Re: [PATCH] Dynamic tick for x86 version 050610-1

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 01:37:27 EST

> I'm try to port it powerpc, Here is a patch.
> Port Dynamic Tick Timer to new platform is easy. :)
> 1) Find the reprogram timer interface.
> 2) do a hook in the idle function.
> That worked on my PowerBookG4 12'.

Did you get a measurable gain on power consumption ?

Last time I toyed with this, I didn't.


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