Re: [PATCH] sched/fair: vruntime should normalize when switching from fair
From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Aug 24 2018 - 06:01:41 EST
> > On 08/17/2018 11:27 AM, Steve Muckle wrote:
> > > When rt_mutex_setprio changes a task's scheduling class to RT,
> > > we're seeing cases where the task's vruntime is not updated
> > > correctly upon return to the fair class.
> > > Specifically, the following is being observed:
> > > - task is deactivated while still in the fair class
> > > - task is boosted to RT via rt_mutex_setprio, which changes
> > > the task to RT and calls check_class_changed.
> > > - check_class_changed leads to detach_task_cfs_rq, at which point
> > > the vruntime_normalized check sees that the task's state is TASK_WAKING,
> > > which results in skipping the subtraction of the rq's min_vruntime
> > > from the task's vruntime
> > > - later, when the prio is deboosted and the task is moved back
> > > to the fair class, the fair rq's min_vruntime is added to
> > > the task's vruntime, even though it wasn't subtracted earlier.
I'm thinking that is an incomplete scenario; where do we get to