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Subject[PATCH 1/7] sched: add a comment to get_cpu_idle_time_us()
From 6f9df3bc6571d6545c552151f408d69265e15f92 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:25:19 -0700
Subject: [PATCH 1/7] sched: add a comment to get_cpu_idle_time_us()

The exported function get_cpu_idle_time_us() has no comment
describing it; add a kerneldoc comment

Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
---
kernel/time/tick-sched.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/time/tick-sched.c b/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
index f992762..54dc155 100644
--- a/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
+++ b/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
@@ -179,6 +179,20 @@ static ktime_t tick_nohz_start_idle(struct tick_sched *ts)
return now;
}

+/**
+ * get_cpu_idle_time_us - get the total idle time of a cpu
+ * @cpu: CPU number to query
+ * @last_update_time: variable to store update time in
+ *
+ * Return the cummulative idle time (since boot) for a given
+ * CPU, in microseconds. The idle time returned includes
+ * the iowait time (unlike what "top" and co report).
+ *
+ * This time is measured via accounting rather than sampling,
+ * and is as accurate as ktime_get() is.
+ *
+ * This function returns -1 if NOHZ is not enabled.
+ */
u64 get_cpu_idle_time_us(int cpu, u64 *last_update_time)
{
struct tick_sched *ts = &per_cpu(tick_cpu_sched, cpu);
--
1.6.2.5


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