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Re: [PATCH 4/5] ACPI: Do cpufreq clamping for throttling per package v2

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On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 06:30:33PM -0500, Len Brown wrote:
> On 02/06/2012 11:31 AM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 08:17:11AM -0800, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >> +#define reduction_pctg(cpu) \
> >> +	per_cpu(cpufreq_thermal_reduction_pctg, phys_package_first_cpu(cpu))
> > 
> > I don't like using percentages here - we end up with the potential for 
> > several percentages to end up mapping to the same P state.
> 
> 
> Does it matter?

If you step through multiple percentages that map to the same P state, 
yes. On the other hand, re-reading the specification, it seems that this 
is the behaviour envisaged in the polling equation. I guess we'll stick 
with that.

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