[PATCH v5 08/18] watchdog/hardlockup: Move perf hardlockup checking/panic to common watchdog.c

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.com
Tue May 23 21:45:40 AEST 2023

On Fri 2023-05-19 10:18:32, Douglas Anderson wrote:
> The perf hardlockup detector works by looking at interrupt counts and
> seeing if they change from run to run. The interrupt counts are
> managed by the common watchdog code via its watchdog_timer_fn().
> Currently the API between the perf detector and the common code is a
> function: is_hardlockup(). When the hard lockup detector sees that
> function return true then it handles printing out debug info and
> inducing a panic if necessary.
> Let's change the API a little bit in preparation for the buddy
> hardlockup detector. The buddy hardlockup detector wants to print
> nearly the same debug info and have nearly the same panic
> behavior. That means we want to move all that code to the common
> file. For now, the code in the common file will only be there if the
> perf hardlockup detector is enabled, but eventually it will be
> selected by a common config.
> Right now, this _just_ moves the code from the perf detector file to
> the common file and changes the names. It doesn't make the changes
> that the buddy hardlockup detector will need and doesn't do any style
> cleanups. A future patch will do cleanup to make it more obvious what
> changed.
> With the above, we no longer have any callers of is_hardlockup()
> outside of the "watchdog.c" file, so we can remove it from the header,
> make it static, and move it to the same "#ifdef" block as our new
> watchdog_hardlockup_check(). While doing this, it can be noted that
> even if no hardlockup detectors were configured the existing code used
> to still have the code for counting/checking "hrtimer_interrupts" even
> if the perf hardlockup detector wasn't configured. We didn't need to
> do that, so move all the "hrtimer_interrupts" counting to only be
> there if the perf hardlockup detector is configured as well.
> This change is expected to be a no-op.
> Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders at chromium.org>

Reviewed-by: Petr Mladek <pmladek at suse.com>

Best Regards,

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