On Tue, 2018-04-10 at 16:25 +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
> On 04/10/2018 12:29 PM, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> > 
> One thing we might consider doing is implementing the migrate()
> callback
> for the Credit scheduler, and just have it make a bunch of sanity
> checks
> (v->processor lock held, new_cpu lock held, vcpu not on any runqueue,
> &c).
So, it turns out that I have to run. :-/

I hacked the attached patch rather quickly, but only compile tested
it... And I'm pretty tired, so I can't guarantee all the BUG_ON()s are
correct, nor that they are the proper ones to (potentially) catch the

So, Olaf, if you're fancy giving this a tray anyway, well, go ahead.

If it does not work, though, get rid of it... and I'll craft a better
one tomorrow. :-(

<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Software Engineer @ SUSE https://www.suse.com/
commit 52bd39c760ce6664186bc9d67bcc6a8eed11f792
Author: Dario Faggioli <dfaggi...@suse.com>
Date:   Tue Apr 10 18:59:28 2018 +0200

    xen: credit: implement SCHED_OP(migrate)
    with just sanity checking in it, to catch a race.
    Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <dfaggi...@suse.com>

diff --git a/xen/common/sched_credit.c b/xen/common/sched_credit.c
index 9bc638c09c..5dcf530c24 100644
--- a/xen/common/sched_credit.c
+++ b/xen/common/sched_credit.c
@@ -867,6 +867,16 @@ _csched_cpu_pick(const struct scheduler *ops, struct vcpu *vc, bool_t commit)
     return cpu;
+static void
+csched_vcpu_migrate(const struct scheduler *ops, struct vcpu *vc,
+		    unsigned int new_cpu)
+    BUG_ON(vc->is_running);
+    BUG_ON(test_bit(_VPF_migrating, &vc->pause_flags));
+    BUG_ON(__vcpu_on_runq(CSCHED_VCPU(vc)));
+    BUG_ON(CSCHED_VCPU(vc) == CSCHED_VCPU(curr_on_cpu(vc->processor)));
 static int
 csched_cpu_pick(const struct scheduler *ops, struct vcpu *vc)
@@ -2278,6 +2288,7 @@ static const struct scheduler sched_credit_def = {
     .adjust_global  = csched_sys_cntl,
     .pick_cpu       = csched_cpu_pick,
+    .migrate        = csched_vcpu_migrate,
     .do_schedule    = csched_schedule,
     .dump_cpu_state = csched_dump_pcpu,

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