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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] tick/sched: update full_nohz status after SCHED dep is cleared
On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 02:36:51PM +0200, Juri Lelli wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 16/06/20 22:46, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 08:57:57AM +0200, Juri Lelli wrote:
> > > Sure. Let me know if you find anything.
> >
> > I managed to reproduce. With "threadirqs" and without
> > "tsc=reliable". I see tons of spurious TIMER softirqs.
> > Investigation begins! I'll let you know.
>
> Gentle ping. Any new findings about this issue?

Yep, I'm working on a series to reduce timer softirqs. I'm almost
done, should post it soon.

I believe you guessed right:

* Timer tick raises timer softirq
* Ksoftirqd wakes up, restarts the tick
* Timer tick raises timer softirq
* ...

Thanks.

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