Re: [RFC PATCH v2] sched: reflect sched_entity movement into task_group's utilization

From: Dietmar Eggemann
Date: Wed Jun 01 2016 - 15:45:49 EST

On 01/06/16 13:54, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 10:57:32AM +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>> Ensure that the changes of the utilization of a sched_entity will be
>> reflected in the task_group hierarchy.
>> This patch tries another way than the flat utilization hierarchy proposal
>> to ensure the changes will be propagated down to the root cfs.

IMHO, the 'flat utilization hierarchy' discussion started here:

In the meantime I continued to play with the idea of a flat utilization
hierarchy based on the exiting PELT code. I just sent out the RFC patch
set for people to compare with Vincent's approach.

> Which would be:
> Right? Yuyang, there were some issues with the patches leading up to
> that proposal, were you going to update the flat util thing without
> those patches or can you find yourself in Vince's patches?

I think Yuyang dropped the 'flat utilization hierarchy' in

> (just so I can get a picture of what all patches to look at when
> reviewing)