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


Good catch, it seems.

HTH,

Andreas Mohr

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