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2014-02-13timekeeping: Avoid possible deadlock from clock_was_set_delayedJohn Stultz
commit 6fdda9a9c5db367130cf32df5d6618d08b89f46a upstream. As part of normal operaions, the hrtimer subsystem frequently calls into the timekeeping code, creating a locking order of hrtimer locks -> timekeeping locks clock_was_set_delayed() was suppoed to allow us to avoid deadlocks between the timekeeping the hrtimer subsystem, so that we could notify the hrtimer subsytem the time had changed while holding the timekeeping locks. This was done by scheduling delayed work that would run later once we were out of the timekeeing code. But unfortunately the lock chains are complex enoguh that in scheduling delayed work, we end up eventually trying to grab an hrtimer lock. Sasha Levin noticed this in testing when the new seqlock lockdep enablement triggered the following (somewhat abrieviated) message: [ 251.100221] ====================================================== [ 251.100221] [ INFO: possible circular locking dependency detected ] [ 251.100221] 3.13.0-rc2-next-20131206-sasha-00005-g8be2375-dirty #4053 Not tainted [ 251.101967] ------------------------------------------------------- [ 251.101967] kworker/10:1/4506 is trying to acquire lock: [ 251.101967] (timekeeper_seq){----..}, at: [<ffffffff81160e96>] retrigger_next_event+0x56/0x70 [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] but task is already holding lock: [ 251.101967] (hrtimer_bases.lock#11){-.-...}, at: [<ffffffff81160e7c>] retrigger_next_event+0x3c/0x70 [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] which lock already depends on the new lock. [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] the existing dependency chain (in reverse order) is: [ 251.101967] -> #5 (hrtimer_bases.lock#11){-.-...}: [snipped] -> #4 (&rt_b->rt_runtime_lock){-.-...}: [snipped] -> #3 (&rq->lock){-.-.-.}: [snipped] -> #2 (&p->pi_lock){-.-.-.}: [snipped] -> #1 (&(&pool->lock)->rlock){-.-...}: [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81194803>] validate_chain+0x6c3/0x7b0 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81194d9d>] __lock_acquire+0x4ad/0x580 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81194ff2>] lock_acquire+0x182/0x1d0 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff84398500>] _raw_spin_lock+0x40/0x80 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81153e69>] __queue_work+0x1a9/0x3f0 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81154168>] queue_work_on+0x98/0x120 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff81161351>] clock_was_set_delayed+0x21/0x30 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff811c4bd1>] do_adjtimex+0x111/0x160 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff811e2711>] compat_sys_adjtimex+0x41/0x70 [ 251.101967] [<ffffffff843a4b49>] ia32_sysret+0x0/0x5 [ 251.101967] -> #0 (timekeeper_seq){----..}: [snipped] [ 251.101967] other info that might help us debug this: [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] Chain exists of: timekeeper_seq --> &rt_b->rt_runtime_lock --> hrtimer_bases.lock#11 [ 251.101967] Possible unsafe locking scenario: [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] CPU0 CPU1 [ 251.101967] ---- ---- [ 251.101967] lock(hrtimer_bases.lock#11); [ 251.101967] lock(&rt_b->rt_runtime_lock); [ 251.101967] lock(hrtimer_bases.lock#11); [ 251.101967] lock(timekeeper_seq); [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] *** DEADLOCK *** [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] 3 locks held by kworker/10:1/4506: [ 251.101967] #0: (events){.+.+.+}, at: [<ffffffff81154960>] process_one_work+0x200/0x530 [ 251.101967] #1: (hrtimer_work){+.+...}, at: [<ffffffff81154960>] process_one_work+0x200/0x530 [ 251.101967] #2: (hrtimer_bases.lock#11){-.-...}, at: [<ffffffff81160e7c>] retrigger_next_event+0x3c/0x70 [ 251.101967] [ 251.101967] stack backtrace: [ 251.101967] CPU: 10 PID: 4506 Comm: kworker/10:1 Not tainted 3.13.0-rc2-next-20131206-sasha-00005-g8be2375-dirty #4053 [ 251.101967] Workqueue: events clock_was_set_work So the best solution is to avoid calling clock_was_set_delayed() while holding the timekeeping lock, and instead using a flag variable to decide if we should call clock_was_set() once we've released the locks. This works for the case here, where the do_adjtimex() was the deadlock trigger point. Unfortuantely, in update_wall_time() we still hold the jiffies lock, which would deadlock with the ipi triggered by clock_was_set(), preventing us from calling it even after we drop the timekeeping lock. So instead call clock_was_set_delayed() at that point. Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Reported-by: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Tested-by: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2014-02-13timekeeping: Fix missing timekeeping_update in suspend pathJohn Stultz
commit 330a1617b0a6268d427aa5922c94d082b1d3e96d upstream. Since 48cdc135d4840 (Implement a shadow timekeeper), we have to call timekeeping_update() after any adjustment to the timekeeping structure in order to make sure that any adjustments to the structure persist. In the timekeeping suspend path, we udpate the timekeeper structure, so we should be sure to update the shadow-timekeeper before releasing the timekeeping locks. Currently this isn't done. In most cases, the next time related code to run would be timekeeping_resume, which does update the shadow-timekeeper, but in an abundence of caution, this patch adds the call to timekeeping_update() in the suspend path. Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2014-02-13timekeeping: Fix CLOCK_TAI timer/nanosleep delaysJohn Stultz
commit 04005f6011e3b504cd4d791d9769f7cb9a3b2eae upstream. A think-o in the calculation of the monotonic -> tai time offset results in CLOCK_TAI timers and nanosleeps to expire late (the latency is ~2x the tai offset). Fix this by adding the tai offset from the realtime offset instead of subtracting. Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2014-02-13timekeeping: Fix lost updates to tai adjustmentJohn Stultz
commit f55c07607a38f84b5c7e6066ee1cfe433fa5643c upstream. Since 48cdc135d4840 (Implement a shadow timekeeper), we have to call timekeeping_update() after any adjustment to the timekeeping structure in order to make sure that any adjustments to the structure persist. Unfortunately, the updates to the tai offset via adjtimex do not trigger this update, causing adjustments to the tai offset to be made and then over-written by the previous value at the next update_wall_time() call. This patch resovles the issue by calling timekeeping_update() right after setting the tai offset. Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-11time: Fix 1ns/tick drift w/ GENERIC_TIME_VSYSCALL_OLDMartin Schwidefsky
