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From: "Pallipadi, Venkatesh" <>
To: "Ingo Molnar" <>
Cc: "linux-kernel" <>,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 1/5] RT kernel: force detect HPET from PCI space
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 06:36:46 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1175248003.6157.43.camel@earth4>


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ingo Molnar [] 
>Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 2:47 AM
>To: Pallipadi, Venkatesh
>Cc: linux-kernel; Thomas Gleixner
>Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] RT kernel: force detect HPET from PCI space
>On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 17:06 -0800, Venkatesh Pallipadi wrote:
>> Patchset enables force detection of HPET, when it is not listed by
>> BIOS.
>> and enables use of HPET as a event source. HPET timers
>> configures in stamdard interrupt mode can be used as dependable per
>> CPU timer
>> on laptops that are known to have LAPIC stoppage with ACPI C3 state.
>(sorry about the belated reply)
>cool patchset! I suspect the most logical place to start this would be
>on upstream 32-bit, which has the hpet clockevents changes already.
>Plus the i386 and x86_64 hpet code should be unified.

Yes. I restarted the work recently with i386 and upstream. I should
have the some patches in couple of weeks time.


  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-30 13:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-23  1:06 [PATCH 1/5] RT kernel: force detect HPET from PCI space Venkatesh Pallipadi
2007-03-30  9:46 ` Ingo Molnar
2007-03-30 13:36   ` Pallipadi, Venkatesh [this message]
2007-03-30 16:50 Nicolas Mailhot
2007-03-30 16:59 ` Venki Pallipadi
2007-03-30 17:22   ` Nicolas Mailhot
2007-03-30 22:09 Mikko Tiihonen
2007-03-30 22:38 ` Nicolas Mailhot
2007-03-31  8:00   ` Mikko Tiihonen
2007-03-31 10:37   ` Krzysztof Halasa
2007-03-31 11:36     ` Nicolas Mailhot
2007-03-31 15:00       ` Mikko Tiihonen

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