From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon Apr 18 2005 - 06:17:22 EST
On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 13:05 +0200, Alexander Nyberg wrote:
> [Proper patch now that goes all the way, sorry for spamming]
> Patch below uses RETIRED_UOPS for a more constant rate of NMI sending.
> This makes x64 deliver NMI interrupts every fourth second at a constant
> rate when going through the local apic. Makes both cpus on my box to get
> NMIs at constant rate that it previously did not, there could be long
> delays when a CPU was idle.
isn't this dangerous in the light of the mobile cpus that either scale
back or stop entirely in idle or lower load situations ?
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