Bug 454270 - SCHED_FIFO spec violation
SCHED_FIFO spec violation
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realtime-kernel (Show other bugs)
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: 1.0.3
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Assigned To: Peter Zijlstra
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Reported: 2008-07-07 08:08 EDT by IBM Bug Proxy
Modified: 2014-08-11 01:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-07 15:21:34 EDT
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[PATCH] Enqueue deprioritized RT tasks to head of prio array (7.83 KB, text/plain)
2008-07-07 08:08 EDT, IBM Bug Proxy
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Description IBM Bug Proxy 2008-07-07 08:08:21 EDT
=Comment: #0=================================================
Darren V. Hart <dvhltc@us.ibm.com> - 2008-07-03 13:10 EDT
According to the SUS, when a SCHED_FIFO task's priority is lowered, it should be
added to the head of the corresponding priority array:


Peter Z. noticed this and wrote a patch to address it:


The dequeue_rt_stack() apparently still needs some work according to peterz

=Comment: #2=================================================
Darren V. Hart <dvhltc@us.ibm.com> - 2008-07-03 13:22 EDT
The enqueue_task changed in 2.6.25, so a backport will be required.  It's a
simple patch, so that shouldn't pose a problem.

=Comment: #3=================================================
Darren V. Hart <dvhltc@us.ibm.com> - 2008-07-03 15:01 EDT
I've backported the patch and have an R2 patch ready.  Currently under test on
elm3b172 running release-testing.sh.
=Comment: #4=================================================
Darren V. Hart <dvhltc@us.ibm.com> - 2008-07-03 18:27 EDT

[PATCH] Enqueue deprioritized RT tasks to head of prio array

The attached patch is currently undergoing release-testing.
Comment 1 IBM Bug Proxy 2008-07-07 08:08:24 EDT
Created attachment 311140 [details]
[PATCH] Enqueue deprioritized RT tasks to head of prio array
Comment 2 Clark Williams 2008-08-20 09:46:33 EDT
Are we good with this one?
Comment 3 IBM Bug Proxy 2008-08-20 13:00:53 EDT
(In reply to comment #11)
> ------- Comment From williams@redhat.com 2008-08-20 09:46:33 EDT-------
> Are we good with this one?

Comment 5 David Sommerseth 2008-10-06 12:38:27 EDT
Verified by code review
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2008-10-07 15:21:34 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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