[REGRESSION 2.6.30][PATCH 1/1] sched: defer idle accounting till after load update period
chase.douglas at canonical.com
Tue Apr 13 21:06:55 UTC 2010
On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx at linutronix.de> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 22:01:59 +0200 (CEST)
>> Thomas Gleixner <tglx at linutronix.de> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Chase Douglas wrote:
>> > > On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Thomas Gleixner seems to think this isn't the best approach (later
>> > > email in this thread), so I'm deferring sending it unless someone is
>> > > still interested in this approach.
>> > Well, it's a good workaround for now I think, I just answered Andrews
>> > question whether we can't do any better :)
>> So... should we merge Chase's patch?
> I have no better solution right now. Peter ?
I've made one small change to it. Checking the atomic .counter
variable probably isn't the most portable, and atomic_long_read()
should be portable and not add any overhead on sane platforms, so I
swapped out the check against .counter with an atomic_long_read().
I'll resend it shortly.
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