Re: [patch] idle_task was wasting a lot of CPU

Andrea Arcangeli (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 00:07:51 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:

>IMHO a separate test for the idle task will be better.

Rik, the timer irq will play only with process with pid != 0. I can' t see
your point for continuing to check for current == idle_task even if the
counter of the idle taks is -4.

Andrea Arcangeli

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