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Date:	Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:45:09 -0700
From:	"Doug Smythies" <dsmythies@...us.net>
To:	"'Stratos Karafotis'" <stratosk@...aphore.gr>, <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
	<viresh.kumar@...aro.org>
Cc:	<linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 0/2] cpufreq: ondemand: Eliminate the deadband effect


On 2014.07.30 10:00 Stratos Karafotis wrote:

> This patchset changes slightly the calculation of target frequency to
> eliminate the deadband effect (explained in patch 2 changelog) that it
> seems to slow down the CPU in low and medium loads.
>
> Patch 1 introduces a new relation (RELATION_C) for the next frequency
> selection, which chooses the closest frequency to target.
>
> Patch 2 is the actual change to ondemand governor.

> You may find graphs with the 'deadband' effect and benchmark results:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16kDBh5lyc6YvBnoS1hUa1t2O38z0xrWvaEj5XtJ8auw/edit#gid=2072493052

I did the same benchmark tests before (without) and after (with) this patch set on my i7-2600K system.
I added the results, which are similar to Stratos', under a new "benchmark" tab on the spreadsheet.

... Doug


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