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From: Ducrot Bruno <poup@poupinou.org>
To: Patrick Mochel <mochel@osdl.org>
Cc: Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>, lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [TRIVIAL] sanitize power management config menus, take two
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 18:55:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030805165518.GC1511@poupinou.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0308050946030.23977-100000@cherise>

On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 09:48:04AM -0700, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> 
> > > > o  only enable cpufreq options if power management is selected
> > > > o  don't put cpufreq options in a separate submenu
> > > 
> > > Yes, but what I do not understand is why cpufreq need power management.
> > 
> > Because it is a power management option. :)
> > 
> > CONFIG_PM is a dummy option, it does not link any code into the kernel
> > by itself.
> 
> Actually, it does:
> 
> ./arch/arm/kernel/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM)             += pm.o
> ./arch/arm/mach-pxa/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM) += pm.o sleep.o
> ./arch/arm/mach-sa1100/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM)                        += pm.o sleep.o
> ./arch/i386/kernel/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM)            += suspend.o
> ./drivers/pci/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM)  += power.o
> ./kernel/Makefile:obj-$(CONFIG_PM) += pm.o power/
> 
> 
> But, I agree with your change anyway. 

Then why?  You may want to scale cpu frequency without having power
managements in mind.  Likewise for acpi btw (think HT only or irq routing
via acpi for instance).

-- 
Ducrot Bruno

--  Which is worse:  ignorance or apathy?
--  Don't know.  Don't care.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-08-05 16:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-05  7:26 [TRIVIAL] sanitize power management config menus, take two Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 16:11 ` Ducrot Bruno
2003-08-05 16:15   ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 16:24     ` Ducrot Bruno
2003-08-05 16:26       ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 16:36         ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 16:48         ` Patrick Mochel
2003-08-05 16:51           ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 17:01             ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-05 17:47             ` Patrick Mochel
2003-08-05 17:46               ` Tomas Szepe
2003-08-06  9:20               ` Ducrot Bruno
2003-08-06 13:06               ` Pavel Machek
2003-08-05 16:55           ` Ducrot Bruno [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-08-05  7:43 John Bradford
2003-07-27 12:18 Tomas Szepe

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