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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Tim Deegan <tim@xen.org>,
	Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>, Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>,
	George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@eu.citrix.com>,
	Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
	Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>,
	Dario Faggioli <dfaggioli@suse.com>,
	Julien Grall <julien.grall@arm.com>,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 31/48] xen/sched: add support for multiple vcpus per sched unit where missing
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:43:11 +0200
Message-ID: <f76aba47-e3c7-b8c6-03ac-b6862106d01c@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190809145833.1020-32-jgross@suse.com>

On 09.08.2019 16:58, Juergen Gross wrote:
> V1:
> - add special handling for idle unit in unit_runnable() and
>   unit_runnable_state()

Why was this done? Isn't vcpu_runnable() going to always return
true for idle vCPU-s?

> --- a/xen/common/domain.c
> +++ b/xen/common/domain.c
> @@ -1255,7 +1255,10 @@ int vcpu_reset(struct vcpu *v)
>      v->async_exception_mask = 0;
>      memset(v->async_exception_state, 0, sizeof(v->async_exception_state));
>  #endif
> -    v->affinity_broken = 0;
> +    if ( v->affinity_broken & VCPU_AFFINITY_OVERRIDE )
> +        vcpu_temporary_affinity(v, NR_CPUS, VCPU_AFFINITY_OVERRIDE);
> +    if ( v->affinity_broken & VCPU_AFFINITY_WAIT )
> +        vcpu_temporary_affinity(v, NR_CPUS, VCPU_AFFINITY_WAIT);

Shouldn't this live in an earlier patch? I guess the same question
is applicable to almost everything here, as also already mentioned
e.g. in the previous patch.

>  static inline void sched_set_res(struct sched_unit *unit,
>                                   struct sched_resource *res)
>  {
> -    unit->vcpu_list->processor = res->processor;
> +    int cpu = cpumask_first(res->cpus);

unsigned int

>  static inline void sched_set_pause_flags_atomic(struct sched_unit *unit,
>                                                  unsigned int bit)
>  {
> -    set_bit(bit, &unit->vcpu_list->pause_flags);
> +    struct vcpu *v;
> +
> +    for_each_sched_unit_vcpu ( unit, v )
> +        set_bit(bit, &v->pause_flags);
>  }
>  
>  static inline void sched_clear_pause_flags_atomic(struct sched_unit *unit,
>                                                    unsigned int bit)
>  {
> -    clear_bit(bit, &unit->vcpu_list->pause_flags);
> +    struct vcpu *v;
> +
> +    for_each_sched_unit_vcpu ( unit, v )
> +        clear_bit(bit, &v->pause_flags);
>  }

The atomicity is (necessarily) limited here - it's atomic for an
individual vCPU, but not atomic for a unit as a whole. If this
is indeed a useful hybrid, then I think it would be nice if there
was a comment next to these functions clarifying under what
conditions use of them is correct without it also being correct
to use their non-atomic counterparts (e.g. due to use of an
external lock).

