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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/4] Minimally invasive deadline wrap-around bugfix for SCHED_DEADLINE cpu heap
On 01/08/16 12:43, Juri Lelli wrote:
> 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
>

and please remove linux-dl mailing list from future postings. It's
subscribers only, and practically dead (AFAIK).

Thanks,

- Juri

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