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Date:   Fri,  3 Nov 2017 13:04:41 -0400
From:   Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@...lanox.com>
To:     Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>, Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>,
        Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>,
        Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@...aro.org>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@...lanox.com>
Subject: [PATCH v16 02/13] vmstat: add vmstat_idle function

This function checks to see if a vmstat worker is not running,
and the vmstat diffs don't require an update.  The function is
called from the task-isolation code to see if we need to
actually do some work to quiet vmstat.

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>
Signed-off-by: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@...lanox.com>
---
 include/linux/vmstat.h |  2 ++
 mm/vmstat.c            | 10 ++++++++++
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/vmstat.h b/include/linux/vmstat.h
index e0b504594593..80212a952448 100644
--- a/include/linux/vmstat.h
+++ b/include/linux/vmstat.h
@@ -265,6 +265,7 @@ extern void __dec_node_state(struct pglist_data *, enum node_stat_item);
 
 void quiet_vmstat(void);
 void quiet_vmstat_sync(void);
+bool vmstat_idle(void);
 void cpu_vm_stats_fold(int cpu);
 void refresh_zone_stat_thresholds(void);
 
@@ -368,6 +369,7 @@ static inline void refresh_zone_stat_thresholds(void) { }
 static inline void cpu_vm_stats_fold(int cpu) { }
 static inline void quiet_vmstat(void) { }
 static inline void quiet_vmstat_sync(void) { }
+static inline bool vmstat_idle(void) { return true; }
 
 static inline void drain_zonestat(struct zone *zone,
 			struct per_cpu_pageset *pset) { }
diff --git a/mm/vmstat.c b/mm/vmstat.c
index 8ad1b84ca9cf..8b13a6ca494c 100644
--- a/mm/vmstat.c
+++ b/mm/vmstat.c
@@ -1846,6 +1846,16 @@ void quiet_vmstat_sync(void)
 }
 
 /*
+ * Report on whether vmstat processing is quiesced on the core currently:
+ * no vmstat worker running and no vmstat updates to perform.
+ */
+bool vmstat_idle(void)
+{
+	return !delayed_work_pending(this_cpu_ptr(&vmstat_work)) &&
+		!need_update(smp_processor_id());
+}
+
+/*
  * Shepherd worker thread that checks the
  * differentials of processors that have their worker
  * threads for vm statistics updates disabled because of
-- 
2.1.2

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