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From: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
To: mingo@redhat.com, peterz@infradead.org, juri.lelli@redhat.com,
	dietmar.eggemann@arm.com, rostedt@goodmis.org,
	bsegall@google.com, mgorman@suse.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: valentin.schneider@arm.com, pauld@redhat.com, hdanton@sina.com,
	Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
Subject: [PATCH 4/4 v2] sched/fair: reduce busy load balance interval
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:24:24 +0200
Message-ID: <20200921072424.14813-5-vincent.guittot@linaro.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200921072424.14813-1-vincent.guittot@linaro.org>

The busy_factor, which increases load balance interval when a cpu is busy,
is set to 32 by default. This value generates some huge LB interval on
large system like the THX2 made of 2 node x 28 cores x 4 threads.
For such system, the interval increases from 112ms to 3584ms at MC level.
And from 228ms to 7168ms at NUMA level.

Even on smaller system, a lower busy factor has shown improvement on the
fair distribution of the running time so let reduce it for all.

Reviewed-by: Phil Auld <pauld@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
---
 kernel/sched/topology.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/topology.c b/kernel/sched/topology.c
index 41df62884cea..a3a2417fec54 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/topology.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/topology.c
@@ -1348,7 +1348,7 @@ sd_init(struct sched_domain_topology_level *tl,
 	*sd = (struct sched_domain){
 		.min_interval		= sd_weight,
 		.max_interval		= 2*sd_weight,
-		.busy_factor		= 32,
+		.busy_factor		= 16,
 		.imbalance_pct		= 117,
 
 		.cache_nice_tries	= 0,
-- 
2.17.1


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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-21  7:24 [PATCH 0/4 v2] sched/fair: Improve fairness between cfs tasks Vincent Guittot
2020-09-21  7:24 ` [PATCH 1/4 v2] sched/fair: relax constraint on task's load during load balance Vincent Guittot
2020-09-23 14:43   ` Valentin Schneider
2020-09-29  7:56   ` [tip: sched/core] sched/fair: Relax " tip-bot2 for Vincent Guittot
2020-09-21  7:24 ` [PATCH 2/4 v2] sched/fair: reduce minimal imbalance threshold Vincent Guittot
2020-09-23 14:43   ` Valentin Schneider
2020-09-29  7:56   ` [tip: sched/core] sched/fair: Reduce " tip-bot2 for Vincent Guittot
2020-09-21  7:24 ` [PATCH 3/4 v2] sched/fair: minimize concurrent LBs between domain level Vincent Guittot
2020-09-23 14:43   ` Valentin Schneider
2020-09-29  7:56   ` [tip: sched/core] sched/fair: Minimize " tip-bot2 for Vincent Guittot
2020-09-21  7:24 ` Vincent Guittot [this message]
2020-09-23 14:43   ` [PATCH 4/4 v2] sched/fair: reduce busy load balance interval Valentin Schneider
2020-09-29  7:56   ` [tip: sched/core] sched/fair: Reduce " tip-bot2 for Vincent Guittot
2020-09-23 15:47 ` [PATCH 0/4 v2] sched/fair: Improve fairness between cfs tasks Mel Gorman

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