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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT][PATCH v3 0/6] sched/cpuidle: Idle loop rework
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On Monday, March 12, 2018 12:02:14 AM CET Doug Smythies wrote:
> On 2018.03.11 08:52 Doug Smythies wrote:
> > On 2018.03.11 03:22 Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >> On Sunday, March 11, 2018 8:43:02 AM CET Doug Smythies wrote:
> >>> On 2018.03.10 15:55 Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>> On Saturday, March 10, 2018 5:07:36 PM CET Doug Smythies wrote:
> >>>>> On 2018.03.10 01:00 Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>
> >>> ... [snip] ...
> >>>
> >>>> The information that they often spend more time than a tick
> >>>> period in state 0 in one go *is* relevant, though.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> That issue can be dealt with in a couple of ways and the patch below is a
> >>>> rather straightforward attempt to do that. The idea, basically, is to discard
> >>>> the result of governor prediction if the tick has been stopped alread and
> >>>> the predicted idle duration is within the tick range.
> >>>
> >>>> Please try it on top of the v3 and tell me if you see an improvement.
> >>>
> >>> It seems pretty good so far.
> >>> See a new line added to the previous graph, "rjwv3plus".
> >>>
> >>> http://fast.smythies.com/rjwv3plus_100.png
> >>
> >> OK, cool!
> >>
> >> Below is a respin of the last patch which also prevents shallow states from
> >> being chosen due to interactivity_req when the tick is stopped.
> >>
> >> You may also add a poll_idle() fix I've just posted:
> >>
> >> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10274595/
> >>
> >> on top of this. It makes quite a bit of a difference for me. :-)
> >
> > I will add and test, but I already know from testing previous versions
> > of this patch, from Rik van Riel and myself, that the results will be
> > awesome.
>
> And the results are indeed awesome.
>
> A four hour 100% load on one CPU test was run, with trace, however
> there is nothing to report, as everything is great.
>
> The same graph as the last couple of days, with a new line added for
> V3 + the respin of patch 7 of 6 + the poll-idle fix, called rjwv3pp,
> is here:
>
> http://fast.smythies.com/rjwv3pp_100.png

That looks great, thank you!

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