Re: [patch v5 10/15] sched: packing transitory tasks in wake/execpower balancing

From: Alex Shi
Date: Mon Feb 18 2013 - 03:56:37 EST

On 02/18/2013 04:44 PM, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> Hello, Alex.
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 01:07:37PM +0800, Alex Shi wrote:
>> If the waked/execed task is transitory enough, it will has a chance to be
>> packed into a cpu which is busy but still has time to care it.
>> For powersaving policy, only the history util < 25% task has chance to
>> be packed, and for balance policy, only histroy util < 12.5% has chance.
>> If there is no cpu eligible to handle it, will use a idlest cpu in
>> leader group.
> After exec(), task's behavior may be changed, and history util may be
> changed, too. So, IMHO, exec balancing by history util is not good idea.
> How do you think about it?

sounds make sense. are there any objections?

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