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From: Arjan van de Ven <>
To: Dave Jones <>
Cc: Venkatesh Pallipadi <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	Andrew Morton <>, Adam Belay <>,
	Shaohua Li <>,
	Len Brown <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] Introducing cpuidle: core cpuidle infrastructure
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 08:58:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> The only differentiator that I can think of would be latency, but that seems
> to be a) covered in a different tunable, and b) probably wouldn't affect
> most people enough where it matters.

and for latency the kernel already has a policy thing that tracks the
maximum latency allowed.... if we need to give the user a knob to shoot
himself into the foot with that one should probably be exported instead
(although I'm still convinced it's a mistake since our beloved userspace
WILL abuse it in the most unimaginable ways)

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-13  7:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-12 18:39 Venkatesh Pallipadi
2007-02-13  1:22 ` Dave Jones
2007-02-13  7:58   ` Arjan van de Ven [this message]
2007-02-13 13:31   ` Venkatesh Pallipadi
2007-02-14  4:10     ` Adam Belay

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