Re: [PATCH v4 1/3] sched/core: Introduce SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL sched_domain flag
From: Vincent Guittot
Date: Tue May 18 2021 - 09:39:43 EST
On Mon, 17 May 2021 at 10:24, Beata Michalska <beata.michalska@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Introducing new, complementary to SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY, sched_domain
> topology flag, to distinguish between shed_domains where any CPU
> capacity asymmetry is detected (SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY) and ones where
> a full range of CPU capacities is visible to all domain members
I'm not sure about what you want to detect:
Is it a sched_domain level with a full range of cpu capacity, i.e.
with at least 1 min capacity and 1 max capacity ?
or do you want to get at least 1 cpu of each capacity ?
> With the distinction between full and partial CPU capacity asymmetry,
> brought in by the newly introduced flag, the scope of the original
> SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY flag gets shifted, still maintaining the existing
> behaviour when one is detected on a given sched domain, allowing
> misfit migrations within sched domains that do not observe full range
> of CPU capacities but still do have members with different capacity
> values. It loses though it's meaning when it comes to the lowest CPU
> asymmetry sched_domain level per-cpu pointer, which is to be now
> denoted by SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL flag.
> Signed-off-by: Beata Michalska <beata.michalska@xxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@xxxxxxx>
> include/linux/sched/sd_flags.h | 10 ++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/include/linux/sched/sd_flags.h b/include/linux/sched/sd_flags.h
> index 34b21e9..57bde66 100644
> --- a/include/linux/sched/sd_flags.h
> +++ b/include/linux/sched/sd_flags.h
> @@ -91,6 +91,16 @@ SD_FLAG(SD_WAKE_AFFINE, SDF_SHARED_CHILD)
> SD_FLAG(SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY, SDF_SHARED_PARENT | SDF_NEEDS_GROUPS)
> + * Domain members have different CPU capacities spanning all unique CPU
> + * capacity values.
> + *
> + * SHARED_PARENT: Set from the topmost domain down to the first domain where
> + * all available CPU capacities are visible
> + * NEEDS_GROUPS: Per-CPU capacity is asymmetric between groups.
> + */
> +SD_FLAG(SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL, SDF_SHARED_PARENT | SDF_NEEDS_GROUPS)
> * Domain members share CPU capacity (i.e. SMT)
> * SHARED_CHILD: Set from the base domain up until spanned CPUs no longer share