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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:08:55 +0100
From:	Peter Zijlstra <>
To:	Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	Venkatesh Pallipadi <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Suresh Siddha <>,
	Aaron Durbin <>,
	Paul Turner <>,
	Yong Zhang <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Extend mwait idle to optimize away CAL and RES
 interrupts to an idle CPU -v1

On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 08:50 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Venkatesh Pallipadi <> wrote:

> > * We can also eliminate TS_POLLING flag in favor of this. But, that will have
> >   a lot more touchpoints and better done as a standlone change.
> Should most definitely be done for this series to be acceptble - 
> as a preparatory patch in the series, with the feature at the 
> end of the series.

I don't think you can, TS_POLLING still works for idle=poll, whereas
this new stuff requires monitor/mwait.

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