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From: Dario Faggioli <dario.faggioli@citrix.com>
To: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Cc: George Dunlap <dunlapg@umich.edu>, Tianyang Chen <tiche@seas.upenn.edu>
Subject: [PATCH 11/16] xen: sched: on Credit2, don't reprogram the timer if idle
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:05:21 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160318190521.8117.21983.stgit@Solace.station> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160318185524.8117.74837.stgit@Solace.station>

as other schedulers are doing already: if the idle vcpu
is picked and scheduled, there is no need to reprogram the
scheduler timer to fire and invoke csched2_schedule()
again in future.

Tickling or external events will serve as pokes, when
necessary, but until we can, we should just stay idle.

Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <dario.faggioli@citrix.com>
Reported-by: Tianyang Chen <tiche@seas.upenn.edu>
Suggested-by: George Dunlap <dunlapg@umich.edu>
---
Cc: George Dunlap <dunlapg@umich.edu>
Cc: Tianyang Chen <tiche@seas.upenn.edu>
---
 xen/common/sched_credit2.c |    6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/xen/common/sched_credit2.c b/xen/common/sched_credit2.c
index 2fd4175..4ff26c9 100644
--- a/xen/common/sched_credit2.c
+++ b/xen/common/sched_credit2.c
@@ -1540,8 +1540,12 @@ csched2_runtime(const struct scheduler *ops, int cpu, struct csched2_vcpu *snext
     struct csched2_runqueue_data *rqd = RQD(ops, cpu);
     struct list_head *runq = &rqd->runq;
 
+    /*
+     * If we're idle, just stay so. Others (or external events)
+     * will poke us when necessary.
+     */
     if ( is_idle_vcpu(snext->vcpu) )
-        return CSCHED2_MAX_TIMER;
+        return -1;
 
     /* General algorithm:
      * 1) Run until snext's credit will be 0


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-03-18 19:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 61+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-03-18 19:03 [PATCH 00/16] Fixes and improvement (including hard affinity!) for Credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 01/16] xen: sched: fix locking when allocating an RTDS pCPU Dario Faggioli
2016-03-19  2:22   ` Meng Xu
2016-03-23 15:37   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 02/16] xen: sched: add .init_pdata hook to the scheduler interface Dario Faggioli
2016-03-22  8:08   ` Juergen Gross
2016-03-23 17:32   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 03/16] xen: sched: make implementing .alloc_pdata optional Dario Faggioli
2016-03-19  2:23   ` Meng Xu
2016-03-21 14:22   ` Jan Beulich
2016-03-23 17:36     ` George Dunlap
2016-03-24  9:43       ` Jan Beulich
2016-03-24 13:14         ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-21 14:48   ` Juergen Gross
2016-03-21 15:07     ` Jan Beulich
2016-04-01 17:01       ` Dario Faggioli
2016-04-04  4:21         ` Juergen Gross
2016-04-04  6:13         ` Jan Beulich
2016-04-05 16:01           ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-23 17:38   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 04/16] xen: sched: implement .init_pdata in all schedulers Dario Faggioli
2016-03-19  2:24   ` Meng Xu
2016-03-22  8:03   ` Juergen Gross
2016-03-23 17:46     ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 05/16] xen: sched: move pCPU initialization in an helper Dario Faggioli
2016-03-23 17:51   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-23 18:09     ` George Dunlap
2016-03-24 13:21     ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 06/16] xen: sched: prepare a .switch_sched hook for Credit1 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 07/16] xen: sched: prepare a .switch_sched hook for Credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:04 ` [PATCH 08/16] " Dario Faggioli
2016-03-19  2:24   ` Meng Xu
2016-03-21 14:25   ` Jan Beulich
2016-03-18 19:05 ` [PATCH 09/16] xen: sched: close potential races when switching scheduler to CPUs Dario Faggioli
2016-03-19  2:25   ` Meng Xu
2016-03-23 19:05   ` George Dunlap
2016-04-05 16:26     ` Dario Faggioli
2016-04-06 15:51       ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-24 12:14   ` George Dunlap
2016-04-05 17:37     ` Dario Faggioli
2016-04-06 16:21       ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:05 ` [PATCH 10/16] xen: sched: improve credit2 bootparams' scope, placement and signedness Dario Faggioli
2016-03-21 14:51   ` Juergen Gross
2016-03-24 12:20   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:05 ` Dario Faggioli [this message]
2016-03-24 15:03   ` [PATCH 11/16] xen: sched: on Credit2, don't reprogram the timer if idle George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:05 ` [PATCH 12/16] xen: sched: fix per-socket runqueue creation in credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-24 12:24   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:05 ` [PATCH 13/16] xen: sched: allow for choosing credit2 runqueues configuration at boot Dario Faggioli
2016-03-22  7:46   ` Juergen Gross
2016-03-24 12:36   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:05 ` [PATCH 14/16] xen: sched: per-core runqueues as default in credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-24 12:37   ` George Dunlap
2016-03-18 19:06 ` [PATCH 15/16] xen: sched: scratch space for cpumasks on Credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:27   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-03-24 12:44     ` George Dunlap
2016-03-24 12:56       ` Andrew Cooper
2016-03-24 13:10       ` Dario Faggioli
2016-03-18 19:06 ` [PATCH 16/16] xen: sched: implement vcpu hard affinity in Credit2 Dario Faggioli
2016-03-24 15:42   ` George Dunlap
2016-04-05 16:50     ` Dario Faggioli

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