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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] [1/3] isolate ratelimit from printk.c for other use
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 08:51:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080310085132.5c182ee9.randy.dunlap@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080310063115.GA6745@darkstar.te-china.tietoenator.com>

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 14:31:15 +0800 Dave Young wrote:

> This series include 3 patch, they need to be applied in order.
> 1) isolate ratelimit from printk.c
> 2) add WARN_ON_SECS macro
> 3) use WARN_ON_SECS macro in rcupreempt.h
> 
> Please give some comments and suggestions for improvement, thanks.
> 
> ---
> 
> Due to the rcupreempt.h WARN_ON trigged, I got 2G syslog file. For some
> serious complaining of kernel, we need repeat the warnings, so here I
> isolate the ratelimit part of printk.c to a standalone file.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
> 
> ---
> include/linux/kernel.h |    1 
> kernel/printk.c        |   26 ------------------------
> lib/Makefile           |    2 -
> lib/ratelimit.c        |   51 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 4 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)

> diff -uprN linux/lib/ratelimit.c linux.new/lib/ratelimit.c
> --- linux/lib/ratelimit.c	1970-01-01 07:00:00.000000000 +0700
> +++ linux.new/lib/ratelimit.c	2008-03-10 13:42:46.000000000 +0800
> @@ -0,0 +1,51 @@
> +/*
> + * ratelimit.c - Do something with rate limit.
> + *
> + * Isolated from kernel/printk.c by Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
> + *
> + * This file is released under the GPLv2.
> + *
> + */
> +
> +#include <linux/kernel.h>
> +#include <linux/jiffies.h>
> +#include <linux/module.h>
> +
> +/*
> + * __ratelimit - rate limiting
> + * @ratelimit_jiffies: minimum time in jiffies between too callbacks

s/too/two/

> + * @ratelimit_burst: number of callbacks we do before ratelimiting
> + *
> + * This enforces a rate limit: not more than @ratelimit_burst callbacks
> + * in every ratelimit_jiffies
> + */
> +int __ratelimit(int ratelimit_jiffies, int ratelimit_burst)
> +{
> +	static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(ratelimit_lock);
> +	static unsigned toks = 10 * 5 * HZ;
> +	static unsigned long last_msg;
> +	static int missed;
> +	unsigned long flags;
> +	unsigned long now = jiffies;
> +
> +	spin_lock_irqsave(&ratelimit_lock, flags);
> +	toks += now - last_msg;
> +	last_msg = now;
> +	if (toks > (ratelimit_burst * ratelimit_jiffies))
> +		toks = ratelimit_burst * ratelimit_jiffies;
> +	if (toks >= ratelimit_jiffies) {
> +		int lost = missed;
> +
> +		missed = 0;
> +		toks -= ratelimit_jiffies;
> +		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&ratelimit_lock, flags);
> +		if (lost)
> +			printk(KERN_WARNING "__ratelimit: %d messages"
> +				" suppressed.\n", lost);

Would be better not to split the string, e.g.:

			printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: %d messages suppressed\n",
				__func__, lost);

> +		return 1;
> +	}
> +	missed++;
> +	spin_unlock_irqrestore(&ratelimit_lock, flags);
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(__ratelimit);

---
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-10 16:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-10  6:31 Dave Young
2008-03-10 15:51 ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2008-03-11  1:16   ` Dave Young
2008-03-10 19:05 ` Paul E. McKenney

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