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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 12/15] sched/core: uclamp: Propagate parent clamps
On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:54 AM Patrick Bellasi <patrick.bellasi@arm.com> wrote:
>
> On 14-Mar 09:17, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 2:06 AM Patrick Bellasi <patrick.bellasi@arm.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > In order to properly support hierarchical resources control, the cgroup
> > > delegation model requires that attribute writes from a child group never
> > > fail but still are (potentially) constrained based on parent's assigned
> > > resources. This requires to properly propagate and aggregate parent
> > > attributes down to its descendants.
> > >
> > > Let's implement this mechanism by adding a new "effective" clamp value
> > > for each task group. The effective clamp value is defined as the smaller
> > > value between the clamp value of a group and the effective clamp value
> > > of its parent. This is the actual clamp value enforced on tasks in a
> > > task group.
> >
> > In patch 10 in this series you mentioned "b) do not enforce any
> > constraints and/or dependencies between the parent and its child
> > nodes"
> >
> > This patch seems to change that behavior. If so, should it be documented?
>
> Not, I actually have to update the changelog of that patch.
>
> What I mean is that we do not enforce constraints among "requested"
> values thus ensuring that each sub-group can always request a clamp
> value.
> Of course, if it gets that value or not depends on parent constraints,
> which are propagated down the hierarchy under the form of "effective"
> values by cpu_util_update_heir()
>
> I'll fix the changelog in patch 10 which seems to be confusing for
> Tejun too.
>
> [...]
>
> > > @@ -7011,6 +7029,53 @@ static void cpu_cgroup_attach(struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
> > > }
> > >
> > > #ifdef CONFIG_UCLAMP_TASK_GROUP
> > > +static void cpu_util_update_hier(struct cgroup_subsys_state *css,
> >
> > s/cpu_util_update_hier/cpu_util_update_heir ?
>
> Mmm... why?
>
> That "_hier" stands for "hierarchical".

Yeah, I realized that later on but did not want to create more
chatter. _hier seems fine.

> However, since there we update the effective values, maybe I can
> better rename it in "_eff" ?
>
> > > + unsigned int clamp_id, unsigned int bucket_id,
> > > + unsigned int value)
> > > +{
> > > + struct cgroup_subsys_state *top_css = css;
> > > + struct uclamp_se *uc_se, *uc_parent;
> > > +
> > > + css_for_each_descendant_pre(css, top_css) {
> > > + /*
> > > + * The first visited task group is top_css, which clamp value
> > > + * is the one passed as parameter. For descendent task
> > > + * groups we consider their current value.
> > > + */
> > > + uc_se = &css_tg(css)->uclamp[clamp_id];
> > > + if (css != top_css) {
> > > + value = uc_se->value;
> > > + bucket_id = uc_se->effective.bucket_id;
> > > + }
> > > + uc_parent = NULL;
> > > + if (css_tg(css)->parent)
> > > + uc_parent = &css_tg(css)->parent->uclamp[clamp_id];
> > > +
> > > + /*
> > > + * Skip the whole subtrees if the current effective clamp is
> > > + * already matching the TG's clamp value.
> > > + * In this case, all the subtrees already have top_value, or a
> > > + * more restrictive value, as effective clamp.
> > > + */
> > > + if (uc_se->effective.value == value &&
> > > + uc_parent && uc_parent->effective.value >= value) {
> > > + css = css_rightmost_descendant(css);
> > > + continue;
> > > + }
> > > +
> > > + /* Propagate the most restrictive effective value */
> > > + if (uc_parent && uc_parent->effective.value < value) {
> > > + value = uc_parent->effective.value;
> > > + bucket_id = uc_parent->effective.bucket_id;
> > > + }
> > > + if (uc_se->effective.value == value)
> > > + continue;
> > > +
> > > + uc_se->effective.value = value;
> > > + uc_se->effective.bucket_id = bucket_id;
> > > + }
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > static int cpu_util_min_write_u64(struct cgroup_subsys_state *css,
> > > struct cftype *cftype, u64 min_value)
> > > {
>
> [...]
>
> Cheers,
> Patrick
>
> --
> #include <best/regards.h>
>
> Patrick Bellasi

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