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SubjectRe: kapm-idled : is this a bug?
Hi!

> > How about adding a flag to FLAGS, or a new letter in STATE in
> > /proc/pid/stat, to mean "this is an idle task"?
> >
> > ps & top could easily by taught to recognise the flag.
>
> What's the problem with using PID 0 as the idle task ? That's 'standard'
> with OS'ses that display the idle task.

Linux has already another thread with pid 0, called "swapper" which is
in fact idle. kidle-apmd is different beast.

> It's also the 'right' thing to do, and should directly work with top / ps

Yes, we should make pid 0 visible to userlnad, agreed.

Pavel
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