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MFC r349220: Add wakeup_any(), cheaper wakeup_one() for taskqueue(9).

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MFC r349220: Add wakeup_any(), cheaper wakeup_one() for taskqueue(9).

wakeup_one() and underlying sleepq_signal() spend additional time trying
to be fair, waking thread with highest priority, sleeping longest time.
But in case of taskqueue there are many absolutely identical threads, and
any fairness between them is quite pointless. It makes even worse, since
round-robin wakeups not only make previous CPU affinity in scheduler quite
useless, but also hide from user chance to see CPU bottlenecks, when
sequential workload with one request at a time looks evenly distributed
between multiple threads.

This change adds new SLEEPQ_UNFAIR flag to sleepq_signal(), making it wakeup
thread that went to sleep last, but no longer in context switch (to avoid
immediate spinning on the thread lock). On top of that new wakeup_any()
function is added, equivalent to wakeup_one(), but setting the flag.
On top of that taskqueue(9) is switchied to wakeup_any() to wakeup its
threads.

As result, on 72-core Xeon v4 machine sequential ZFS write to 12 ZVOLs
with 16KB block size spend 34% less time in wakeup_any() and descendants
then it was spending in wakeup_one(), and total write throughput increased
by ~10% with the same as before CPU usage.

Details

Committed
mavNov 6 2019, 6:02 PM
Parents
rS354404: MFC r305368 (by markj): Micro-optimize sleepq_signal().
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