Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] thermal: core: Allow orderly_poweroff to be called only once

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun May 07 2017 - 17:38:41 EST

> thermal_zone_device_check --> thermal_zone_device_update -->
> handle_thermal_trip --> handle_critical_trips --> orderly_poweroff
> The above sequence happens every 250/500 mS based on the configuration.
> The orderly_poweroff function is getting called every 250/500 mS.
> With a full fledged file system it takes at least 5-10 Seconds to
> power off gracefully.
> In that period due to the thermal_zone_device_check triggering
> periodically the thermal work queues bombard with
> orderly_poweroff calls multiple times eventually leading to
> failures in gracefully powering off the system.
> Make sure that orderly_poweroff is called only once.

Pretty please, can we do it in the core code, not in thermal/? There
are other reasons kernel may want to shut the system down, like for
example critical battery, and if both thermal _and_ bad battery
happen, we want just one shutdown...

> Reported-by: Keerthy <j-keerthy@xxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Keerthy <j-keerthy@xxxxxx>

And here probably we need your full name.

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