG_FAIR_GROUP_SCHED
print_cfs_group_stats(m, cpu, cfs_rq->tg);
diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index 0923ab2..41c02b6 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -3112,6 +3112,8 @@ static void throttle_cfs_rq(struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq)
cfs_rq->throttled_clock = rq_clock(rq);
raw_spin_lock(&cfs_b->lock);
list_add_tail_rcu(&cfs_rq->throttled_list, &cfs_b->throttled_cfs_rq);
+ if (!cfs_b->timer_active)
+ __start_cfs_bandwidth(cfs_b);
raw_spin_unlock(&cfs_b->lock);
}


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