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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Yauheni Kaliuta <yauheni.kaliuta@redhat.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>, Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 20/25] sched/kcpustat: Introduce vtime-aware kcpustat accessor
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:18:19 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181121081819.GG2131@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181120224021.GB22332@lerouge>

On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:40:22PM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 03:23:06PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 03:46:04AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > 
> > > +void kcpustat_cputime(struct kernel_cpustat *kcpustat, int cpu,
> > > +		      u64 *user, u64 *nice, u64 *system,
> > > +		      u64 *guest, u64 *guest_nice)
> > > +{
> > > +	struct task_struct *curr;
> > > +	struct vtime *vtime;
> > > +	int err;
> > > +
> > > +	if (!vtime_accounting_enabled()) {
> > > +		kcpustat_cputime_raw(kcpustat, user, nice,
> > > +				     system, guest, guest_nice);
> > > +		return;
> > > +	}
> > > +
> > > +	rcu_read_lock();
> > > +
> > > +	do {
> > > +		curr = rcu_dereference(kcpustat->curr);
> > 
> > Like I explained earlier; I don't think the above is correct.
> > task_struct is itself not RCU protected.
> 
> But there is at least one put_task_struct() that is enqueued as an RCU callback
> on release_task(). That patchset (try to) make sure that kcpustat->curr can't
> be assigned beyond that point.
> 
> Or did I misunderstand something?

Yeah; release_task() is not the normal exit path. Oleg can probably
remember how all that works, because I always get lost there :-/

In any case, have a look at task_rcu_dereference(), but that still does
not explain the rcu_assign_pointer() stuff you use to set
kcpustat->curr.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-21  8:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-14  2:45 [PATCH 00/25] sched/nohz: Make kcpustat vtime aware (Fix kcpustat on nohz_full) Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 01/25] sched/vtime: Fix guest/system mis-accounting on task switch Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 02/25] sched/vtime: Protect idle accounting under vtime seqcount Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 13:19   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 03/25] vtime: Rename vtime_account_system() to vtime_account_kernel() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 04/25] vtime: Spare a seqcount lock/unlock cycle on context switch Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 13:25   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-25 14:42     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 05/25] sched/vtime: Record CPU under seqcount for kcpustat needs Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 06/25] sched/cputime: Add vtime idle task state Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 07/25] sched/cputime: Add vtime guest " Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 08/25] vtime: Exit vtime before exit_notify() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 13:54   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 09/25] kcpustat: Track running task following vtime sequences Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 13:58   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 10/25] context_tracking: Remove context_tracking_active() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 11/25] context_tracking: s/context_tracking_is_enabled/context_tracking_enabled() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 12/25] context_tracking: Rename context_tracking_is_cpu_enabled() to context_tracking_enabled_this_cpu() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 13/25] context_tracking: Introduce context_tracking_enabled_cpu() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:02   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 14/25] sched/vtime: Rename vtime_accounting_cpu_enabled() to vtime_accounting_enabled_this_cpu() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:45 ` [PATCH 15/25] sched/vtime: Introduce vtime_accounting_enabled_cpu() Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:04   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 16/25] sched/cputime: Allow to pass cputime index on user/guest accounting Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 17/25] sched/cputime: Standardize the kcpustat index based accounting functions Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 18/25] vtime: Track nice-ness on top of context switch Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:09   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 19/25] sched/vite: Handle nice updates under vtime Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:17   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-26 15:53     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-26 16:11       ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-26 18:41         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 20/25] sched/kcpustat: Introduce vtime-aware kcpustat accessor Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:23   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-20 22:40     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-21  8:18       ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2018-11-21  8:35         ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-21 16:33         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 21/25] procfs: Use vtime aware " Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-20 14:24   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-11-20 22:31     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 22/25] cpufreq: " Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 23/25] leds: Use vtime aware kcpustat accessors Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 24/25] rackmeter: " Frederic Weisbecker
2018-11-14  2:46 ` [PATCH 25/25] sched/vtime: Clarify vtime_task_switch() argument layout Frederic Weisbecker

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