Re: [PATCH v2] x86: add workaround monitor bug

From: Jacob Pan
Date: Mon Jul 18 2016 - 15:11:11 EST

On Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:49:56 -0400
Brian Gerst <brgerst@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It would be simpler to just force clear X86_FEATURE_MWAIT.

Then we cannot use intel_idle driver. In addition, ACPI idle driver
needs BIOS support which may or may not be there for all platforms.