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SubjectRe: [tip: sched/core] sched/psi: Fix avgs_work re-arm in psi_avgs_work()
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On 2022/10/28 23:58, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2022 at 11:50 PM Chengming Zhou
> <zhouchengming@bytedance.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Thanks for picking this up. There is a newer version which has been acked:
>> https://lore.kernel.org/all/20221014110551.22695-1-zhouchengming@bytedance.com/
>
> Hmm. Indeed this seems to be an older version and not the one I asked
> Peter to pick up in
> https://lore.kernel.org/all/CAJuCfpHeJuZBbv-q+WXjgNHwt_caMomFPL3L9rxosXOrZz3fBw@mail.gmail.com/.
> Not sure what went wrong. Peter, could you please replace this one
> with https://lore.kernel.org/all/20221014110551.22695-1-zhouchengming@bytedance.com/?

Oh, I didn't notice that email.

>
> Chengming, please do not top-post next time. Would be better if you
> posted your note under the "Link:" field in this email.

Got it, I will do next time.

Thanks!

> Thanks!
>
>>
>> As well another PSI patch that has been acked by Johannes:
>> https://lore.kernel.org/all/20220926081931.45420-1-zhouchengming@bytedance.com/
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>> On 2022/10/28 14:42, tip-bot2 for Chengming Zhou wrote:
>>> The following commit has been merged into the sched/core branch of tip:
>>>
>>> Commit-ID: 7d89d7bb921c5ae5a428df282e64ee5692e26fe0
>>> Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/7d89d7bb921c5ae5a428df282e64ee5692e26fe0
>>> Author: Chengming Zhou <zhouchengming@bytedance.com>
>>> AuthorDate: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 18:42:06 +08:00
>>> Committer: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
>>> CommitterDate: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 11:01:23 +02:00
>>>
>>> sched/psi: Fix avgs_work re-arm in psi_avgs_work()
>>>
>>> Pavan reported a problem that PSI avgs_work idle shutoff is not
>>> working at all. Because PSI_NONIDLE condition would be observed in
>>> psi_avgs_work()->collect_percpu_times()->get_recent_times() even if
>>> only the kworker running avgs_work on the CPU.
>>>
>>> Although commit 1b69ac6b40eb ("psi: fix aggregation idle shut-off")
>>> avoided the ping-pong wake problem when the worker sleep, psi_avgs_work()
>>> still will always re-arm the avgs_work, so shutoff is not working.
>>>
>>> This patch changes to consider current CPU groupc as IDLE if the
>>> kworker running avgs_work is the only task running and no IOWAIT
>>> or MEMSTALL sleep tasks, in which case we will shut off the avgs_work
>>> if other CPUs' groupc are also IDLE.
>>>
>>> One potential problem is that the brief period of non-idle time
>>> incurred between the aggregation run and the kworker's dequeue will
>>> be stranded in the per-cpu buckets until avgs_work run next time.
>>> The buckets can hold 4s worth of time, and future activity will wake
>>> the avgs_work with a 2s delay, giving us 2s worth of data we can leave
>>> behind when shut off the avgs_work. If the kworker run other works after
>>> avgs_work shut off and doesn't have any scheduler activities for 2s,
>>> this maybe a problem.
>>>
>>> Reported-by: Pavan Kondeti <quic_pkondeti@quicinc.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Chengming Zhou <zhouchengming@bytedance.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
>>> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20221010104206.12184-1-zhouchengming@bytedance.com
>>> ---
>>> kernel/sched/psi.c | 15 +++++++++++++++
>>> 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/kernel/sched/psi.c b/kernel/sched/psi.c
>>> index ee2ecc0..f4cdf6f 100644
>>> --- a/kernel/sched/psi.c
>>> +++ b/kernel/sched/psi.c
>>> @@ -242,6 +242,8 @@ static void get_recent_times(struct psi_group *group, int cpu,
>>> u32 *pchanged_states)
>>> {
>>> struct psi_group_cpu *groupc = per_cpu_ptr(group->pcpu, cpu);
>>> + int current_cpu = raw_smp_processor_id();
>>> + bool only_avgs_work = false;
>>> u64 now, state_start;
>>> enum psi_states s;
>>> unsigned int seq;
>>> @@ -256,6 +258,15 @@ static void get_recent_times(struct psi_group *group, int cpu,
>>> memcpy(times, groupc->times, sizeof(groupc->times));
>>> state_mask = groupc->state_mask;
>>> state_start = groupc->state_start;
>>> + /*
>>> + * This CPU has only avgs_work kworker running, snapshot the
>>> + * newest times then don't need to re-arm for this groupc.
>>> + * Normally this kworker will sleep soon and won't wake
>>> + * avgs_work back up in psi_group_change().
>>> + */
>>> + if (current_cpu == cpu && groupc->tasks[NR_RUNNING] == 1 &&
>>> + !groupc->tasks[NR_IOWAIT] && !groupc->tasks[NR_MEMSTALL])
>>> + only_avgs_work = true;
>>> } while (read_seqcount_retry(&groupc->seq, seq));
>>>
>>> /* Calculate state time deltas against the previous snapshot */
>>> @@ -280,6 +291,10 @@ static void get_recent_times(struct psi_group *group, int cpu,
>>> if (delta)
>>> *pchanged_states |= (1 << s);
>>> }
>>> +
>>> + /* Clear PSI_NONIDLE so avgs_work won't be re-armed for this groupc */
>>> + if (only_avgs_work)
>>> + *pchanged_states &= ~(1 << PSI_NONIDLE);
>>> }
>>>
>>> static void calc_avgs(unsigned long avg[3], int missed_periods,

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