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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] dynamic tick patch
    Hi!

    > > No, that's fine, we already have to call it before entering the PM
    > > state, so I'll just pass it along and, at the low level, decide how
    > > deep to sleep based on that.
    > >
    > > I think I should also add some stats on the amount of interrupts, since
    > > it would be fairly inefficient to keep entering deep PM state on a
    > > machine with typically little timer interrupts but high HW interrupt
    > > (Rusty mentions case of packet forwarding routers or that kind of thing)
    >
    > Maybe some HW timer interrupt mask could be used? Also it would be
    > nice to check for file IO.

    Well, you could mask those interrupts, but it would ruin your
    packet-forwarding performance, so you probably do not want to do
    that...
    Pavel
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