Designing a big.LITTLE Switcher

Registered by Christian Reis on 2012-01-06

ARM's new big.LITTLE model allows runtime control of pairs of CPU clusters with different capabilities. This blueprint covers the initial design and implementation of a switcher component based on ARM's contributed switcher code.

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
None
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Grant Likely
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for devtrack
Implementation:
Good progress
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Mounir Bsaibes on 2012-05-01

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Meta:
Headline: Port ARM reference Switcher and develop and in-kernel switcher on Fast Model
Acceptance: pass tests and conditions as defined in the test plan
roadmap id: KWG2012-BIG-LITTLE-MIGRATION

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* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.