commit 4be77398ac9d948773116b6be4a3c91b3d6ea18c upstream. Since commit 1e75fa8be9f (time: Condense timekeeper.xtime into xtime_sec - merged in v3.6), there has been an problem with the error accounting in the timekeeping code, such that when truncating to nanoseconds, we round up to the next nsec, but the balancing adjustment to the ntp_error value was dropped. This causes 1ns per tick drift forward of the clock. In 3.7, this logic was isolated to only GENERIC_TIME_VSYSCALL_OLD architectures (s390, ia64, powerpc). The fix is simply to balance the accounting and to subtract the added nanosecond from ntp_error. This allows the internal long-term clock steering to keep the clock accurate. While this fix removes the regression added in 1e75fa8be9f, the ideal solution is to move away from GENERIC_TIME_VSYSCALL_OLD and use the new VSYSCALL method, which avoids entirely the nanosecond granular rounding, and the resulting short-term clock adjustment oscillation needed to keep long term accurate time. [ jstultz: Many thanks to Martin for his efforts identifying this subtle bug, and providing the fix. ] Originally-from: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> Cc: Paul Turner <pjt@google.com> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com> Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1385149491-20307-1-git-send-email-john.stultz@linaro.org Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-08ntp: Make periodic RTC update more reliableMiroslav Lichvar
commit a97ad0c4b447a132a322cedc3a5f7fa4cab4b304 upstream. The current code requires that the scheduled update of the RTC happens in the closest tick to the half of the second. This seems to be difficult to achieve reliably. The scheduled work may be missing the target time by a tick or two and be constantly rescheduled every second. Relax the limit to 10 ticks. As a typical RTC drifts in the 11-minute update interval by several milliseconds, this shouldn't affect the overall accuracy of the RTC much. Signed-off-by: Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@fedoraproject.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-08clockevents: Prefer CPU local devices over global devicesStephen Boyd
commit 70e5975d3a04be5479a28eec4a2fb10f98ad2785 upstream. On an SMP system with only one global clockevent and a dummy clockevent per CPU we run into problems. We want the dummy clockevents to be registered as the per CPU tick devices, but we can only achieve that if we register the dummy clockevents before the global clockevent or if we artificially inflate the rating of the dummy clockevents to be higher than the rating of the global clockevent. Failure to do so leads to boot hangs when the dummy timers are registered on all other CPUs besides the CPU that accepted the global clockevent as its tick device and there is no broadcast timer to poke the dummy devices. If we're registering multiple clockevents and one clockevent is global and the other is local to a particular CPU we should choose to use the local clockevent regardless of the rating of the device. This way, if the clockevent is a dummy it will take the tick device duty as long as there isn't a higher rated tick device and any global clockevent will be bumped out into broadcast mode, fixing the problem described above. Reported-and-tested-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@codeaurora.org> Tested-by: soren.brinkmann@xilinx.com Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130613183950.GA32061@codeaurora.org Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-08clockevents: Split out selection logicThomas Gleixner
commit 45cb8e01b2ecef1c2afb18333e95793fa1a90281 upstream. Split out the clockevent device selection logic. Preparatory patch to allow unbinding active clockevent devices. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@gmail.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130425143436.431796247@linutronix.de Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-08clockevents: Add module refcountThomas Gleixner
commit ccf33d6880f39a35158fff66db13000ae4943fac upstream. We want to be able to remove clockevent modules as well. Add a refcount so we don't remove a module with an active clock event device. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@gmail.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130425143436.307435149@linutronix.de Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-08clockevents: Get rid of the notifier chainThomas Gleixner
commit 7172a286ced0c1f4f239a0fa09db54ed37d3ead2 upstream. 7+ years and still a single user. Kill it. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@gmail.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130425143436.098520211@linutronix.de Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-12-04alarmtimer: return EINVAL instead of ENOTSUPP if rtcdev doesn't existKOSAKI Motohiro
commit 98d6f4dd84a134d942827584a3c5f67ffd8ec35f upstream. Fedora Ruby maintainer reported latest Ruby doesn't work on Fedora Rawhide on ARM. (http://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/9008) Because of, commit 1c6b39ad3f (alarmtimers: Return -ENOTSUPP if no RTC device is present) intruduced to return ENOTSUPP when clock_get{time,res} can't find a RTC device. However this is incorrect. First, ENOTSUPP isn't exported to userland (ENOTSUP or EOPNOTSUP are the closest userland equivlents). Second, Posix and Linux man pages agree that clock_gettime and clock_getres should return EINVAL if clk_id argument is invalid. While the arugment that the clockid is valid, but just not supported on this hardware could be made, this is just a technicality that doesn't help userspace applicaitons, and only complicates error handling. Thus, this patch changes the code to use EINVAL. Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Reported-by: Vit Ondruch <v.ondruch@tiscali.cz> Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> [jstultz: Tweaks to commit message to include full rational] Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-11-13clockevents: Sanitize ticks to nsec conversionThomas Gleixner
commit 97b9410643475d6557d2517c2aff9fd2221141a9 upstream. Marc Kleine-Budde pointed out, that commit 77cc982 "clocksource: use clockevents_config_and_register() where possible" caused a regression for some of the converted subarchs. The reason is, that the clockevents core code converts the minimal hardware tick delta to a nanosecond value for core internal usage. This conversion is affected by integer math rounding loss, so the backwards conversion to hardware ticks will likely result in a value which is less than the configured hardware limitation. The affected subarchs used their own workaround (SIGH!) which got lost in the conversion. The solution for the issue at hand is simple: adding evt->mult - 1 to the shifted value before the integer divison in the core conversion function takes care of it. But this only works for the case where for the scaled math mult/shift pair "mult <= 1 << shift" is true. For the case where "mult > 1 << shift" we can apply the rounding add only for the minimum delta value to make sure that the backward conversion is not less than the given hardware limit. For the upper bound we need to omit the rounding add, because the backwards conversion is always larger than the original latch value. That would violate the upper bound of the hardware device. Though looking closer at the details of that function reveals another bogosity: The upper bounds check is broken as well. Checking for a resulting "clc" value greater than KTIME_MAX after the conversion is pointless. The conversion does: u64 clc = (latch << evt->shift) / evt->mult; So there is no sanity check for (latch << evt->shift) exceeding the 64bit boundary. The latch argument is "unsigned long", so on a 64bit arch the handed in argument could easily lead to an unnoticed shift overflow. With the above rounding fix applied the calculation before the divison is: u64 clc = (latch << evt->shift) + evt->mult - 1; So we need to make sure, that neither the shift nor the rounding add is overflowing the u64 boundary. [ukl: move assignment to rnd after eventually changing mult, fix build issue and correct comment with the right math] Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@pengutronix.de> Cc: nicolas.ferre@atmel.com Cc: Marc Pignat <marc.pignat@hevs.ch> Cc: john.stultz@linaro.org Cc: kernel@pengutronix.de Cc: Ronald Wahl <ronald.wahl@raritan.com> Cc: LAK <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org> Cc: Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches@atmel.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1380052223-24139-1-git-send-email-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-10-01timekeeping: Fix HRTICK related deadlock from ntp lock changesJohn Stultz
