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Date:   Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:32:15 -0700
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>
To:     Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@...nel.org>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>,
        Valentin Schneider <Valentin.Schneider@....com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Uladzislau Rezki <urezki@...il.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@...il.com>,
        Neeraj Upadhyay <neeraju@...eaurora.org>,
        Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>,
        Joel Fernandes <joel@...lfernandes.org>, rcu@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/11] rcu: Make rcu_core() safe in PREEMPT_RT with NOCB
 + a few other fixes v2

On Mon, Oct 11, 2021 at 04:51:29PM +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> No code change in this v2, only changelogs:
> 
> * Add tags from Valentin and Sebastian
> 
> * Remove last reference to SEGCBLIST_SOFTIRQ_ONLY (thanks Valentin)
> 
> * Rewrite changelog for "rcu/nocb: Check a stable offloaded state to manipulate qlen_last_fqs_check"
>   after off-list debates with Paul.
> 
> * Remove the scenario with softirq interrupting rcuc on
>   "rcu/nocb: Limit number of softirq callbacks only on softirq" as it's
>   probably not possible (thanks Valentin).
> 
> * Remove the scenario with task spent scheduling out accounted on tlimit
>   as it's not possible (thanks Valentin)
>   (see "rcu: Apply callbacks processing time limit only on softirq")
> 
> * Fixed changelog of
>   "rcu/nocb: Don't invoke local rcu core on callback overload from nocb kthread"
>   (thanks Sebastian).
> 
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/linux-dynticks.git
> 	rcu/rt-v2
> 
> HEAD: 2c9349986d5f70a555195139665841cd98e9aba4
> 
> Thanks,
> 	Frederic

Nice!

I queued these for further review and testing.  I reworked the commit log
of 6/11 to give my idea of the reason, though I freely admit that this
reason is not as compelling as it no doubt seemed when I wrote that code.

							Thanx, Paul

> ---
> 
> Frederic Weisbecker (10):
>       rcu/nocb: Make local rcu_nocb_lock_irqsave() safe against concurrent deoffloading
>       rcu/nocb: Prepare state machine for a new step
>       rcu/nocb: Invoke rcu_core() at the start of deoffloading
>       rcu/nocb: Make rcu_core() callbacks acceleration (de-)offloading safe
>       rcu/nocb: Check a stable offloaded state to manipulate qlen_last_fqs_check
>       rcu/nocb: Use appropriate rcu_nocb_lock_irqsave()
>       rcu/nocb: Limit number of softirq callbacks only on softirq
>       rcu: Fix callbacks processing time limit retaining cond_resched()
>       rcu: Apply callbacks processing time limit only on softirq
>       rcu/nocb: Don't invoke local rcu core on callback overload from nocb kthread
> 
> Thomas Gleixner (1):
>       rcu/nocb: Make rcu_core() callbacks acceleration preempt-safe
> 
> 
>  include/linux/rcu_segcblist.h | 51 ++++++++++++++++++-------
>  kernel/rcu/rcu_segcblist.c    | 10 ++---
>  kernel/rcu/rcu_segcblist.h    | 12 +++---
>  kernel/rcu/tree.c             | 87 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
>  kernel/rcu/tree.h             | 16 +++++---
>  kernel/rcu/tree_nocb.h        | 29 ++++++++++++---
>  6 files changed, 141 insertions(+), 64 deletions(-)

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