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From: Diego Viola <diego.viola@gmail.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, tglx@linutronix.de,
	len.brown@intel.com, rui.zhang@intel.com,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
Subject: Re: Experiencing freezes with kernel 4.16.3 on a desktop with E5500 CPU (bisect included)
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:49:43 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+ToGPGvAeuEwGkPfxd6DKBG9nFbYbG1vQh7nosAtBT5uCPxYA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180423123847.GL4082@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:38 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 08:49:25AM -0300, Diego Viola wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 8:48 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 08:23:24AM -0300, Diego Viola wrote:
>> >> > That's a Core2 era chip; does it actually have stable TSC ?
>> >>
>> >> I'm not sure.
>> >
>> > dmesg | grep -i tsc
>> >
>> > should be able to tell you.
>>
>> [diego@dualcore ~]$ dmesg | grep -i tsc
>> [    0.000000] tsc: Fast TSC calibration using PIT
>> [    0.016666] tsc: Fast TSC calibration using PIT
>> [    0.019999] tsc: Detected 2793.087 MHz processor
>> [    0.019999] clocksource: tsc-early: mask: 0xffffffffffffffff
>> max_cycles: 0x2842be30f1f, max_idle_ns: 440795236296 ns
>> [    0.162058] clocksource: Switched to clocksource tsc-early
>> [    0.300076] tsc: Marking TSC unstable due to TSC halts in idle
>> [diego@dualcore ~]$
>
> Much thanks.. I suspect there a bunch of fail when marking unstable
> before we register clocksource_tsc.
>
> The below patch is a bit ugly, but should cure a number of things; it
> compiles but hasn't otherwise been tested, can you give it a spin?
>
> ---
>
>  - when TSC is unstable and we've already registered tsc-early, don't
>    forget to unregister it; this then leaves us without a tsc
>    clocksource entirely -- which is good.
>
>  - when we call mark_tsc_unstable() before we've registered
>    clocksource_tsc things go wobbly because it doesn't know about
>    clocksource_tsc_early. Fix that by:
>
>     - Make clocksource_mark_unstable() work for unregistered
>       clocksources.
>
>        - which means we have to be able to detect this; use cs.list
>          for this; initialize it empty.
>        - means we also have to place all cs.list manipulation under
>          watchdog_lock -- bit ugly.
>
>     - Make __clocksource_unstable() de-rate the clocksource.
>
>     - Call clocksource_mark_unstable() on both tsc and tsc_early.
>
> This way we should either end up with a derated tsc clocksource marked
> UNSTABLE or no tsc clocksource at all, either should result in it not
> becoming the active clocksource.
>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c     | 22 +++++++++++-----------
>  kernel/time/clocksource.c | 43 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
>  2 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c b/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
> index 91e6da48cbb6..74392d9d51e0 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
> @@ -1067,6 +1067,7 @@ static struct clocksource clocksource_tsc_early = {
>         .resume                 = tsc_resume,
>         .mark_unstable          = tsc_cs_mark_unstable,
>         .tick_stable            = tsc_cs_tick_stable,
> +       .list                   = LIST_HEAD_INIT(clocksource_tsc_early.list),
>  };
>
>  /*
> @@ -1086,6 +1087,7 @@ static struct clocksource clocksource_tsc = {
>         .resume                 = tsc_resume,
>         .mark_unstable          = tsc_cs_mark_unstable,
>         .tick_stable            = tsc_cs_tick_stable,
> +       .list                   = LIST_HEAD_INIT(clocksource_tsc.list),
>  };
>
>  void mark_tsc_unstable(char *reason)
> @@ -1098,13 +1100,9 @@ void mark_tsc_unstable(char *reason)
>                 clear_sched_clock_stable();
>         disable_sched_clock_irqtime();
>         pr_info("Marking TSC unstable due to %s\n", reason);
> -       /* Change only the rating, when not registered */
> -       if (clocksource_tsc.mult) {
> -               clocksource_mark_unstable(&clocksource_tsc);
> -       } else {
