sched: Fix idle balancing
Nikhil Rao [Wed, 17 Nov 2010 19:42:04 +0000 (11:42 -0800)]
An earlier commit reverts idle balancing throttling reset to fix a 30%
regression in volanomark throughput. We still need to reset idle_stamp
when we pull a task in newidle balance.

Reported-by: Alex Shi <alex.shi@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Nikhil Rao <ncrao@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
LKML-Reference: <1290022924-3548-1-git-send-email-ncrao@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

kernel/sched_fair.c

index ba0556d..00ebd76 100644 (file)
@@ -3215,8 +3215,10 @@ static void idle_balance(int this_cpu, struct rq *this_rq)
                interval = msecs_to_jiffies(sd->balance_interval);
                if (time_after(next_balance, sd->last_balance + interval))
                        next_balance = sd->last_balance + interval;
-               if (pulled_task)
+               if (pulled_task) {
+                       this_rq->idle_stamp = 0;
                        break;
+               }
        }
 
        raw_spin_lock(&this_rq->lock);