commit 7bd36014460f793c19e7d6c94dab67b0afcfcb7f upstream. Gerlando Falauto reported that when HRTICK is enabled, it is possible to trigger system deadlocks. These were hard to reproduce, as HRTICK has been broken in the past, but seemed to be connected to the timekeeping_seq lock. Since seqlock/seqcount's aren't supported w/ lockdep, I added some extra spinlock based locking and triggered the following lockdep output: [ 15.849182] ntpd/4062 is trying to acquire lock: [ 15.849765] (&(&pool->lock)->rlock){..-...}, at: [<ffffffff810aa9b5>] __queue_work+0x145/0x480 [ 15.850051] [ 15.850051] but task is already holding lock: [ 15.850051] (timekeeper_lock){-.-.-.}, at: [<ffffffff810df6df>] do_adjtimex+0x7f/0x100 <snip> [ 15.850051] Chain exists of: &(&pool->lock)->rlock --> &p->pi_lock --> timekeeper_lock [ 15.850051] Possible unsafe locking scenario: [ 15.850051] [ 15.850051] CPU0 CPU1 [ 15.850051] ---- ---- [ 15.850051] lock(timekeeper_lock); [ 15.850051] lock(&p->pi_lock); [ 15.850051] lock(timekeeper_lock); [ 15.850051] lock(&(&pool->lock)->rlock); [ 15.850051] [ 15.850051] *** DEADLOCK *** The deadlock was introduced by 06c017fdd4dc48451a ("timekeeping: Hold timekeepering locks in do_adjtimex and hardpps") in 3.10 This patch avoids this deadlock, by moving the call to schedule_delayed_work() outside of the timekeeper lock critical section. Reported-by: Gerlando Falauto <gerlando.falauto@keymile.com> Tested-by: Lin Ming <minggr@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1378943457-27314-1-git-send-email-john.stultz@linaro.org Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-09-07timer_list: correct the iterator for timer_listNathan Zimmer
commit 84a78a6504f5c5394a8e558702e5b54131f01d14 upstream. Correct an issue with /proc/timer_list reported by Holger. When reading from the proc file with a sufficiently small buffer, 2k so not really that small, there was one could get hung trying to read the file a chunk at a time. The timer_list_start function failed to account for the possibility that the offset was adjusted outside the timer_list_next. Signed-off-by: Nathan Zimmer <nzimmer@sgi.com> Reported-by: Holger Hans Peter Freyther <holger@freyther.de> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Berke Durak <berke.durak@xiphos.com> Cc: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com> Tested-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-08-11Revert "cpuidle: Quickly notice prediction failure for repeat mode"Rafael J. Wysocki
commit 148519120c6d1f19ad53349683aeae9f228b0b8d upstream. Revert commit 69a37bea (cpuidle: Quickly notice prediction failure for repeat mode), because it has been identified as the source of a significant performance regression in v3.8 and later as explained by Jeremy Eder: We believe we've identified a particular commit to the cpuidle code that seems to be impacting performance of variety of workloads. The simplest way to reproduce is using netperf TCP_RR test, so we're using that, on a pair of Sandy Bridge based servers. We also have data from a large database setup where performance is also measurably/positively impacted, though that test data isn't easily share-able. Included below are test results from 3 test kernels: kernel reverts ----------------------------------------------------------- 1) vanilla upstream (no reverts) 2) perfteam2 reverts e11538d1f03914eb92af5a1a378375c05ae8520c 3) test reverts 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4 e11538d1f03914eb92af5a1a378375c05ae8520c In summary, netperf TCP_RR numbers improve by approximately 4% after reverting 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4. When 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4 is included, C0 residency never seems to get above 40%. Taking that patch out gets C0 near 100% quite often, and performance increases. The below data are histograms representing the %c0 residency @ 1-second sample rates (using turbostat), while under netperf test. - If you look at the first 4 histograms, you can see %c0 residency almost entirely in the 30,40% bin. - The last pair, which reverts 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4, shows %c0 in the 80,90,100% bins. Below each kernel name are netperf TCP_RR trans/s numbers for the particular kernel that can be disclosed publicly, comparing the 3 test kernels. We ran a 4th test with the vanilla kernel where we've also set /dev/cpu_dma_latency=0 to show overall impact boosting single-threaded TCP_RR performance over 11% above baseline. 3.10-rc2 vanilla RX + c0 lock (/dev/cpu_dma_latency=0): TCP_RR trans/s 54323.78 ----------------------------------------------------------- 3.10-rc2 vanilla RX (no reverts) TCP_RR trans/s 48192.47 Receiver %c0 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 0]: 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 59]: *********************************************************** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 1]: * 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 0]: 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 0]: 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 0]: 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 0]: 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 0]: Sender %c0 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 0]: 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 11]: *********** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 49]: ************************************************* 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 0]: 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 0]: 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 0]: 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 0]: 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 0]: ----------------------------------------------------------- 3.10-rc2 perfteam2 RX (reverts commit e11538d1f03914eb92af5a1a378375c05ae8520c) TCP_RR trans/s 49698.69 Receiver %c0 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 1]: * 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 59]: *********************************************************** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 0]: 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 0]: 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 0]: 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 