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SubjectRe: [PATCH] no-idle-hz aka dynamic ticks-2

> > > As promised, here is an updated patch for the newly released 2.6.13-rc5.
> > > Boots and runs fine on P4HT (SMP+SMT kernel) built with gcc 4.0.1.
> >
> > Doesn't compile for me w/ gcc 3.4.4:
> Thanks for the report. Tiny change required. Here is a respun patch.

Sorry, it breaks my machine in "interesting" way. Cursor no longer
blinks, sleep 1 takes more than five seconds, ...

Pentium-M in compaq evo n620c notebok, cpufreq active:

pavel@Elf:~$ dmesg | grep tick
dyn-tick: Found suitable timer: tsc
dyn-tick: Registering dynamic tick timer v050610-1
dyn-tick: Maximum ticks to skip limited to 13
dyn-tick: Timer not enabled during boot

Ouch, even system time seems to go slower. I'll try setting

teflon -- maybe it is a trademark, but it should not be.
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