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From: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>
To: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>
Cc: 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, pauld@redhat.com, hdanton@sina.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4 v2] sched/fair: reduce minimal imbalance threshold
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:43:45 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <jhjd02cmu3i.mognet@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200921072424.14813-3-vincent.guittot@linaro.org>


On 21/09/20 08:24, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> The 25% default imbalance threshold for DIE and NUMA domain is large
> enough to generate significant unfairness between threads. A typical
> example is the case of 11 threads running on 2x4 CPUs. The imbalance of
> 20% between the 2 groups of 4 cores is just low enough to not trigger
> the load balance between the 2 groups. We will have always the same 6
> threads on one group of 4 CPUs and the other 5 threads on the other
> group of CPUS. With a fair time sharing in each group, we ends up with
> +20% running time for the group of 5 threads.
>
> Consider decreasing the imbalance threshold for overloaded case where we
> use the load to balance task and to ensure fair time sharing.
>
> Acked-by: Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>
> Reviewed-by: Phil Auld <pauld@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>

Reviewed-by: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-23 14:43 UTC|newest]

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 [this message]
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 ` [PATCH 4/4 v2] sched/fair: reduce busy load balance interval 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
2020-09-23 15:47 ` [PATCH 0/4 v2] sched/fair: Improve fairness between cfs tasks Mel Gorman

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