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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/12] irq: implement IRQ expecting
> IIUC, it's not to help or optimize polling itself.  It just gives us a
> way to estimate when the next interrupt would be so that power can be
> optimized for non polling cases.

Shouldn't the idle governour estimate this already?

BTW I looked at something like this for networking. There was
one case where a network benchmark was impacted by deep sleep
states while processing packets. But in the end it turned
out to be mostly a broken BIOS that gave wrong
parameters to the idle governour.

-Andi

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ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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