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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/2] cpufreq: powernv: Redesign the presentation of throttle notification
Shilpasri G Bhat <> writes:
> 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 boxes 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.

This likely should CC stable@ as we have seen this on some machines, at
least in the lab.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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