Re: [LKP] [drm/mgag200] 90f479ae51: vm-scalability.median -18.8% regression
From: Thomas Zimmermann
Date: Wed Sep 04 2019 - 02:53:34 EST
Am 04.09.19 um 08:27 schrieb Feng Tang:
>> Thank you for testing. But don't get too excited, because the patch
>> simulates a bug that was present in the original mgag200 code. A
>> significant number of frames are simply skipped. That is apparently the
>> reason why it's faster.
> Thanks for the detailed info, so the original code skips time-consuming
> work inside atomic context on purpose. Is there any space to optmise it?
> If 2 scheduled update worker are handled at almost same time, can one be
To my knowledge, there's only one instance of the worker. Re-scheduling
the worker before a previous instance started, will not create a second
instance. The worker's instance will complete all pending updates. So in
some way, skipping workers already happens.
>> Best regards
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