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SubjectRe: [PATCH] thermal: Use power efficient workqueue
On 3 January 2018 at 10:24, Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org> wrote:
> Thermal core framework uses the system_freezable_wq workqueue as its
> workqueue for polling temperature. Using system_freezable_wq workqueue
> prevents the scheduler to make smart decision about the best place to
> schedule the work.
>
> This commit replaces system_freezable_wq with
> system_freezable_power_efficient_wq. With kernel configuration
> CONFIG_WQ_POWER_EFFICIENT is enabled, the work can be scheduled on the
> best CPU from a power or a performance point of view.
>
> This commit is inspired by Vincent Guittot patch "netfilter: conntrack:
> use power efficient workqueue" and verified on 96boards Hikey960.
>
> Cc: Eduardo Valentin <edubezval@gmail.com>
> Cc: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com>
> Cc: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org>
> Cc: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org>

Acked-by: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>

> ---
> drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c | 7 ++++---
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c b/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
> index 2b1b0ba..ba90f71 100644
> --- a/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
> +++ b/drivers/thermal/thermal_core.c
> @@ -293,11 +293,12 @@ static void thermal_zone_device_set_polling(struct thermal_zone_device *tz,
> int delay)
> {
> if (delay > 1000)
> - mod_delayed_work(system_freezable_wq, &tz->poll_queue,
> + mod_delayed_work(system_freezable_power_efficient_wq,
> + &tz->poll_queue,
> round_jiffies(msecs_to_jiffies(delay)));
> else if (delay)
> - mod_delayed_work(system_freezable_wq, &tz->poll_queue,
> - msecs_to_jiffies(delay));
> + mod_delayed_work(system_freezable_power_efficient_wq,
> + &tz->poll_queue, msecs_to_jiffies(delay));
> else
> cancel_delayed_work(&tz->poll_queue);
> }
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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