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    SubjectRe: Too many poll_idle cpu calls in kernel 3.2 rc-series
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    "Nicolas Kalkhof" <nkalkhof@web.de> writes:

    > the kernel v3.2 series shows excessive poll_idle calls during system idle phases causing the cpu
    > (mobile i7 2620M) to heat up and draw additional 10% more power.  All kernel versions between
    > 3.2-rc1 and 3.2-rc3 are affected. Perf Top and Powertop both show the same issue.
    > I've posted a similar bug report before: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=132164909313594&w=2
    > and used perf top -U to verify the poll_idle calls as requested.

    So it didn't happen with earlier kernels?
    I would suggest a git bisect in this case.

    -Andi

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