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Date:   Fri, 12 Jun 2020 15:00:31 +0100
From:   Qais Yousef <>
To:     Quentin Perret <>
Cc:     Doug Anderson <>,
        Benson Leung <>,
        Enric Balletbo i Serra <>,, Joel Fernandes <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Nicolas Boichat <>,
        Gwendal Grignou <>,, Guenter Roeck <>,
        LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cros_ec_spi: Even though we're RT priority, don't bump
 cpu freq

On 06/12/20 14:47, Quentin Perret wrote:


> > > > somehow measure whether or not the task is making its deadlines and
> > > > boost the CPU frequency up if deadlines are not being met.  I'm sure
> > > > there are fancier ways.
> > 
> > You need to use SCHED_DEADLINE then :)
> Well, not quite :-)
> The frequency selection for DL is purely based on the userspace-provided
> parameters, from which we derive the bandwidth request. But we don't do
> things like 'raise the frequency if the actual runtime gets close to the
> WCET', or anything of the sort. All of that would have to be implemented
> in userspace ATM.

Hmm okay. I am not a deadline expert so sorry if I was misleading. But it's the
only scheduling class that has the concept of deadline.


Qais Yousef

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