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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:47:32 +0100
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <>
To:	Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	LKML <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
	Mike Galbraith <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/4] perf/core: Small event scheduling changes

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:41:45AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> Thanks.
> With this draft, it makes the pinned priority more consistent
> with its purpose but it doesn't yet bring the full pinned over
> flexible priority determinism.
> It does apply the priority in tick time, while we round robin.
> I did that there first so that it covers most of the events
> rescheduling actions and also it doesn't bring much more
> overhead over the previous layout (in theory), it just changes
> the order.
> I'll also try to expand the priority constraint each time we
> sched in a task: when we schedule a new task that belongs to
> a new context, we don't schedule out/in the cpu context but
> that will be needed if we want the full priority determinism.

To lower the overhead at non-tick time, we could even just reschedule
the cpu flexible events. Anyway...

> Anyway, I'll do that progressively.
> 	Frederic.

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