Re: [PATCH] PM / OPP: Allow inactive opp_device to be present in dev list

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri Nov 25 2016 - 10:55:56 EST

On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 25-11-16, 12:23, Viresh Kumar wrote:
>> Joonyoung Shim reported an interesting problem on his ARM octa-core
>> Odoroid-XU3 platform. During system suspend, dev_pm_opp_put_regulator()
>> was failing for a struct device for which dev_pm_opp_set_regulator() is
>> called earlier.
>> This happened because an earlier call to
>> dev_pm_opp_of_cpumask_remove_table() function (from cpufreq-dt.c file)
>> removed all the entries from opp_table->dev_list apart from the last CPU
>> device in the cpumask of CPUs sharing the OPP.
>> But both dev_pm_opp_set_regulator() and dev_pm_opp_put_regulator()
>> routines get CPU device for the first CPU in the cpumask. And so the OPP
>> core failed to find the OPP table for the struct device.
>> This patch attempts to fix this problem by adding another field in the
>> struct opp_device: inactive.
>> Instead of removing the entries from the list during
>> dev_pm_opp_of_cpumask_remove_table() function call, we mark them as
>> inactive. Such inactive devices will not be used by the core in most of
>> the cases, like before, but will be used only at special places which
>> need to take inactive devices into account.
>> All the devices are removed from the list together now and that happens
>> only when the opp_table gets destroyed.
>> This patch is tested on Dual A15, Exynos5250 platform by compiling the
>> cpufreq-dt driver as a module. The module is inserted/removed multiple
>> times with combinations of CPU offline/online steps.
>> Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
> @Rafael: Can you please add following while applying the patch ?
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> # v4.4+

Yes, I can, but I need an ACK for this from Stephen too.