lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Jun]   [19]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH] Delay accounting, fix incorrect delay time when constantly waiting on runqueue
From
Date
On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 15:11 +0530, bharathravi1@gmail.com wrote:
> From: Bharath Ravi <bharathravi1@gmail.com>
>
> This patch corrects the incorrect value of per process run-queue wait time
> reported by delay statistics. The anomaly was due to the following reason.
> When a process leaves the CPU and immediately starts waiting for CPU on
> the runqueue (which means it remains in the TASK_RUNNABLE state), the time
> of re-entry into the run-queue is never recorded. Due to this, the waiting time
> on the runqueue from this point of re-entry upto the next time it hits the CPU
> is not accounted for. This is solved by recording the time of re-entry of a
> process leaving the CPU in the sched_info_depart() function IF the process will
> go back to waiting on the run-queue. This IF condition is verified by checking
> whether the process is still in the TASK_RUNNABLE state.
>
> The patch was tested on 2.6.26-rc6 using two simple CPU hog programs. The
> values noted prior to the fix did not account for the time spent on the
> runqueue waiting. After the fix, the correct values were reported back
> to user space.
>
> Signed-off-by: Bharath Ravi <bharathravi1@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Madhava K R <madhavakr@gmail.com>

Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>

> ---
> kernel/sched_stats.h | 6 ++++++
> 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/sched_stats.h b/kernel/sched_stats.h
> index a38878e..80179ef 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched_stats.h
> +++ b/kernel/sched_stats.h
> @@ -198,6 +198,9 @@ static inline void sched_info_queued(struct task_struct *t)
> /*
> * Called when a process ceases being the active-running process, either
> * voluntarily or involuntarily. Now we can calculate how long we ran.
> + * Also, if the process is still in the TASK_RUNNING state, call
> + * sched_info_queued() to mark that it has now again started waiting on
> + * the runqueue.
> */
> static inline void sched_info_depart(struct task_struct *t)
> {
> @@ -206,6 +209,9 @@ static inline void sched_info_depart(struct task_struct *t)
>
> t->sched_info.cpu_time += delta;
> rq_sched_info_depart(task_rq(t), delta);
> +
> + if (t->state == TASK_RUNNING)
> + sched_info_queued(t);
> }
>
> /*



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-06-19 12:03    [W:0.050 / U:0.212 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site