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Date:   Tue, 22 Sep 2020 01:40:45 +0200
From:   Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@...nel.org>
To:     Nitesh Narayan Lal <nitesh@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-pci@...r.kernel.org, mtosatti@...hat.com,
        sassmann@...hat.com, jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com,
        jacob.e.keller@...el.com, jlelli@...hat.com, hch@...radead.org,
        bhelgaas@...gle.com, mike.marciniszyn@...el.com,
        dennis.dalessandro@...el.com, thomas.lendacky@....com,
        jerinj@...vell.com, mathias.nyman@...el.com, jiri@...dia.com
Subject: Re: [RFC][Patch v1 1/3] sched/isolation: API to get num of
 hosekeeping CPUs

On Wed, Sep 09, 2020 at 11:08:16AM -0400, Nitesh Narayan Lal wrote:
> +/*
> + * num_housekeeping_cpus() - Read the number of housekeeping CPUs.
> + *
> + * This function returns the number of available housekeeping CPUs
> + * based on __num_housekeeping_cpus which is of type atomic_t
> + * and is initialized at the time of the housekeeping setup.
> + */
> +unsigned int num_housekeeping_cpus(void)
> +{
> +	unsigned int cpus;
> +
> +	if (static_branch_unlikely(&housekeeping_overridden)) {
> +		cpus = atomic_read(&__num_housekeeping_cpus);
> +		/* We should always have at least one housekeeping CPU */
> +		BUG_ON(!cpus);
> +		return cpus;
> +	}
> +	return num_online_cpus();
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(num_housekeeping_cpus);
> +
>  int housekeeping_any_cpu(enum hk_flags flags)
>  {
>  	int cpu;
> @@ -131,6 +153,7 @@ static int __init housekeeping_setup(char *str, enum hk_flags flags)
>  
>  	housekeeping_flags |= flags;
>  
> +	atomic_set(&__num_housekeeping_cpus, cpumask_weight(housekeeping_mask));

So the problem here is that it takes the whole cpumask weight but you're only
interested in the housekeepers who take the managed irq duties I guess
(HK_FLAG_MANAGED_IRQ ?).

>  	free_bootmem_cpumask_var(non_housekeeping_mask);
>  
>  	return 1;
> -- 
> 2.27.0
> 

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