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Subject[PATCH] sched/fair: do not announce throttled next buddy in dequeue_task_fair
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Hierarchy could be already throttled at this point. Throttled next
buddy could trigger null pointer dereference in pick_next_task_fair().

Signed-off-by: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: Stable <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v3.2+
---
kernel/sched/fair.c | 9 ++++-----
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index fe809fe169d2..3c6b038cb734 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -4519,15 +4519,14 @@ static void dequeue_task_fair(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p, int flags)

/* Don't dequeue parent if it has other entities besides us */
if (cfs_rq->load.weight) {
+ /* avoid re-evaluating load for this entity */
+ se = parent_entity(se);
/*
* Bias pick_next to pick a task from this cfs_rq, as
* p is sleeping when it is within its sched_slice.
*/
- if (task_sleep && parent_entity(se))
- set_next_buddy(parent_entity(se));
-
- /* avoid re-evaluating load for this entity */
- se = parent_entity(se);
+ if (task_sleep && se && !throttled_hierarchy(cfs_rq))
+ set_next_buddy(se);
break;
}
flags |= DEQUEUE_SLEEP;
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