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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched/fair: Don't balance task to its current running CPU
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On 2023/5/30 18:15, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> On Mon, 29 May 2023 at 13:02, Yicong Yang <yangyicong@huawei.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Vincent,
>>
>> On 2023/5/26 18:34, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>>> On Fri, 26 May 2023 at 10:18, Yicong Yang <yangyicong@huawei.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 2023/5/25 23:13, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 24 May 2023 at 09:21, Yicong Yang <yangyicong@huawei.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: Yicong Yang <yangyicong@hisilicon.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We've run into the case that the balancer tries to balance a migration
>>>>>> disabled task and trigger the warning in set_task_cpu() like below:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ------------[ cut here ]------------
>>>>>> WARNING: CPU: 7 PID: 0 at kernel/sched/core.c:3115 set_task_cpu+0x188/0x240
>>>>>> Modules linked in: hclgevf xt_CHECKSUM ipt_REJECT nf_reject_ipv4 <...snip>
>>>>>> CPU: 7 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/7 Kdump: loaded Tainted: G O 6.1.0-rc4+ #1
>>>>>> Hardware name: Huawei TaiShan 2280 V2/BC82AMDC, BIOS 2280-V2 CS V5.B221.01 12/09/2021
>>>>>> pstate: 604000c9 (nZCv daIF +PAN -UAO -TCO -DIT -SSBS BTYPE=--)
>>>>>> pc : set_task_cpu+0x188/0x240
>>>>>> lr : load_balance+0x5d0/0xc60
>>>>>> sp : ffff80000803bc70
>>>>>> x29: ffff80000803bc70 x28: ffff004089e190e8 x27: ffff004089e19040
>>>>>> x26: ffff007effcabc38 x25: 0000000000000000 x24: 0000000000000001
>>>>>> x23: ffff80000803be84 x22: 000000000000000c x21: ffffb093e79e2a78
>>>>>> x20: 000000000000000c x19: ffff004089e19040 x18: 0000000000000000
>>>>>> x17: 0000000000001fad x16: 0000000000000030 x15: 0000000000000000
>>>>>> x14: 0000000000000003 x13: 0000000000000000 x12: 0000000000000000
>>>>>> x11: 0000000000000001 x10: 0000000000000400 x9 : ffffb093e4cee530
>>>>>> x8 : 00000000fffffffe x7 : 0000000000ce168a x6 : 000000000000013e
>>>>>> x5 : 00000000ffffffe1 x4 : 0000000000000001 x3 : 0000000000000b2a
>>>>>> x2 : 0000000000000b2a x1 : ffffb093e6d6c510 x0 : 0000000000000001
>>>>>> Call trace:
>>>>>> set_task_cpu+0x188/0x240
>>>>>> load_balance+0x5d0/0xc60
>>>>>> rebalance_domains+0x26c/0x380
>>>>>> _nohz_idle_balance.isra.0+0x1e0/0x370
>>>>>> run_rebalance_domains+0x6c/0x80
>>>>>> __do_softirq+0x128/0x3d8
>>>>>> ____do_softirq+0x18/0x24
>>>>>> call_on_irq_stack+0x2c/0x38
>>>>>> do_softirq_own_stack+0x24/0x3c
>>>>>> __irq_exit_rcu+0xcc/0xf4
>>>>>> irq_exit_rcu+0x18/0x24
>>>>>> el1_interrupt+0x4c/0xe4
>>>>>> el1h_64_irq_handler+0x18/0x2c
>>>>>> el1h_64_irq+0x74/0x78
>>>>>> arch_cpu_idle+0x18/0x4c
>>>>>> default_idle_call+0x58/0x194
>>>>>> do_idle+0x244/0x2b0
>>>>>> cpu_startup_entry+0x30/0x3c
>>>>>> secondary_start_kernel+0x14c/0x190
>>>>>> __secondary_switched+0xb0/0xb4
>>>>>> ---[ end trace 0000000000000000 ]---
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Further investigation shows that the warning is superfluous, the migration
>>>>>> disabled task is just going to be migrated to its current running CPU.
>>>>>> This is because that on load balance if the dst_cpu is not allowed by the
>>>>>> task, we'll re-select a new_dst_cpu as a candidate. If no task can be
>>>>>> balanced to dst_cpu we'll try to balance the task to the new_dst_cpu
>>>>>> instead. In this case when the migration disabled task is not on CPU it
>>>>>> only allows to run on its current CPU, load balance will select its
>>>>>> current CPU as new_dst_cpu and later triggers the the warning above.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This patch tries to solve this by not select the task's current running
