Tasks with RT or deadline scheduling class may inherit from a task with
a "fair" scheduling class. This priority inheritance changes the
scheduling class, but not the task "policy" field.

Therefore, the fair scheduler should not assume that policy !=
SCHED_NORMAL is the same as (policy == SCHED_BATCH || policy ==
SCHED_IDLE), because the policy could also be SCHED_RR, SCHED_FIFO, or
SCHED_DEADLINE.

The incorrect comparison in check_preempt_wakeup makes RR, FIFO and
DEADLINE tasks which inherit from a fair task behave as if they were
IDLE or BATCH tasks, thus awaiting the following tick before preempting
the current task.

Cc: Peter Zijlstra <pet...@infradead.org>
Cc: Steven Rostedt (Red Hat) <rost...@goodmis.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <t...@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mi...@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoy...@efficios.com>
Signed-off-by: Julien Desfossez <jdesfos...@efficios.com>
---
 kernel/sched/fair.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index 07aaa7f..f3aef21 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -5669,7 +5669,8 @@ static void check_preempt_wakeup(struct rq *rq, struct 
task_struct *p, int wake_
         * Batch and idle tasks do not preempt non-idle tasks (their preemption
         * is driven by the tick):
         */
-       if (unlikely(p->policy != SCHED_NORMAL) || 
!sched_feat(WAKEUP_PREEMPTION))
+       if (unlikely(p->policy == SCHED_BATCH || p->policy == SCHED_IDLE) ||
+                       !sched_feat(WAKEUP_PREEMPTION))
                return;
 
        find_matching_se(&se, &pse);
-- 
1.9.1

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