[RFC,3/3] sched/doc: Update the CPU capacity asymmetry bits
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  • Rework CPU capacity asymmetry detection
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Beata Michalska April 16, 2021, 1:01 p.m. UTC
Update the documentation bits referring to capacity aware scheduling
with regards to newly introduced SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL shed_domain
flag.

Signed-off-by: Beata Michalska <beata.michalska@arm.com>
---
 Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst | 6 ++++--
 Documentation/scheduler/sched-energy.rst   | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst b/Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst
index 9b7cbe4..92d16e7 100644
--- a/Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst
+++ b/Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst
@@ -284,8 +284,10 @@  whether the system exhibits asymmetric CPU capacities. Should that be the
 case:
 
 - The sched_asym_cpucapacity static key will be enabled.
-- The SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY flag will be set at the lowest sched_domain level that
-  spans all unique CPU capacity values.
+- The SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL flag will be set at the lowest sched_domain
+  level that spans all unique CPU capacity values.
+- The SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY flag will be set for any sched_domain that spans
+  cpus with any range of asymmetry.
 
 The sched_asym_cpucapacity static key is intended to guard sections of code that
 cater to asymmetric CPU capacity systems. Do note however that said key is
diff --git a/Documentation/scheduler/sched-energy.rst b/Documentation/scheduler/sched-energy.rst
index afe02d3..8fbce5e 100644
--- a/Documentation/scheduler/sched-energy.rst
+++ b/Documentation/scheduler/sched-energy.rst
@@ -328,7 +328,7 @@  section lists these dependencies and provides hints as to how they can be met.
 
 As mentioned in the introduction, EAS is only supported on platforms with
 asymmetric CPU topologies for now. This requirement is checked at run-time by
-looking for the presence of the SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY flag when the scheduling
+looking for the presence of the SD_ASYM_CPUCAPACITY_FULL flag when the scheduling
 domains are built.
 
 See Documentation/scheduler/sched-capacity.rst for requirements to be met for this