Re: [PATCH] Documentation update about pal_halt_light

From: Eric Piel <>
Date: 2005-03-10 10:48:58
David Mosberger a écrit :
>>>>>>On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 16:12:06 +0100, Eric Piel <> said:
>   Eric> Hello, I had to hang around in the code to find this
>   Eric> invaluable option "nohalt". Let's document it!
>   Eric> That's a trivial documentation update, please apply.
> Good catch.  I thought it was documented already.  Perhaps it got
> lost.  In any case, I think it would be good to mention why someone
> might want to turn it on.  Perhaps something along the lines of:
> 	"This increases power-consumption.  On the positive side, it
> 	 reduces interrupt wake-up latency, which may improve
> 	 performance in certain environments such as networked
> 	 servers."
Yes, the more, the merrier! Here is a new patch with the additional 
information proposed by David (and a little bit from me).

please discard the previous patch and apply this one,

Signed-off-by: Eric Piel <>

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