> -               clocksource_tsc.flags |= CLOCK_SOURCE_UNSTABLE;
> -               clocksource_tsc.rating = 0;
> -       }
> +
> +       clocksource_mark_unstable(&clocksource_tsc_early);
> +       clocksource_mark_unstable(&clocksource_tsc);
>  }
>
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(mark_tsc_unstable);
> @@ -1244,7 +1242,7 @@ static void tsc_refine_calibration_work(struct work_struct *work)
>
>         /* Don't bother refining TSC on unstable systems */
>         if (tsc_unstable)
> -               return;
> +               goto unreg;
>
>         /*
>          * Since the work is started early in boot, we may be
> @@ -1297,11 +1295,12 @@ static void tsc_refine_calibration_work(struct work_struct *work)
>
>  out:
>         if (tsc_unstable)
> -               return;
> +               goto unreg;
>
>         if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_ART))
>                 art_related_clocksource = &clocksource_tsc;
>         clocksource_register_khz(&clocksource_tsc, tsc_khz);
> +unreg:
>         clocksource_unregister(&clocksource_tsc_early);
>  }
>
> @@ -1311,8 +1310,8 @@ static int __init init_tsc_clocksource(void)
>         if (!boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_TSC) || tsc_disabled > 0 || !tsc_khz)
>                 return 0;
>
> -       if (check_tsc_unstable())
> -               return 0;
> +       if (tsc_unstable)
> +               goto unreg;
>
>         if (tsc_clocksource_reliable)
>                 clocksource_tsc.flags &= ~CLOCK_SOURCE_MUST_VERIFY;
> @@ -1328,6 +1327,7 @@ static int __init init_tsc_clocksource(void)
>                 if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_ART))
>                         art_related_clocksource = &clocksource_tsc;
>                 clocksource_register_khz(&clocksource_tsc, tsc_khz);
> +unreg:
>                 clocksource_unregister(&clocksource_tsc_early);
>                 return 0;
>         }
> diff --git a/kernel/time/clocksource.c b/kernel/time/clocksource.c
> index 0e974cface0b..f689c9e3ff5e 100644
> --- a/kernel/time/clocksource.c
> +++ b/kernel/time/clocksource.c
> @@ -119,6 +119,16 @@ static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(watchdog_lock);
>  static int watchdog_running;
>  static atomic_t watchdog_reset_pending;
>
> +static void inline clocksource_watchdog_lock(unsigned long *flags)
> +{
> +       spin_lock_irqsave(&watchdog_lock, *flags);
> +}
> +
> +static void inline clocksource_watchdog_unlock(unsigned long *flags)
> +{
> +       spin_unlock_irqrestore(&watchdog_lock, *flags);
> +}
> +
>  static int clocksource_watchdog_kthread(void *data);
>  static void __clocksource_change_rating(struct clocksource *cs, int rating);
>
> @@ -142,6 +152,13 @@ static void __clocksource_unstable(struct clocksource *cs)
>         cs->flags &= ~(CLOCK_SOURCE_VALID_FOR_HRES | CLOCK_SOURCE_WATCHDOG);
>         cs->flags |= CLOCK_SOURCE_UNSTABLE;
>
> +       if (list_empty(&cs->list)) {
> +               cs->rating = 0;
> +               return;
> +       }
> +
> +       __clocksource_change_rating(cs, 0);
> +
>         if (cs->mark_unstable)
>                 cs->mark_unstable(cs);
>
> @@ -164,7 +181,7 @@ void clocksource_mark_unstable(struct clocksource *cs)
>
>         spin_lock_irqsave(&watchdog_lock, flags);
>         if (!(cs->flags & CLOCK_SOURCE_UNSTABLE)) {
> -               if (list_empty(&cs->wd_list))
> +               if (!list_empty(&cs->list) && list_empty(&cs->wd_list))
>                         list_add(&cs->wd_list, &watchdog_list);
>                 __clocksource_unstable(cs);
>         }
> @@ -319,9 +336,8 @@ static void clocksource_resume_watchdog(void)
>
>  static void clocksource_enqueue_watchdog(struct clocksource *cs)
>  {
> -       unsigned long flags;
> +       INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cs->wd_list);
>
> -       spin_lock_irqsave(&watchdog_lock, flags);
>         if (cs->flags & CLOCK_SOURCE_MUST_VERIFY) {
>                 /* cs is a clocksource to be watched. */
>                 list_add(&cs->wd_list, &watchdog_list);
> @@ -331,7 +347,6 @@ static void clocksource_enqueue_watchdog(struct clocksource *cs)
>                 if (cs->flags & CLOCK_SOURCE_IS_CONTINUOUS)
