lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2016]   [Jan]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/4] cpufreq: powernv: Redesign the presentation of throttle notification
On 11-01-16, 14:23, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 02:54:36PM -0600, Shilpasri G Bhat wrote:
> > In POWER8, OCC(On-Chip-Controller) can throttle the frequency of the
> > CPU when the chip crosses its thermal and power limits. Currently,
> > powernv-cpufreq driver detects and reports this event as a console
> > message. Some machines may not sustain the max turbo frequency in all
> > conditions and can be throttled frequently. This can lead to the
> > flooding of console with throttle messages. So this patchset aims to
> > redesign the presentation of this event via sysfs counters and
> > tracepoints.
> >
> > Patches [2] to [4] will add a perf trace point "power:powernv_throttle" and
> > sysfs throttle counter stats in /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/chipN.
> > Patch [1] solves a bug in powernv_cpufreq_throttle_check(), which calls in to
> > cpu_to_chip_id() in hot path which reads DT every time to find the chip id.
>
> <formletter>
>
> This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
> stable kernel tree. Please read Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> for how to do this properly.
>
> </formletter>

Also you shouldn't use --in-reply-to for the new versions of a
multiple patch series. Just use a new thread.

--
viresh

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2016-01-12 04:01    [W:0.055 / U:1.900 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site