0]: 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 0]: 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 0]: Sender %c0 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 0]: 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 2]: ** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 58]: ********************************************************** 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 0]: 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 0]: 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 0]: 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 0]: 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 0]: ----------------------------------------------------------- 3.10-rc2 test RX (reverts 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4 and e11538d1f03914eb92af5a1a378375c05ae8520c) TCP_RR trans/s 47766.95 Receiver %c0 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 1]: * 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 27]: *************************** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 2]: ** 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 0]: 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 2]: ** 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 0]: 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 0]: 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 28]: **************************** Sender: 0.0000 - 10.0000 [ 1]: * 10.0000 - 20.0000 [ 0]: 20.0000 - 30.0000 [ 0]: 30.0000 - 40.0000 [ 11]: *********** 40.0000 - 50.0000 [ 0]: 50.0000 - 60.0000 [ 1]: * 60.0000 - 70.0000 [ 0]: 70.0000 - 80.0000 [ 3]: *** 80.0000 - 90.0000 [ 7]: ******* 90.0000 - 100.0000 [ 38]: ************************************** These results demonstrate gaining back the tendency of the CPU to stay in more responsive, performant C-states (and thus yield measurably better performance), by reverting commit 69a37beabf1f0a6705c08e879bdd5d82ff6486c4. Requested-by: Jeremy Eder <jeder@redhat.com> Tested-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-07-25tick: Prevent uncontrolled switch to oneshot modeThomas Gleixner
commit 1f73a9806bdd07a5106409bbcab3884078bd34fe upstream. When the system switches from periodic to oneshot mode, the broadcast logic causes a possibility that a CPU which has not yet switched to oneshot mode puts its own clock event device into oneshot mode without updating the state and the timer handler. CPU0 CPU1 per cpu tickdev is in periodic mode and switched to broadcast Switch to oneshot mode tick_broadcast_switch_to_oneshot() cpumask_copy(tick_oneshot_broacast_mask, tick_broadcast_mask); broadcast device mode = oneshot Timer interrupt irq_enter() tick_check_oneshot_broadcast() dev->set_mode(ONESHOT); tick_handle_periodic() if (dev->mode == ONESHOT) dev->next_event += period; FAIL. We fail, because dev->next_event contains KTIME_MAX, if the device was in periodic mode before the uncontrolled switch to oneshot happened. We must copy the broadcast bits over to the oneshot mask, because otherwise a CPU which relies on the broadcast would not been woken up anymore after the broadcast device switched to oneshot mode. So we need to verify in tick_check_oneshot_broadcast() whether the CPU has already switched to oneshot mode. If not, leave the device untouched and let the CPU switch controlled into oneshot mode. This is a long standing bug, which was never noticed, because the main user of the broadcast x86 cannot run into that scenario, AFAICT. The nonarchitected timer mess of ARM creates a gazillion of differently broken abominations which trigger the shortcomings of that broadcast code, which better had never been necessary in the first place. Reported-and-tested-by: Stehle Vincent-B46079 <B46079@freescale.com> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@codeaurora.org> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>, Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.DEB.2.02.1307012153060.4013@ionos.tec.linutronix.de Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-07-25tick: Sanitize broadcast control logicThomas Gleixner
commit 07bd1172902e782f288e4d44b1fde7dec0f08b6f upstream. The recent implementation of a generic dummy timer resulted in a different registration order of per cpu local timers which made the broadcast control logic go belly up. If the dummy timer is the first clock event device which is registered for a CPU, then it is installed, the broadcast timer is initialized and the CPU is marked as broadcast target. If a real clock event device is installed after that, we can fail to take the CPU out of the broadcast mask. In the worst case we end up with two periodic timer events firing for the same CPU. One from the per cpu hardware device and one from the broadcast. Now the problem is that we have no way to distinguish whether the system is in a state which makes broadcasting necessary or the broadcast bit was set due to the nonfunctional dummy timer installment. To solve this we need to keep track of the system state seperately and provide a more detailed decision logic whether we keep the CPU in broadcast mode or not. The old decision logic only clears the broadcast mode, if the newly installed clock event device is not affected by power states. The new logic clears the broadcast mode if one of the following is true: - The new device is not affected by power states. - The system is not in a power state affected mode - The system has switched to oneshot mode. The oneshot broadcast is controlled from the deep idle state. The CPU is not in idle at this point, so it's safe to remove it from the mask. If we clear the broadcast bit for the CPU when a new device is installed, we also shutdown the broadcast device when this was the last CPU in the broadcast mask. If the broadcast bit is kept, then we leave the new device in shutdown state and rely on the broadcast to deliver the timer interrupts via the broadcast ipis. Reported-and-tested-by: Stehle Vincent-B46079 <B46079@freescale.com> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@codeaurora.org> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>, Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.DEB.2.02.1307012153060.4013@ionos.tec.linutronix.de Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2013-06-21tick: Fix tick_broadcast_pending_mask not clearedDaniel Lezcano
