Re: [PATCH v3] x86: Remove deprecated disable_hlt and enable_hlt

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Mar 28 2012 - 19:31:12 EST

On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:03:00 -0400
Josh Boyer <jwboyer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Len Brown <lenb@xxxxxxxxx>

Nope, it's lenb@xxxxxxxxxx and/or len.brown@xxxxxxxxxx

I've been using both addresses for Len lately - I think some people's addresses are now dead. I don't know about Len, but mine
has died and I haven't set about working out how to resurrect it.

> The X86_32-only disable_hlt/enable_hlt mechanism was used by the 32-bit
> floppy driver. Its effect was to replace the use of the HLT instruction
> inside default_idle() with cpu_relax().

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