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From: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>,
	Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH v3] kernel/module: Reschedule while waiting for modules to finish loading
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 18:22:07 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190430222207.3002-1-prarit@redhat.com> (raw)

On a s390 z14 LAR with 2 cpus about stalls about 3% of the time while
loading the s390_trng.ko module.

Add a reschedule point to the loop that waits for modules to complete
loading.

v3: cleanup Fixes line.

Reported-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
Fixes: f9a75c1d717f ("modules: Only return -EEXIST for modules that have finished loading")
Signed-off-by: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>
Cc: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
---
 kernel/module.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
index 410eeb7e4f1d..48748cfec991 100644
--- a/kernel/module.c
+++ b/kernel/module.c
@@ -3585,6 +3585,7 @@ static int add_unformed_module(struct module *mod)
 					       finished_loading(mod->name));
 			if (err)
 				goto out_unlocked;
+			cond_resched();
 			goto again;
 		}
 		err = -EEXIST;
-- 
2.18.1


             reply	other threads:[~2019-04-30 22:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-30 22:22 Prarit Bhargava [this message]
2019-05-01  7:49 ` Jessica Yu
2019-05-01 21:26 ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-02  9:48   ` Jessica Yu
2019-05-02 12:41     ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-02 17:46       ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-10 18:40         ` Barret Rhoden
2019-05-10 18:42           ` [PATCH] modules: fix livelock in add_unformed_module() Barret Rhoden
2019-05-13 11:23             ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-13 14:37               ` Barret Rhoden
2019-05-22 17:08                 ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-28 14:30                   ` Prarit Bhargava
2019-05-28 14:47                     ` Jessica Yu

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