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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 19:28:27 +0800
From:   Cheng Jian <>
To:     <>, <>
CC:     <>, <>,
Subject: [PATCH] sched/idle: fetch smp_processor_id out of the idle loop

The commit c1de45ca831a ("sched/idle: Add support for
tasks that inject idle") redesigns the code for idle
loop to support for tasks that inject idle.
it fetches the current CPU using smp_processor_id( )
every time when the idle task runs.

Now idle task is no longer limited to PID == 0,
but the current CPU is constant, so fetch the
smp_prcessor_id( ) out of the loop like the
commit df55f462b905 ("sched/idle: Optimize the
generic idle loop") do.


Before patch (execution in loop):
	864:       0f ae e8                lfence
	867:       65 8b 05 c2 38 f1 7e    mov %gs:0x7ef138c2(%rip),%eax
	86e:       89 c0                   mov %eax,%eax
	870:       48 0f a3 05 68 19 08    bt  %rax,0x1081968(%rip)
	877:	   01

After patch (execution in loop):
	872:       0f ae e8                lfence
	875:       4c 0f a3 25 63 19 08    bt  %r12,0x1081963(%rip)
	87c:       01


Before patch (execution in loop):
	c58:       d5033d9f        dsb     ld
	c5c:       d538d080        mrs     x0, tpidr_el1
	c60:       b8606a61        ldr     w1, [x19,x0]
	c64:       1100fc20        add     w0, w1, #0x3f
	c68:       7100003f        cmp     w1, #0x0
	c6c:       1a81b000        csel    w0, w0, w1, lt
	c70:       13067c00        asr     w0, w0, #6
	c74:       93407c00        sxtw    x0, w0
	c78:       f8607a80        ldr     x0, [x20,x0,lsl #3]
	c7c:       9ac12401        lsr     x1, x0, x1
	c80:       36000581        tbz     w1, #0, d30 <do_idle+0x128>

After patch (execution in loop):
	c84:       d5033d9f        dsb     ld
	c88:       f9400260        ldr     x0, [x19]
	c8c:       ea14001f        tst     x0, x20
	c90:       54000580        b.eq    d40 <do_idle+0x138>

Signed-off-by: Cheng Jian <>
 kernel/sched/idle.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/idle.c b/kernel/sched/idle.c
index 257f4f0..41f16b8 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/idle.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/idle.c
@@ -209,6 +209,7 @@ static void cpuidle_idle_call(void)
 static void do_idle(void)
+	int cpu = smp_processor_id();
 	 * If the arch has a polling bit, we maintain an invariant:
@@ -226,7 +227,7 @@ static void do_idle(void)
-		if (cpu_is_offline(smp_processor_id())) {
+		if (cpu_is_offline(cpu)) {

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