>                         cs->flags |= CLOCK_SOURCE_VALID_FOR_HRES;
>         }
> -       spin_unlock_irqrestore(&watchdog_lock, flags);
>  }
>
>  static void clocksource_select_watchdog(bool fallback)
> @@ -373,9 +388,6 @@ static void clocksource_select_watchdog(bool fallback)
>
>  static void clocksource_dequeue_watchdog(struct clocksource *cs)
>  {
> -       unsigned long flags;
> -
> -       spin_lock_irqsave(&watchdog_lock, flags);
>         if (cs != watchdog) {
>                 if (cs->flags & CLOCK_SOURCE_MUST_VERIFY) {
>                         /* cs is a watched clocksource. */
> @@ -384,7 +396,6 @@ static void clocksource_dequeue_watchdog(struct clocksource *cs)
>                         clocksource_stop_watchdog();
>                 }
>         }
> -       spin_unlock_irqrestore(&watchdog_lock, flags);
>  }
>
>  static int __clocksource_watchdog_kthread(void)
> @@ -779,14 +790,19 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__clocksource_update_freq_scale);
>   */
>  int __clocksource_register_scale(struct clocksource *cs, u32 scale, u32 freq)
>  {
> +       unsigned long flags;
>
>         /* Initialize mult/shift and max_idle_ns */
>         __clocksource_update_freq_scale(cs, scale, freq);
>
>         /* Add clocksource to the clocksource list */
>         mutex_lock(&clocksource_mutex);
> +
> +       clocksource_watchdog_lock(&flags);
>         clocksource_enqueue(cs);
>         clocksource_enqueue_watchdog(cs);
> +       clocksource_watchdog_unlock(&flags);
> +
>         clocksource_select();
>         clocksource_select_watchdog(false);
>         mutex_unlock(&clocksource_mutex);
> @@ -808,8 +824,13 @@ static void __clocksource_change_rating(struct clocksource *cs, int rating)
>   */
>  void clocksource_change_rating(struct clocksource *cs, int rating)
>  {
> +       unsigned long flags;
> +
>         mutex_lock(&clocksource_mutex);
> +       clocksource_watchdog_lock(&flags);
>         __clocksource_change_rating(cs, rating);
> +       clocksource_watchdog_unlock(&flags);
> +
>         clocksource_select();
>         clocksource_select_watchdog(false);
>         mutex_unlock(&clocksource_mutex);
> @@ -821,6 +842,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(clocksource_change_rating);
>   */
>  static int clocksource_unbind(struct clocksource *cs)
>  {
> +       unsigned long flags;
> +
>         if (clocksource_is_watchdog(cs)) {
>                 /* Select and try to install a replacement watchdog. */
>                 clocksource_select_watchdog(true);
> @@ -834,8 +857,12 @@ static int clocksource_unbind(struct clocksource *cs)
>                 if (curr_clocksource == cs)
>                         return -EBUSY;
>         }
> +
> +       clocksource_watchdog_lock(&flags);
>         clocksource_dequeue_watchdog(cs);
>         list_del_init(&cs->list);
> +       clocksource_watchdog_lock(&flags);
> +
>         return 0;
>  }
>

Yes, compiling the kernel (torvalds/linux.git HEAD) with your patch right now.

Thanks,
Diego

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-23 12:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-22  2:19 Diego Viola
2018-04-22 17:47 ` Diego Viola
2018-04-22 18:24   ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23  9:16 ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23  9:27   ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-04-23 11:23   ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23 11:48     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 11:49       ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23 12:38         ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 12:49           ` Diego Viola [this message]
2018-04-23 13:24             ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23 14:00           ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 14:02             ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23 15:10             ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 16:12               ` Diego Viola
2018-04-23 15:58           ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 16:44             ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-24  9:06               ` Thomas Gleixner

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