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authorVenki Pallipadi <venkatesh.pallipadi@intel.com>2007-06-20 14:24:52 -0700
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2007-08-15 09:25:10 -0700
commit72a63b079035709b481edffa301c4a694e008384 (patch)
tree6658b67019adbec1adda112478b4631fb1d327c0
parent42418d94efa05105ba5a467119d3864201425430 (diff)
CPUFREQ: ondemand: add a check to avoid negative load calculation
Due to rounding and inexact jiffy accounting, idle_ticks can sometimes be higher than total_ticks. Make sure those cases are handled as zero load case. Signed-off-by: Venkatesh Pallipadi <venkatesh.pallipadi@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
-rw-r--r--drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_ondemand.c5
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_ondemand.c b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_ondemand.c
index b6b3e52c9f28..e794527e4925 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_ondemand.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_ondemand.c
@@ -335,7 +335,7 @@ static struct attribute_group dbs_attr_group = {
static void dbs_check_cpu(struct cpu_dbs_info_s *this_dbs_info)
{
unsigned int idle_ticks, total_ticks;
- unsigned int load;
+ unsigned int load = 0;
cputime64_t cur_jiffies;
struct cpufreq_policy *policy;
@@ -381,7 +381,8 @@ static void dbs_check_cpu(struct cpu_dbs_info_s *this_dbs_info)
if (tmp_idle_ticks < idle_ticks)
idle_ticks = tmp_idle_ticks;
}
- load = (100 * (total_ticks - idle_ticks)) / total_ticks;
+ if (likely(total_ticks > idle_ticks))
+ load = (100 * (total_ticks - idle_ticks)) / total_ticks;
/* Check for frequency increase */
if (load > dbs_tuners_ins.up_threshold) {