The recent modification in the cpuidle framework consolidated the timer broadcast code across the different drivers by setting a new flag in the idle state. It tells the cpuidle core code to enter/exit the broadcast mode for the cpu when entering a deep idle state. The broadcast timer enter/exit is no longer handled by the back-end driver. This change made the local interrupt to be enabled *before* calling CLOCK_EVENT_NOTIFY_EXIT. On a tegra114, a four cores system, when the flag has been introduced in the driver, the following warning appeared: WARNING: at kernel/time/tick-broadcast.c:578 tick_broadcast_oneshot_control CPU: 2 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/2 Not tainted 3.10.0-rc3-next-20130529+ #15 [<c00667f8>] (tick_broadcast_oneshot_control+0x1a4/0x1d0) from [<c0065cd0>] (tick_notify+0x240/0x40c) [<c0065cd0>] (tick_notify+0x240/0x40c) from [<c0044724>] (notifier_call_chain+0x44/0x84) [<c0044724>] (notifier_call_chain+0x44/0x84) from [<c0044828>] (raw_notifier_call_chain+0x18/0x20) [<c0044828>] (raw_notifier_call_chain+0x18/0x20) from [<c00650cc>] (clockevents_notify+0x28/0x170) [<c00650cc>] (clockevents_notify+0x28/0x170) from [<c033f1f0>] (cpuidle_idle_call+0x11c/0x168) [<c033f1f0>] (cpuidle_idle_call+0x11c/0x168) from [<c000ea94>] (arch_cpu_idle+0x8/0x38) [<c000ea94>] (arch_cpu_idle+0x8/0x38) from [<c005ea80>] (cpu_startup_entry+0x60/0x134) [<c005ea80>] (cpu_startup_entry+0x60/0x134) from [<804fe9a4>] (0x804fe9a4) I don't have the hardware, so I wasn't able to reproduce the warning but after looking a while at the code, I deduced the following: 1. the CPU2 enters a deep idle state and sets the broadcast timer 2. the timer expires, the tick_handle_oneshot_broadcast function is called, setting the tick_broadcast_pending_mask and waking up the idle cpu CPU2 3. the CPU2 exits idle handles the interrupt and then invokes tick_broadcast_oneshot_control with CLOCK_EVENT_NOTIFY_EXIT which runs the following code: [...] if (dev->next_event.tv64 == KTIME_MAX) goto out; if (cpumask_test_and_clear_cpu(cpu, tick_broadcast_pending_mask)) goto out; [...] So if there is no next event scheduled for CPU2, we fulfil the first condition and jump out without clearing the tick_broadcast_pending_mask. 4. CPU2 goes to deep idle again and calls tick_broadcast_oneshot_control with CLOCK_NOTIFY_EVENT_ENTER but with the tick_broadcast_pending_mask set for CPU2, triggering the warning. The issue only surfaced due to the modifications of the cpuidle framework, which resulted in interrupts being enabled before the call to the clockevents code. If the call happens before interrupts have been enabled, the warning cannot trigger, because there is still the event pending which caused the broadcast timer expiry. Move the check for the next event below the check for the pending bit, so the pending bit gets cleared whether an event is scheduled on the cpu or not. [ tglx: Massaged changelog ] Signed-off-by: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org> Reported-and-tested-by: Joseph Lo <josephl@nvidia.com> Cc: Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org Cc: linaro-kernel@lists.linaro.org Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1371485735-31249-1-git-send-email-daniel.lezcano@linaro.org Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-31tick: Remove useless timekeeping duty attribution to broadcast sourceJiri Bohac
Since 7300711e ("clockevents: broadcast fixup possible waiters"), the timekeeping duty is assigned to the CPU that handles the tick broadcast clock device by the time it is set in one shot mode. This is an issue in full dynticks mode where the timekeeping duty must stay handled by the boot CPU for now. Otherwise it prevents secondary CPUs from offlining and this breaks suspend/shutdown/reboot/... As it appears there is no reason for this timekeeping duty to be moved to the broadcast CPU, besides nothing prevent it from being later re-assigned to another target, let's simply remove it. Signed-off-by: Jiri Bohac <jbohac@suse.cz> Reported-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-05-31nohz: Fix notifier return val that enforce timekeepingLi Zhong
In tick_nohz_cpu_down_callback() if the cpu is the one handling timekeeping, we must return something that stops the CPU_DOWN_PREPARE notifiers and then start notify CPU_DOWN_FAILED on the already called notifier call backs. However traditional errno values are not handled by the notifier unless these are encapsulated using errno_to_notifier(). Hence the current -EINVAL is misinterpreted and converted to junk after notifier_to_errno(), leaving the notifier subsystem to random behaviour such as eventually allowing the cpu to go down. Fix this by using the standard NOTIFY_BAD instead. Signed-off-by: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Reviewed-by: Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa.bhat@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-05-29Merge branch 'fortglx/3.10/time' of ↵Thomas Gleixner
git://git.linaro.org/people/jstultz/linux into timers/urgent
2013-05-28timekeeping: Correct run-time detection of persistent_clock.Zoran Markovic
Since commit 31ade30692dc9680bfc95700d794818fa3f754ac, timekeeping_init() checks for presence of persistent clock by attempting to read a non-zero time value. This is an issue on platforms where persistent_clock (instead is implemented as a free-running counter (instead of an RTC) starting from zero on each boot and running during suspend. Examples are some ARM platforms (e.g. PandaBoard). An attempt to read such a clock during timekeeping_init() may return zero value and falsely declare persistent clock as missing. Additionally, in the above case suspend times may be accounted twice (once from timekeeping_resume() and once from rtc_resume()), resulting in a gradual drift of system time. This patch does a run-time correction of the issue by doing the same check during timekeeping_suspend(). A better long-term solution would have to return error when trying to read non-existing clock and zero when trying to read an uninitialized clock, but that would require changing all persistent_clock implementations. This patch addresses the immediate breakage, for now. Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Zoran Markovic <zoran.markovic@linaro.org> [jstultz: Tweaked commit message and subject] Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>
2013-05-28ntp: Remove unused variable flags in __hardppsGeert Uytterhoeven
kernel/time/ntp.c: In function ‘__hardpps’: kernel/time/ntp.c:877: warning: unused variable ‘flags’ commit a076b2146fabb0894cae5e0189a8ba3f1502d737 ("ntp: Remove ntp_lock, using the timekeeping locks to protect ntp state") removed its users, but not the actual variable. Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>
2013-05-28tick: Cure broadcast false positive pending bit warningThomas Gleixner
commit 26517f3e (tick: Avoid programming the local cpu timer if broadcast pending) added a warning if the cpu enters broadcast mode again while the pending bit is still set. Meelis reported that the warning triggers. There are two corner cases which have been not considered: 1) cpuidle calls clockevents_notify(CLOCK_EVT_NOTIFY_BROADCAST_ENTER) twice. That can result in the following scenario CPU0 CPU1 cpuidle_idle_call() clockevents_notify(CLOCK_EVT_NOTIFY_BROADCAST_ENTER) set cpu in tick_broadcast_oneshot_mask broadcast interrupt event expired for cpu1 set pending bit acpi_idle_enter_simple() clockevents_notify(CLOCK_EVT_NOTIFY_BROADCAST_ENTER) WARN_ON(pending bit) Move the WARN_ON into the section where we enter broadcast mode so it wont provide false positives on the second call. 2) safe_halt() enables interrupts, so a broadcast interrupt can be delivered befor the broadcast mode is disabled. That sets the pending bit for the CPU which receives the broadcast interrupt. Though the interrupt is delivered right away from the broadcast handler and leaves the pending bit stale. Clear the pending bit for the current cpu in the broadcast handler. Reported-and-tested-by: Meelis Roos <mroos@linux.ee> Cc: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LFD.2.02.1305271841130.4220@ionos Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-15Merge branch 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip Pull timer fixes from Thomas Gleixner: - Cure for not using zalloc in the first place, which leads to random crashes with CPUMASK_OFF_STACK. - Revert a user space visible change which broke udev - Add a missing cpu_online early return introduced by the new full dyntick conversions - Plug a long standing race in the timer wheel cpu hotplug code. Sigh... - Cleanup NOHZ per cpu data on cpu down to prevent stale data on cpu up. * 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: time: Revert ALWAYS_USE_PERSISTENT_CLOCK compile time optimizaitons timer: Don't reinitialize the cpu base lock during CPU_UP_PREPARE tick: Don't invoke tick_nohz_stop_sched_tick() if the cpu is offline tick: Cleanup NOHZ per cpu data on cpu down tick: Use zalloc_cpumask_var for allocating offstack cpumasks
