Re: [PATCH 1/3] dynticks - implement no idle hz for x86
From: Russell King
Date: Sun Sep 04 2005 - 16:20:48 EST
On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 01:37:55PM -0700, Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> That looks great! So I guess I'm just suggesting moving this from
> include/asm-arch/mach/time.h to arch-independent headers? Perhaps
> timer.h is the best place for now, as it already contains the
> next_timer_interrupt() prototype (which probably should be in the #ifdef
> with timer_dyn_reprogram()).
> Overall, though, do you agree it would be best to have the common code
> in a common file? If so, I'll work harder on getting some patches out.
Absolutely, with the proviso that ARM doesn't (yet) use the generic IRQ
code. I say "(yet)" there because there are some folk working in this
area, and I've recently merged a couple of bits which reduce the impact
of their patches.
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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