On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 09:01:27PM +0100, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 02:58:57PM +0000, Mel Gorman wrote:
> > diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > index 28c8d9c91955..50442697b455 100644
> > --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
> > @@ -5710,8 +5710,14 @@ wake_affine_idle(int this_cpu, int prev_cpu, int 
> > sync)
> >     if (idle_cpu(this_cpu) && cpus_share_cache(this_cpu, prev_cpu))
> >             return idle_cpu(prev_cpu) ? prev_cpu : this_cpu;
> >  
> > -   if (sync && cpu_rq(this_cpu)->nr_running == 1)
> > +   if (sync && cpu_rq(this_cpu)->nr_running == 1) {
> > +           /* Avoid tasks exiting pulling parents to new nodes */
> 
> Semi-confusing wording (WTH are "pulling parents"? :) - possibly better 
> variant?:
> Avoid having exiting tasks pull their parents to new nodes

That is better wording. If I don't replace the patch with Peter's
version, I'll update it.

> Good catch, it seems.
> 

Thanks.

-- 
Mel Gorman
SUSE Labs

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