Re: [PATCH 0/3] powernow-k6: fixes for the frequency driver

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Jan 06 2014 - 15:37:43 EST

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 07:37:48 PM Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> Hi
> Here I'm sending three patches for k6 frequency governor.
> 1. the processor doesn't respond to cache snoops when changing the
> frequency, so we need to disable cache while doing the change.
> 2. it is impossible to read the default multiplier. After reset, the
> register always reports zero regardless of the current multiplier. So we
> set the multiplier based on current frequency and allow the user to
> override it with module parameter.
> 3. reorder frequencies from the highest to the lowest.

I've queued up this series (and the speedstep-smi patch) for 3.14, but I don't
want it to go to stable upfront, so I removed the "Cc: stable" tags. Please
send a stable inclusion request to Greg & Co after it spends a few weeks in
the Linus' tree.


I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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