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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/16] sched: SCHED_DEADLINE policy implementation.
On 04/11/2012 05:06 AM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 09:14 +0200, Juri Lelli wrote:
>
>> +/*
>> + * Pure Earliest Deadline First (EDF) scheduling does not deal with the
>> + * possibility of a entity lasting more than what it declared, and thus
>> + * exhausting its runtime.
>> + *
>> + * Here we are interested in making runtime overrun possible, but we do
>> + * not want a entity which is misbehaving to affect the scheduling of all
>> + * other entities.
>> + * Therefore, a budgeting strategy called Constant Bandwidth Server (CBS)
>> + * is used, in order to confine each entity within its own bandwidth.
>> + *
>> + * This function deals exactly with that, and ensures that when the runtime
>> + * of a entity is replenished, its deadline is also postponed. That ensures
>> + * the overrunning entity can't interfere with other entity in the system and
>> + * can't make them miss their deadlines. Reasons why this kind of overruns
>> + * could happen are, typically, a entity voluntarily trying to overcume its
>
> s/overcume/overcome/
>
> -- Steve
>
>> + * runtime, or it just underestimated it during sched_setscheduler_ex().
>> + */
>> +static void replenish_dl_entity(struct sched_dl_entity *dl_se)
>> +{
>> +
>

Thanks!

- Juri


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