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Date:	Fri, 12 Oct 2007 20:15:59 -0400
From:	Gregory Haskins <ghaskins@...ell.com>
To:	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Cc:	RT <linux-rt-users@...r.kernel.org>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Gregory Haskins <ghaskins@...ell.com>
Subject: [PATCH 5/7] RT: Add support for low-priority wake-up to push_rt
	feature

There are three events that require consideration for redistributing RT
tasks:

1) When one or more higher-priority tasks preempts a lower-one from a
   RQ
2) When a lower-priority task is woken up on a RQ
3) When a RQ downgrades its current priority

Steve Rostedt's push_rt patch addresses (1).  It hooks in right after
a new task has been switched-in.  If this was the result of an RT
preemption, or if more than one task was awoken at the same time, we
can try to push some of those other tasks away.

This patch addresses (2).  When we wake up a task, we check to see
if it would preempt the current task on the queue.  If it will not, we
attempt to find a better suited CPU (e.g. one running something lower
priority than the task being woken) and try to activate the task there.

Finally, we have (3).  In theory, we only need to balance_rt_tasks() if
the following conditions are met:
   1) One or more CPUs are in overload, AND
   2) We are about to switch to a task that lowers our priority.

(3) will be addressed in a later patch.

Signed-off-by: Gregory Haskins <ghaskins@...ell.com>
---

 kernel/sched.c |   68 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
 1 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched.c b/kernel/sched.c
index 62f9f0b..3c71156 100644
--- a/kernel/sched.c
+++ b/kernel/sched.c
@@ -1628,6 +1628,12 @@ out:
 	return ret;
 }
 
+/* Push all tasks that we can to other CPUs */
+static void push_rt_tasks(struct rq *this_rq)
+{
+	while (push_rt_task(this_rq));
+}
+
 /*
  * Pull RT tasks from other CPUs in the RT-overload
  * case. Interrupts are disabled, local rq is locked.
@@ -1988,7 +1994,33 @@ out_set_cpu:
 		this_cpu = smp_processor_id();
 		cpu = task_cpu(p);
 	}
-
+	
+	/*
+	 * If a newly woken up RT task cannot preempt the
+	 * current (RT) task (on a target runqueue) then try
+	 * to find another CPU it can preempt:
+	 */
+	if (rt_task(p) && !TASK_PREEMPTS_CURR(p, rq)) {
+		cpumask_t cpu_mask;
+		cpus_and(cpu_mask, cpu_online_map, p->cpus_allowed);
+
+		new_cpu = find_lowest_cpu(&cpu_mask, p, rq);
+		if ((new_cpu != -1) && (new_cpu != cpu)) {
+			set_task_cpu(p, new_cpu);
+			spin_unlock(&rq->lock);
+
+			/* The new lock was already acquired in find_lowest */ 
+			rq = cpu_rq(new_cpu);
+			old_state = p->state;
+			if (!(old_state & state))
+				goto out;
+			if (p->se.on_rq)
+				goto out_running;
+			
+			this_cpu = smp_processor_id();
+			cpu = task_cpu(p);
+		}
+	}
 out_activate:
 #endif /* CONFIG_SMP */
 	update_rq_clock(rq);
@@ -2002,30 +2034,13 @@ out_activate:
 	 * to find another CPU it can preempt:
 	 */
 	if (rt_task(p) && !TASK_PREEMPTS_CURR(p, rq)) {
-		struct rq *this_rq = cpu_rq(this_cpu);
 		/*
-		 * Special-case: the task on this CPU can be
-		 * preempted. In that case there's no need to
-		 * trigger reschedules on other CPUs, we can
-		 * mark the current task for reschedule.
-		 *
-		 * (Note that it's safe to access this_rq without
-		 * extra locking in this particular case, because
-		 * we are on the current CPU.)
+		 * FIXME: Do we still need to do this here anymore, or
+		 * does the preemption-check above suffice.  The path
+		 * that makes my head hurt is when we have the
+		 * task_running->out_activate path
 		 */
-		if (TASK_PREEMPTS_CURR(p, this_rq))
-			set_tsk_need_resched(this_rq->curr);
-		else
-			/*
-			 * Neither the intended target runqueue
-			 * nor the current CPU can take this task.
-			 * Trigger a reschedule on all other CPUs
-			 * nevertheless, maybe one of them can take
-			 * this task:
-			 */
-			smp_send_reschedule_allbutself_cpumask(p->cpus_allowed);
-
-		schedstat_inc(this_rq, rto_wakeup);
+		push_rt_tasks(rq);
 	} else {
 		/*
 		 * Sync wakeups (i.e. those types of wakeups where the waker
@@ -2360,13 +2375,12 @@ static inline void finish_task_switch(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *prev)
 	 * the lock was owned by prev, we need to release it
 	 * first via finish_lock_switch and then reaquire it.
 	 */
-	if (unlikely(rt_task(current))) {
+	if (unlikely(rq->rt_nr_running > 1)) {
 		spin_lock(&rq->lock);
-		/* push_rt_task will return true if it moved an RT */
-		while (push_rt_task(rq))
-			;
+		push_rt_tasks(rq);
 		spin_unlock(&rq->lock);
 	}
+
 #endif
 	fire_sched_in_preempt_notifiers(current);
 	trace_stop_sched_switched(current);

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