Re: [Update] Re: [PATCH v3]PM/Sleep: Timer quiesce in freeze state

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Mon Feb 09 2015 - 04:49:36 EST

On Fri, Feb 06, 2015 at 11:36:12PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Friday, February 06, 2015 07:29:22 PM Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > > So I'm a wee bit confused; if we use an enter_freeze() state that keeps
> > > interrupts disabled; who is going to call the freeze_wake() thing?
> >
> > Ah, I think I see, so we wake up, keep the interrupt pending, re-enable
> > the tick and time and everybody, then re-enable interrupts, take the
> > interrupt and go around the idle loop to find we need a reschedule etc..
> Exactly.

So x86 mwait can do this; what other archs can 'sleep' and keep
interrupts disabled?

It looks like the ARM WFI thing wakes on pending interrupts and doesn't
actually require interrupts to be enabled, so that too would work.
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