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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sched/fair: Ensure _sum and _avg values stay consistent

> On 01-Jul-2021, at 4:39 PM, Odin Ugedal <> wrote:
> tor. 1. jul. 2021 kl. 12:34 skrev Mel Gorman <>:
>> What was HEAD when you checked this? 1c35b07e6d39 was merged in the
>> 5.14-rc1 merge window so would not be in 5.13.
> From the kernel log it looks like he used commit dbe69e433722
> (somewhere in Linus' tree), and that should include my patch. I don't
> think the patches from Vincent in the previous thread have been posted
> properly, and I think those can fix the edge case you are seeing.
Sorry about the confusion. Yes I am using this code level.

commit dbe69e43372212527abf48609aba7fc39a6daa27 (HEAD -> master, origin/master, origin/HEAD)
Merge: a6eaf3850cb1 b6df00789e28
Author: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: Wed Jun 30 15:51:09 2021 -0700

This does contain the patch from Odin.

> This should mitigate some issues:
> while
> might also help in some cases as well.
> Both of those are needed to make sure that *_avg is zero whenever *_sum is zero.

Okay, so additional patches are required to fix this problem completely.
I can help test these.


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