[RFC PATCH 00/13] sched: Integrating Per-entity-load-tracking with the core scheduler

Peter Zijlstra a.p.zijlstra at chello.nl
Thu Oct 25 11:56:43 EDT 2012

OK, so I tried reading a few patches and I'm completely failing.. maybe
its late and my brain stopped working, but it simply doesn't make any

Most changelogs and comments aren't really helping either. At best they
mention what you're doing, not why and how. This means I get to
basically duplicate your entire thought pattern and I might as well do
the patches myself.

I also don't see the 'big' picture of what you're doing, you start out
by some weird avoid short running task movement.. why is that a good

I would have expected a series like this to replace rq->cpu_load /
rq->load with a saner metric and go from there.. instead it looks like
its going about at things completely backwards. Fixing small details
instead of the big things.

Do explain..

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