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Date:   Sun, 20 Feb 2022 13:14:24 +0800
From:   Chengming Zhou <>
        Chengming Zhou <>,
        Minye Zhu <>
Subject: [PATCH v3 1/3] sched/cpuacct: fix charge percpu cpuusage

The cpuacct_account_field() is always called by the current task
itself, so it's ok to use __this_cpu_add() to charge the tick time.

But cpuacct_charge() maybe called by update_curr() in load_balance()
on a random CPU, different from the CPU on which the task is running.
So __this_cpu_add() will charge that cputime to a random incorrect CPU.

Fixes: 73e6aafd9ea8 ("sched/cpuacct: Simplify the cpuacct code")
Reported-by: Minye Zhu <>
Signed-off-by: Chengming Zhou <>
 kernel/sched/cpuacct.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/cpuacct.c b/kernel/sched/cpuacct.c
index 3d06c5e4220d..307800586ac8 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/cpuacct.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/cpuacct.c
@@ -334,12 +334,13 @@ static struct cftype files[] = {
 void cpuacct_charge(struct task_struct *tsk, u64 cputime)
+	unsigned int cpu = task_cpu(tsk);
 	struct cpuacct *ca;
 	for (ca = task_ca(tsk); ca; ca = parent_ca(ca))
-		__this_cpu_add(*ca->cpuusage, cputime);
+		*per_cpu_ptr(ca->cpuusage, cpu) += cputime;

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