Re: [PATCH 1/4] PM / Wakeirq: Add minimal device wakeirq helper functions
From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Mon Mar 09 2015 - 11:14:31 EST
* Alan Stern <stern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [150308 08:41]:
> On Fri, 6 Mar 2015, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > > > I'll verify again, but I believe the issue was that without doing
> > > > mark_last_busy here the device falls back asleep right away.
> As it should. If you don't increment the usage counter (for example,
> by calling pm_runtime_get instead of pm_request_resume) and you don't
> update last_busy then you are telling the PM core that the device
> currently isn't busy and it hasn't been in use since the last time it
> was suspended. Under those circumstances, the PM core is _supposed_ to
> suspend the device right away.
OK so it's a feature then.
> > > > That probably should be fixed in pm_runtime in general if that's
> > > > the case.
> > >
> > > It's up to the subsystem to handle this. For example, the USB
> > > subsystem's runtime-resume routine calls pm_runtime_mark_last_busy.
> > Hmm.. OK thanks this probably explains why pm_request_resume() did
> > not work.
> > For omaps, I could call this from the interconnect related code,
> > but then how dow we deal with the subsystems that don't call it?
> Start by determining _why_ they don't call it. Maybe they have a good
> reason. If they don't then fix them.
Yes I'll check, it's just probably because the drivers have been
calling it instead.
> > > > Considering the above, should we add a new function something like
> > > > pm_resume_complete() that does not need irq_safe set but does
> > > > not return until the device has completed resume?
> > >
> > > That doesn't make sense. You're asking for a routine that is allowed
> > > to sleep but can safely be called in interrupt context.
> > Oh it naturally would not work in irq context, it's for the bottom
> > half again.
> In other words, you're suggesting we add a function that runs in
> process context and doesn't return until the device is fully resumed?
> That's exactly what pm_runtime_resume does right now.
But doesn't it only wait for completion if the driver is marked with
> > But I'll take a look if we can just call
> > pm_request_resume() and disable_irq() on the wakeirq in without
> > waiting for the device driver runtime_suspend to disable the wakeirq.
> > That would minimize the interface to just dev_pm_request_wakeirq()
> > and dev_pm_free_wakeirq().
> Will that be acceptable in systems with shared IRQ lines?
Not without us keeping track of when the wakeirq is enabled or
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