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SubjectRe:[PATCH 1/4] sched/rt: Sum number of all children tasks in hierarhy at rt_nr_running
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> On 03/18/2014 05:14 PM, Kirill Tkhai wrote:
>
>> 18.03.2014, 15:08, "Preeti Murthy" <preeti.lkml@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 3:44 AM, Kirill Tkhai <tkhai@yandex.ru> wrote:
>>>
>>>> {inc,dec}_rt_tasks used to count entities which are directly queued
>>>> on rt_rq. If an entity was not a task (i.e., it is some queue), its
>>>> children were not counted.
>>>
>>> Its always the case that a task is queued right, never a sched entity?
>>
>> With patch applied, when sched entity is group queue, we add number of
>> its child tasks instead of "1".
>>
>>> When a task is queued, the nr_running of every rt_rq in the hierarchy
>>> of sched entities which are parents of this task is incremented by 1.
>>
>> Only if they had not had a queued task before.
>>
>>> Similar is with dequeue of a sched_entity. If the sched_entity has
>>> just 1 task on it, then its dequeued from its parent queue and its number
>>> decremented for every rq in the hierarchy. But you would
>>> never dequeue a sched_entity if it has more than 1 task in it. The
>>> granularity of enqueue and dequeue of sched_entities is one task
>>> at a time. You can extend this to enqueue and dequeue of a sched_entity
>>> only if it has just one task in its queue.
>>
>> We do not queue entites, which are empty. In __enqueue_rt_entity():
>>
>> if (group_rq && (rt_rq_throttled(group_rq) || !group_rq->rt_nr_running))
>> return;
>>
>> Where do you see a collision? Please explain, if so.
>
> Ok I went through the patchset more closely and I understand it better
> now. So this patchset targets the throttled rt runqueues specifically. I
> am sorry I missed this focal point. So this patch looks good to me.
>
> Reviewed-by: Preeti U Murthy <preeti@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Thanks, Preeti!

>>> Regards
>>> Preeti U Murthy
>>>
>>>> There is no problem here, but now we want to count number of all tasks
>>>> which are actually queued under the rt_rq in all the hierarhy (except
>>>> throttled rt queues).
>>>>
>>>> Empty queues are not able to be queued and all of the places, which
>>>> use rt_nr_running, just compare it with zero, so we do not break
>>>> anything here.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Kirill Tkhai <tkhai@yandex.ru>
>>>> CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
>>>> CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
>>>> ---
>>>> kernel/sched/rt.c | 15 +++++++++++++--
>>>> 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/kernel/sched/rt.c b/kernel/sched/rt.c
>>>> index d8cdf16..e4def13 100644
>>>> --- a/kernel/sched/rt.c
>>>> +++ b/kernel/sched/rt.c
>>>> @@ -1045,12 +1045,23 @@ void dec_rt_group(struct sched_rt_entity *rt_se, struct rt_rq *rt_rq) {}
>>>> #endif /* CONFIG_RT_GROUP_SCHED */
>>>>
>>>> static inline
>>>> +unsigned int rt_se_nr_running(struct sched_rt_entity *rt_se)
>>>> +{
>>>> + struct rt_rq *group_rq = group_rt_rq(rt_se);
>>>> +
>>>> + if (group_rq)
>>>> + return group_rq->rt_nr_running;
>>>> + else
>>>> + return 1;
>>>> +}
>>>> +
>>>> +static inline
>>>> void inc_rt_tasks(struct sched_rt_entity *rt_se, struct rt_rq *rt_rq)
>>>> {
>>>> int prio = rt_se_prio(rt_se);
>>>>
>>>> WARN_ON(!rt_prio(prio));
>>>> - rt_rq->rt_nr_running++;
>>>> + rt_rq->rt_nr_running += rt_se_nr_running(rt_se);
>>>>
>>>> inc_rt_prio(rt_rq, prio);
>>>> inc_rt_migration(rt_se, rt_rq);
>>>> @@ -1062,7 +1073,7 @@ void dec_rt_tasks(struct sched_rt_entity *rt_se, struct rt_rq *rt_rq)
>>>> {
>>>> WARN_ON(!rt_prio(rt_se_prio(rt_se)));
>>>> WARN_ON(!rt_rq->rt_nr_running);
>>>> - rt_rq->rt_nr_running--;
>>>> + rt_rq->rt_nr_running -= rt_se_nr_running(rt_se);
>>>>
>>>> dec_rt_prio(rt_rq, rt_se_prio(rt_se));
>>>> dec_rt_migration(rt_se, rt_rq);
>>>>
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