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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/4] sched: consolidation of cpu_power
On 29 March 2014 03:27, Nicolas Pitre <> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2014, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>> Part of this patchset was previously part of the larger tasks packing patchset
>> [1]. I have splitted the latter in 3 different patchsets (at least) to make the
>> thing easier.
>> -configuration of sched_domain topology [2]
>> -update and consolidation of cpu_power (this patchset)
>> -tasks packing algorithm
>> SMT system is no more the only system that can have a CPUs with capacity that
>> is different from the default value. We need to extend the use of
>> cpu_power_orig to all kind of platform so the scheduler will have both the
>> maximum capacity (cpu_power_orig/power_orig) and the current capacity
>> (cpu_power/power) of CPUs and groups of the sched_domains.
> [...]
> Wouldn't it make sense to have a patch in this series that performs some
> s/power/capacity/ throughout the scheduler code before the other patches
> are applied? That would help getting consistent terminology and avoid
> confusion before real power related metrics are eventually brought into
> the scheduler.

Fair point. I will add the changes in the next version.


> Nicolas

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