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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:10:49 +0200
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@...aro.org>
Cc:     mingo@...hat.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] sched/pelt: fix update_blocked_averages() for dl and
 rt

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 05:07:21PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 04:56:19PM +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> > diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > index 309c93f..bc1de21 100644
> > --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > @@ -7262,6 +7262,7 @@ static void update_blocked_averages(int cpu)
> >  {
> >  	struct rq *rq = cpu_rq(cpu);
> >  	struct cfs_rq *cfs_rq, *pos;
> > +	const struct sched_class *curr_class = rq->curr->sched_class;
> >  	struct rq_flags rf;
> >  	bool done = true;
> 
> Can you do me a v3 where you move that rq->curr dereference under the
> rq->lock?
> 
> I _think_ it is actually OK, but it is really dodgy. Moving it under
> rq->lock makes it obvious correct.

Ah, it is not correct. I only checked to see if preemption was disabled
and if we're calling this on the local CPU (which I think is true),
which would guarantee rq->curr's existence.

But that is not sufficient to make rq->curr->sched_class stable.

> > @@ -7298,8 +7299,8 @@ static void update_blocked_averages(int cpu)
> >  		if (cfs_rq_has_blocked(cfs_rq))
> >  			done = false;
> >  	}
> > -	update_rt_rq_load_avg(rq_clock_task(rq), rq, 0);
> > -	update_dl_rq_load_avg(rq_clock_task(rq), rq, 0);
> > +	update_rt_rq_load_avg(rq_clock_task(rq), rq, curr_class == &rt_sched_class);
> > +	update_dl_rq_load_avg(rq_clock_task(rq), rq, curr_class == &dl_sched_class);
> >  	update_irq_load_avg(rq, 0);
> >  	/* Don't need periodic decay once load/util_avg are null */
> >  	if (others_have_blocked(rq))

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