Jan

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2019-08-09 14:57 [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 00/48] xen: add core scheduling support Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 01/48] xen/sched: use new sched_unit instead of vcpu in scheduler interfaces Juergen Gross
2019-09-02  9:07   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  5:26     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 02/48] xen/sched: move per-vcpu scheduler private data pointer to sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-08-23 10:47   ` Dario Faggioli
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 03/48] xen/sched: build a linked list of struct sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-08-23 10:52   ` Dario Faggioli
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 04/48] xen/sched: introduce struct sched_resource Juergen Gross
2019-08-23 10:54   ` Dario Faggioli
2019-09-04 13:10   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  5:31     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 05/48] xen/sched: let pick_cpu return a scheduler resource Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 13:34   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  5:43     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 06/48] xen/sched: switch schedule_data.curr to point at sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 13:36   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  5:46     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 07/48] xen/sched: move per cpu scheduler private data into struct sched_resource Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 13:48   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-05  7:13     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-05  7:38       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09 13:03         ` Dario Faggioli
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 08/48] xen/sched: switch vcpu_schedule_lock to unit_schedule_lock Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 14:02   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-04 14:41     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 14:54       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-04 15:02         ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 16:02           ` Dario Faggioli
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 09/48] xen/sched: move some per-vcpu items to struct sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 14:16   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  6:39     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-09  6:55       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-09  7:05         ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 10/48] xen/sched: add scheduler helpers hiding vcpu Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 14:49   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-11 13:22     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 11/48] xen/sched: rename scheduler related perf counters Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 12/48] xen/sched: switch struct task_slice from vcpu to sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 13/48] xen/sched: add is_running indicator to struct sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-04 15:06   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-11 13:44     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 15:06       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-11 15:32         ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:57 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 14/48] xen/sched: make null scheduler vcpu agnostic Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 15/48] xen/sched: make rt " Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 16/48] xen/sched: make credit " Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 17/48] xen/sched: make credit2 " Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 18/48] xen/sched: make arinc653 " Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 19/48] xen: add sched_unit_pause_nosync() and sched_unit_unpause() Juergen Gross
2019-09-09 13:34   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-11 14:15     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 20/48] xen: let vcpu_create() select processor Juergen Gross
2019-08-23 16:42   ` Julien Grall
2019-09-09 13:38   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-11 14:22     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 17:20       ` Dario Faggioli
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 21/48] xen/sched: use sched_resource cpu instead smp_processor_id in schedulers Juergen Gross
2019-09-09 14:17   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12  9:34     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 10:04       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 11:03         ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 11:17         ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 11:46           ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 11:53             ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 12:08               ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 12:13                 ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 22/48] xen/sched: switch schedule() from vcpus to sched_units Juergen Gross
2019-09-09 14:35   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 13:44     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 14:34       ` Jan Beulich
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 23/48] xen/sched: switch sched_move_irqs() to take sched_unit as parameter Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 24/48] xen: switch from for_each_vcpu() to for_each_sched_unit() Juergen Gross
2019-09-09 15:14   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 14:02     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 14:40       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 14:47         ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 25/48] xen/sched: add runstate counters to struct sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-09 14:30   ` Jan Beulich
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 26/48] xen/sched: rework and rename vcpu_force_reschedule() Juergen Gross
2019-09-10 14:06   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13  9:33     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-13  9:40       ` Jan Beulich
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 27/48] xen/sched: Change vcpu_migrate_*() to operate on schedule unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-10 15:11   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 12:33     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 28/48] xen/sched: move struct task_slice into struct sched_unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-10 15:18   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 12:56     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12  8:13   ` Dario Faggioli
2019-09-12  8:21     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 29/48] xen/sched: add code to sync scheduling of all vcpus of a sched unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-10 15:36   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 13:12     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 30/48] xen/sched: introduce unit_runnable_state() Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 10:30   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-12 10:22     ` Dario Faggioli
2019-09-13 14:07     ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-13 14:44       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 15:23         ` Juergen Gross
2019-09-12 10:24   ` Dario Faggioli
2019-09-13 14:14     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 31/48] xen/sched: add support for multiple vcpus per sched unit where missing Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 10:43   ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2019-09-13 15:01     ` Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 32/48] xen/sched: modify cpupool_domain_cpumask() to be an unit mask Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 33/48] xen/sched: support allocating multiple vcpus into one sched unit Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 34/48] xen/sched: add a percpu resource index Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 35/48] xen/sched: add fall back to idle vcpu when scheduling unit Juergen Gross
2019-09-11 11:33   ` Julien Grall
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 36/48] xen/sched: make vcpu_wake() and vcpu_sleep() core scheduling aware Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 37/48] xen/sched: carve out freeing sched_unit memory into dedicated function Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 38/48] xen/sched: move per-cpu variable scheduler to struct sched_resource Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 39/48] xen/sched: move per-cpu variable cpupool " Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 40/48] xen/sched: reject switching smt on/off with core scheduling active Juergen Gross
2019-09-10 15:47   ` Jan Beulich
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 41/48] xen/sched: prepare per-cpupool scheduling granularity Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 42/48] xen/sched: split schedule_cpu_switch() Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 43/48] xen/sched: protect scheduling resource via rcu Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 44/48] xen/sched: support multiple cpus per scheduling resource Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 45/48] xen/sched: support differing granularity in schedule_cpu_[add/rm]() Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 46/48] xen/sched: support core scheduling for moving cpus to/from cpupools Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 47/48] xen/sched: disable scheduling when entering ACPI deep sleep states Juergen Gross
2019-08-09 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 48/48] xen/sched: add scheduling granularity enum Juergen Gross
2019-08-15 10:17 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 00/48] xen: add core scheduling support Sergey Dyasli
2019-09-05  6:22   ` Juergen Gross

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