[PATCH/RFC 0/6] PSCI: Fix non-PMIC wake-up if SYSTEM_SUSPEND cuts power

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon Feb 20 2017 - 15:35:35 EST

Hi all,

This patch series adds support for using non-PMIC wake-up sources on the
Renesas R-Car Gen3 (H3 or M3-W) Salvator-X development boards.

Nothing in the PSCI specification requires the SoC to remain powered and
to support wake-up sources when suspended using SYSTEM_SUSPEND.
If the firmware implements the PSCI SYSTEM_SUSPEND operation by cutting
power to the SoC, the only possibly wake-up sources are thus the ones
connected to the PMIC.

To allow other wake-up sources, this patch series documents and adds
support for an "arm,psci-system-suspend-is-power-down" DT property, so
Linux uses a different suspend method when other wake-up sources (e.g.
wake on LAN, UART or GPIO) are enabled. Hence the user no longer has to
manually restrict "mem" suspend to "s2idle" or "shallow" states using:

$ echo s2idle > /sys/power/mem_sleep # or "shallow"

- Patch 1 prevents the alarmtimer from showing up as a wake-up source
when no wake-up capable RTC device is present in the system,
- Patch 2 provides an API to check if any wake-up sources have been
- Patch 3 implements "shallow" suspend mode on systems using PSCI,
in addition to the existing "s2idle" and "deep" suspend modes,
- Patch 4 makes the system use "shallow" instead of "deep" suspend
mode on systems where this is needed to support non-PMIC wake-up
- Patches 5 and 6 enable the above on Renesas R-Car H3 and M3-W

- The three first patches are independent,
- The fourth patch depends on the first three patches,
- The DTS patches depend on acceptance of the DT bindings in patch 4.

This has been tested on both the Renesas R-Car H3 (quad A57*)
and M3-W (dual A57*) Salvator-X development boards
(*A53 cores are unused).

Power consumption:

H3 M3-W
-- ----
- idle: 9.2 W 7.6 W
- s2idle: 8.6 W 6.3 W
- shallow: 8.4 W 6.2 W (secondary CPU cores off)
- deep: 1.4 W 1.2 W (PSCI_SYSTEM_SUSPEND)
- shutdown: 7.7 W 5.6 W (PSCI SYSTEM_OFF: needs improvement)
- poweroff: 1.3 W 1.1 W (fan running)

Thanks for your comments!

Geert Uytterhoeven (6):
alarmtimer: Postpone wake-up source registration until really
PM / Wakeup: Add wakeup_source_available()
drivers: firmware: psci: Implement shallow suspend mode
drivers: firmware: psci: Fix non-PMIC wake-up if SYSTEM_SUSPEND cuts
arm64: dts: r8a7795: Fix non-PMIC wake-up sources
arm64: dts: r8a7796: Fix non-PMIC wake-up sources

Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/psci.txt | 11 ++++++++
arch/arm64/boot/dts/renesas/r8a7795.dtsi | 1 +
arch/arm64/boot/dts/renesas/r8a7796.dtsi | 1 +
drivers/base/power/wakeup.c | 8 ++++++
drivers/firmware/psci.c | 39 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--
include/linux/pm_wakeup.h | 3 ++
kernel/time/alarmtimer.c | 9 +++++-
7 files changed, 68 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)




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