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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] sched: fix GENTLE_FAIR_SLEEPERS dependency
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    On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 17:12 +0530, Suresh Jayaraman wrote:
    > On 12/04/2009 04:38 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > > On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 15:50 +0530, Suresh Jayaraman wrote:
    > >>
    > >> I think originally introduced as a development/debugging facility,
    > >> sched_features is slowly transforming into a viable tool for System
    > >> Administrators, by looking at the impact of turning on/off some of these
    > >> features on some workloads (especially non-desktop workloads). And I
    > >> think these benefits should be passed on to the end users perhaps in the
    > >> form of documentation.
    > >
    > > This is really not meant to be used in that context. Its purely a debug
    > > feature, with knobs coming and going as we see fit.
    > >
    >
    > Does this also mean these features should not impact any specific
    > workload much?

    Not at all. Most loads will be heavily affected by one or more
    features.

    -Mike



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