[RFC][PATCH -rt] sched: fully ignore RT tasks for CFSload-balancing

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 10:45:52 EST

Since -rt runs IRQs and SoftIRQs as RT tasks and load-balancing is done
from softirq context, there is always at least one RT task (and very
likely multiple) running when we balance.

The current (and totally broken) interaction between RT tasks and CFS
load-balancing makes it so that we'll try to evacuate a significant
amount of tasks due to RT tasks being runnable.

Solve this in another broken way by not accounting RT tasks at all.

This will likely break another class of cases, but until we can properly
fix this, we might as well do this.

Chucked-on-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@xxxxxxxxx>
kernel/sched_rt.c | 4 ----
1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched_rt.c b/kernel/sched_rt.c
index adcbc68..385d31f 100644
--- a/kernel/sched_rt.c
+++ b/kernel/sched_rt.c
@@ -926,8 +926,6 @@ static void enqueue_task_rt(struct rq *rq, struct
task_struct *p, int wakeup)

if (!task_current(rq, p) && p->rt.nr_cpus_allowed > 1)
enqueue_pushable_task(rq, p);
- inc_cpu_load(rq, p->se.load.weight);

static void dequeue_task_rt(struct rq *rq, struct task_struct *p, int
@@ -942,8 +940,6 @@ static void dequeue_task_rt(struct rq *rq, struct
task_struct *p, int sleep)

dequeue_pushable_task(rq, p);
- dec_cpu_load(rq, p->se.load.weight);


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