On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 04:14:38PM +0000, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >> sched_cpu_cache_wiped(int llc)
> >>
> >> that would be very nice for this; the menuidle side knows this
> >> for some cases and thus can just call it. This would be a very
> >> small and minimal change
> >
> > What do you mean by "menuidle side knows this for some cases" ?
> > You mean you know that some C-state entries imply llc clean/invalidate ?
> in the architectural idle code we can know if the llc got flushed
> there's also the per core flags where we know with reasonable certainty
> that the per core caches got flushed.

Ok, but that's arch specific, not something we can detect from the menu
governor in generic code , that's what I wanted to ask because it was not


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