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From: Anup Patel <anup@brainfault.org>
To: Anup Patel <Anup.Patel@wdc.com>
Cc: Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@sifive.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Atish Patra <Atish.Patra@wdc.com>,
	"linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org"
	<linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RISC-V: defconfig: Enable NO_HZ_IDLE and HIGH_RES_TIMERS
Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 13:35:22 +0530
Message-ID: <CAAhSdy3GqjS06QxCtY6OUkBZds4gygQsAkaoaa+sMj3z6qgUBQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190515063004.3466-1-anup.patel@wdc.com>

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM Anup Patel <Anup.Patel@wdc.com> wrote:
>
> This patch enables NO_HZ_IDLE (idle dynamic ticks) and HIGH_RES_TIMERS
> (hrtimers) in RV32 and RV64 defconfigs.
>
> Both of the above options are enabled by default for architectures
> such as x86, ARM, and ARM64.
>
> The idle dynamic ticks helps use save power by stopping timer ticks
> when the system is idle whereas hrtimers is a much improved timer
> subsystem compared to the old "timer wheel" based system.
>
> This patch is tested on SiFive Unleashed board and QEMU Virt machine.
>
> Signed-off-by: Anup Patel <anup.patel@wdc.com>
> ---
>  arch/riscv/configs/defconfig      | 2 ++
>  arch/riscv/configs/rv32_defconfig | 2 ++
>  2 files changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig b/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
> index 2fd3461e50ab..f254c352ec57 100644
> --- a/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
> +++ b/arch/riscv/configs/defconfig
> @@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
>  CONFIG_SYSVIPC=y
>  CONFIG_POSIX_MQUEUE=y
> +CONFIG_NO_HZ_IDLE=y
> +CONFIG_HIGH_RES_TIMERS=y
>  CONFIG_IKCONFIG=y
>  CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC=y
>  CONFIG_CGROUPS=y
> diff --git a/arch/riscv/configs/rv32_defconfig b/arch/riscv/configs/rv32_defconfig
> index 1a911ed8e772..d5449ef805a3 100644
> --- a/arch/riscv/configs/rv32_defconfig
> +++ b/arch/riscv/configs/rv32_defconfig
> @@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
>  CONFIG_SYSVIPC=y
>  CONFIG_POSIX_MQUEUE=y
> +CONFIG_NO_HZ_IDLE=y
> +CONFIG_HIGH_RES_TIMERS=y
>  CONFIG_IKCONFIG=y
>  CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC=y
>  CONFIG_CGROUPS=y
> --
> 2.17.1
>

Hi All,

Any comments on this one?

@Palmer, It would be nice to have this in Linux-5.2

Regards,
Anup

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-15  6:30 Anup Patel
2019-05-20  8:05 ` Anup Patel [this message]
2019-05-28 17:47   ` Palmer Dabbelt
2019-05-28 19:39     ` Atish Patra
2019-05-29  8:00     ` Andreas Schwab
2019-05-31 20:35       ` Palmer Dabbelt
2019-06-03 16:44         ` Paul Walmsley
2019-06-04  6:41           ` Christoph Hellwig

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