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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 8/8] intel_idle: create a native cpuidle driver for select intel processors
Hi,


ext Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> it's really inconvenient to have such drivers hidden in the
> architecture code; it's much more convenient for cpuidle developers
> if they're all in one place.
>

why?

> Think of it this way: you're not putting the NIC driver for your SOC in
> a architecture directory either...
>
>

That would be a separate chip, usually, which has its own driver.

The SOC has some bus interface and the arch-specific part of it, if any,
is in the arch directory.

igor



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