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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched/core: Clear the root_domain cpumasks in init_rootdomain()
On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 09:12:30PM +0800, Xunlei Pang wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
> On 12/02/2015 at 08:34 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 07:52:59PM +0800, Xunlei Pang wrote:
> >> The patch cleans the garbage by using zalloc_cpumask_var()
> >> instead of alloc_cpumask_var() for root_domain::rto_mask
> >> allocation, thereby addressing the issues.
> > How did you notice this? Also do we want to do the same for the kmalloc
>
> When doing review.

Nice, will you be looking for similar issues elsewhere in the scheduler
too?

> > in alloc_rootdomain() ?
>
> There is a "memset(rd, 0, sizeof(*rd))" in init_rootdomain(),
> so I don't think we need to do this in alloc_rootdomain().

Ah, right there is. Which also clears the mask for small systems.


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