Re: [PATCHv2 0/5] coupled cpuidle state support

From: Santosh Shilimkar
Date: Fri Mar 30 2012 - 08:53:43 EST


On Friday 16 March 2012 05:07 AM, Colin Cross wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Colin Cross <ccross@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


>> v2:
>> * removed the coupled lock, replacing it with atomic counters
>> * added a check for outstanding pokes before beginning the
>> final transition to avoid extra wakeups
>> * made the cpuidle_coupled struct completely private
>> * fixed kerneldoc comment formatting
>> * added a patch with a helper function for resynchronizing
>> cpus after aborting idle
>> * added a patch (not for merging) to add trace events for
>> verification and performance testing
> I forgot to mention, this patch series is on v3.3-rc7, and will
> conflict with the cpuidle timekeeping patches. If those go in first
> (which is likely), I will rework this series on top of it. I left it
> on v3.3-rc7 now to make testing easier.

I have re-based your series against Len Browns
next branch [1] which has time keeping and other cpuidle patches.
Have also folded the CPU hotplug fix which I posted in the
original coupled idle patch.

If you want, the updated branch can be pulled from:



[1] Power Management
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