[Intel-gfx] Interrupt latency on some 945GM platforms
anarsoul at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 23:18:01 CEST 2010
On 26 of September 2010 13:53:35 Stefan Biereigel wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> just to add on to reports of this problem, there was a Thread here in
> LKML some months ago targeting the same problem (but not really
> attacking it at the Chipset driver). As I have one of those Laptops with
> a 945GM-Chipset and am stuck with the same Problem (disabled tickless
> now as a workaround and set ticks to 1000) I could maybe do some testing
> of patches.
> So what I can summarize is what the others did before: Disabling CPU1
> helps, adding nohz=off helps, changing the Clocksource afterwards helps,
> binding the Interrupt does NOT help.
> So here's the Link to the old Discussion with follow-ups, maybe you can
> get some furter information from there.
> We targeted the BIOS itself as everyone in this thread happened to own
> an Phoenix BIOS with some special version string.
> best, Stefan
Yep, my laptop has Phoenix BIOS too. Btw, this BIOS has buggy DSDT (thermal
and battery don't work reliably without patching DSDT). But I tested with and
without patched DSDT - so my custom DSDT is not cause of bug in my case.
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