Re: [PATCH] s390 (9/9): no timer interrupts in idle.

From: Martin Schwidefsky
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 11:40:01 EST

> > This would mean that all other arches need to do the above three
> > statements in rcu_start_batch. If this is acceptable we certainly
> > can introduce a global idle_cpu_mask. Where? sched.c?
> My hope was gcc would actually optimize it away if it was a CPP constant
> instead of a variable.

Now I got it. You want to introduce a generic idle_cpu_mask which is a
#define to CPU_MASK_NONE and only an exploiter would use a real variable.
This is just a matter of test. I'll give it a try.

blue skies,

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