Re: 2.6.21 known regressions (v2) (for -stable team)

From: Thomas Meyer
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 14:12:00 EST

Thomas Gleixner schrieb:
> On Sat, 2007-04-28 at 18:27 +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
>> Subject : Bad interaction between dynticks and amarok?
>> References :
>> Submitter : Thomas Meyer <thomas.mey@xxxxxx>
>> Status : Unknow
> Michal,
> I don't think this is a regression. What Thomas wanted to point out is,
> that the amarok / sound device is making the positive effect of dynticks
> moot, as it starts to trigger useless interrupts.
> Thomas, is my interpretation correct ? Did you check, which interrupt
> was increasing - i.e. was it the soundcard one ?
No, it wasn't the soundcard one. but i had this effect with amarok and
audacious... so, i guessed... which was wrong.

It's the timer interrupt (+50-70 timer interrupts). But i'm not sure
what both applications are doing, while they are "idle"...

with kind regards

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