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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 01/15] sched/core: uclamp: Add CPU's clamp buckets refcounting
On 14-Mar 08:29, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 7:46 AM Patrick Bellasi <patrick.bellasi@arm.com> wrote:
> > On 13-Mar 14:32, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> > > On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 2:06 AM Patrick Bellasi <patrick.bellasi@arm.com> wrote:

[...]

> > > > The rq::uclamp::bucket[clamp_id][] array is scanned every time we need
> > > > to find a new MAX aggregated clamp value for a clamp_id. This operation
> > > > is required only when we dequeue the last task of a clamp bucket
> > > > tracking the current MAX aggregated clamp value. In these cases, the CPU
> > > > is either entering IDLE or going to schedule a less boosted or more
> > > > clamped task.

The following:

> > > > The expected number of different clamp values, configured at build time,
> > > > is small enough to fit the full unordered array into a single cache
> > > > line.

will read:

The expected number of different clamp values, configured at build time,
is small enough to fit the full unordered array into a single cache
line for the default UCLAMP_BUCKETS configuration of 7 buckets.

[...]

> Got it. From reading the documentation at the beginning my impression
> was that whatever value I choose within allowed 5-20 range it would
> still fit in a cache line. To disambiguate it might be worse
> mentioning that this is true for the default value or for values up to
> 7. Thanks!

Right, I hope the above proposed change helps to clarify that.

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Patrick Bellasi

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