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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:01:06 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>
Cc:     Linux PM <linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        x86 Maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
        Srinivas Pandruvada <srinivas.pandruvada@...ux.intel.com>,
        Giovanni Gherdovich <ggherdovich@...e.com>,
        Giovanni Gherdovich <ggherdovich@...e.cz>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: PM: Register syscore_ops for scale invariance

On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 07:05:59PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>
> 
> On x86 scale invariace tends to be disabled during resume from
> suspend-to-RAM, because the MPERF or APERF MSR values are not as
> expected then due to updates taking place after the platform
> firmware has been invoked to complete the suspend transition.
> 
> That, of course, is not desirable, especially if the schedutil
> scaling governor is in use, because the lack of scale invariance
> causes it to be less reliable.
> 
> To counter that effect, modify init_freq_invariance() to register
> a syscore_ops object for scale invariance with the ->resume callback
> pointing to init_counter_refs() which will run on the CPU starting
> the resume transition (the other CPUs will be taken care of the
> "online" operations taking place later).
> 
> Fixes: e2b0d619b400 ("x86, sched: check for counters overflow in frequency invariant accounting")
> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>

Thanks!, I'll take it through the sched/urgent tree?

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