Re: [PATCH 3/4] sched: introduce synchronized idle injection

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 15:09:19 EST

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 05:24:07PM +0000, Morten Rasmussen wrote:
> I would consider it an
> emergency-only mechanism (as in emergency brake) that isn't really
> suitable for normal thermal management. In which case: Does this sort of
> mechanism belong in the scheduler code?

I would prefer it not to be, but Thomas is very much opposed to teaching
the nohz code to 'work' on !idle threads.

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