[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] cell: use ppc_md->power_save instead of cbe_idle_loop

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Oct 23 20:16:27 EST 2006

> +	/*
> +	 * We need to call cbe_enable_pause_zero on each CPU
> +	 * before first entering power_save(). The most convenient
> +	 * place for this is ppc_md->idle, because that is called
> +	 * right before entering the idle loop.
> +	 */
> +	ppc_md.idle_loop = cbe_enable_pause_zero;

I disagree here... this should be done in setup_cpu() for non-boot CPUs,
and sometime in setup_arch for the boot CPU. 

Another option is to have the pm_control bit done once for all CPUs at
boot in setup_arch() or such, and the TSC_CELL SPR bit done
unconditionally in powersave...


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