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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 05/10] cpuidle: Return nohz hint from cpuidle_select()
On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 09:24:42AM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Friday, April 6, 2018 4:44:14 AM CEST Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 04, 2018 at 10:39:50AM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> > > Index: linux-pm/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
> > > ===================================================================
> > > --- linux-pm.orig/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
> > > +++ linux-pm/kernel/time/tick-sched.c
> > > @@ -991,6 +991,20 @@ void tick_nohz_irq_exit(void)
> > > }
> > >
> > > /**
> > > + * tick_nohz_idle_got_tick - Check whether or not the tick handler has run
> > > + */
> > > +bool tick_nohz_idle_got_tick(void)
> > > +{
> > > + struct tick_sched *ts = this_cpu_ptr(&tick_cpu_sched);
> > > +
> > > + if (ts->inidle > 1) {
> > > + ts->inidle = 1;
> > > + return true;
> > > + }
> > > + return false;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +/**
> > > * tick_nohz_get_sleep_length - return the length of the current sleep
> > > *
> > > * Called from power state control code with interrupts disabled
> > > @@ -1101,6 +1115,9 @@ static void tick_nohz_handler(struct clo
> > > struct pt_regs *regs = get_irq_regs();
> > > ktime_t now = ktime_get();
> > >
> > > + if (ts->inidle)
> > > + ts->inidle = 2;
> > > +
> >
> > You can move that to tick_sched_do_timer() to avoid code duplication.
>
> Right.
>
> > Also these constants are very opaque. And even with proper symbols it wouldn't look
> > right to extend ts->inidle that way.
>
> Well, this was a Peter's idea. :-)
>
> > Perhaps you should add a field such as ts->got_idle_tick under the boolean fields
> > after the below patch:
>
> OK, but at this point I'd prefer to make such changes on top of the existing
> set, because that's got quite some testing coverage already and honestly this
> is cosmetics in my view (albeit important).

Sure!

Thanks.

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