2013-05-14time: Revert ALWAYS_USE_PERSISTENT_CLOCK compile time optimizaitonsJohn Stultz
Kay Sievers noted that the ALWAYS_USE_PERSISTENT_CLOCK config, which enables some minor compile time optimization to avoid uncessary code in mostly the suspend/resume path could cause problems for userland. In particular, the dependency for RTC_HCTOSYS on !ALWAYS_USE_PERSISTENT_CLOCK, which avoids setting the time twice and simplifies suspend/resume, has the side effect of causing the /sys/class/rtc/rtcN/hctosys flag to always be zero, and this flag is commonly used by udev to setup the /dev/rtc symlink to /dev/rtcN, which can cause pain for older applications. While the udev rules could use some work to be less fragile, breaking userland should strongly be avoided. Additionally the compile time optimizations are fairly minor, and the code being optimized is likely to be reworked in the future, so lets revert this change. Reported-by: Kay Sievers <kay@vrfy.org> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: stable <stable@vger.kernel.org> #3.9 Cc: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com> Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <jgunthorpe@obsidianresearch.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1366828376-18124-1-git-send-email-john.stultz@linaro.org Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-14tick: Don't invoke tick_nohz_stop_sched_tick() if the cpu is offlineThomas Gleixner
commit 5b39939a4 (nohz: Move ts->idle_calls incrementation into strict idle logic) moved code out of tick_nohz_stop_sched_tick() and missed to bail out when the cpu is offline. That's causing subsequent failures as an offline CPU is supposed to die and not to fiddle with nohz magic. Return false in can_stop_idle_tick() if the cpu is offline. Reported-and-tested-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz> Reported-and-tested-by: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com> Cc: x86@kernel.org Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LFD.2.02.1305132138160.2863@ionos Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-12tick: Cleanup NOHZ per cpu data on cpu downThomas Gleixner
Prarit reported a crash on CPU offline/online. The reason is that on CPU down the NOHZ related per cpu data of the dead cpu is not cleaned up. If at cpu online an interrupt happens before the per cpu tick device is registered the irq_enter() check potentially sees stale data and dereferences a NULL pointer. Cleanup the data after the cpu is dead. Reported-by: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Cc: Mike Galbraith <bitbucket@online.de> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LFD.2.02.1305031451561.2886@ionos Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-05Merge branch 'timers-nohz-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip Pull 'full dynticks' support from Ingo Molnar: "This tree from Frederic Weisbecker adds a new, (exciting! :-) core kernel feature to the timer and scheduler subsystems: 'full dynticks', or CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL=y. This feature extends the nohz variable-size timer tick feature from idle to busy CPUs (running at most one task) as well, potentially reducing the number of timer interrupts significantly. This feature got motivated by real-time folks and the -rt tree, but the general utility and motivation of full-dynticks runs wider than that: - HPC workloads get faster: CPUs running a single task should be able to utilize a maximum amount of CPU power. A periodic timer tick at HZ=1000 can cause a constant overhead of up to 1.0%. This feature removes that overhead - and speeds up the system by 0.5%-1.0% on typical distro configs even on modern systems. - Real-time workload latency reduction: CPUs running critical tasks should experience as little jitter as possible. The last remaining source of kernel-related jitter was the periodic timer tick. - A single task executing on a CPU is a pretty common situation, especially with an increasing number of cores/CPUs, so this feature helps desktop and mobile workloads as well. The cost of the feature is mainly related to increased timer reprogramming overhead when a CPU switches its tick period, and thus slightly longer to-idle and from-idle latency. Configuration-wise a third mode of operation is added to the existing two NOHZ kconfig modes: - CONFIG_HZ_PERIODIC: [formerly !CONFIG_NO_HZ], now explicitly named as a config option. This is the traditional Linux periodic tick design: there's a HZ tick going on all the time, regardless of whether a CPU is idle or not. - CONFIG_NO_HZ_IDLE: [formerly CONFIG_NO_HZ=y], this turns off the periodic tick when a CPU enters idle mode. - CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL: this new mode, in addition to turning off the tick when a CPU is idle, also slows the tick down to 1 Hz (one timer interrupt per second) when only a single task is running on a CPU. The .config behavior is compatible: existing !CONFIG_NO_HZ and CONFIG_NO_HZ=y settings get translated to the new values, without the user having to configure anything. CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL is turned off by default. This feature is based on a lot of infrastructure work that has been steadily going upstream in the last 2-3 cycles: related RCU support and non-periodic cputime support in particular is upstream already. This tree adds the final pieces and activates the feature. The pull request is marked RFC because: - it's marked 64-bit only at the moment - the 32-bit support patch is small but did not get ready in time. - it has a number of fresh commits that came in after the merge window. The overwhelming majority of commits are from before the merge window, but still some aspects of the tree are fresh and so I marked it RFC. - it's a pretty wide-reaching feature with lots of effects - and while the components have been in testing for some time, the full combination is still not very widely used. That it's default-off should reduce its regression abilities and obviously there are no known regressions with CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL=y enabled either. - the feature is not completely idempotent: there is no 100% equivalent replacement for a periodic scheduler/timer tick. In particular there's ongoing work to map out and reduce its effects on scheduler load-balancing and statistics. This should not impact correctness though, there are no known regressions related to this feature at this point. - it's a pretty ambitious feature that with time will likely be enabled