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Subject[PATCH 6/7] sched/uclamp: Make cpu_overutilized() use util_fits_cpu()
So that it is now uclamp aware.

This fixes a major problem of busy tasks capped with UCLAMP_MAX keeping
the system in overutilized state which disables EAS and leads to wasting
energy in the long run.

Without this patch running a busy background activity like JIT
compilation on Pixel 6 causes the system to be in overutilized state
74.5% of the time.

With this patch this goes down to 9.79%.

It also fixes another problem when long running tasks that have their
UCLAMP_MIN changed while running such that they need to upmigrate to
honour the new UCLAMP_MIN value. The upmigration doesn't get triggered
because overutilized state never gets set in this state, hence misfit
migration never happens at tick in this case until the task wakes up

Fixes: af24bde8df202 ("sched/uclamp: Add uclamp support to energy_compute()")
Signed-off-by: Qais Yousef <>
kernel/sched/fair.c | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/sched/fair.c b/kernel/sched/fair.c
index 2cfb4efecbc2..499ef7a7288c 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/fair.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/fair.c
@@ -5744,7 +5744,10 @@ static inline void hrtick_update(struct rq *rq)
static inline bool cpu_overutilized(int cpu)
- return !fits_capacity(cpu_util_cfs(cpu), capacity_of(cpu));
+ unsigned long rq_util_min = uclamp_rq_get(cpu_rq(cpu), UCLAMP_MIN);
+ unsigned long rq_util_max = uclamp_rq_get(cpu_rq(cpu), UCLAMP_MAX);
+ return !util_fits_cpu(cpu_util_cfs(cpu), rq_util_min, rq_util_max, cpu);

static inline void update_overutilized_status(struct rq *rq)
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