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

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 03:06:45 EST

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 16:49, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> [PATCH] s390: no timer interrupts in idle.
> From: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
> This patch add a system control that allows to switch off the jiffies
> timer interrupts while a cpu sleeps in idle. This is useful for a system
> running with virtual cpus under z/VM.

is this generally useful, eg can all architectures use the
infrastructure you propose ? I seriously hope so; s390 isn't the only
one who would benefit, I'd love to see a generic thing for this.

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