[tip:,core/rcu] rcu: For RCU grace-period kthread starvation, dump last CPU it ran on
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Message ID 161340094205.20312.18111886240559745511.tip-bot2@tip-bot2
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tip-bot2 for Paul Gortmaker Feb. 15, 2021, 2:55 p.m. UTC
The following commit has been merged into the core/rcu branch of tip:

Commit-ID:     243027a3c80564bf96e40437ffac46efb9f5f2b5
Gitweb:        https://git.kernel.org/tip/243027a3c80564bf96e40437ffac46efb9f5f2b5
Author:        Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
AuthorDate:    Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:08:01 -08:00
Committer:     Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
CommitterDate: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:59:41 -08:00

rcu: For RCU grace-period kthread starvation, dump last CPU it ran on

When the RCU CPU stall-warning code detects that the RCU grace-period
kthread is being starved, it dumps that kthread's stack.  This can
sometimes be useful, but it is also useful to know what is running on the
CPU that this kthread is attempting to run on.  This commit therefore
adds a stack trace of this CPU in order to help track down whatever it
is that might be preventing RCU's grace-period kthread from running.

Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
---
 kernel/rcu/tree_stall.h |  9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree_stall.h b/kernel/rcu/tree_stall.h
index 70d48c5..35c1355 100644
--- a/kernel/rcu/tree_stall.h
+++ b/kernel/rcu/tree_stall.h
@@ -449,20 +449,27 @@  static void print_cpu_stall_info(int cpu)
 /* Complain about starvation of grace-period kthread.  */
 static void rcu_check_gp_kthread_starvation(void)
 {
+	int cpu;
 	struct task_struct *gpk = rcu_state.gp_kthread;
 	unsigned long j;
 
 	if (rcu_is_gp_kthread_starving(&j)) {
+		cpu = gpk ? task_cpu(gpk) : -1;
 		pr_err("%s kthread starved for %ld jiffies! g%ld f%#x %s(%d) ->state=%#lx ->cpu=%d\n",
 		       rcu_state.name, j,
 		       (long)rcu_seq_current(&rcu_state.gp_seq),
 		       data_race(rcu_state.gp_flags),
 		       gp_state_getname(rcu_state.gp_state), rcu_state.gp_state,
-		       gpk ? gpk->state : ~0, gpk ? task_cpu(gpk) : -1);
+		       gpk ? gpk->state : ~0, cpu);
 		if (gpk) {
 			pr_err("\tUnless %s kthread gets sufficient CPU time, OOM is now expected behavior.\n", rcu_state.name);
 			pr_err("RCU grace-period kthread stack dump:\n");
 			sched_show_task(gpk);
+			if (cpu >= 0) {
+				pr_err("Stack dump where RCU grace-period kthread last ran:\n");
+				if (!trigger_single_cpu_backtrace(cpu))
+					dump_cpu_task(cpu);
+			}
 			wake_up_process(gpk);
 		}
 	}