Bug 246649 - Feature Request: RHEL 5.2: Backport the tickless idle feature
Summary: Feature Request: RHEL 5.2: Backport the tickless idle feature
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 246648
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 5.2
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Kernel Manager
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-07-03 17:00 UTC by Arjan van de Ven
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-14 21:23:15 UTC
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Description Arjan van de Ven 2007-07-03 17:00:46 UTC
Description of problem:

The tickless idle feature in the 2.6.21 kernel (as well as some of the related 
enhancements) saves a lot of power on laptops (upto 25%) as well as on 
servers. It's also very important for virtualization performance.

Having lower power usage and better virtualization performance is of high 
importance for your customers and as such this would be a really good feature 
to provide.

Comment 1 Geoff Gustafson 2007-08-14 21:23:15 UTC
Looks like an itchy mouse-clicking finger...

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 246648 ***

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