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Subject[PATCH 4/4] intel_pstate: skip scheduler hook when in "performance" mode.
From: Len Brown <>

When the governor is set to "performance", intel_pstate does not
need the scheduler hook for doing any calculations. Under these
conditions, its only purpose is to continue to maintain

The cpufreq/scaling_cur_freq sysfs attribute is now provided by
shared x86 cpufreq code on modern x86 systems, including
all systems supported by the intel_pstate driver.

So in "performance" governor mode, the scheduler hook can be skipped.
This applies to both in Software and Hardware P-state control modes.

Suggested-by: Srinivas Pandruvada <>
Signed-off-by: Len Brown <>
drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c b/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c
index 4ec5668..4538182 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/intel_pstate.c
@@ -2031,10 +2031,10 @@ static int intel_pstate_set_policy(struct cpufreq_policy *policy)
+ } else {
+ intel_pstate_set_update_util_hook(policy->cpu);

- intel_pstate_set_update_util_hook(policy->cpu);
if (hwp_active)

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