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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 33/34] mm, slub: use migrate_disable() on PREEMPT_RT
On 2021-06-14 13:07:14 [+0200], Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT
> > +#define slub_get_cpu_ptr(var) get_cpu_ptr(var)
> > +#define slub_put_cpu_ptr(var) put_cpu_ptr(var)
>
> After Mel's report and bisect pointing to this patch, I realized I got the
> #ifdef wrong and it should be #ifnded

So if you got the ifdef wrong (and kept everything as-is) then you
tested the RT version on !RT. migrate_disable() behaves on !RT as on RT.
As per changelog you don't use migrate_disable() unconditionally because
it increases the overhead on !RT.
I haven't looked at the series and I have just this tiny question: why
did migrate_disable() crash for Mel on !RT and why do you expect that it
does not happen on PREEMPT_RT?

Sebastian

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