[Linux-ia64] Re: 2.5.69 process.c: cpu_idle() cleanup

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-13 09:31:17
>>>>> On Sun, 11 May 2003 14:33:48 -0400, Jes Sorensen <jes@wildopensource.com> said:

  Jes> Hi David.  Looking at the 2.5.69 cpu_idle() code and noticing
  Jes> that it has some SGI specific hooks in it. However I can see
  Jes> other platforms having leds or lcds or something else they want
  Jes> to flash or play little jingles when the box is idle.

  Jes> As such I suggest we make these hooks that any platform can
  Jes> register.  Adding the extra code to the idle loop doesn't seem
  Jes> all that expensive ;-)

Is this a real need or is this just something hypothetical?  If the
latter, I'd rather leave what's there now.

	--david
Received on Mon May 12 16:32:50 2003

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