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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/36] arch/idle: Change arch_cpu_idle() IRQ behaviour
On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 4:27 PM Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
> Current arch_cpu_idle() is called with IRQs disabled, but will return
> with IRQs enabled.
> However, the very first thing the generic code does after calling
> arch_cpu_idle() is raw_local_irq_disable(). This means that
> architectures that can idle with IRQs disabled end up doing a
> pointless 'enable-disable' dance.
> Therefore, push this IRQ disabling into the idle function, meaning
> that those architectures can avoid the pointless IRQ state flipping.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <>

I think you now need to add the a raw_local_irq_disable(); in loongarch
as well.


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