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From: Qais Yousef <qais.yousef@arm.com>
To: Pavan Kondeti <pkondeti@codeaurora.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Dietmar Eggemann <dietmar.eggemann@arm.com>,
	Juri Lelli <juri.lelli@redhat.com>,
	Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>,
	Ben Segall <bsegall@google.com>, Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] sched/rt: allow pulling unfitting task
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:20:36 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200217112034.54yoockxvfe3fw6y@e107158-lin.cambridge.arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200217091042.GB28029@codeaurora.org>

On 02/17/20 14:40, Pavan Kondeti wrote:
> Hi Qais,
> 
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 04:39:48PM +0000, Qais Yousef wrote:
> > When implemented RT Capacity Awareness; the logic was done such that if
> > a task was running on a fitting CPU, then it was sticky and we would try
> > our best to keep it there.
> > 
> > But as Steve suggested, to adhere to the strict priority rules of RT
> > class; allow pulling an RT task to unfitting CPU to ensure it gets a
> > chance to run ASAP. When doing so, mark the queue as overloaded to give
> > the system a chance to push the task to a better fitting CPU when a
> > chance arises.
> > 
> > Suggested-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Qais Yousef <qais.yousef@arm.com>
> > ---
> >  kernel/sched/rt.c | 16 +++++++++++++---
> >  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/kernel/sched/rt.c b/kernel/sched/rt.c
> > index 4043abe45459..0c8bac134d3a 100644
> > --- a/kernel/sched/rt.c
> > +++ b/kernel/sched/rt.c
> > @@ -1646,10 +1646,20 @@ static void put_prev_task_rt(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p)
> >  
> >  static int pick_rt_task(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p, int cpu)
> >  {
> > -	if (!task_running(rq, p) &&
> > -	    cpumask_test_cpu(cpu, p->cpus_ptr) &&
> > -	    rt_task_fits_capacity(p, cpu))
> > +	if (!task_running(rq, p) && cpumask_test_cpu(cpu, p->cpus_ptr)) {
> > +
> > +		/*
> > +		 * If the CPU doesn't fit the task, allow pulling but mark the
> > +		 * rq as overloaded so that we can push it again to a more
> > +		 * suitable CPU ASAP.
> > +		 */
> > +		if (!rt_task_fits_capacity(p, cpu)) {
> > +			rt_set_overload(rq);
> > +			rq->rt.overloaded = 1;
> > +		}
> > +
> 
> Here rq is source rq from which the task is being pulled. I can't understand
> how marking overload condition on source_rq help. Because overload condition
> gets cleared in the task dequeue path. i.e dec_rt_tasks->dec_rt_migration->
> update_rt_migration().

Err yes indeed I rushed this patch. Let me try again.

Thanks

--
Qais Yousef

  reply	other threads:[~2020-02-17 11:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14 16:39 [PATCH 0/3] RT Capacity Awareness Improvements Qais Yousef
2020-02-14 16:39 ` [PATCH 1/3] sched/rt: cpupri_find: implement fallback mechanism for !fit case Qais Yousef
2020-02-17 17:07   ` Valentin Schneider
2020-02-17 23:34     ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-18 10:01       ` Valentin Schneider
2020-02-17 19:09   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-02-17 23:45     ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-18  9:53       ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-02-18 17:28         ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-18 16:46       ` Steven Rostedt
2020-02-18 17:27         ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-18 18:03           ` Steven Rostedt
2020-02-18 18:52             ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-14 16:39 ` [PATCH 2/3] sched/rt: allow pulling unfitting task Qais Yousef
2020-02-17  9:10   ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-17 11:20     ` Qais Yousef [this message]
2020-02-19 13:43     ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-21  8:07       ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-21 11:08         ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-14 16:39 ` [PATCH 3/3] sched/rt: fix pushing unfit tasks to a better CPU Qais Yousef
2020-02-17  9:23   ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-17 13:53     ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-18  4:16       ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-18 17:47         ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-19  2:46           ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-19 10:46             ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-19 14:02       ` Qais Yousef
2020-02-21  8:15         ` Pavan Kondeti
2020-02-21 11:12           ` Qais Yousef

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