[Letux-kernel] [PATCH RFC 0/2] mach-omap2: handle autoidle denial

Tero Kristo t-kristo at ti.com
Thu Oct 4 17:48:06 CEST 2018


On 04/10/18 18:07, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Tero Kristo <t-kristo at ti.com> [181004 14:47]:
>> On 04/10/18 17:25, Tony Lindgren wrote:
>>> It seems we should just provide a generic interface for
>>> clk_allow_autoidle() and clk_deny_autoidle()? Otherwise we'll
>>> be forever stuck with pdata callbacks it seems.
>>
>> The TI clock driver is actually providing these APIs, so that should be
>> fine. I don't think there is any use / need for pdata callbacks atm, it just
>> happens hwmod core is calling these at the moment which might have confused
>> you.
> 
> Hmm OK. So do we already have some way to deny autoidle for a
> clock from ti-sysc.c driver without pdata callbacks?
> 
> Suman pointed out few days ago that for a reset driver to work
> we must do clkdm_deny_idle() and clkdm_allow_idle() as the hwmod
> code does. I gues that really just boils down to doing clk deny
> idle and allow idle on the clockdomain clkctrl clock?

Clkdm handling is done via pdata callbacks, that is a separate topic 
from iclk autoidle. Iclk:s are effectively only for omap3, clkdm 
autoidle / deny_idle etc. are a generic mechanism that must be used on 
omap4+ if you want to prevent autoidle of certain domains/IPs.

-Tero
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