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SubjectRe: [RFT][PATCH v4 3/7] sched: idle: Do not stop the tick before cpuidle_idle_call()
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 10:12:57PM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 9:41 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 7:19 PM, Frederic Weisbecker
> > <frederic@kernel.org> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 10:53:25AM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>> From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> >>>
> >>> Make cpuidle_idle_call() decide whether or not to stop the tick.
> >>>
> >>> First, the cpuidle_enter_s2idle() path deals with the tick (and with
> >>> the entire timekeeping for that matter) by itself and it doesn't need
> >>> the tick to be stopped beforehand.
> >>
> >> Not sure you meant timekeeping either :)
> >
> > Yeah, I meant nohz.
>
> Well, not really. :-)
>
> It is the entire timekeeping this time, as it can be suspended
> entirely in that code path.

Fair point.

Thanks!

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