Re: [PATCH 2/3] nohz: Move idle balancer registration to idle path

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 13:39:21 EST

On Mon, 2017-06-19 at 04:12 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> The idle load balancing registration path assumes that we only stop
> the
> tick when the CPU is idle, ignoring the nohz full case. As a result,
> a
> nohz full CPU that is running a task may be chosen to perform idle
> load
> balancing.
> Lets make sure that only CPUs in dynticks idle mode can be picked as
> idle load balancers.

Woah. Dang.

> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>

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