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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] x86_64: enable clockevents and dynticks
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 23:31:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1175549504.28263.184.camel@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070401185402.GZ10574@sequoia.sous-sol.org>

On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 11:54 -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Thomas Gleixner (tglx@linutronix.de) wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-03-31 at 01:31 -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > > This series converts x86_64 timers to clockevents drivers
> > > and then enables dynticks.  There's some minor cleanups along
> > > the way.  The lapic broadcast mechanism is untested, I'm sure it
> > > still needs work, there's still some cruft in lapic_setup_timer.
> > > 
> > > This is just for comments at this point, now that it's working
> > > on my test box in both NO_HZ=n and NO_HZ=n configurations (typically
> > > using hpet).
> > 
> > Have you checked, if we could share the code between i386 and x86_64 at
> > least for PIT and HPET. I'm not sure about the local APIC, but I think
> > it might be doable as well.
> 
> Yes, that's part of why I did some of the cleanups that way, so that we
> could merge the two together later.

I'd prefer to get this done now. If we plug it in as is, the "merge
later" probably will never happen.

	tglx



  reply	other threads:[~2007-04-02 21:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-31  8:31 Chris Wright
2007-03-31  8:31 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] x86_64: untangle asm/hpet.h from asm/timex.h Chris Wright
2007-03-31  8:31 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] x86_64: drive set_rtc_mss from standalone timer Chris Wright
2007-03-31  8:31 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] x86_64: clockevents drivers Chris Wright
2007-03-31  8:31 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] x86_64: prep idle loop for dynticks Chris Wright
2007-03-31  8:31 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] x86_64: enable dynticks Chris Wright
2007-03-31  9:23 ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] x86_64: enable clockevents and dynticks Ingo Molnar
2007-03-31 16:36   ` Chris Wright
2007-03-31 16:46     ` Ingo Molnar
2007-04-01  9:22 ` Thomas Gleixner
2007-04-01 18:54   ` Chris Wright
2007-04-02 21:31     ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2007-04-02 21:39       ` Chris Wright
2007-04-02 21:52         ` Thomas Gleixner
2007-04-02 22:17           ` Chris Wright
2007-04-01 20:53   ` Andi Kleen
2007-04-02  7:27     ` Thomas Gleixner

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