rcu: add tracing for RCU's kthread run states.
Paul E. McKenney [Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:48:28 +0000 (17:48 -0700)]
Add tracing to help debugging situations when RCU's kthreads are not
running but are supposed to be.

Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paul.mckenney@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>

kernel/rcutree.c
kernel/rcutree.h
kernel/rcutree_plugin.h
kernel/rcutree_trace.c

index 198e4df..d891740 100644 (file)
@@ -91,8 +91,9 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rcu_scheduler_active);
  * handle all flavors of RCU.
  */
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(struct task_struct *, rcu_cpu_kthread_task);
+DEFINE_PER_CPU(unsigned int, rcu_cpu_kthread_status);
 static DEFINE_PER_CPU(wait_queue_head_t, rcu_cpu_wq);
-static DEFINE_PER_CPU(char, rcu_cpu_has_work);
+DEFINE_PER_CPU(char, rcu_cpu_has_work);
 static char rcu_kthreads_spawnable;
 
 static void rcu_node_kthread_setaffinity(struct rcu_node *rnp, int outgoingcpu);
@@ -1563,11 +1564,13 @@ static int rcu_cpu_kthread(void *arg)
        int cpu = (int)(long)arg;
        unsigned long flags;
        int spincnt = 0;
+       unsigned int *statusp = &per_cpu(rcu_cpu_kthread_status, cpu);
        wait_queue_head_t *wqp = &per_cpu(rcu_cpu_wq, cpu);
        char work;
        char *workp = &per_cpu(rcu_cpu_has_work, cpu);
 
        for (;;) {
+               *statusp = RCU_KTHREAD_WAITING;
                wait_event_interruptible(*wqp,
                                         *workp != 0 || kthread_should_stop());
                local_bh_disable();
@@ -1575,6 +1578,7 @@ static int rcu_cpu_kthread(void *arg)
                        local_bh_enable();
                        break;
                }
+               *statusp = RCU_KTHREAD_RUNNING;
                local_irq_save(flags);
                work = *workp;
                *workp = 0;
@@ -1587,10 +1591,12 @@ static int rcu_cpu_kthread(void *arg)
                else
                        spincnt = 0;
                if (spincnt > 10) {
+                       *statusp = RCU_KTHREAD_YIELDING;
                        rcu_yield(rcu_cpu_kthread_timer, (unsigned long)cpu);
                        spincnt = 0;
                }
        }
+       *statusp = RCU_KTHREAD_STOPPED;
        return 0;
 }
 
@@ -1637,10 +1643,12 @@ static int rcu_node_kthread(void *arg)
        struct task_struct *t;
 
        for (;;) {
+               rnp->node_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_WAITING;
                wait_event_interruptible(rnp->node_wq, rnp->wakemask != 0 ||
                                                       kthread_should_stop());
                if (kthread_should_stop())
                        break;
+               rnp->node_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_RUNNING;
                raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&rnp->lock, flags);
                mask = rnp->wakemask;
                rnp->wakemask = 0;
@@ -1661,6 +1669,7 @@ static int rcu_node_kthread(void *arg)
                        preempt_enable();
                }
        }
+       rnp->node_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_STOPPED;
        return 0;
 }
 
index d49046c..67341db 100644 (file)
@@ -89,6 +89,13 @@ struct rcu_dynticks {
        atomic_t dynticks;      /* Even value for dynticks-idle, else odd. */
 };
 
+/* RCU's kthread states for tracing. */
+#define RCU_KTHREAD_STOPPED  0
+#define RCU_KTHREAD_RUNNING  1
+#define RCU_KTHREAD_WAITING  2
+#define RCU_KTHREAD_YIELDING 3
+#define RCU_KTHREAD_MAX      3
+
 /*
  * Definition for node within the RCU grace-period-detection hierarchy.
  */
@@ -152,6 +159,8 @@ struct rcu_node {
        wait_queue_head_t boost_wq;
                                /* Wait queue on which to park the boost */
                                /*  kthread. */
+       unsigned int boost_kthread_status;
+                               /* State of boost_kthread_task for tracing. */
        unsigned long n_tasks_boosted;
                                /* Total number of tasks boosted. */
        unsigned long n_exp_boosts;
@@ -179,6 +188,8 @@ struct rcu_node {
        wait_queue_head_t node_wq;
                                /* Wait queue on which to park the per-node */
                                /*  kthread. */
+       unsigned int node_kthread_status;
+                               /* State of node_kthread_task for tracing. */
 } ____cacheline_internodealigned_in_smp;
 
