[PATCH] dix: Fix Client starvation with SmartScheduler priorities

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu Jan 23 09:03:20 PST 2014

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 08:56:37AM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> writes:
> > Wouldn't smart_stop_tick be a slightly better choice as that gives us
> > the time the client became idle?
> Yeah, that makes more semantic sense. Of course, in reality because
> those two values are within one 'tick' of each other, it shouldn't have
> a great effect.
> >> Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com>
> > Tested-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
> Do you want to send in a patch using smart_stop_tick? Or shall I update
> the patch I already have?

I tested both. The difference, as could be expected, was in the noise.
Either patch fixes the problem I encountered.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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