Re: [RFC PATCH] x86, fpu: Use eagerfpu by default on all CPUs
From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 13:42:50 EST
On 02/23, Rik van Riel wrote:
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> On 02/23/2015 10:11 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 03:59:29PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >> Well, but if we want this change then perhaps we should simply
> >> change the default value? This way "AUTO" still can work.
> > Yeah, sure, let's do some measurements first, to see whether this
> > is even worth it.
> > Btw, Mel pointed me at some cleanups he did a while ago in that
> > area too: https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/8/6/201
> > If you guys could take a look, that would be awesome :)
> I don't think any of those changes would survive the
> "defer FPU loading to do_notify_resume" patch series.
Agreed, at least
+static inline void switch_eagerfpu_prepare(struct task_struct *old, struct task_struct *new, int cpu,
+ fpu_switch_t *fpu)
+ fpu->preload = tsk_used_math(new);
doesn't look right if we change the rules.
OTOH, perhaps it makes sense to redo these cleanups later.
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