by most Linux distros, and we'd like you to make input on its design/implementation, if you dislike some aspect we missed. Without flaming us to crisp! :-) Future plans: - there's ongoing work to reduce 1Hz to 0Hz, to essentially shut off the periodic tick altogether when there's a single busy task on a CPU. We'd first like 1 Hz to be exposed more widely before we go for the 0 Hz target though. - once we reach 0 Hz we can remove the periodic tick assumption from nr_running>=2 as well, by essentially interrupting busy tasks only as frequently as the sched_latency constraints require us to do - once every 4-40 msecs, depending on nr_running. I am personally leaning towards biting the bullet and doing this in v3.10, like the -rt tree this effort has been going on for too long - but the final word is up to you as usual. More technical details can be found in Documentation/timers/NO_HZ.txt" * 'timers-nohz-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: (39 commits) sched: Keep at least 1 tick per second for active dynticks tasks rcu: Fix full dynticks' dependency on wide RCU nocb mode nohz: Protect smp_processor_id() in tick_nohz_task_switch() nohz_full: Add documentation. cputime_nsecs: use math64.h for nsec resolution conversion helpers nohz: Select VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN from full dynticks config nohz: Reduce overhead under high-freq idling patterns nohz: Remove full dynticks' superfluous dependency on RCU tree nohz: Fix unavailable tick_stop tracepoint in dynticks idle nohz: Add basic tracing nohz: Select wide RCU nocb for full dynticks nohz: Disable the tick when irq resume in full dynticks CPU nohz: Re-evaluate the tick for the new task after a context switch nohz: Prepare to stop the tick on irq exit nohz: Implement full dynticks kick nohz: Re-evaluate the tick from the scheduler IPI sched: New helper to prevent from stopping the tick in full dynticks sched: Kick full dynticks CPU that have more than one task enqueued. perf: New helper to prevent full dynticks CPUs from stopping tick perf: Kick full dynticks CPU if events rotation is needed ...
2013-05-05tick: Use zalloc_cpumask_var for allocating offstack cpumasksThomas Gleixner
commit b352bc1cbc (tick: Convert broadcast cpu bitmaps to cpumask_var_t) broke CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK in a very subtle way. Instead of allocating the cpumasks with zalloc_cpumask_var it uses alloc_cpumask_var, so we can get random data there, which of course confuses the logic completely and causes random failures. Reported-and-tested-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> Reported-and-tested-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LFD.2.02.1305032015060.2990@ionos Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-05-04sched: Keep at least 1 tick per second for active dynticks tasksFrederic Weisbecker
The scheduler doesn't yet fully support environments with a single task running without a periodic tick. In order to ensure we still maintain the duties of scheduler_tick(), keep at least 1 tick per second. This makes sure that we keep the progression of various scheduler accounting and background maintainance even with a very low granularity. Examples include cpu load, sched average, CFS entity vruntime, avenrun and events such as load balancing, amongst other details handled in sched_class::task_tick(). This limitation will be removed in the future once we get these individual items to work in full dynticks CPUs. Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-04rcu: Fix full dynticks' dependency on wide RCU nocb modeFrederic Weisbecker
Commit 0637e029392386e6996f5d6574aadccee8315efa ("nohz: Select wide RCU nocb for full dynticks") intended to force CONFIG_RCU_NOCB_CPU_ALL=y when full dynticks is enabled. However this option is part of a choice menu and Kconfig's "select" instruction has no effect on such targets. Fix this by using reverse dependencies on the targets we don't want instead. Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-05-02Merge commit '8700c95adb03' into timers/nohzFrederic Weisbecker
The full dynticks tree needs the latest RCU and sched upstream updates in order to fix some dependencies. Merge a common upstream merge point that has these updates. Conflicts: include/linux/perf_event.h kernel/rcutree.h kernel/rcutree_plugin.h Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
2013-04-29nohz: Protect smp_processor_id() in tick_nohz_task_switch()Li Zhong
I saw following error when testing the latest nohz code on Power: [ 85.295384] BUG: using smp_processor_id() in preemptible [00000000] code: rsyslogd/3493 [ 85.295396] caller is .tick_nohz_task_switch+0x1c/0xb8 [ 85.295402] Call Trace: [ 85.295408] [c0000001fababab0] [c000000000012dc4] .show_stack+0x110/0x25c (unreliable) [ 85.295420] [c0000001fababba0] [c0000000007c4b54] .dump_stack+0x20/0x30 [ 85.295430] [c0000001fababc10] [c00000000044eb74] .debug_smp_processor_id+0xf4/0x124 [ 85.295438] [c0000001fababca0] [c0000000000d7594] .tick_nohz_task_switch+0x1c/0xb8 [ 85.295447] [c0000001fababd20] [c0000000000b9748] .finish_task_switch+0x13c/0x160 [ 85.295455] [c0000001fababdb0] [c0000000000bbe50] .schedule_tail+0x50/0x124 [ 85.295463] [c0000001fababe30] [c000000000009dc8] .ret_from_fork+0x4/0x54 The code below moves the test into local_irq_save/restore section to avoid the above complaint. Signed-off-by: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Paul McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1367119558.6391.34.camel@ThinkPad-T5421.cn.ibm.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-04-27Merge branch 'timers/nohz-v2' of ↵Ingo Molnar
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/linux-dynticks into timers/nohz Pull more full-dynticks updates from Frederic Weisbecker: * Get rid of the passive dependency on VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN (finally!) * Preparation patch to remove the dependency on CONFIG_64BITS Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-04-26nohz: Select VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN from full dynticks configFrederic Weisbecker
Turn the full dynticks passive dependency on VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN to an active one. The full dynticks Kconfig is currently hidden behind the full dynticks cputime accounting, which is an awkward and counter-intuitive layout: the user first has to select the dynticks cputime accounting in order to make the full dynticks feature to be visible. We definetly want it the other way around. The usual way to perform this kind of active dependency is use "select" on the depended target. Now we can't use the Kconfig "select" instruction when the target is a "choice". So this patch inspires on how the RCU subsystem Kconfig interact with its dependencies on SMP and PREEMPT: we make sure that cputime accounting can't propose another option than VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN when NO_HZ_FULL is selected by using the right "depends on" instruction for each cputime accounting choices. v2: Keep full dynticks cputime accounting available even without full dynticks, as per Paul McKenney's suggestion. Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-26nohz: Reduce overhead under high-freq idling patternsIngo Molnar
