Re: [PATCH 0/4] sched/fair: Improve fairness between cfs tasks
From: Phil Auld
Date: Fri Sep 18 2020 - 13:29:22 EST
On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 12:39:28PM -0400 Phil Auld wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 01:42:02PM +0200 peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 12:03:36PM +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> > > Vincent Guittot (4):
> > > sched/fair: relax constraint on task's load during load balance
> > > sched/fair: reduce minimal imbalance threshold
> > > sched/fair: minimize concurrent LBs between domain level
> > > sched/fair: reduce busy load balance interval
> > I see nothing objectionable there, a little more testing can't hurt, but
> > I'm tempted to apply them.
> > Phil, Mel, any chance you can run them through your respective setups?
> Sorry for the delay. Things have been backing up...
> We tested with tis series and found there was no performance change in
> our test suites. (We don't have a good way to share the actual numbers
> outside right now, but since they aren't really different it probably
> doesn't matter much here.)
> The difference we did see was a slight decrease in the number of tasks
> moved around at higher loads. That seems to be a good thing even though
> it didn't directly show time-based performance benefits (and was pretty
> So if this helps other use cases we've got no problems with it.
Feel free to add a
Reviewed-by: Phil Auld <pauld@xxxxxxxxxx>
Jirka did the actual testing so he can speak up with a Tested-by if he