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Date:	Tue,  6 Oct 2015 09:13:39 -0700
From:	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	mingo@...nel.org, jiangshanlai@...il.com, dipankar@...ibm.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
	josh@...htriplett.org, tglx@...utronix.de, peterz@...radead.org,
	rostedt@...dmis.org, dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
	dvhart@...ux.intel.com, fweisbec@...il.com, oleg@...hat.com,
	bobby.prani@...il.com, Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@...il.com>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 04/13] rcu: Don't disable preemption for Tiny and Tree RCU readers

From: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@...il.com>

Because preempt_disable() maps to barrier() for non-debug builds,
it forces the compiler to spill and reload registers.  Because Tree
RCU and Tiny RCU now only appear in CONFIG_PREEMPT=n builds, these
barrier() instances generate needless extra code for each instance of
rcu_read_lock() and rcu_read_unlock().  This extra code slows down Tree
RCU and bloats Tiny RCU.

This commit therefore removes the preempt_disable() and preempt_enable()
from the non-preemptible implementations of __rcu_read_lock() and
__rcu_read_unlock(), respectively.  However, for debug purposes,
preempt_disable() and preempt_enable() are still invoked if
CONFIG_PREEMPT_COUNT=y, because this allows detection of sleeping inside
atomic sections in non-preemptible kernels.

This is based on an earlier patch by Paul E. McKenney, fixing
a bug encountered in kernels built with CONFIG_PREEMPT=n and
CONFIG_PREEMPT_COUNT=y.

Signed-off-by: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@...il.com>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
 include/linux/rcupdate.h | 6 ++++--
 include/linux/rcutiny.h  | 1 +
 kernel/rcu/tree.c        | 9 +++++++++
 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/rcupdate.h b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
index d63bb77dab35..6c3ceceb6148 100644
--- a/include/linux/rcupdate.h
+++ b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
@@ -297,12 +297,14 @@ void synchronize_rcu(void);
 
 static inline void __rcu_read_lock(void)
 {
-	preempt_disable();
+	if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_PREEMPT_COUNT))
+		preempt_disable();
 }
 
 static inline void __rcu_read_unlock(void)
 {
-	preempt_enable();
+	if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_PREEMPT_COUNT))
+		preempt_enable();
 }
 
 static inline void synchronize_rcu(void)
diff --git a/include/linux/rcutiny.h b/include/linux/rcutiny.h
index c8a0722f77ea..4c1aaf9cce7b 100644
--- a/include/linux/rcutiny.h
+++ b/include/linux/rcutiny.h
@@ -216,6 +216,7 @@ static inline bool rcu_is_watching(void)
 
 static inline void rcu_all_qs(void)
 {
+	barrier(); /* Avoid RCU read-side critical sections leaking across. */
 }
 
 #endif /* __LINUX_RCUTINY_H */
diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
index b9d9e0249e2f..93c0f23c3e45 100644
--- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
+++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
@@ -337,12 +337,14 @@ static void rcu_momentary_dyntick_idle(void)
  */
 void rcu_note_context_switch(void)
 {
+	barrier(); /* Avoid RCU read-side critical sections leaking down. */
 	trace_rcu_utilization(TPS("Start context switch"));
 	rcu_sched_qs();
 	rcu_preempt_note_context_switch();
 	if (unlikely(raw_cpu_read(rcu_sched_qs_mask)))
 		rcu_momentary_dyntick_idle();
 	trace_rcu_utilization(TPS("End context switch"));
+	barrier(); /* Avoid RCU read-side critical sections leaking up. */
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rcu_note_context_switch);
 
@@ -353,12 +355,19 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rcu_note_context_switch);
  * RCU flavors in desperate need of a quiescent state, which will normally
  * be none of them).  Either way, do a lightweight quiescent state for
  * all RCU flavors.
+ *
+ * The barrier() calls are redundant in the common case when this is
+ * called externally, but just in case this is called from within this
+ * file.
+ *
  */
 void rcu_all_qs(void)
 {
+	barrier(); /* Avoid RCU read-side critical sections leaking down. */
 	if (unlikely(raw_cpu_read(rcu_sched_qs_mask)))
 		rcu_momentary_dyntick_idle();
 	this_cpu_inc(rcu_qs_ctr);
+	barrier(); /* Avoid RCU read-side critical sections leaking up. */
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rcu_all_qs);
 
-- 
2.5.2

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