Re: [PATCH V3 0/7] Create sched_select_cpu() and use it for workqueues

From: Viresh Kumar
Date: Tue Mar 19 2013 - 01:00:31 EST

On 18 March 2013 20:53, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In order to save power, it would be useful to schedule light weight work on cpus
> that aren't IDLE instead of waking up an IDLE one.
> By idle cpu (from scheduler's perspective) we mean:
> - Current task is idle task
> - nr_running == 0
> - wake_list is empty

Oops!! I forgot the change log:

- Dropped changes into core queue_work() API, rather create *_on_any_cpu()
- Dropped running timers migration patch as that was broken
- Migrated few users of workqueues to use *_on_any_cpu() APIs.
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