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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 7/7] cpufreq: make schedutil the default for arm and arm64
On 22-07-20, 10:37, Ionela Voinescu wrote:
> From: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>
>
> schedutil is already a hard-requirement for EAS, which has lead to making
> it default on arm (when CONFIG_BIG_LITTLE), see:
>
> commit 8fdcca8e254a ("cpufreq: Select schedutil when using big.LITTLE")
>
> One thing worth pointing out is that schedutil isn't only relevant for
> asymmetric CPU capacity systems; for instance, schedutil is the only
> governor that honours util-clamp performance requests. Another good example
> of this is x86 switching to using it by default in:
>
> commit a00ec3874e7d ("cpufreq: intel_pstate: Select schedutil as the default governor")
>
> Arguably it should be made the default for all architectures, but it seems
> better to wait for them to also gain frequency invariance powers. Make it
> the default for arm && arm64 for now.
>
> Signed-off-by: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ionela Voinescu <ionela.voinescu@arm.com>
> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
> Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
> Cc: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
> ---
> drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> index e91750132552..2c7171e0b001 100644
> --- a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config CPU_FREQ_STAT
> choice
> prompt "Default CPUFreq governor"
> default CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_USERSPACE if ARM_SA1100_CPUFREQ || ARM_SA1110_CPUFREQ
> - default CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_SCHEDUTIL if BIG_LITTLE
> + default CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_SCHEDUTIL if ARM64 || ARM
> default CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_SCHEDUTIL if X86_INTEL_PSTATE && SMP
> default CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_PERFORMANCE
> help

Applied. Thanks.

--
viresh

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