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Subject[tip:sched/urgent] sched/numa: Fix a possible divide-by-zero
Commit-ID:  993efef2483bde15fd33ec5fba5464597c2d8124
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/993efef2483bde15fd33ec5fba5464597c2d8124
Author: Xie XiuQi <xiexiuqi@huawei.com>
AuthorDate: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:34:16 +0800
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:58:35 +0200

sched/numa: Fix a possible divide-by-zero

sched_clock_cpu() may not be consistent between CPUs. If a task
migrates to another CPU, then se.exec_start is set to that CPU's
rq_clock_task() by update_stats_curr_start(). Specifically, the new
value might be before the old value due to clock skew.

So then if in numa_get_avg_runtime() the expression:

'now - p->last_task_numa_placement'

ends up as -1, then the divider '*period + 1' in task_numa_placement()
is 0 and things go bang. Similar to update_curr(), check if time goes
backwards to avoid this.

[ peterz: Wrote new changelog. ]
[ mingo: Tweaked the code comment. ]

Signed-off-by: Xie XiuQi <xiexiuqi@huawei.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: cj.chengjian@huawei.com
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190425080016.GX11158@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
kernel/sched/fair.c | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index a4d9e14bf138..35f3ea375084 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -2007,6 +2007,10 @@ static u64 numa_get_avg_runtime(struct task_struct *p, u64 *period)
if (p->last_task_numa_placement) {
delta = runtime - p->last_sum_exec_runtime;
*period = now - p->last_task_numa_placement;
+
+ /* Avoid time going backwards, prevent potential divide error: */
+ if (unlikely((s64)*period < 0))
+ *period = 0;
} else {
delta = p->se.avg.load_sum;
*period = LOAD_AVG_MAX;
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