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    SubjectRe: Help understanding slow down
    Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
    > with the patch below we will print a big fat warning. (I did not want to
    > deny idle=poll altogether - future HT implementations might work fine
    > with polling idle.)

    idle=poll is handy when profiling the kernel with oprofile clock-unhalted
    events. Because if you use the normal halt-based idle loop no profile
    "ticks" are accounted to idle time at all and the results are really hard
    to understand.
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