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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 05/10] sched: make scale_rt invariant with frequency
Hi Vincent,
On 11/25/14, 9:52 PM, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> On 25 November 2014 at 03:24, Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Vincent,
>> On 11/4/14, 12:54 AM, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>>> The average running time of RT tasks is used to estimate the remaining
>>> compute
>>> capacity for CFS tasks. This remaining capacity is the original capacity
>>> scaled
>>> down by a factor (aka scale_rt_capacity). This estimation of available
>>> capacity
>>> must also be invariant with frequency scaling.
>>>
>>> A frequency scaling factor is applied on the running time of the RT tasks
>>> for
>>> computing scale_rt_capacity.
>>>
>>> In sched_rt_avg_update, we scale the RT execution time like below:
>>> rq->rt_avg += rt_delta * arch_scale_freq_capacity() >>
>>> SCHED_CAPACITY_SHIFT
>>>
>>> Then, scale_rt_capacity can be summarized by:
>>> scale_rt_capacity = SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE -
>>> ((rq->rt_avg << SCHED_CAPACITY_SHIFT) / period)
>>
>> The 'period' aka 'total' in the scale_rt_capacity(), why it is
>> sched_avg_period() + delta instead of sched_avg_period()?
> The default value of sched_avg_period is 1sec which is "long" so we
> take into account the time consumed by RT tasks in the ongoing period
> .

Do you mean 'sched_avg_period() + delta' should be replaced by 'delta'
since sched_avg_period() is "long"?

Regards,
Wanpeng Li

>
>> Regards,
>> Wanpeng Li
>>
>>
>>> We can optimize by removing right and left shift in the computation of
>>> rq->rt_avg
>>> and scale_rt_capacity
>>>
>>> The call to arch_scale_frequency_capacity in the rt scheduling path might
>>> be
>>> a concern for RT folks because I'm not sure whether we can rely on
>>> arch_scale_freq_capacity to be short and efficient ?
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
>>> ---
>>> kernel/sched/fair.c | 17 +++++------------
>>> kernel/sched/sched.h | 4 +++-
>>> 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>> index a5039da..b37c27b 100644
>>> --- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>> +++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
>>> @@ -5785,7 +5785,7 @@ unsigned long __weak arch_scale_cpu_capacity(struct
>>> sched_domain *sd, int cpu)
>>> static unsigned long scale_rt_capacity(int cpu)
>>> {
>>> struct rq *rq = cpu_rq(cpu);
>>> - u64 total, available, age_stamp, avg;
>>> + u64 total, used, age_stamp, avg;
>>> s64 delta;
>>> /*
>>> @@ -5801,19 +5801,12 @@ static unsigned long scale_rt_capacity(int cpu)
>>> total = sched_avg_period() + delta;
>>> - if (unlikely(total < avg)) {
>>> - /* Ensures that capacity won't end up being negative */
>>> - available = 0;
>>> - } else {
>>> - available = total - avg;
>>> - }
>>> + used = div_u64(avg, total);
>>> - if (unlikely((s64)total < SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE))
>>> - total = SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE;
>>> + if (likely(used < SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE))
>>> + return SCHED_CAPACITY_SCALE - used;
>>> - total >>= SCHED_CAPACITY_SHIFT;
>>> -
>>> - return div_u64(available, total);
>>> + return 1;
>>> }
>>> static void update_cpu_capacity(struct sched_domain *sd, int cpu)
>>> diff --git a/kernel/sched/sched.h b/kernel/sched/sched.h
>>> index c34bd11..fc5b152 100644
>>> --- a/kernel/sched/sched.h
>>> +++ b/kernel/sched/sched.h
>>> @@ -1312,9 +1312,11 @@ static inline int hrtick_enabled(struct rq *rq)
>>> #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
>>> extern void sched_avg_update(struct rq *rq);
>>> +extern unsigned long arch_scale_freq_capacity(struct sched_domain *sd,
>>> int cpu);
>>> +
>>> static inline void sched_rt_avg_update(struct rq *rq, u64 rt_delta)
>>> {
>>> - rq->rt_avg += rt_delta;
>>> + rq->rt_avg += rt_delta * arch_scale_freq_capacity(NULL,
>>> cpu_of(rq));
>>> sched_avg_update(rq);
>>> }
>>> #else
>>



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