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    Phoronix: The Linux Kernel Continues Being Piped For Intel UMWAIT Support

    Nearly a year ago we reported on the initial work done by Intel's Linux team on adding new CPU instructions for Tremont CPU cores, in particular the new UMWAIT instructions for enhancing power-savings during idle periods. That code continues to be revised for the UMWAIT kernel support but it has yet to be mainlined...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...3-Intel-UMWAIT

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    Um... wait.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by rmoog View Post
      Um... wait.
      lol yes, if you didn't say it, I was gonna. This is a great instruction name.

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