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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] cpu: idle state framework for offline CPUs.
    Hi!

    > May be having (to pick a number) 3 possible offline states for all
    > platforms with one for halt equivalent and one for deepest possible that
    > CPU can handle and one for deepest possible that platform likes for
    > C-states may make sense. Will keeps things simpler in terms of usage
    > expectations and possibly reduce the misuse oppurtubity?

    Maybe just going to the deepest offline state automatically is the
    easiest option?

    cpu hotplug/unplug should be rare-enough operation that the latencies
    do not really matter, right?
    Pavel
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