Re: [PATCH 14/16] intel_idle: remove use and definition of MWAIT_MAX_NUM_CSTATES

From: Len Brown
Date: Mon Feb 11 2013 - 18:46:23 EST

On 02/11/2013 03:53 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> On 02/09/2013 02:08 AM, Len Brown wrote:

>> The reason to change is that intel_idle will soon be able
>> to export more than the 8 "major" states supported by MWAIT.
>> When we hit that limit, it is important to know
>> where the limit comes from.
> Does it mean CPUIDLE_STATE_MAX may increase in a near future ?

Yes, perhaps to 10.
Let me know if you anticipate issues with doing that.

Len Brown, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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