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Subject[PATCH v16 02/13] vmstat: add vmstat_idle function
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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@linux.com>
Signed-off-by: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@mellanox.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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