[PATCH 40/73] drm/i915: Disable waitboosting for a saturated engine

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Tue Aug 2 07:21:07 UTC 2016

If the user floods the GPU with so many requests that the engine stalls
waiting for free space, don't automatically promote the GPU to maximum
frequencies. If the GPU really is saturated with work, it will migrate
to high clocks by itself, otherwise it is merely a user flooding us with

Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Reviewed-by: Joonas Lahtinen <joonas.lahtinen at linux.intel.com>
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
index f842694132e0..d0c375847bc5 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_ringbuffer.c
@@ -2301,7 +2301,7 @@ static int wait_for_space(struct drm_i915_gem_request *req, int bytes)
 	if (WARN_ON(&target->ring_link == &ring->request_list))
 		return -ENOSPC;
-	ret = __i915_wait_request(target, true, NULL, NULL);
+	ret = __i915_wait_request(target, true, NULL, NO_WAITBOOST);
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;

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