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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 13/16] sched/core: uclamp: Propagate parent clamps
On 22-Jun 08:07, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,

Hi,

> On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:42:14AM +0100, Patrick Bellasi wrote:
> > Since it can be interesting for userspace, e.g. system management
> > software, to know exactly what the currently propagated/enforced
> > configuration is, the effective clamp values are exposed to user-space
> > by means of a new pair of read-only attributes
> > cpu.util.{min,max}.effective.
>
> Can we not add the effective interface file for now?

You mean just the (read-only) user-space API right?

I found it quite convenient, even just for debugging.
Moreover it allows a container to know what it's exactly getting...

> I don't think it's a bad idea but would like to think more about it.
> For cpuset, it was needed because configuration was so interwoven
> with the effective masks, but we don't generally do this for other
> min/max or weight knobs, all of which have effective hierarchical
> values and I'm not quite sure about adding .effective for all of
> them.
> It could be that that's what we end up doing eventually but
> I'd like to think a bit more about it.

... but I see your point and, since it's not strictly required, I
think we can drop it in v11. Will check better if it's of any use
apart from debugging/testing support.

> Thanks.
>
> --
> tejun

Cheers,
Patrick

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Patrick Bellasi

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