On Sat, 2009-04-18 at 22:05 -0700, Martin Shepherd wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, Philippe Gerum wrote:
> > Here is the first candidate release for the v2.5.x branch.
> While preparing to compile the kernel with the above release
> candidate, I noticed that in the kernel, CONFIG_CPU_IDLE is
> now mandatory if one turns on ACPI support. This wasn't the case for
> the kernel, and in that kernel I had it switched off, due to
> the warnings about idle handlers and the CONFIG_ACPI_PROCESSOR option.
> Was I correct to have CONFIG_CPU_IDLE turned off previously, and if
> so, is the new policy of making it mandatory a problem for Xenomai?

No, provided ACPI_PROCESSOR remains off. The problem starts when
entering ACPI C2/C3 states for idling and PM.

> Thanks for the help,
> Martin

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