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From: Byungchul Park <byungchul.park@lge.com>
To: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	jiangshanlai@gmail.com, josh@joshtriplett.org,
	mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	kernel-team@lge.com, peterz@infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rcu: Report a quiescent state when it's exactly in the state
Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 12:11:59 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f35aa0d8-3bbf-0900-7bcd-81ba6e03fe86@lge.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180512132647.2923f7cf@gandalf.local.home>



On 2018-05-13 오전 2:26, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Sat, 12 May 2018 07:41:19 -0700
> "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
>> Don't get me wrong, this discussion was quite useful to me.  We probably
>> need to at least change the comments, and perhaps the code as well.  But
>> I agree that we need input from Peter and Steven to make much more forward
>> progress.
> 
> It's the weekend so I skimmed more than read this thread, but I will
> just add this.
> 
> The table Joel posted is interesting, and perhaps we should keep things
> consistent with that. But that said, with respect to task-RCU, as
> nothing on a trampoline should ever call cond_resched() (and perhaps I
> should add code in lockdep that verifies this), we just want a
> quiescent state that tells us that the task has left the trampoline. A
> cond_resched() should be one of those points that does.
> 
> It really has nothing to do with scheduling or preemption. The issue is
> that if a task is on a trampoline and gets preempted, there's no
> knowing when it is off that trampoline where we can free it. We need to
> have places in the kernel that we know is a quiescent state to move
> task-RCU forward. cond_resched() seems to be one of them. schedule
> itself can not be, because it can be called from an interrupt preempting
> a task while it is on the trampoline.

Exactly. I think Steven explained how we should consider them exactly.

> -- Steve
-- 
Thanks,
Byungchul

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-14  3:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-11  8:30 Byungchul Park
2018-05-11 12:57 ` Byungchul Park
2018-05-11 16:17   ` Paul E. McKenney
2018-05-11 16:23     ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-11 16:25       ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-11 16:27         ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-11 17:27           ` Paul E. McKenney
2018-05-11 17:29             ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-11 22:41     ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-12  5:08       ` Paul E. McKenney
2018-05-12  6:30         ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-12 14:41           ` Paul E. McKenney
2018-05-12 17:26             ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-14  3:11               ` Byungchul Park [this message]
2018-05-13  0:09             ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-14  2:59       ` Byungchul Park
2018-05-14 14:25         ` Byungchul Park
2018-05-14 21:04         ` Paul E. McKenney
2018-05-15  0:18           ` Byungchul Park

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