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SubjectRe: WARN_ON_ONCE() hit at kernel/events/core.c:330
On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 02:02:14PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 01:09:09PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > That is not entirely the scenario I talked about, but *groan*.
> >
> > So what I meant was:
> >
> > CPU-0 CPU-n
> >
> > __schedule()
> > local_irq_disable()
> >
> > ...
> > deactivate_task(prev);
> >
> > try_to_wake_up(@p)
> > ...
> > smp_cond_load_acquire(&p->on_cpu, !VAL);
> >
> > <PMI>
> > ..
> > perf_event_disable_inatomic()
> > event->pending_disable = 1;
> > irq_work_queue() /* self-IPI */
> > </PMI>
> >
> > context_switch()
> > prepare_task_switch()
> > perf_event_task_sched_out()
> > // the above chain that clears pending_disable
> >
> > finish_task_switch()
> > finish_task()
> > smp_store_release(prev->on_cpu, 0);
> > /* finally.... */
> > // take woken
> > // context_switch to @p
> > finish_lock_switch()
> > raw_spin_unlock_irq()
> > /* w00t, IRQs enabled, self-IPI time */
> > <self-IPI>
> > perf_pending_event()
> > // event->pending_disable == 0
> > </self-IPI>
> >
> >
> > What you're suggesting, is that the time between:
> >
> > smp_store_release(prev->on_cpu, 0);
> >
> > and
> >
> > <self-IPI>
> >
> > on CPU-0 is sufficient for CPU-n to context switch to the task, enable
> > the event there, trigger a PMI that calls perf_event_disable_inatomic()
> > _again_ (this would mean irq_work_queue() failing, which we don't check)
> > (and schedule out again, although that's not required).
> >
> > This being virt that might actually be possible if (v)CPU-0 takes a nap
> > I suppose.
> >
> > Let me think about this a little more...
>
> Arghh... s390 doesn't implement arch_irq_work_raise(), which makes it
> far far worse.
>
> I have a hack that might've cured it, were it not for that. Let me think
> more still..

Could you educate me on the s390 PMU, afaict only the SF one has a
sampling interrupt (cpumf_measurement_alert), is that NMI-like or a
regular IRQ ?

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