Re: [RFC] sched: update rq clock when only get preempt

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Sun Dec 29 2013 - 23:08:37 EST

On Mon, 2013-12-30 at 11:14 +0800, Lei Wen wrote:
> Since we would update rq clock at task enqueue/dequeue, or schedule
> tick. If we don't update the rq clock when our previous task get
> preempted, our new started task would get a relative stale rq clock
> which is updated during the previous task enqueue, or the last schedule
> clock update.

> @@ -2555,6 +2556,8 @@ need_resched:
> idle_balance(cpu, rq);
> put_prev_task(rq, prev);
> + if (update)
> + update_rq_clock(rq);

If prev remained enqueued, the clock was updated by put_prev_task().


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