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SubjectRe: [Query]: tick-sched: why don't we stop tick when we are running idle task?
On 14 April 2014 17:36, Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
> That's a bit of a non-answer. I'm fairly sure its not a gazillion
> issues, since the actual scheduler tick doesn't actually do that much.
> So start by enumerating what is actually required.
> The 2), which I suppose you're now trying to implement is I think
> entirely the wrong way. The tick really assumes it runs local, moving it
> to another CPU is insane.

Yeah, I was trying this one :(

I still don't have enough knowledge of scheduler and so can't exactly
tell what all requires tick to fire a 1 second.

@Frederic: Can you please help :) ?


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