>>>>>> CPU as new_dst_cpu in the load balance.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Yicong Yang <yangyicong@hisilicon.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> Thanks Valentin for the knowledge of migration disable. Previous discussion can
>>>>>> be found at
>>>>>> https://lore.kernel.org/all/20230313065759.39698-1-yangyicong@huawei.com/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> kernel/sched/fair.c | 3 ++-
>>>>>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>>>>> index 7a1b1f855b96..3c4f3a244c1d 100644
>>>>>> --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>>>>> +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>>>>> @@ -8456,7 +8456,8 @@ int can_migrate_task(struct task_struct *p, struct lb_env *env)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> /* Prevent to re-select dst_cpu via env's CPUs: */
>>>>>> for_each_cpu_and(cpu, env->dst_grpmask, env->cpus) {
>>>>>> - if (cpumask_test_cpu(cpu, p->cpus_ptr)) {
>>>>>> + if (cpumask_test_cpu(cpu, p->cpus_ptr) &&
>>>>>> + cpu != env->src_cpu) {
>>>>>
>>>>> So I'm a bit surprised that src_cpu can be part of the dst_grpmask and
>>>>> selected as new_dst_cpu. The only reason would be some numa
>>>>> overlapping domains. Is it the case for you ?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It's a 2P 4 NUMA machine, the groups in the top NUMA domains are overlapped, for example for CPU64:
>>>>
>>>> [ 3.147038] CPU64 attaching sched-domain(s):
>>>> [ 3.147040] domain-0: span=64-67 level=CLS
>>>> [ 3.147043] groups: 64:{ span=64 cap=1023 }, 65:{ span=65 cap=1023 }, 66:{ span=66 cap=1023 }, 67:{ span=67 }
>>>> [ 3.147056] domain-1: span=64-95 level=MC
>>>> [ 3.147059] groups: 64:{ span=64-67 cap=4093 }, 68:{ span=68-71 cap=4096 }, 72:{ span=72-75 cap=4096 }, 76:{ span=76-79 cap=4096 }, 80:{ span=80-83 cap=4096 }, 84:{ span=84-87 cap=4096 }, 88:{ span=88-91 cap=4096 }, 92:{ span=92-95 cap=4096 }
>>>> [ 3.147085] domain-2: span=64-127 level=NUMA
>>>> [ 3.147087] groups: 64:{ span=64-95 cap=32765 }, 96:{ span=96-127 cap=32767 }
>>>> [ 3.147095] domain-3: span=0-31,64-127 level=NUMA
>>>> [ 3.147098] groups: 64:{ span=64-127 cap=65532 }, 0:{ span=0-31 cap=32767 }
>>>> [ 3.147106] domain-4: span=0-127 level=NUMA
>>>> [ 3.147109] groups: 64:{ span=0-31,64-127 mask=64-95 cap=98300 }, 32:{ span=0-63 mask=32-63 cap=65531 }
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for confirming this.
>>>
>>> So I wonder if a better solution would be to make env->dst_grpmask =
>>> group_balance_cpu(sd->groups) instead of
>>> sched_group_span(sd->groups),. The behavior remains the same for non
>>> overlapping groups because group_balance_cpu(sd->groups) ==
>>> sched_group_span(sd->groups) in this case and for overlapping group,
>>> we will try to find a dst_cpu that is not contained in src/busiest
>>> group and the load balance will effectively pull load from the
>>> busiest_group
>>>
>>
>> I think this make sense to me. We've already limited the dst_cpu within the
>> group_balance_mask(sd->groups) in should_we_balance() for periodical balance
>> (but not for idle balance). The sg->sgc->cpumask is commented as "balance
>> mask", so only the cpus in sg->sgc->cpumask can pull the task in the load balance.
>> The newidle CPU maybe an exception, but also need to limit the new_dst_cpu
>> int the sg->sgc->cpumask.
>
> I think that will be okay. only cpus in sg->sgc->cpumask will make a
> change in the load_balance so we should use this mask
>

sure. I've sent a v2 verson following the suggestion here :)
https://lore.kernel.org/all/20230530082507.10444-1-yangyicong@huawei.com/

>>
>>>
>>>>>> env->flags |= LBF_DST_PINNED;
>>>>>> env->new_dst_cpu = cpu;
>>>>>> break;
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> 2.24.0
>>>>>>
>>>>> .
>>>>>
>>> .
>>>
> .
>

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