Re: [RFC PATCH] Turn off the tick even when not idle

From: jim owens
Date: Tue Sep 01 2009 - 12:46:41 EST

Christoph Lameter wrote:

Good idea. Thought so for a long time. Thanks for working on it. Many of
the events can be deferred if nothing is happening in the system.
vm statistics, data expiration from caches etc. Not sure what to do about
the per cpu threads generated by various kernel subsystems though.

might be a little easier to sort this out after Jens code
is in to create workers dynamically instead of on every cpu.
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