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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:44:13 +0200
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
To:	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@...aro.org>
Subject: [PATCH 02/10] nohz: Kick full dynticks timer targets with an empty IPI

While we enqueue a new timer on a dynticks target, we must send it an
IPI so that it reschedules the next tick accordingly.

Now all we need for that is to run irq_exit() on the target. Hence
an empty IRQ is way enough. We don't need to run tick_nohz_full_check()
and all the overhead that comes with the several cmpxchg() necessary for
irq work list and state progress.

So lets use a void irq work instead.

Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@...aro.org>
Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
---
 kernel/sched/core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/core.c b/kernel/sched/core.c
index 7f3063c..f3e48b8 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/core.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/core.c
@@ -693,7 +693,7 @@ static bool wake_up_full_nohz_cpu(int cpu)
 	if (tick_nohz_full_cpu(cpu)) {
 		if (cpu != smp_processor_id() ||
 		    tick_nohz_tick_stopped())
-			tick_nohz_full_kick_cpu(cpu);
+			irq_work_void_on(cpu);
 		return true;
 	}
 
-- 
1.8.3.1

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