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Re: [RFC/RFT] [PATCH 10/10] cpufreq: intel_pstate: enable boost for SKX




On Wed, 2018-05-16 at 17:54 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 08:46:24AM -0700, Srinivas Pandruvada wrote:
> > On Wed, 2018-05-16 at 09:49 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 09:49:11PM -0700, Srinivas Pandruvada
> > > wrote:
> > > > Enable HWP boost on Skylake server platform.
> > > 
> > > Why not unconditionally enable it on everything HWP ?
> > 
> > Never noticed in any difference performance in clients with HWP nor
> > anybody complained. Since clients uses single power domain, some
> > other
> > CPUs always gives boost. 
> 
> Can't the hardware tell us about per-core stuff? Do we really have to
> use tables for that?
AFAIK not in a standard way across all platforms. But I will check on
this.