[haiku-appserver] Re: CPU-idle-loop and HALT instruction?

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 00:46:21 +0100 CET

Ingo Weinhold <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2005-12-12 at 21:47:51 [+0100], Rudolf <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> > wrote:
> > But can someone include HALT for the CPU-idle loop? My system 
> > overheats
> > on Haiku... I can only run it for a few minutes over here because 
> > of
> > that, and I really appreciate the low noise blower-setup I have
> > currently.
> From src/system/kernel/arch/x86/arch_cpu.c:
[...] 
> So, if you have more than one CPU, the only thing you can do is 
> change this 
> code. There might be a reason, why it is implemented like it is, 
> though. On 
> the other hand there's also no comment that you computer will explode 
> when 
> executing "hlt" on a multi CPU machine either...

I am not sure why it's there, either, if that helps.
I think it can safely be removed.

Bye,
   Axel.


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