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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: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 10:54:07 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YAQJP+5bmrrXZ6eu@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YAM0l2WItxyaHr2N@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 07:46:47PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 12:14:34AM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> 
> > BP:                 AP:                  worker:
> > cpus_write_lock()
> > bringup_cpu()                            work_item_func()
> >   bringup_wait_for_ap                      get_online_cpus()
> >                     kthread_park(worker)
> 
> Thanks, pictures are easier. Agreed, that a problem.
> 
> I've also found another problem I think.  rescuer_thread becomes part of
> for_each_pool_worker() between worker_attach_to_pool() and
> worker_detach_from_pool(), so it would try and do kthread_park() on
> rescuer, when things align. And rescuer_thread() doesn't have a
> kthread_parkme().
> 
> And we already rely on this 'ugly' thing of first doing
> kthread_set_per_cpu() and fixing up the affinity later for the rescuer.
> 
> Let me restart the SRCU-P testing with the below delta applied.
> 
> ---
>  kernel/workqueue.c | 14 +++++---------
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
> index 1db769b116a1..894bb885b40b 100644
> --- a/kernel/workqueue.c
> +++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
> @@ -2368,7 +2368,6 @@ static int worker_thread(void *__worker)
>  	/* tell the scheduler that this is a workqueue worker */
>  	set_pf_worker(true);
>  woke_up:
> -	kthread_parkme();
>  	raw_spin_lock_irq(&pool->lock);
>  
>  	/* am I supposed to die? */
> @@ -2426,7 +2425,7 @@ static int worker_thread(void *__worker)
>  			move_linked_works(work, &worker->scheduled, NULL);
>  			process_scheduled_works(worker);
>  		}
> -	} while (keep_working(pool) && !kthread_should_park());
> +	} while (keep_working(pool));
>  
>  	worker_set_flags(worker, WORKER_PREP);
>  sleep:
> @@ -2438,12 +2437,9 @@ static int worker_thread(void *__worker)
>  	 * event.
>  	 */
>  	worker_enter_idle(worker);
> -	set_current_state(TASK_IDLE);
> +	__set_current_state(TASK_IDLE);
>  	raw_spin_unlock_irq(&pool->lock);
> -
> -	if (!kthread_should_park())
> -		schedule();
> -
> +	schedule();
>  	goto woke_up;
>  }
>  
> @@ -4979,9 +4975,9 @@ static void rebind_workers(struct worker_pool *pool)
>  	 * from CPU_ONLINE, the following shouldn't fail.
>  	 */
>  	for_each_pool_worker(worker, pool) {
> -		WARN_ON_ONCE(kthread_park(worker->task) < 0);
>  		kthread_set_per_cpu(worker->task, pool->cpu);
> -		kthread_unpark(worker->task);
> +		WARN_ON_ONCE(set_cpus_allowed_ptr(worker->task,
> +						  pool->attrs->cpumask) < 0);
>  	}
>  
>  	raw_spin_lock_irq(&pool->lock);

In the roughly 80 instances of 18*SRCU-P since sending this, I've got
one sched_cpu_dying splat about a stray kworker, so somthing isn't
right.

My intention was to not think today, so I'll delay that until tomorrow.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-17  9:56 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 [this message]
2021-01-16 15:13               ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-12 14:43 ` [PATCH 4/4] sched: Fix CPU hotplug / tighten is_per_cpu_kthread() Peter Zijlstra

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