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SubjectRe: [RFC] Extend mwait idle to optimize away IPIs when possible
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:52:17PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-02-13 at 13:34 +0800, Yong Zhang wrote:
> > Yeah, most of the things could be shared. Such as the added logic when
> > return from idle and the hooks into ttwu_queue_remote() and
> > generic_exec_single().
> >
> The thing is, those last two should not have hooks.

Yeah, it's general place; and smp_need_ipi() plays well.

> Nor am I convinced
> anything outside of the arch idle loop should have any.

'idle loop' is the key point :)


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