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SubjectRe: [tip:perf/core] perf/x86/intel: Force resched when TFA sysctl is modified
Vince

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 11:06 PM Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>
> * Vince Weaver <vincent.weaver@maine.edu> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 16 Apr 2019, tip-bot for Stephane Eranian wrote:
> >
> > > Commit-ID: f447e4eb3ad1e60d173ca997fcb2ef2a66f12574
> > > Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/f447e4eb3ad1e60d173ca997fcb2ef2a66f12574
> > > Author: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
> > > AuthorDate: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 10:32:52 -0700
> > > Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> > > CommitDate: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:19:35 +0200
> > >
> > > perf/x86/intel: Force resched when TFA sysctl is modified
> >
> > What's TFA? Tuna-fish-alarm?
>
> Heh, I wish! :-)
>
Sorry about the confusion. I was just trying to mimic the function
names that Peter used
in the code. Hard to fit the whole sysctl name in the title, anyway.

> > [...] Nowhere in the commit or in the code does it ever say what a TFA
> > is or why we'd want to resched when it is modified.
>
> Yeah, it's the TSX-Force-Abort acronym - Intel has numbed our general
> dislike to random acrynyms ...
>
> Peter and me usually fix such changelog context omissions, but this one
> slipped through. :-/
>
> The commit is too deep down perf/core already to rebase it just for the
> changelog, but if we are going to rebase it for some functional reason
> I'll take care of it next time around.
>
> TFA. (Thanks For your Assistance. :-)
>
> Ingo

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