[PATCH v2 09/11] sched: test the cpu's capacity in wake affine

Vincent Guittot vincent.guittot at linaro.org
Mon Nov 24 05:23:12 PST 2014

On 24 November 2014 at 01:34, Wanpeng Li <kernellwp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Vincent,
> On 5/28/14, 7:15 PM, Vincent Guittot wrote:
>> On 28 May 2014 12:58, Peter Zijlstra <peterz at infradead.org> wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 05:53:03PM +0200, Vincent Guittot wrote:
> [snip]
>>> Now I'm only struggling to understand the rationale for this, its got
>>> LLC in there somewhere, but I'm failing to comprehend.
>> Ah.. i have probably overestimated the fact that wake_affine was only
>> done at MC or SMT level but after reading more deeply the glags
>> configuration of all  sched_domain level , my assumption is not true.
> What's level the wake_affine should happen?

In 1st version of this patch, it was proposed to test the cpu_capacity
of idle CPU only if they were sharing their cache

> Regards,
> Wanpeng Li
>> So I need to test sd flag to make sure that their share their cache at
>> this level
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