Re: [PATCH 0/3] cpuidle: updates related to tick_broadcast_enter() failures

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Wed May 13 2015 - 19:51:06 EST

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 03:59:55 PM Kevin Hilman wrote:
> "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> [...]
> > Second, quite honestly, I don't see a connection to genpd here.
> The connection with genpd is because the *reason* the timer was
> shutdown/stopped is because it shares power with the CPU, which is why
> the timer stops when the CPU hits ceratin low power states. IOW, it's
> in the same power domain as the CPU.

Well, what if you don't have genpd on that system? Is the problem at hand not
relevant then magically?


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