Re: [PATCH 2/4] timer: relax tick stop in idle entry

From: Jacob Pan
Date: Mon Nov 16 2015 - 18:06:51 EST

On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:31:17 -0800
"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, what is the purpose of the forced idle state?
> Thermal control or some such?
yes. for thermal control or power capping. I have some description in
cover letter.

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