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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 8/8] intel_idle: create a native cpuidle driver for select intel processors
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On Thursday 27 May 2010 04:42:31 Len Brown wrote:
> From: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
...
> CONFIG_INTEL_IDLE=m is not recommended unless the system
> has a method to guarantee intel_idle loads before ACPI's
> processor_idle.
Then it should better be declared bool instead of tristate until it
works.

> This driver does not yet know about cpu online/offline
> and thus will not yet play well with cpu-hotplug.
What means does not play well yet, suspend or manually offlining a core
will eventually (for sure?) hang the machine?

If this is known broken, should this already be spread through
linux-next?

Thomas


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