RE: [RFC/RFT][PATCH v6] cpuidle: New timer events oriented governor for tickless systems

From: Doug Smythies
Date: Sat Dec 08 2018 - 11:24:34 EST

On 2018.12.08 02:23 Giovanni Gherdovich wrote:

> sorry for the late reply, this week I was traveling.

No Problem. Thanks very much for your very detailed reply,
which obviously took considerable time to write. While
I was making progress, your instructions really fill in
some gaps and mistakes I was making.

Eventually (probably several days) I'll report back my test

> Some specific remarks you raise:
> On Mon, 2018-12-03 at 08:23 -0800, Doug Smythies wrote:
>> ...
>> My issue is that I do not understand the output or how it
>> might correlate with your tables.
>> I get, for example:
>> 3 1 1 0.13s 0.68s 0.80s 1003894.302 1003779.613
>> 3 1 1 0.16s 0.64s 0.80s 1008900.053 1008215.336
>> 3 1 1 0.14s 0.66s 0.80s 1009630.439 1008990.265
>> ...
>> But I don't know what that means, nor have I been able to find
>> a description anywhere.
> I don't recognize this output. I hope the illustration above can clarify how
> MMTests is used.

Due to incompetence on my part, the config file being run for my tests was
always just the default config file from my original
git clone
command. So regardless of what I thought I was doing, I was running "pft"
(Page Fault Test).

... Doug