Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/6] SCHED_DEADLINE server infrastructure

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Sep 08 2020 - 18:22:57 EST


> This is RFC v2 of Peter's SCHED_DEADLINE server infrastructure
> implementation [1].
> SCHED_DEADLINE servers can help fixing starvation issues of low priority tasks (e.g.,
> SCHED_OTHER) when higher priority tasks monopolize CPU cycles. Today we have RT
> Throttling; DEADLINE servers should be able to replace and improve that.

It would be worth noting what "server" is in this context.

It is not white box with CPU inside, it is not even an userland process, afaict.

Subject is quite confusing.

Best regards,
(cesky, pictures)