Re: [PATCH v3 0/4] thermal: hisilicon: enable power allocator for Hi6220

From: Eduardo Valentin
Date: Tue Mar 29 2016 - 11:46:14 EST

On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 07:27:11PM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
> Hi6220 has octa-core so it has quite high power consumption when run
> benchmark and introduces high temperature for SoC. So need enable
> thermal governor to control temperature and also cannot hurt much for
> performance after impose cooling operations on CPU.
> This patch series is to enable power allocator for Hi6220. Patch 1 is to
> change "hysteresis" as optional property for trip points, so when enable
> power allocator governor we can ignore this property.
> During profiling also found two issues for thermal sensor's driver. The
> power allocator just uses only one sensor, so patch 2 is to fix sensor
> driver to let it can initialize driver successfully with only enabling
> one sensor; patch 3 is to dismiss warning of IRQ imbalance enabling.
> After profiling on Hikey, the power model has been simplized with only
> dynamic coefficient, and now it's convienence to pass it from CPU node.
> So patch 4 and 5 bind sensor and pass power model parameters.
> This patch series have been tested on 96boards Hikey.

Applied patches 1 and 2 in my fixes branch. Patches 3 and 4 need to go
via the hisi platform tree. You may add my

Acked-by: Eduardo Valentin <edubezval@xxxxxxxxx>

on patches 3 and 4 if you want.