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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched: fix sched_entity avg statistics update
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Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org> writes:

> With the current implementation, the load average statistics of a sched entity
> change according to other activity on the CPU even if this activity is done
> between the running window of the sched entity and have no influence on the
> running duration of the task.
>
> When a task wakes up on the same CPU, we currently update last_runnable_update
> with the return of __synchronize_entity_decay without updating the
> runnable_avg_sum and runnable_avg_period accordingly. In fact, we have to sync
> the load_contrib of the se with the rq's blocked_load_contrib before removing
> it from the latter (with __synchronize_entity_decay) but we must keep
> last_runnable_update unchanged for updating runnable_avg_sum/period during the
> next update_entity_load_avg.

... Gah, that's correct, we had this right the first time. Could you do
this as a full revert of 282cf499f03ec1754b6c8c945c9674b02631fb0f (ie
remove the now inaccurate comment, or maybe replace it with a correct one).
>
> Signed-off-by: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
> ---
> kernel/sched/fair.c | 3 +--
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> index e64b079..5b0ef90 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> @@ -2370,8 +2370,7 @@ static inline void enqueue_entity_load_avg(struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq,
> * would have made count negative); we must be careful to avoid
> * double-accounting blocked time after synchronizing decays.
> */
> - se->avg.last_runnable_update += __synchronize_entity_decay(se)
> - << 20;
> + __synchronize_entity_decay(se);
> }
>
> /* migrated tasks did not contribute to our blocked load */


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