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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:02:24 +0530
From:	Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
Cc:	Mike Galbraith <efault@....de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@...el.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Paul Turner <pjt@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: sched: Avoid SMT siblings in select_idle_sibling() if possible

* Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu> [2012-02-23 12:26:50]:

> pro perf tip of the day: did you know that it's possible to run:
> 
>   perf stat --repeat 10 --null perf bench sched pipe

Ah yes ..had forgotten that! What is the recommended # of iterations 
to run?

> and get meaningful, normalized stddev calculations for free:
> 
>        5.486491487 seconds time elapsed                                          ( +-  5.50% )
> 
> the percentage at the end shows the level of standard deviation.
> 
> You can add "--sync" as well, which will cause perf stat to call 
> sync() - this gives extra stability of individual iterations and 
> makes sure all IO cost is accounted to the right run.

Ok ..thanks for the 'pro' tip!! Will use it in my subsequent runs!

- vatsa

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