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From: Dietmar Eggemann <dietmar.eggemann@arm.com>
To: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: mingo@kernel.org, peterz@infradead.org, vincent.guittot@linaro.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 9/9] sched/topology: Define and use shortcut pointers for wakeup sd_flag scan
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:46:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <53763a32-0ce5-e267-9d5d-99e65c921d08@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200311181601.18314-10-valentin.schneider@arm.com>

On 11.03.20 19:16, Valentin Schneider wrote:
> Reworking select_task_rq_fair()'s domain walk exposed that !want_affine
> wakeups only look for highest sched_domain with the required sd_flag
> set. This is something we can cache at sched domain build time to slightly
> optimize select_task_rq_fair(). Note that this isn't a "free" optimization:
> it costs us 3 pointers per CPU.
> 
> Add cached per-CPU pointers for the highest domains with SD_BALANCE_WAKE,
> SD_BALANCE_EXEC and SD_BALANCE_FORK. Use them in select_task_rq_fair().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>
> ---
>  kernel/sched/fair.c     | 25 +++++++++++++------------
>  kernel/sched/sched.h    |  3 +++
>  kernel/sched/topology.c | 12 ++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> index a6fca6817e92..40fb97062157 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> @@ -6595,17 +6595,6 @@ select_task_rq_fair(struct task_struct *p, int prev_cpu, int wake_flags)
>  	int want_affine = 0;
>  	int sd_flag;
>  
> -	switch (wake_flags & (WF_TTWU | WF_FORK | WF_EXEC)) {
> -	case WF_TTWU:
> -		sd_flag = SD_BALANCE_WAKE;
> -		break;
> -	case WF_FORK:
> -		sd_flag = SD_BALANCE_FORK;
> -		break;
> -	default:
> -		sd_flag = SD_BALANCE_EXEC;
> -	}
> -
>  	if (wake_flags & WF_TTWU) {
>  		record_wakee(p);
>  
> @@ -6621,7 +6610,19 @@ select_task_rq_fair(struct task_struct *p, int prev_cpu, int wake_flags)
>  
>  	rcu_read_lock();
>  
> -	sd = highest_flag_domain(cpu, sd_flag);
> +	switch (wake_flags & (WF_TTWU | WF_FORK | WF_EXEC)) {
> +	case WF_TTWU:
> +		sd_flag = SD_BALANCE_WAKE;
> +		sd = rcu_dereference(per_cpu(sd_balance_wake, cpu));

IMHO, since we hard-code 0*SD_BALANCE_WAKE in sd_init(), sd would always
be NULL, so !want_affine (i.e. wake_wide()) would still go sis().

SD_BALANCE_WAKE is no a topology related sd_flag so it can't be set from
outside. Since the sd->flags sysctl is now read-only, wouldn't this case
be redundant?

[...]

  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-19 10:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-11 18:15 [PATCH v2 0/9] sched: Streamline select_task_rq() & select_task_rq_fair() Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 1/9] sched/fair: find_idlest_group(): Remove unused sd_flag parameter Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19  9:05   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 2/9] sched/debug: Make sd->flags sysctl read-only Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19  9:07   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-19 12:04     ` Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 3/9] sched: Remove checks against SD_LOAD_BALANCE Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19 10:28   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-19 12:05     ` Valentin Schneider
2020-03-23 14:26       ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-23 17:17         ` Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 4/9] sched/topology: Kill SD_LOAD_BALANCE Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19 10:29   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-19 12:06     ` Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 5/9] sched: Add WF_TTWU, WF_EXEC wakeup flags Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 6/9] sched: Kill select_task_rq()'s sd_flag parameter Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:15 ` [PATCH v2 7/9] sched/fair: Dissociate wakeup decisions from SD flag value Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:16 ` [PATCH v2 8/9] sched/fair: Split select_task_rq_fair want_affine logic Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19 10:30   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-03-19 12:06     ` Valentin Schneider
2020-03-11 18:16 ` [PATCH v2 9/9] sched/topology: Define and use shortcut pointers for wakeup sd_flag scan Valentin Schneider
2020-03-19 10:46   ` Dietmar Eggemann [this message]
2020-03-19 12:22     ` Valentin Schneider

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