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authorDario Faggioli <raistlin@linux.it>2014-01-27 12:20:15 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2014-01-28 13:08:40 +0100
commit712e5e34aef449ab680b35c0d9016f59b0a4494c (patch)
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sched/deadline: Add sched_dl documentation
Add in Documentation/scheduler/ some hints about the design choices, the usage and the future possible developments of the sched_dl scheduling class and of the SCHED_DEADLINE policy. Reviewed-by: Henrik Austad <henrik@austad.us> Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <raistlin@linux.it> Signed-off-by: Juri Lelli <juri.lelli@gmail.com> [ Re-wrote sections 2 and 3. ] Signed-off-by: Luca Abeni <luca.abeni@unitn.it> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1390821615-23247-1-git-send-email-juri.lelli@gmail.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/sched/deadline.c3
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/sched/deadline.c b/kernel/sched/deadline.c
index 0de24820287..0dd5e0971a0 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/deadline.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/deadline.c
@@ -351,7 +351,8 @@ static void replenish_dl_entity(struct sched_dl_entity *dl_se,
* disrupting the schedulability of the system. Otherwise, we should
* refill the runtime and set the deadline a period in the future,
* because keeping the current (absolute) deadline of the task would
- * result in breaking guarantees promised to other tasks.
+ * result in breaking guarantees promised to other tasks (refer to
+ * Documentation/scheduler/sched-deadline.txt for more informations).
*
* This function returns true if:
*