kthread: reduce stack pressure in create_kthread and kthreadd
Mike Travis [Tue, 8 Jul 2008 22:55:48 +0000 (15:55 -0700)]
  * Replace:

   set_cpus_allowed(..., CPU_MASK_ALL)

    with:

   set_cpus_allowed_ptr(..., CPU_MASK_ALL_PTR)

    to remove excessive stack requirements when NR_CPUS=4096.

Signed-off-by: Mike Travis <travis@sgi.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

kernel/kthread.c

index ac3fb73..6111c27 100644 (file)
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ static void create_kthread(struct kthread_create_info *create)
                 */
                sched_setscheduler(create->result, SCHED_NORMAL, &param);
                set_user_nice(create->result, KTHREAD_NICE_LEVEL);
-               set_cpus_allowed(create->result, CPU_MASK_ALL);
+               set_cpus_allowed_ptr(create->result, CPU_MASK_ALL_PTR);
        }
        complete(&create->done);
 }
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ int kthreadd(void *unused)
        set_task_comm(tsk, "kthreadd");
        ignore_signals(tsk);
        set_user_nice(tsk, KTHREAD_NICE_LEVEL);
-       set_cpus_allowed(tsk, CPU_MASK_ALL);
+       set_cpus_allowed_ptr(tsk, CPU_MASK_ALL_PTR);
 
        current->flags |= PF_NOFREEZE | PF_FREEZER_NOSIG;