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From: Valentin Schneider <valentin.schneider@arm.com>
To: vincent.donnefort@arm.com
Cc: mingo@redhat.com, peterz@infradead.org,
	vincent.guittot@linaro.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	patrick.bellasi@matbug.net, dietmar.eggemann@arm.com,
	qais.yousef@arm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sched/debug: Add new tracepoints to track util_est
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:04:26 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <jhjlfl4icdx.mognet@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1590597554-370150-1-git-send-email-vincent.donnefort@arm.com>


On 27/05/20 17:39, vincent.donnefort@arm.com wrote:
> From: Vincent Donnefort <vincent.donnefort@arm.com>
>
> The util_est signals are key elements for EAS task placement and
> frequency selection. Having tracepoints to track these signals enables
> load-tracking and schedutil testing and/or debugging by a toolkit.
>
> Signed-off-by: Vincent Donnefort <vincent.donnefort@arm.com>
>

To put it more bluntly, we can't really do task placement / load tracking
testing if util_est is enabled (which reminds me we may want to get rid of
the SCHED_FEAT at some point, it's been default on since ~v4.17), since
there can be noticeable gaps between util_avg and util_est.

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

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-03 12:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-27 16:39 vincent.donnefort
2020-06-03 12:04 ` Valentin Schneider [this message]
2020-06-03 12:15   ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-06-16 12:21 ` [tip: sched/core] " tip-bot2 for Vincent Donnefort

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