Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] thermal: mediatek: Add cpu power cooling model

From: Punit Agrawal
Date: Mon Nov 02 2015 - 10:54:34 EST

Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 22-10-15, 20:02, Dawei Chien wrote:
>> Use Intelligent Power Allocation (IPA) technical to add static/dynamic power model for binding CPU thermal zone.
>> The power allocator governor allocates power budget to control CPU temperature.
>> Power Allocator governor is able to keep SOC temperature within a
>> defined temperature range to avoid SOC overheat and keep it's
>> performance. mt8173-cpufreq.c need to register its' own power model
>> with power allocator thermal governor, so that power allocator
>> governor can allocates suitable power budget to control CPU
>> temperature.
>> PATCH1 is base on
>> PATCH2 is base on Sascha's thermal driver V9
>> Change since V1:
>> include mt8171.h and sort header file for mt8173.dtsi
>> Change since V2:
>> Move dynamic/static power model in device tree
>> Dawei.Chien (2):
>> thermal: mediatek: Add cpu power cooling model.
>> arm64: dts: mt8173: Add thermal zone node for mt8173.
> Sorry for being extremely late in reviewing this stuff. You are
> already on v3 and I haven't reviewed it once. Mostly due to bad timing
> of my holidays and other work pressure.
> Now, there are few things that I feel are not properly addressed here,
> and I may be wrong:
> - Where are the bindings for static-power-points and
> dynamic-power-coefficient. Sorry I failed to see them in this or
> other series you mentioned.

For dynamic power, I had posted some patches[0][1][2] introducing the
binding as well as updating cooling device registration via cpufreq
driver. Now that the SCPI hwmon driver is merged, I should re-send the
remaining patches.


> - Even then, why should we be adding another table into DT for
> voltage/power ? And not reuse and extend the opp-v2 stuff which is
> already mainlined now.
> - There are few issues with the code as well, but I want to see where
> the bindings should go first. And then only discuss the code
> further.
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