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SubjectRe: Severe performance regression w/ 4.4+ on Android due to cgroup locking changes
On 07/14, John Stultz wrote:
> So I am seeing synchronize_sched called, and its taking the
> !rcu_gp_is_expedited path when I see the particularly bad latencies.
> I wonder if I just mucked up applying the patch?

Probably yes...

Just in case, could you try the patch below? Of course, without other
optimizations from Peter, this change makes cgroup_threadgroup_rwsem
much worse than a plain rw_semaphore.


--- x/kernel/cgroup.c
+++ x/kernel/cgroup.c
@@ -5605,6 +5605,8 @@ int __init cgroup_init(void)
BUG_ON(cgroup_init_cftypes(NULL, cgroup_dfl_base_files));
BUG_ON(cgroup_init_cftypes(NULL, cgroup_legacy_base_files));

+ rcu_sync_enter(&cgroup_threadgroup_rwsem.rss);

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