[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Compute a loadavg as the number of pending requests

Eugeni Dodonov eugeni at dodonov.net
Mon Jan 9 16:12:22 CET 2012

On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 16:17, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> wrote:

> I think if this really should be merged upstream, it needs to be more
> optional (i.e. only fire it up if someone reads out the load_avg). People
> will complain if we wake up 60x per second on a mostly idle machine just
> for statistics ...

Or we could start the worker when someone 'echo 1 > load_avg'. When it is
not started, cat load_avg would say:
"load_avg counter is stopped, echo 1 to enable it"

for example.

Eugeni Dodonov
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