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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 23:52:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1175550764.28263.190.camel@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070402213949.GD10574@sequoia.sous-sol.org>

On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 14:39 -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > > 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.
> 
> that's fine, this is just RFC to see if there's obvious broken bits, etc.
> also, i still need to do some split out of the pit.  it and hpet are nearly
> identical though, so i don't noticing any issues with this.

Ok.

> the part i know is broken is lapic broadcast, so i'd like to fix that
> up too.  trouble is, it's broken on vanilla too, so i'm not 100% sure
> what i'm debugging yet.

You need to remove switch_APIC_timer_to_ipi and counterpart so that the
clockevents broadcast gets control over broadcasting. This requires a
change in drivers/acpi/processor_idle.c as well

commit e9e2cdb412412326c4827fc78ba27f410d837e6e has the basic changes. 

	tglx



  reply	other threads:[~2007-04-02 21:52 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
2007-04-02 21:39       ` Chris Wright
2007-04-02 21:52         ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
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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