Re: Common boot/shutdown issues with the latest 2.6.37 (Mostly Asus laptops)

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 05:23:41 EST

On Monday, January 31, 2011, Richard SchÃtz wrote:
> >> I'll compile a kernel with CONFIG_NO_HZ to see what happens but how do I
> >> disable cpuidle during boot? I've checked the kernel-parameters.txt but
> >> there's no cpuidle related boot parameter there.
> >
> > Booting with intel_idle.max_cstate=0 should do the trick.
> intel_idle.max_cstate=0 causes a fallback to the acpi_idle driver. So it
> does not disable the C-states directly.

What about not building the acpi_idle driver, then?

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at