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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@gmail.com>
Cc: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, Qian Cai <cai@redhat.com>,
	Vincent Donnefort <vincent.donnefort@arm.com>,
	Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>,
	Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] workqueue: Tag bound workers with KTHREAD_IS_PER_CPU
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:13:20 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YAMCkDx9BjA9w+mg@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YALf4xDwTKCERPbf@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 01:45:23PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 02:27:09PM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:

> > I feel nervous to use kthread_park() here and kthread_parkme() in
> > worker thread.  And adding kthread_should_park() to the fast path
> > also daunt me.
> 
> Is that really such a hot path that an additional load is problematic?

I think we can remove it. It would mean the kthread_park() from the
online callback will take a bit longer, as it will have to wait for all
the works to complete, but that should not be a fundamental problem.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-16 17:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-12 14:43 [PATCH 0/4] sched: Fix hot-unplug regressions Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-12 14:43 ` [PATCH 2/4] kthread: Extract KTHREAD_IS_PER_CPU Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-12 14:43 ` [PATCH 3/4] workqueue: Tag bound workers with KTHREAD_IS_PER_CPU Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-12 16:36   ` Lai Jiangshan
2021-01-13 11:43     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-12 17:57   ` Valentin Schneider
2021-01-13 13:28   ` Lai Jiangshan
2021-01-13 14:16     ` Valentin Schneider
2021-01-13 17:52       ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-13 18:43         ` Valentin Schneider
2021-01-13 18:59           ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-14 13:12     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-14 13:21       ` Valentin Schneider
2021-01-14 15:34         ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-16  6:27           ` Lai Jiangshan
2021-01-16 12:45             ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-16 14:45               ` Lai Jiangshan
2021-01-16 15:16                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-16 16:14                   ` Lai Jiangshan
2021-01-16 18:46                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-17  9:54                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-16 15:13               ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2021-01-12 14:43 ` [PATCH 4/4] sched: Fix CPU hotplug / tighten is_per_cpu_kthread() Peter Zijlstra

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