One testbox of mine (Intel Nehalem, 16-way) uses MWAIT for its idle routine, which apparently can break out of its idle loop rather frequently, with high frequency. In that case NO_HZ_FULL=y kernels show high ksoftirqd overhead and constant context switching, because tick_nohz_stop_sched_tick() will, if delta_jiffies == 0, mis-identify this as a timer event - activating the TIMER_SOFTIRQ, which wakes up ksoftirqd. Fix this by treating delta_jiffies == 0 the same way we treat other short wakeups, delta_jiffies == 1. Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-04-25clockevents: Set dummy handler on CPU_DEAD shutdownThomas Gleixner
Vitaliy reported that a per cpu HPET timer interrupt crashes the system during hibernation. What happens is that the per cpu HPET timer gets shut down when the nonboot cpus are stopped. When the nonboot cpus are onlined again the HPET code sets up the MSI interrupt which fires before the clock event device is registered. The event handler is still set to hrtimer_interrupt, which then crashes the machine due to highres mode not being active. See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=700333 There is no real good way to avoid that in the HPET code. The HPET code alrady has a mechanism to detect spurious interrupts when event handler == NULL for a similar reason. We can handle that in the clockevent/tick layer and replace the previous functional handler with a dummy handler like we do in tick_setup_new_device(). The original clockevents code did this in clockevents_exchange_device(), but that got removed by commit 7c1e76897 (clockevents: prevent clockevent event_handler ending up handler_noop) which forgot to fix it up in tick_shutdown(). Same issue with the broadcast device. Reported-by: Vitaliy Fillipov <vitalif@yourcmc.ru> Cc: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Cc: 700333@bugs.debian.org Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-24Merge branch 'linus' into timers/coreThomas Gleixner
Reason: Get upstream fixes before adding conflicting code. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-24nohz: Remove full dynticks' superfluous dependency on RCU treeFrederic Weisbecker
Remove the dependency on (TREE_RCU || TREE_PREEMPT_RCU). The full dynticks option already depends on SMP which implies (whatever flavour of) RCU tree config anyway. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Add basic tracingFrederic Weisbecker
It's not obvious to find out why the full dynticks subsystem doesn't always stop the tick: whether this is due to kthreads, posix timers, perf events, etc... These new tracepoints are here to help the user diagnose the failures and test this feature. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Select wide RCU nocb for full dynticksFrederic Weisbecker
It makes testing and implementation much easier as we know in advance that all CPUs are RCU nocbs. Also this prepares to remove the dynamic check for nohz_full= boot mask to be a subset of rcu_nocbs= Eventually this should also help removing the requirement for the boot CPU to be outside the full dynticks range. Suggested-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Suggested-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Re-evaluate the tick for the new task after a context switchFrederic Weisbecker
When a task is scheduled in, it may have some properties of its own that could make the CPU reconsider the need for the tick: posix cpu timers, perf events, ... So notify the full dynticks subsystem when a task gets scheduled in and re-check the tick dependency at this stage. This is done through a self IPI to avoid messing up with any current lock scenario. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Prepare to stop the tick on irq exitFrederic Weisbecker
Interrupt exit is a natural place to stop the tick: it happens after all events happening before and during the irq which are liable to update the dependency on the tick occured. Also it makes sure that any check on tick dependency is well ordered against dynticks kick IPIs. Bring in the infrastructure that performs the tick dependency checks on irq exit and shut it down if these checks show that we can do it safely. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Implement full dynticks kickFrederic Weisbecker
Implement the full dynticks kick that is performed from IPIs sent by various subsystems (scheduler, posix timers, ...) when they want to notify about a new event that may reconsider the dependency on the tick. Most of the time, such an event end up restarting the tick. (Part of the design with subsystems providing *_can_stop_tick() helpers suggested by Peter Zijlstra a while ago). Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22timekeeping: Update tk->cycle_last in resumeThomas Gleixner
commit 7ec98e15aa (timekeeping: Delay update of clock->cycle_last) forgot to update tk->cycle_last in the resume path. This results in a stale value versus clock->cycle_last and prevents resume in the worst case. Reported-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz> Reported-and-tested-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> Acked-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm@lists.linux-foundation.org> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LFD.2.02.1304211648150.21884@ionos Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-22nohz: Re-evaluate the tick from the scheduler IPIFrederic Weisbecker
The scheduler IPI is used by the scheduler to kick full dynticks CPUs asynchronously when more than one task are running or when a new timer list timer is enqueued. This way the destination CPU can decide to restart the tick to handle this new situation. Now let's call that kick in the scheduler IPI. (Reusing the scheduler IPI rather than implementing a new IPI was suggested by Peter Zijlstra a while ago) Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-21Merge branch 'timers/nohz-posix-timers-v2' of ↵Ingo Molnar
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/linux-dynticks into timers/nohz Pull posix cpu timers handling on full dynticks from Frederic Weisbecker. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2013-04-19nohz: New option to default all CPUs in full dynticks rangeFrederic Weisbecker
Provide a new kernel config that defaults all CPUs to be part of the full dynticks range, except the boot one for timekeeping. This default setting is overriden by the nohz_full= boot option if passed by the user. This is helpful for those who don't need a finegrained range of full dynticks CPU and also for automated testing. Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2013-04-19nohz: Ensure full dynticks CPUs are RCU nocbsFrederic Weisbecker
We need full dynticks CPU to also be RCU nocb so that we don't have to keep the tick to handle RCU callbacks. Make sure the range passed to nohz_full= boot parameter is a subset of rcu_nocbs= The CPUs that fail to meet this requirement will be excluded from the nohz_full range. This is checked early in boot time, before any CPU has the opportunity to stop its tick. Suggested-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> Cc: Gilad Ben Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> Cc: Hakan Akkan <hakanakkan@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org> Cc: Li Zhong <zhong@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>