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    SubjectRe: 20000+ wake-ups/second in 2.6.24. Bug?
    On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 09:59:57AM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
    > Adrian Bunk wrote:
    >> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 06:43:39PM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
    >>> Mark Lord wrote:
    >>>> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    >>>>> On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 22:31:17 -0500
    >>>>> Mark Lord <lkml@rtr.ca> wrote:
    >>> ...
    >>>>>> Speaking of which.. what's with powertop on 2.6.24 ???
    >>>>>> It's gone from 100-200 wakeups/sec to 20000 wakeups/sec !!!!!!!
    >>>>> ho hum.. Lenovo T61?
    >>>>> I have some reports that that happens once in a while (but it's not
    >>>>> limited to .24 and it's also real, it's not a powertop bug but it
    >>>>> actually is waking up that much)..
    >>>> ..
    >>>>
    >>>> No, it's my hefty Dell Inspiron 9400.
    >>>>
    >>>> And I just figured out the powertop: it needed the kernel timers
    >>>> patch from the powertop site that was originally for 2.6.21..
    >>> ...
    >>>
    >>> Dagnabbit.. it's done it again.. went from 100-200 wakeups/sec
    >>> back up to 20000+ wakeups/sec. This time *with* the powertop patches in place.
    >>
    >> What is the status with an unpatched 2.6.23?
    > ..
    >
    > More wakeups than without patching, but still on the order of hundreds
    > of wakeups/sec; nowhere near the 20000+ wakeups/sec range when it goes wonky.

    OK.

    >> Please send the output of "dmesg -s 1000000" for both 2.6.23 and 2.6.24.
    > ..
    >
    > Okay, I'll do a couple of reboots and collect that info for private email,
    > and maybe post a diff of the two here.

    Thanks for doing this.

    But please send the dmesg output to the list - it's better when everyone
    who looks at this thread also sees all information.

    > Cheers

    cu
    Adrian

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    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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