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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: Jason Andryuk <jandryuk@gmail.com>
Cc: "Andrew Cooper" <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
	"Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>, "Wei Liu" <wl@xen.org>,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/13] cpufreq: Add perf_freq to cpuinfo
Date: Wed, 26 May 2021 15:24:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6f3d3833-8540-ca92-8d1c-e4b7bd2217ce@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210503192810.36084-3-jandryuk@gmail.com>

On 03.05.2021 21:27, Jason Andryuk wrote:
> acpi-cpufreq scales the aperf/mperf measurements by max_freq, but HWP
> needs to scale by base frequency.  Settings max_freq to base_freq
> "works" but the code is not obvious, and returning values to userspace
> is tricky.  Add an additonal perf_freq member which is used for scaling
> aperf/mperf measurements.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jason Andryuk <jandryuk@gmail.com>
> ---
> I don't like this, but it seems the best way to re-use the common
> aperf/mperf code.  The other option would be to add wrappers that then
> do the acpi vs. hwp scaling.

Not sure I understand what you mean by "wrappers". I would assume that
for hwp you simply install a different getavg hook? Or else I guess
I'd need to see at least an outline of what you see as the alternative.

Jan


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-26 13:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-03 19:27 [PATCH 00/13] Intel Hardware P-States (HWP) support Jason Andryuk
2021-05-03 19:27 ` [PATCH 01/13] cpufreq: Allow restricting to internal governors only Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 13:18   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-26 14:12     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 15:09       ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-26 16:44         ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-03 19:27 ` [PATCH 02/13] cpufreq: Add perf_freq to cpuinfo Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 13:24   ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2021-05-26 14:19     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 03/13] cpufreq: Export intel_feature_detect Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 13:27   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-26 14:44     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 15:11       ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 04/13] cpufreq: Add Hardware P-State (HWP) driver Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 14:59   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-27  7:23     ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-27 18:50     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-28  6:35       ` Jan Beulich
2021-06-03 11:55         ` Jason Andryuk
2021-06-04  6:39           ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-27  7:45   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 05/13] xenpm: Change get-cpufreq-para output for internal Jason Andryuk
2021-05-26 15:21   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-27  5:54     ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 06/13] cpufreq: Export HWP parameters to userspace Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  7:55   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-28 13:19     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-28 13:39       ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 07/13] libxc: Include hwp_para in definitions Jason Andryuk
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 08/13] xenpm: Print HWP parameters Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  8:02   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 09/13] xen: Add SET_CPUFREQ_HWP xen_sysctl_pm_op Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  8:33   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 10/13] libxc: Add xc_set_cpufreq_hwp Jason Andryuk
2021-05-04  8:03   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-04 11:31     ` Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  9:45   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 11/13] xenpm: Factor out a non-fatal cpuid_parse variant Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  8:41   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 12/13] xenpm: Add set-cpufreq-hwp subcommand Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  9:46   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 19:28 ` [PATCH 13/13] CHANGELOG: Add Intel HWP entry Jason Andryuk
2021-05-27  9:48   ` Jan Beulich
2021-05-20 14:57 ` [PATCH 00/13] Intel Hardware P-States (HWP) support Jan Beulich

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