Never heard back from you guys on the CPU timer issue
steve at openmoko.com
Mon Jun 16 03:17:05 CEST 2008
So who is on the kernel list and what exactly does it address?
From: Wolfgang Spraul [mailto:wolfgang at openmoko.com]
Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 11:05 AM
Cc: 'Andy Green'; 'Sean Moss-Pultz'; 'Michael Shiloh'
Subject: Re: Never heard back from you guys on the CPU timer issue
pass it on to
openmoko-kernel at lists.openmoko.org
On Jun 16, 2008, at 1:40 AM, steve wrote:
> I have no idea what the kernel list is, who is on it, what it means,
> or how to direct anyone to it. I get stuff. I pass it on.
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> From: Andy Green [mailto:andy at openmoko.com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 12:31 AM
> To: Wolfgang Spraul
> Cc: steve; Sean Moss-Pultz; Michael Shiloh
> Subject: Re: Never heard back from you guys on the CPU timer issue
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Steve,
> | the email you are including below was sent to you and Michael
> | How can anyone else respond?
> Yes first I heard of it. Wolfgang is right, get the guy to forward
> these emails to the kernel list and half a dozen people can have an
> idea about it.
> He basically proposes that kernel jiffies increase speed when
> backlight is down, that would be strange. But we use tickless kernel
> option where jiffies get faked instead of the CPU woken on each tick,
> so it's the kind of bug that is possible.
> - -Andy
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