Re: [PATCH] PM / domains: Kconfig: always enable PM_RUNTIME when genpd enabled

From: Kevin Hilman
Date: Mon Nov 17 2014 - 13:26:08 EST

"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Saturday, November 15, 2014 01:32:01 PM Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> Hi Kevin,
>> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 6:36 PM, Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 11:28 PM, Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >>> It makes little sense to use generic power domains without runtime PM.
>> >>
>> >> Does it?
>> >> It still powers down the PM domains on system suspend (at least on my
>> >> boards ;-)
>> >
>> > Sure, but your devices are also using runtime PM, so I'm not sure how
>> > does that change my statement above?
>> I do mean with CONFIG_PM_RUNTIME turned off.
>> If PM domain support is disabled, s2ram will not power down the PM domains.
> But if PM_RUNTIME is enabled along with it, I don't think it will make much
> of a different, will it?
> Building the kernel with genpd and without PM_RUNTIME is possible today,
> but is it really useful? To me, it only seems to make people try to
> reinvent the wheel "because PM_RUNTIME may be unset".
> I have to say I'm seriously considering to make PM_SLEEP select
> PM_RUNTIME too as that would make quite a few things a *lot* simpler.


If that were the case, we woudn't need the pm_runtime_force_* calls

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