Re: [PATCH] sched/fair: add !se->on_rq check before dequeue entity
From: Vincent Guittot
Date: Thu Feb 20 2020 - 05:31:39 EST
On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 at 11:09, chenqiwu <qiwuchen55@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 10:38:02AM +0100, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 at 08:29, <qiwuchen55@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > From: chenqiwu <chenqiwu@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > We igonre checking for !se->on_rq condition before dequeue one
> > > entity from cfs rq. It must be required in case the entity has
> > > been dequeued.
> > Do you have a use case that triggers this situation ?
> > This is the only way to reach this situation seems to be dequeuing a
> > task on a throttled cfs_rq
> Sorry, I have no use case triggers this situation. It's just found by
> reading code.
> I agree the situation you mentioned above may have a racy with
> dequeue_task_fair() in the following code path:
> So this check is worth to be added for dequeue_task_fair().
In fact the check is already done thanks to the: if (cfs_rq_throttled(cfs_rq))
AFAICT, there is no other way to enqueue a task on a cfs_rq for which
the group entity is not enqueued