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

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 13:24:56 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?
> Or just use the processor.max_cstate parameter then.

As I wrote a couple of messages ago, .

Sure, that should do the trick too.

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