Re: add lowpower_idle sysctl

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 09:33:16 EST


> On ia64, we need runtime control to manage CPU power state in the idle
> loop. Logically it means a sysctl entry in /proc/sys/kernel. Even
> though this sysctl entry doesn't exist today, lots of arch already has
> some sort of API to dynamically enable/disable low power idle state.

If you make it "max Cx state to allow", it will be usefull for ACPI people, too...
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