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    SubjectRe: [Openipmi-developer] modprobe ipmi_si hangs under 2.6.30-rc5
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    Corey Minyard <minyard@acm.org> writes:

    > Ferenc Wagner wrote:
    >
    >> Just out of interest, how often does the driver wake up to check
    >> the inteface?
    >
    > When idle, the driver wakes up every 10ms to check for something on
    > the driver.

    Wow, 100 times per second, that sure sounds gross for piping out SEL
    entries! Though it certainly doesn't matter much for our servers, but
    hasn't it got the potential to heavily tax laptop batteries? Or is
    that why ipmi_si isn't loaded automatically by udev?
    --
    Thanks,
    Feri.


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