Re: [PATCH 8/8] sched: prefer cpufreq_scale_freq_capacity

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Mar 16 2016 - 08:42:21 EST

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 08:47:52AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 03:27:21PM -0700, Michael Turquette wrote:

> > I'm happy with it as a stop-gap, because it will initially work for
> > arm{64} and x86, but we'll still need run-time selection of
> > arch_scale_freq_capacity some day. Once we have that, I think that we
> > should favor a run-time provided implementation over the arch-provided
> > one.
> Also, I'm thinking we don't need any of this. Your
> cpufreq_scale_freq_capacity() is completely and utterly pointless.

Scrap that, while true to instant utilization, this isn't true for our
case, since our utilization numbers carry history, and any frequency
change in that window is relevant.