 /*
index 07d3464..22a6a46 100644 (file)
@@ -1198,11 +1198,13 @@ static int rcu_boost_kthread(void *arg)
        int more2boost;
 
        for (;;) {
+               rnp->boost_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_WAITING;
                wait_event_interruptible(rnp->boost_wq, rnp->boost_tasks ||
                                                        rnp->exp_tasks ||
                                                        kthread_should_stop());
                if (kthread_should_stop())
                        break;
+               rnp->boost_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_RUNNING;
                more2boost = rcu_boost(rnp);
                if (more2boost)
                        spincnt++;
@@ -1213,6 +1215,7 @@ static int rcu_boost_kthread(void *arg)
                        spincnt = 0;
                }
        }
+       rnp->boost_kthread_status = RCU_KTHREAD_STOPPED;
        return 0;
 }
 
index afd262f..fc40e89 100644 (file)
 #define RCU_TREE_NONCORE
 #include "rcutree.h"
 
+DECLARE_PER_CPU(unsigned int, rcu_cpu_kthread_status);
+DECLARE_PER_CPU(char, rcu_cpu_has_work);
+
+static char convert_kthread_status(unsigned int kthread_status)
+{
+       if (kthread_status > RCU_KTHREAD_MAX)
+               return '?';
+       return "SRWY"[kthread_status];
+}
+
 static void print_one_rcu_data(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_data *rdp)
 {
        if (!rdp->beenonline)
@@ -64,7 +74,7 @@ static void print_one_rcu_data(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_data *rdp)
                   rdp->dynticks_fqs);
 #endif /* #ifdef CONFIG_NO_HZ */
        seq_printf(m, " of=%lu ri=%lu", rdp->offline_fqs, rdp->resched_ipi);
-       seq_printf(m, " ql=%ld qs=%c%c%c%c b=%ld",
+       seq_printf(m, " ql=%ld qs=%c%c%c%c kt=%d/%c b=%ld",
                   rdp->qlen,
                   ".N"[rdp->nxttail[RCU_NEXT_READY_TAIL] !=
                        rdp->nxttail[RCU_NEXT_TAIL]],
@@ -73,6 +83,9 @@ static void print_one_rcu_data(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_data *rdp)
                   ".W"[rdp->nxttail[RCU_DONE_TAIL] !=
                        rdp->nxttail[RCU_WAIT_TAIL]],
                   ".D"[&rdp->nxtlist != rdp->nxttail[RCU_DONE_TAIL]],
+                  per_cpu(rcu_cpu_has_work, rdp->cpu),
+                  convert_kthread_status(per_cpu(rcu_cpu_kthread_status,
+                                         rdp->cpu)),
                   rdp->blimit);
        seq_printf(m, " ci=%lu co=%lu ca=%lu\n",
                   rdp->n_cbs_invoked, rdp->n_cbs_orphaned, rdp->n_cbs_adopted);
@@ -130,7 +143,7 @@ static void print_one_rcu_data_csv(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_data *rdp)
                   rdp->dynticks_fqs);
 #endif /* #ifdef CONFIG_NO_HZ */
        seq_printf(m, ",%lu,%lu", rdp->offline_fqs, rdp->resched_ipi);
-       seq_printf(m, ",%ld,\"%c%c%c%c\",%ld", rdp->qlen,
+       seq_printf(m, ",%ld,\"%c%c%c%c\",%d,\"%c\",%ld", rdp->qlen,
                   ".N"[rdp->nxttail[RCU_NEXT_READY_TAIL] !=
                        rdp->nxttail[RCU_NEXT_TAIL]],
                   ".R"[rdp->nxttail[RCU_WAIT_TAIL] !=
@@ -138,6 +151,9 @@ static void print_one_rcu_data_csv(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_data *rdp)
                   ".W"[rdp->nxttail[RCU_DONE_TAIL] !=
                        rdp->nxttail[RCU_WAIT_TAIL]],
                   ".D"[&rdp->nxtlist != rdp->nxttail[RCU_DONE_TAIL]],
+                  per_cpu(rcu_cpu_has_work, rdp->cpu),
+                  convert_kthread_status(per_cpu(rcu_cpu_kthread_status,
+                                         rdp->cpu)),
                   rdp->blimit);
        seq_printf(m, ",%lu,%lu,%lu\n",
                   rdp->n_cbs_invoked, rdp->n_cbs_orphaned, rdp->n_cbs_adopted);
@@ -178,13 +194,14 @@ static const struct file_operations rcudata_csv_fops = {
 
 static void print_one_rcu_node_boost(struct seq_file *m, struct rcu_node *rnp)
 {
-       seq_printf(m,  "%d:%d tasks=%c%c%c%c ntb=%lu neb=%lu nnb=%lu "
+       seq_printf(m,  "%d:%d tasks=%c%c%c%c kt=%c ntb=%lu neb=%lu nnb=%lu "
                   "j=%04x bt=%04x\n",
                   rnp->grplo, rnp->grphi,
                   "T."[list_empty(&rnp->blkd_tasks)],
                   "N."[!rnp->gp_tasks],
                   "E."[!rnp->exp_tasks],
                   "B."[!rnp->boost_tasks],
+                  convert_kthread_status(rnp->boost_kthread_status),
                   rnp->n_tasks_boosted, rnp->n_exp_boosts,
                   rnp->n_normal_boosts,
                   (int)(jiffies & 0xffff),