Re: [PATCH v3 0/6] cpufreq: schedutil: fixes for flags updates

From: Viresh Kumar
Date: Thu Dec 21 2017 - 02:34:16 EST

On 20-12-17, 16:30, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> So I ended up with the below (on top of Juri's cpufreq-dl patches).

Nice :)

There are two things that I noticed in your tree.

Firstly, there is no need of the following patch as we shouldn't have
the problem mentioned in the commit anymore:

38e19dbe1286 cpufreq: schedutil: ignore sugov kthreads

And maybe we can apply the below patch after that (only compile


From: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:52:50 +0530
Subject: [PATCH] cpufreq/schedutil: Call sugov_get_util() only when required

sugov_update_shared() doesn't use the updated values of max, util_cfs
and util_dl, unless we try to find the next frequency by calling
sugov_next_freq_shared() and so there is no need to call it directly
from sugov_update_shared(). Rather postpone it until the time
sugov_next_freq_shared() is called for one of the CPUs that share the

Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c | 4 +---
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c b/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
index ab84d2261554..f2f4df26b954 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/cpufreq_schedutil.c
@@ -315,8 +315,7 @@ static unsigned int sugov_next_freq_shared(struct sugov_cpu *sg_cpu, u64 time)
unsigned long j_util, j_max;
s64 delta_ns;

- if (j_sg_cpu != sg_cpu)
- sugov_get_util(j_sg_cpu);
+ sugov_get_util(j_sg_cpu);

* If the CFS CPU utilization was last updated before the
@@ -354,7 +353,6 @@ static void sugov_update_shared(struct update_util_data *hook, u64 time,


- sugov_get_util(sg_cpu);
sugov_set_iowait_boost(sg_cpu, time, flags);
sg_cpu->last_update = time;