[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH][v3] Merge hlt() into cpu.h (svn resync)
stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Jul 12 15:23:40 CEST 2007
* Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [070712 15:06]:
> Hm, but given your above explanations that the hlt() may not really
> completely halt, I'd say that we really should move the loop into
> hlt(). When I call hlt() from my code I _expect_ a full halt, I don't
> want _any_ other code exectuted.
It's hlt, not halt. This is the instruction that used to be
called in the idle loop to make the cpu _sleep_ until new work occurs.
Please don't break the current, correct behavior.
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