[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH][v3] Merge hlt() into cpu.h (svn resync)

Juergen Beisert juergen127 at kreuzholzen.de
Thu Jul 12 15:57:03 CEST 2007

On Thursday 12 July 2007 15:23, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * 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.

When no interrupt, reset, NMI or SMI occures the "hlt" opcode let the CPU 
sleep forever.
Do we are using interrupts in LBv3?


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