LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org
help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Alan.Brunelle@hp.com,
	arjan@linux.intel.com, dgc@sgi.com, npiggin@suse.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/8] Add interface for queuing work on a specific CPU
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 13:51:15 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080211105115.GC162@tv-sign.ru> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080207014503.cf1853c2.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

Sorry for delay,

On 02/07, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> On Thu,  7 Feb 2008 10:18:59 +0100 Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> > --- a/kernel/workqueue.c
> > +++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
> > @@ -175,6 +175,21 @@ int fastcall queue_work(struct workqueue_struct *wq, struct work_struct *work)
> >  }
> >  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(queue_work);
> >  
> > +int fastcall queue_work_on_cpu(struct workqueue_struct *wq,
> > +			       struct work_struct *work, int cpu)
> > +{
> > +	int ret = 0;
> > +
> > +	if (!test_and_set_bit(WORK_STRUCT_PENDING, work_data_bits(work))) {
> > +		BUG_ON(!list_empty(&work->entry));
> > +		__queue_work(per_cpu_ptr(wq->cpu_wq, cpu), work);
> > +		ret = 1;
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	return ret;
> > +}
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(queue_work_on_cpu);
> 
> Might as well change queue_work() to call this?

This is possible, but in that case queue_work_on_cpu() should use wq_per_cpu(),
not per_cpu_ptr(). (otherwise queue_work(single_threaded_wq) won't work).


A bit off-topic, the comment near queue_work() says

	* We queue the work to the CPU it was submitted, but there is no
	* guarantee that it will be processed by that CPU.

This is wrong. Unless cpu_down() happens, we do guarantee it will be processed
by that CPU. Perhaps it makes sense to fix the comment as well?

Oleg.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11 10:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 43+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-07  9:18 [PATCH 0/8] IO queuing and complete affinity Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:18 ` [PATCH 1/8] block: split softirq handling into blk-softirq.c Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:18 ` [PATCH 2/8] Add interface for queuing work on a specific CPU Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:45   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-07  9:49     ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 17:44       ` Harvey Harrison
2008-02-11 10:51     ` Oleg Nesterov [this message]
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 3/8] block: make kblockd_schedule_work() take the queue as parameter Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 4/8] x86: add support for remotely triggering the block softirq Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 10:07   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 10:17     ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 10:25       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 10:31         ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 10:38           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 14:18             ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 10:49           ` [patch] block layer: kmemcheck fixes Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 17:42             ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-07 17:55               ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 19:31               ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 20:06                 ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-08  1:22               ` David Miller
2008-02-08  1:28                 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-02-08 15:09                 ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-08 22:44                   ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-08 22:56                     ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-08 23:58                       ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-08 11:38               ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 5/8] x86-64: add support for remotely triggering the block softirq Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 6/8] ia64: " Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 7/8] kernel: add generic softirq interface for triggering a remote softirq Jens Axboe
2008-02-07  9:19 ` [PATCH 8/8] block: add test code for testing CPU affinity Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 15:16 ` [PATCH 0/8] IO queuing and complete affinity Alan D. Brunelle
2008-02-07 18:25 ` IO queuing and complete affinity with threads (was Re: [PATCH 0/8] IO queuing and complete affinity) Jens Axboe
2008-02-07 20:40   ` Alan D. Brunelle
2008-02-08  7:38   ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-08  7:47     ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-08  7:53       ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-08  7:59         ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-08  8:12           ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-08  8:24             ` Jens Axboe
2008-02-08  8:33               ` Nick Piggin
2008-02-11  5:22           ` David Chinner
2008-02-12  8:28             ` Jeremy Higdon

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20080211105115.GC162@tv-sign.ru \
    --to=oleg@tv-sign.ru \
    --cc=Alan.Brunelle@hp.com \
    --cc=akpm@linux-foundation.org \
    --cc=arjan@linux.intel.com \
    --cc=dgc@sgi.com \
    --cc=jens.axboe@oracle.com \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=npiggin@suse.de \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH 2/8] Add interface for queuing work on a specific CPU' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).