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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] cpuidle: Rework the handling of the poll state

On 23/08/17 22:18, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> Hi,
> On x86 the fist idle state is a polling one, but the way it is set up is far
> from straightforward and then it is avoided by governors in rather somewhat
> convoluted fashion.
> Make this more clear by explicitly flagging that state as "polling" and
> checking its flag where it needs to be avoided instead of using
> arch-dependent numbering of idle states (patch [1/3]), move the
> polling state code from driver.c to a separate C file (patch [2/3]) and
> move the initialization of it from the core to the relevant cpuidle drivers -
> ACPI and intel_idle (patch [3/3]).

Tested this on ARM64 platform(both DT and ACPI/LPI) and everything
continues to work fine.
Tested-by: Sudeep Holla <>


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