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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/4] Minimally invasive deadline wrap-around bugfix for SCHED_DEADLINE cpu heap
Hi,

On 19/07/16 11:44, Tommaso Cucinotta wrote:
> Current code in cpudeadline.c has a bug in re-heapifying when adding a
> new element at the end of the heap, because a deadline value of 0 is
> temporarily set in the new elem, then cpudl_change_key() is called
> with the actual elem deadline as param. However, the function compares
> the new deadline to set with the one previously in the elem, which is
> 0. So, if current absolute deadlines grew so much to have negative
> values as s64, the comparison in cpudl_change_key() makes the wrong
> decision. Instead, as from dl_time_before(), the kernel should handle
> correctly abs deadlines wrap-arounds.
>
> This patch fixes the problem with a minimally invasive change that
> forces cpudl_change_key() to heapify up in this case.
>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Juri Lelli <juri.lelli@arm.com>
> Cc: Luca Abeni <luca.abeni@unitn.it>
> Reviewed-by: Luca Abeni <luca.abeni@unitn.it>
> Signed-off-by: Tommaso Cucinotta <tommaso.cucinotta@sssup.it>
> ---
> kernel/sched/cpudeadline.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/sched/cpudeadline.c b/kernel/sched/cpudeadline.c
> index 5be5882..d418449 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched/cpudeadline.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/cpudeadline.c
> @@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ void cpudl_set(struct cpudl *cp, int cpu, u64 dl, int is_valid)
>
> if (old_idx == IDX_INVALID) {
> cp->size++;
> - cp->elements[cp->size - 1].dl = 0;
> + cp->elements[cp->size - 1].dl = dl;
> cp->elements[cp->size - 1].cpu = cpu;
> cp->elements[cpu].idx = cp->size - 1;
> cpudl_change_key(cp, cp->size - 1, dl);

Looks good. I'd only change the subject to something like:

sched/deadline: Wrap-around bugfix for cpu heap

Best,

- Juri

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