From: Corey Minyard on
From: Corey Minyard <cminyard(a)>

The timeouts in IPMI are in the 1-5 second range in message handling,
so a 1 second timeout is a reasonable thing to do. This should help
with reducing power consumption on idle systems.

Signed-off-by: Corey Minyard <cminyard(a)>

Index: linux-2.6/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c
@@ -4037,8 +4037,8 @@ static void ipmi_request_event(void)

static struct timer_list ipmi_timer;

-/* Call every ~100 ms. */
-#define IPMI_TIMEOUT_TIME 100
+/* Call every ~1000 ms. */
+#define IPMI_TIMEOUT_TIME 1000

/* How many jiffies does it take to get to the timeout time. */
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