Re: [PATCH RFC v3] cpufreq: schedutil: Make iowait boost more energy efficient
From: Joel Fernandes
Date: Sat Jul 08 2017 - 06:23:16 EST
On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 3:17 AM, Joel Fernandes <joelaf@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Currently the iowait_boost feature in schedutil makes the frequency go to max.
> This is to handle a case that Peter described where the through put of
> operations involving continuous I/O requests .
Apologies for the incomplete line here, I'll rewrite the commit
message in a subsequent patch.
I meant to say "This is to handle a case that Peter described where
the throughput of operations involving continuous I/O requests is a
victim of low-frequency and ends up getting 'stuck' in a loop as he
described in ."