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authorSteven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>2008-01-25 21:08:07 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2008-01-25 21:08:07 +0100
commitc7a1e46aa9782a947cf2ed506245d43396dbf991 (patch)
tree1cbf3bc6173b57ea9819c1f0a761347c4285b107 /kernel/sched_rt.c
parentsched: push RT tasks from overloaded CPUs (diff)
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sched: disable standard balancer for RT tasks
Since we now take an active approach to load balancing, we don't need to balance RT tasks via the normal task balancer. In fact, this code was found to pull RT tasks away from CPUS that the active movement performed, resulting in large latencies. Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to '')
-rw-r--r--kernel/sched_rt.c95
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 91 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/sched_rt.c b/kernel/sched_rt.c
index d38a8a559aa5..c492fd2b2eec 100644
--- a/kernel/sched_rt.c
+++ b/kernel/sched_rt.c
@@ -567,109 +567,22 @@ static void wakeup_balance_rt(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p)
push_rt_tasks(rq);
}
-/*
- * Load-balancing iterator. Note: while the runqueue stays locked
- * during the whole iteration, the current task might be
- * dequeued so the iterator has to be dequeue-safe. Here we
- * achieve that by always pre-iterating before returning
- * the current task:
- */
-static struct task_struct *load_balance_start_rt(void *arg)
-{
- struct rq *rq = arg;
- struct rt_prio_array *array = &rq->rt.active;
- struct list_head *head, *curr;
- struct task_struct *p;
- int idx;
-
- idx = sched_find_first_bit(array->bitmap);
- if (idx >= MAX_RT_PRIO)
- return NULL;
-
- head = array->queue + idx;
- curr = head->prev;
-
- p = list_entry(curr, struct task_struct, run_list);
-
- curr = curr->prev;
-
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_idx = idx;
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_head = head;
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_curr = curr;
-
- return p;
-}
-
-static struct task_struct *load_balance_next_rt(void *arg)
-{
- struct rq *rq = arg;
- struct rt_prio_array *array = &rq->rt.active;
- struct list_head *head, *curr;
- struct task_struct *p;
- int idx;
-
- idx = rq->rt.rt_load_balance_idx;
- head = rq->rt.rt_load_balance_head;
- curr = rq->rt.rt_load_balance_curr;
-
- /*
- * If we arrived back to the head again then
- * iterate to the next queue (if any):
- */
- if (unlikely(head == curr)) {
- int next_idx = find_next_bit(array->bitmap, MAX_RT_PRIO, idx+1);
-
- if (next_idx >= MAX_RT_PRIO)
- return NULL;
-
- idx = next_idx;
- head = array->queue + idx;
- curr = head->prev;
-
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_idx = idx;
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_head = head;
- }
-
- p = list_entry(curr, struct task_struct, run_list);
-
- curr = curr->prev;
-
- rq->rt.rt_load_balance_curr = curr;
-
- return p;
-}
-
static unsigned long
load_balance_rt(struct rq *this_rq, int this_cpu, struct rq *busiest,
unsigned long max_load_move,
struct sched_domain *sd, enum cpu_idle_type idle,
int *all_pinned, int *this_best_prio)
{
- struct rq_iterator rt_rq_iterator;
-
- rt_rq_iterator.start = load_balance_start_rt;
- rt_rq_iterator.next = load_balance_next_rt;
- /* pass 'busiest' rq argument into
- * load_balance_[start|next]_rt iterators
- */
- rt_rq_iterator.arg = busiest;
-
- return balance_tasks(this_rq, this_cpu, busiest, max_load_move, sd,
- idle, all_pinned, this_best_prio, &rt_rq_iterator);
+ /* don't touch RT tasks */
+ return 0;
}
static int
move_one_task_rt(struct rq *this_rq, int this_cpu, struct rq *busiest,
struct sched_domain *sd, enum cpu_idle_type idle)
{
- struct rq_iterator rt_rq_iterator;
-
- rt_rq_iterator.start = load_balance_start_rt;
- rt_rq_iterator.next = load_balance_next_rt;
- rt_rq_iterator.arg = busiest;
-
- return iter_move_one_task(this_rq, this_cpu, busiest, sd, idle,
- &rt_rq_iterator);
+ /* don't touch RT tasks */
+ return 0;
}
#else /* CONFIG_SMP */
# define schedule_tail_balance_rt(rq) do { } while (0)