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authorPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2010-10-20 12:06:18 -0700
committerPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2010-11-29 22:01:59 -0800
commit2d999e03b7c8305b4385dd20992e4ed3e827177b (patch)
tree3402eeb03a6cc7ac8013974983f09e46f5ecd562 /Documentation/RCU/trace.txt
parent29494be71afe2a16ad04e344306a620d7cc22d06 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-2d999e03b7c8305b4385dd20992e4ed3e827177b.tar.gz
rcu: update documentation/comments for Lai's adoption patch
Lai's RCU-callback immediate-adoption patch changes the RCU tracing output, so update tracing.txt. Also update a few comments to clarify the synchronization design. Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/trace.txt b/Documentation/RCU/trace.txt
index ff6d3f10c82f..6a8c73f55b80 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/trace.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/trace.txt
@@ -134,7 +134,8 @@ o "ci" is the number of RCU callbacks that have been invoked for
been registered in absence of CPU-hotplug activity.
o "co" is the number of RCU callbacks that have been orphaned due to
- this CPU going offline.
+ this CPU going offline. These orphaned callbacks have been moved
+ to an arbitrarily chosen online CPU.
o "ca" is the number of RCU callbacks that have been adopted due to
other CPUs going offline. Note that ci+co-ca+ql is the number of
@@ -172,12 +173,12 @@ o "gpnum" is the number of grace periods that have started. It is
The output of "cat rcu/rcuhier" looks as follows, with very long lines:
-c=6902 g=6903 s=2 jfq=3 j=72c7 nfqs=13142/nfqsng=0(13142) fqlh=6 oqlen=0
+c=6902 g=6903 s=2 jfq=3 j=72c7 nfqs=13142/nfqsng=0(13142) fqlh=6
1/1 .>. 0:127 ^0
3/3 .>. 0:35 ^0 0/0 .>. 36:71 ^1 0/0 .>. 72:107 ^2 0/0 .>. 108:127 ^3
3/3f .>. 0:5 ^0 2/3 .>. 6:11 ^1 0/0 .>. 12:17 ^2 0/0 .>. 18:23 ^3 0/0 .>. 24:29 ^4 0/0 .>. 30:35 ^5 0/0 .>. 36:41 ^0 0/0 .>. 42:47 ^1 0/0 .>. 48:53 ^2 0/0 .>. 54:59 ^3 0/0 .>. 60:65 ^4 0/0 .>. 66:71 ^5 0/0 .>. 72:77 ^0 0/0 .>. 78:83 ^1 0/0 .>. 84:89 ^2 0/0 .>. 90:95 ^3 0/0 .>. 96:101 ^4 0/0 .>. 102:107 ^5 0/0 .>. 108:113 ^0 0/0 .>. 114:119 ^1 0/0 .>. 120:125 ^2 0/0 .>. 126:127 ^3
rcu_bh:
-c=-226 g=-226 s=1 jfq=-5701 j=72c7 nfqs=88/nfqsng=0(88) fqlh=0 oqlen=0
+c=-226 g=-226 s=1 jfq=-5701 j=72c7 nfqs=88/nfqsng=0(88) fqlh=0
0/1 .>. 0:127 ^0
0/3 .>. 0:35 ^0 0/0 .>. 36:71 ^1 0/0 .>. 72:107 ^2 0/0 .>. 108:127 ^3
0/3f .>. 0:5 ^0 0/3 .>. 6:11 ^1 0/0 .>. 12:17 ^2 0/0 .>. 18:23 ^3 0/0 .>. 24:29 ^4 0/0 .>. 30:35 ^5 0/0 .>. 36:41 ^0 0/0 .>. 42:47 ^1 0/0 .>. 48:53 ^2 0/0 .>. 54:59 ^3 0/0 .>. 60:65 ^4 0/0 .>. 66:71 ^5 0/0 .>. 72:77 ^0 0/0 .>. 78:83 ^1 0/0 .>. 84:89 ^2 0/0 .>. 90:95 ^3 0/0 .>. 96:101 ^4 0/0 .>. 102:107 ^5 0/0 .>. 108:113 ^0 0/0 .>. 114:119 ^1 0/0 .>. 120:125 ^2 0/0 .>. 126:127 ^3
@@ -216,11 +217,6 @@ o "fqlh" is the number of calls to force_quiescent_state() that
exited immediately (without even being counted in nfqs above)
due to contention on ->fqslock.
-o "oqlen" is the number of callbacks on the "orphan" callback
- list. RCU callbacks are placed on this list by CPUs going
- offline, and are "adopted" either by the CPU helping the outgoing
- CPU or by the next rcu_barrier*() call, whichever comes first.
-
o Each element of the form "1/1 0:127 ^0" represents one struct
rcu_node. Each line represents one level of the hierarchy, from
root to leaves. It is best to think of the rcu_data structures