Re: [RFC 1/2] USB: OTG: Hold wakeupsource when VBUS present

From: Felipe Balbi
Date: Fri Aug 29 2014 - 16:50:26 EST


On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 02:58:30PM -0700, Todd Poynor wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:12 AM, Felipe Balbi <balbi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> ...
> > you never explain why this is needed and you have also added some
> > information to commit log which shouldn't be here.
> Android uses this to prevent suspend from interfering with USB
> peripheral traffic, notably adb.

aaaaah, that's because Android freezes userspace right ?

> The wakeup source is held only when USB is connected and enumerated
> for a host session (I might be using wrong terminology here). It may
> not be necessary on a platform that implements wakeup on incoming USB
> traffic, although it is likely adb and other protocols would need to
> hold wakeup sources at certain times.
> ...
> >> +static struct otgws_lock vbus_lock;
> >
> > should be per-PHY
> One of the reasons this was done as a separate driver and via
> notifiers was to keep the (original Android wakelock) logic out of the
> USB code. If the general idea is something that finds favor with the
> USB and PM folks then perhaps adding a wakeup source per PHY in the
> PHY driver would be better.

it's best to do it per-PHY, but it doesn't have to be written into each
and every PHY driver, do it at the core and abstract that away from PHY


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