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Subject[RFC][PATCH 1/8] sched: restore __cpu_power to a straight sum of power
cpu_power is supposed to be a representation of the process capacity
of the cpu, not a value to randomly tweak in order to affect
placement.

Remove the placement hacks.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
---
include/linux/sched.h | 1 +
include/linux/topology.h | 1 +
kernel/sched.c | 34 ++++++++++++++++++----------------
3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

Index: linux-2.6/kernel/sched.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/kernel/sched.c
+++ linux-2.6/kernel/sched.c
@@ -8468,15 +8468,13 @@ static void free_sched_groups(const stru
* there are asymmetries in the topology. If there are asymmetries, group
* having more cpu_power will pickup more load compared to the group having
* less cpu_power.
- *
- * cpu_power will be a multiple of SCHED_LOAD_SCALE. This multiple represents
- * the maximum number of tasks a group can handle in the presence of other idle
- * or lightly loaded groups in the same sched domain.
*/
static void init_sched_groups_power(int cpu, struct sched_domain *sd)
{
struct sched_domain *child;
struct sched_group *group;
+ long power;
+ int weight;

WARN_ON(!sd || !sd->groups);

@@ -8487,22 +8485,20 @@ static void init_sched_groups_power(int

sd->groups->__cpu_power = 0;

- /*
- * For perf policy, if the groups in child domain share resources
- * (for example cores sharing some portions of the cache hierarchy
- * or SMT), then set this domain groups cpu_power such that each group
- * can handle only one task, when there are other idle groups in the
- * same sched domain.
- */
- if (!child || (!(sd->flags & SD_POWERSAVINGS_BALANCE) &&
- (child->flags &
- (SD_SHARE_CPUPOWER | SD_SHARE_PKG_RESOURCES)))) {
- sg_inc_cpu_power(sd->groups, SCHED_LOAD_SCALE);
+ if (!child) {
+ power = SCHED_LOAD_SCALE;
+ weight = cpumask_weight(sched_domain_span(sd));
+ /*
+ * SMT siblings share the power of a single core.
+ */
+ if ((sd->flags & SD_SHARE_CPUPOWER) && weight > 1)
+ power /= weight;
+ sg_inc_cpu_power(sd->groups, power);
return;
}

/*
- * add cpu_power of each child group to this groups cpu_power
+ * Add cpu_power of each child group to this groups cpu_power.
*/
group = child->groups;
do {
--



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