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SubjectRe: AMD64 X2 lost ticks on PM timer
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On Saturday 04 March 2006 00:46, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> More likely is a disabled interrupt period is longer than a
> tick period, or similar.

Then the ticks wouldn't be attributed to idle and softirq.
They are both special in that they do an unconditional local_irq_enable()
instead of the usual save/restore.

-Andi
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