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-rw-r--r--init/main.c4
2 files changed, 47 insertions, 24 deletions
diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index 6fdd6e33932..2054e048bb9 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -486,35 +486,35 @@ config PREEMPT_RCU
This option enables preemptible-RCU code that is common between
the TREE_PREEMPT_RCU and TINY_PREEMPT_RCU implementations.
+config CONTEXT_TRACKING
+ bool
+
config RCU_USER_QS
bool "Consider userspace as in RCU extended quiescent state"
- depends on HAVE_RCU_USER_QS && SMP
+ depends on HAVE_CONTEXT_TRACKING && SMP
+ select CONTEXT_TRACKING
help
This option sets hooks on kernel / userspace boundaries and
puts RCU in extended quiescent state when the CPU runs in
userspace. It means that when a CPU runs in userspace, it is
excluded from the global RCU state machine and thus doesn't
- to keep the timer tick on for RCU.
+ try to keep the timer tick on for RCU.
Unless you want to hack and help the development of the full
- tickless feature, you shouldn't enable this option. It adds
- unnecessary overhead.
+ dynticks mode, you shouldn't enable this option. It also
+ adds unnecessary overhead.
If unsure say N
-config RCU_USER_QS_FORCE
- bool "Force userspace extended QS by default"
- depends on RCU_USER_QS
+config CONTEXT_TRACKING_FORCE
+ bool "Force context tracking"
+ depends on CONTEXT_TRACKING
help
- Set the hooks in user/kernel boundaries by default in order to
- test this feature that treats userspace as an extended quiescent
- state until we have a real user like a full adaptive nohz option.
-
- Unless you want to hack and help the development of the full
- tickless feature, you shouldn't enable this option. It adds
- unnecessary overhead.
-
- If unsure say N
+ Probe on user/kernel boundaries by default in order to
+ test the features that rely on it such as userspace RCU extended
+ quiescent states.
+ This test is there for debugging until we have a real user like the
+ full dynticks mode.
config RCU_FANOUT
int "Tree-based hierarchical RCU fanout value"
@@ -582,14 +582,13 @@ config RCU_FAST_NO_HZ
depends on NO_HZ && SMP
default n
help
- This option causes RCU to attempt to accelerate grace periods
- in order to allow CPUs to enter dynticks-idle state more
- quickly. On the other hand, this option increases the overhead
- of the dynticks-idle checking, particularly on systems with
- large numbers of CPUs.
+ This option causes RCU to attempt to accelerate grace periods in
+ order to allow CPUs to enter dynticks-idle state more quickly.
+ On the other hand, this option increases the overhead of the
+ dynticks-idle checking, thus degrading scheduling latency.
- Say Y if energy efficiency is critically important, particularly
- if you have relatively few CPUs.
+ Say Y if energy efficiency is critically important, and you don't
+ care about real-time response.
Say N if you are unsure.
@@ -655,6 +654,28 @@ config RCU_BOOST_DELAY
Accept the default if unsure.
+config RCU_NOCB_CPU
+ bool "Offload RCU callback processing from boot-selected CPUs"
+ depends on TREE_RCU || TREE_PREEMPT_RCU
+ default n
+ help
+ Use this option to reduce OS jitter for aggressive HPC or
+ real-time workloads. It can also be used to offload RCU
+ callback invocation to energy-efficient CPUs in battery-powered
+ asymmetric multiprocessors.
+
+ This option offloads callback invocation from the set of
+ CPUs specified at boot time by the rcu_nocbs parameter.
+ For each such CPU, a kthread ("rcuoN") will be created to
+ invoke callbacks, where the "N" is the CPU being offloaded.
+ Nothing prevents this kthread from running on the specified
+ CPUs, but (1) the kthreads may be preempted between each
+ callback, and (2) affinity or cgroups can be used to force
+ the kthreads to run on whatever set of CPUs is desired.
+
+ Say Y here if you want reduced OS jitter on selected CPUs.
+ Say N here if you are unsure.
+
endmenu # "RCU Subsystem"
config IKCONFIG
diff --git a/init/main.c b/init/main.c
index ae70b647b4d..6af5470b806 100644
--- a/init/main.c
+++ b/init/main.c
@@ -442,9 +442,11 @@ void __init __weak smp_setup_processor_id(void)
{
}
+# if THREAD_SIZE >= PAGE_SIZE
void __init __weak thread_info_cache_init(void)
{
}
+#endif
/*
* Set up kernel memory allocators
@@ -855,7 +857,7 @@ static void __init kernel_init_freeable(void)
/*
* init can allocate pages on any node
*/
- set_mems_allowed(node_states[N_HIGH_MEMORY]);
+ set_mems_allowed(node_states[N_MEMORY]);
/*
* init can run on any cpu.
*/