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From: Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>
To: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
Cc: Juri Lelli <juri.lelli@redhat.com>,
	Claudio Scordino <claudio@evidence.eu.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Rafael J . Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Patrick Bellasi <patrick.bellasi@arm.com>,
	Luca Abeni <luca.abeni@santannapisa.it>,
	Joel Fernandes <joelaf@google.com>,
	linux-pm@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] sched/cpufreq/schedutil: handling urgent frequency requests
Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 00:01:13 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180509070113.GB52784@joelaf.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180509065449.c5zotxqmuyatjgfd@vireshk-i7>

On Wed, May 09, 2018 at 12:24:49PM +0530, Viresh Kumar wrote:
> On 09-05-18, 08:45, Juri Lelli wrote:
> > On 08/05/18 21:54, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> > Isn't this potentially introducing unneeded irq pressure (and doing the
> > whole wakeup the kthread thing), while the already active kthread could
> > simply handle multiple back-to-back requests before going to sleep?
> 
> And then we may need more instances of the work item and need to store
> a different value of next_freq with each work item, as we can't use
> the common one anymore as there would be races around accessing it ?

Exactly. I think it also doesn't make sense to over write an already
committed request either so better to store them separate (?). After the
"commit", that previous request is done..

- Joel

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-09  7:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-07 14:43 Claudio Scordino
2018-05-08  6:54 ` Viresh Kumar
2018-05-08 12:32   ` Claudio Scordino
2018-05-08 20:40     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  4:54   ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  6:45     ` Juri Lelli
2018-05-09  6:54       ` Viresh Kumar
2018-05-09  7:01         ` Joel Fernandes [this message]
2018-05-09  8:05           ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  8:22             ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  8:41               ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  8:23             ` Juri Lelli
2018-05-09  8:25               ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  8:41                 ` Juri Lelli
2018-05-09  6:55       ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  8:06       ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  8:30         ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  8:40           ` Viresh Kumar
2018-05-09  9:02             ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  9:28               ` Viresh Kumar
2018-05-09 10:34                 ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  8:51           ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  9:06             ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2018-05-09  9:39               ` Joel Fernandes
2018-05-09  9:48                 ` Rafael J. Wysocki

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