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Fix performance issue with ondemand governor

From:  Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
To:  linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject:  [PATCH 0/7] Fix performance issue with ondemand governor
Date:  Sun, 18 Apr 2010 11:59:49 -0700
Message-ID:  <20100418115949.7b743898@infradead.org>
Cc:  akpm@linux-foundation.org, mingo@elte.hu, peterz@infradead.org, tglx@linutronix.de, davej@redhat.com, cpufreq@vger.kernel.org
Archive-link:  Article

There have been various reports of the ondemand governor causing some
serious performance issues, one of the latest ones from Andrew.
There are several fundamental issues with ondemand (being worked on),
but the report from Andrew can be fixed relatively easily.

The fundamental issue is that ondemand will go to a (too) low CPU
frequency for workloads that alternatingly disk and CPU bound...

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