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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 5/8] entry: Explicitly flush pending rcuog wakeup before last rescheduling points
On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 01:08:08PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 09, 2021 at 03:05:33AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > Following the idle loop model, cleanly check for pending rcuog wakeup
> > before the last rescheduling point on resuming to user mode. This
> > way we can avoid to do it from rcu_user_enter() with the last resort
> > self-IPI hack that enforces rescheduling.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> > Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> > Cc: Ingo Molnar<mingo@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> > ---
> > kernel/entry/common.c | 6 ++++++
> > kernel/rcu/tree.c | 12 +++++++-----
> > 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/kernel/entry/common.c b/kernel/entry/common.c
> > index 378341642f94..8f3292b5f9b7 100644
> > --- a/kernel/entry/common.c
> > +++ b/kernel/entry/common.c
> > @@ -178,6 +178,9 @@ static unsigned long exit_to_user_mode_loop(struct pt_regs *regs,
> > /* Architecture specific TIF work */
> > arch_exit_to_user_mode_work(regs, ti_work);
> >
> > + /* Check if any of the above work has queued a deferred wakeup */
> > + rcu_nocb_flush_deferred_wakeup();
> > +
> > /*
> > * Disable interrupts and reevaluate the work flags as they
> > * might have changed while interrupts and preemption was
> > @@ -197,6 +200,9 @@ static void exit_to_user_mode_prepare(struct pt_regs *regs)
> >
> > lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
> >
> > + /* Flush pending rcuog wakeup before the last need_resched() check */
> > + rcu_nocb_flush_deferred_wakeup();
> > +
> > if (unlikely(ti_work & EXIT_TO_USER_MODE_WORK))
> > ti_work = exit_to_user_mode_loop(regs, ti_work);
> >
> > diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > index 2920dfc9f58c..3c4c0d5cea65 100644
> > --- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > @@ -705,12 +705,14 @@ noinstr void rcu_user_enter(void)
> >
> > lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
> > /*
> > - * We may be past the last rescheduling opportunity in the entry code.
> > - * Trigger a self IPI that will fire and reschedule once we resume to
> > - * user/guest mode.
> > + * Other than generic entry implementation, we may be past the last
> > + * rescheduling opportunity in the entry code. Trigger a self IPI
> > + * that will fire and reschedule once we resume in user/guest mode.
> > */
> > - if (do_nocb_deferred_wakeup(rdp) && need_resched())
> > - irq_work_queue(this_cpu_ptr(&late_wakeup_work));
> > + if (!IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_GENERIC_ENTRY) || (current->flags & PF_VCPU)) {
>
> We have xfer_to_guest_mode_work() for that PF_VCPU case.

Ah very nice! I'll integrate that on the next iteration.

Thanks.

>
> > + if (do_nocb_deferred_wakeup(rdp) && need_resched())
> > + irq_work_queue(this_cpu_ptr(&late_wakeup_work));
> > + }

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