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Date:	Sat, 21 May 2016 16:04:48 +0200
From:	Mike Galbraith <mgalbraith@...e.de>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>, mingo@...nel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Pavan Kondeti <pkondeti@...eaurora.org>,
	Ben Segall <bsegall@...gle.com>,
	Matt Fleming <matt@...eblueprint.co.uk>,
	Morten Rasmussen <morten.rasmussen@....com>,
	Paul Turner <pjt@...gle.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, byungchul.park@....com,
	Andrew Hunter <ahh@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] sched,fair: Fix local starvation

On Tue, 2016-05-10 at 19:43 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

(Evolution authors must either not do patch review, or use some other
mailer.  Squint hard, this crud really is your patch;)

> --- a/kernel/sched/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/core.c
>  
> @@ -1762,7 +1770,11 @@ void sched_ttwu_pending(void)
>  > 	> while (llist) {
>  > 	> 	> p = llist_entry(llist, struct task_struct, wake_entry);
>  > 	> 	> llist = llist_next(llist);
> -> 	> 	> ttwu_do_activate(rq, p, 0, cookie);
> +> 	> 	> /*
> +> 	> 	>  * See ttwu_queue(); we only call ttwu_queue_remote() when
> +> 	> 	>  * its a x-cpu wakeup.
> +> 	> 	>  */
> +> 	> 	> ttwu_do_activate(rq, p, WF_MIGRATED, cookie);

Wakees that were not migrated/normalized eat an unwanted min_vruntime,
and likely take a size XXL latency hit.  Big box running master bled
profusely under heavy load until I turned TTWU_QUEUE off.

	-Mike

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