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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
To: Linux PM <linux-pm@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux ACPI <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Documentation <linux-doc@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Srinivas Pandruvada <srinivas.pandruvada@linux.intel.com>,
	Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
Subject: [PATCH 1/4] cpufreq: intel_pstate: Documentation: Add references sections
Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:03:30 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2330972.sZBoMHM721@aspire.rjw.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4546107.fVFrecLk33@aspire.rjw.lan>

From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>

Add separate refereces sections to the cpufreq.rst and
intel_pstate.rst documents under admin-quide/pm and list the
references to external documentation in there.

Update the ACPI specification URL while at it.

Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/pm/cpufreq.rst      |   10 +++++++---
 Documentation/admin-guide/pm/intel_pstate.rst |   25 ++++++++++++++++---------
 2 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

Index: linux-pm/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/intel_pstate.rst
===================================================================
--- linux-pm.orig/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/intel_pstate.rst
+++ linux-pm/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/intel_pstate.rst
@@ -20,11 +20,10 @@ you have not done that yet.]
 
 For the processors supported by ``intel_pstate``, the P-state concept is broader
 than just an operating frequency or an operating performance point (see the
-`LinuxCon Europe 2015 presentation by Kristen Accardi <LCEU2015_>`_ for more
+LinuxCon Europe 2015 presentation by Kristen Accardi [1]_ for more
 information about that).  For this reason, the representation of P-states used
 by ``intel_pstate`` internally follows the hardware specification (for details
-refer to `Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer’s Manual
-Volume 3: System Programming Guide <SDM_>`_).  However, the ``CPUFreq`` core
+refer to Intel Software Developer’s Manual [2]_).  However, the ``CPUFreq`` core
 uses frequencies for identifying operating performance points of CPUs and
 frequencies are involved in the user space interface exposed by it, so
 ``intel_pstate`` maps its internal representation of P-states to frequencies too
@@ -561,9 +560,9 @@ or to pin every task potentially sensiti
 
 On the majority of systems supported by ``intel_pstate``, the ACPI tables
 provided by the platform firmware contain ``_PSS`` objects returning information
-that can be used for CPU performance scaling (refer to the `ACPI specification`_
-for details on the ``_PSS`` objects and the format of the information returned
-by them).
+that can be used for CPU performance scaling (refer to the ACPI specification
+[3]_ for details on the ``_PSS`` objects and the format of the information
+returned by them).
 
 The information returned by the ACPI ``_PSS`` objects is used by the
 ``acpi-cpufreq`` scaling driver.  On systems supported by ``intel_pstate``
@@ -728,6 +727,14 @@ P-state is called, the ``ftrace`` filter
            <idle>-0     [000] ..s.  2537.654843: intel_pstate_set_pstate <-intel_pstate_timer_func
 
 
-.. _LCEU2015: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/LinuxConEurope_2015.pdf
-.. _SDM: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/64-ia-32-architectures-software-developer-system-programming-manual-325384.html
-.. _ACPI specification: http://www.uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/ACPI_6_1.pdf
+References
+==========
+
+.. [1] Kristen Accardi, *Balancing Power and Performance in the Linux Kernel*,
+       http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/LinuxConEurope_2015.pdf
+
+.. [2] *Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer’s Manual Volume 3: System Programming Guide*,
+       http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/64-ia-32-architectures-software-developer-system-programming-manual-325384.html
+
+.. [3] *Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Specification*,
+       https://uefi.org/sites/default/files/resources/ACPI_6_3_final_Jan30.pdf
Index: linux-pm/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/cpufreq.rst
===================================================================
--- linux-pm.orig/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/cpufreq.rst
+++ linux-pm/Documentation/admin-guide/pm/cpufreq.rst
@@ -396,8 +396,8 @@ RT or deadline scheduling classes, the g
 the allowed maximum (that is, the ``scaling_max_freq`` policy limit).  In turn,
 if it is invoked by the CFS scheduling class, the governor will use the
 Per-Entity Load Tracking (PELT) metric for the root control group of the
-given CPU as the CPU utilization estimate (see the `Per-entity load tracking`_
-LWN.net article for a description of the PELT mechanism).  Then, the new
+given CPU as the CPU utilization estimate (see the *Per-entity load tracking*
+LWN.net article [1]_ for a description of the PELT mechanism).  Then, the new
 CPU frequency to apply is computed in accordance with the formula
 
 	f = 1.25 * ``f_0`` * ``util`` / ``max``
@@ -698,4 +698,8 @@ hardware feature (e.g. all Intel ones),
 :c:macro:`CONFIG_X86_ACPI_CPUFREQ_CPB` configuration option is set.
 
 
-.. _Per-entity load tracking: https://lwn.net/Articles/531853/
+References
+==========
+
+.. [1] Jonathan Corbet, *Per-entity load tracking*,
+       https://lwn.net/Articles/531853/


  reply	other threads:[~2019-04-03 22:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-03 22:02 [PATCH 0/4] Documentation: PM: Assorted updates Rafael J. Wysocki
2019-04-03 22:03 ` Rafael J. Wysocki [this message]
2019-04-03 22:04 ` [PATCH 2/4] Documentation: PM: Add SPDX license tags to multiple files Rafael J. Wysocki
2019-04-03 22:06 ` [PATCH 3/4] Documentation: PM: Unify copyright notices Rafael J. Wysocki
2019-04-03 22:08 ` [PATCH 4/4] admin-guide: pm: intel_epb: Add SPDX license tag and copyright notice Rafael J. Wysocki
2019-04-08  6:16 ` [PATCH 0/4] Documentation: PM: Assorted updates Viresh Kumar

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