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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/9] rcu,tracing: Create trace_rcu_{enter,exit}()
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 03:44:44PM -0500, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:56:12AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> [...]
> > > > It might well be that I could make these functions be NMI-safe, but
> > > > rcu_prepare_for_idle() in particular would be a bit ugly at best.
> > > > So, before looking into that, I have a question. Given these proposed
> > > > changes, will rcu_nmi_exit_common() and rcu_nmi_enter_common() be able
> > > > to just use in_nmi()?
> > >
> > > That _should_ already be the case today. That is, if we end up in a
> > > tracer and in_nmi() is unreliable we're already screwed anyway.
> >
> > So something like this, then? This is untested, probably doesn't even
> > build, and could use some careful review from both Peter and Steve,
> > at least. As in the below is the second version of the patch, the first
> > having been missing a couple of important "!" characters.
>
> I removed the static from rcu_nmi_enter()/exit() as it is called from
> outside, that makes it build now. Updated below is Paul's diff. I also added
> NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() to rcu_nmi_exit() to match rcu_nmi_enter() since it seemed
> asymmetric.

My compiler complained about the static and the __always_inline, so I
fixed those. But please help me out on adding the NOKPROBE_SYMBOL()
to rcu_nmi_exit(). What bad thing happens if we leave this on only
rcu_nmi_enter()?

Thanx, Paul

> ---8<-----------------------
>
> diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> index d91c9156fab2e..bbcc7767f18ee 100644
> --- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> @@ -614,16 +614,18 @@ void rcu_user_enter(void)
> }
> #endif /* CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL */
>
> -/*
> +/**
> + * rcu_nmi_exit - inform RCU of exit from NMI context
> + *
> * If we are returning from the outermost NMI handler that interrupted an
> * RCU-idle period, update rdp->dynticks and rdp->dynticks_nmi_nesting
> * to let the RCU grace-period handling know that the CPU is back to
> * being RCU-idle.
> *
> - * If you add or remove a call to rcu_nmi_exit_common(), be sure to test
> + * If you add or remove a call to rcu_nmi_exit(), be sure to test
> * with CONFIG_RCU_EQS_DEBUG=y.
> */
> -static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_exit_common(bool irq)
> +__always_inline void rcu_nmi_exit(void)
> {
> struct rcu_data *rdp = this_cpu_ptr(&rcu_data);
>
> @@ -651,25 +653,15 @@ static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_exit_common(bool irq)
> trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("Startirq"), rdp->dynticks_nmi_nesting, 0, atomic_read(&rdp->dynticks));
> WRITE_ONCE(rdp->dynticks_nmi_nesting, 0); /* Avoid store tearing. */
>
> - if (irq)
> + if (!in_nmi())
> rcu_prepare_for_idle();
>
> rcu_dynticks_eqs_enter();
>
> - if (irq)
> + if (!in_nmi())
> rcu_dynticks_task_enter();
> }
> -
> -/**
> - * rcu_nmi_exit - inform RCU of exit from NMI context
> - *
> - * If you add or remove a call to rcu_nmi_exit(), be sure to test
> - * with CONFIG_RCU_EQS_DEBUG=y.
> - */
> -void rcu_nmi_exit(void)
> -{
> - rcu_nmi_exit_common(false);
> -}
> +NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(rcu_nmi_exit);
>
> /**
> * rcu_irq_exit - inform RCU that current CPU is exiting irq towards idle
> @@ -693,7 +685,7 @@ void rcu_nmi_exit(void)
> void rcu_irq_exit(void)
> {
> lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
> - rcu_nmi_exit_common(true);
> + rcu_nmi_exit();
> }
>
> /*
> @@ -777,7 +769,7 @@ void rcu_user_exit(void)
> #endif /* CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL */
>
> /**
> - * rcu_nmi_enter_common - inform RCU of entry to NMI context
> + * rcu_nmi_enter - inform RCU of entry to NMI context
> * @irq: Is this call from rcu_irq_enter?
> *
> * If the CPU was idle from RCU's viewpoint, update rdp->dynticks and
> @@ -786,10 +778,10 @@ void rcu_user_exit(void)
> * long as the nesting level does not overflow an int. (You will probably
> * run out of stack space first.)
> *
> - * If you add or remove a call to rcu_nmi_enter_common(), be sure to test
> + * If you add or remove a call to rcu_nmi_enter(), be sure to test
> * with CONFIG_RCU_EQS_DEBUG=y.
> */
> -static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_enter_common(bool irq)
> +__always_inline void rcu_nmi_enter(void)
> {
> long incby = 2;
> struct rcu_data *rdp = this_cpu_ptr(&rcu_data);
> @@ -807,12 +799,12 @@ static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_enter_common(bool irq)
> */
> if (rcu_dynticks_curr_cpu_in_eqs()) {
>
> - if (irq)
> + if (!in_nmi())
> rcu_dynticks_task_exit();
>
> rcu_dynticks_eqs_exit();
>
> - if (irq)
> + if (!in_nmi())
> rcu_cleanup_after_idle();
>
> incby = 1;
> @@ -834,14 +826,6 @@ static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_enter_common(bool irq)
> rdp->dynticks_nmi_nesting + incby);
> barrier();
> }
> -
> -/**
> - * rcu_nmi_enter - inform RCU of entry to NMI context
> - */
> -void rcu_nmi_enter(void)
> -{
> - rcu_nmi_enter_common(false);
> -}
> NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(rcu_nmi_enter);
>
> /**
> @@ -869,7 +853,7 @@ NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(rcu_nmi_enter);
> void rcu_irq_enter(void)
> {
> lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
> - rcu_nmi_enter_common(true);
> + rcu_nmi_enter();
> }
>
> /*

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