Re: Plumbers: Tweaking scheduler policy micro-conf RFP
From: Vincent Guittot
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 11:27:16 EST
On 15 May 2012 17:19, Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 05:05:47PM +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>> On 15 May 2012 15:00, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 14:57 +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>> >> Not sure that nobody cares but it's much more that scheduler,
>> >> load_balance and sched_mc are sensible enough that it's difficult to
>> >> ensure that a modification will not break everything for someone
>> >> else.
>> > Thing is, its already broken, there's nothing else to break :-)
>> sched_mc is the only power-aware knob in the current scheduler. It's
>> far from being perfect but it seems to work on some ARM platform at
>> least. You mentioned at the scheduler mini-summit that we need a
>> cleaner replacement and everybody has agreed on that point. Is anybody
>> working on it yet ? and can we discuss at Plumber's what this
>> replacement would look like ?
> Hello, Vincent,
> If I understand the patch from a first glance, Peter is doing what
> everyone agreed to at the scheduler minisummit back in February.
Yes, that's why I propose to discuss about the replacement during the
next Plumber conference
> From the notes from that meeting at:
> See the line reading "Remove sched_mc. [Peter Zijlstra]".
> Or am I confused about what Peter's patch does?
> Thanx, Paul
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