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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] sched/fair: Prepare variables for increased precision of EAS estimated energy
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On 6/30/21 6:01 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 5:26 PM Lukasz Luba <lukasz.luba@arm.com> wrote:
>>
>> The Energy Aware Scheduler (EAS) tries to find best CPU for a waking up
>> task. It probes many possibilities and compares the estimated energy values
>> for different scenarios. For calculating those energy values it relies on
>> Energy Model (EM) data and em_cpu_energy(). The precision which is used in
>> EM data is in milli-Watts (or abstract scale), which sometimes is not
>> sufficient. In some cases it might happen that two CPUs from different
>> Performance Domains (PDs) get the same calculated value for a given task
>> placement, but in more precised scale, they might differ. This rounding
>> error has to be addressed. This patch prepares EAS code for better
>> precision in the coming EM improvements.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Luba <lukasz.luba@arm.com>
>
> If you want me to pick up this series, this patch requires an ACK from
> the scheduler maintainers.
>

It would be great, if you could take it after e.g. Peter ACK it.

Peter could you have a look at it, please?
In this patch 1/3 we have only variables upgrade.

Regards,
Lukasz

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