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SubjectRe: [PATCH] driver-core: platform: automatically mark wakeup devices
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On Monday, January 18, 2016 03:23:18 PM Sudeep Holla wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 2:47 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net> wrote:
> > On Sunday, January 17, 2016 06:11:38 PM Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> >> When probing platform drivers let's check if corresponding devices have
> >> "wakeup-source" property defined (either in device tree, ACPI, or static
> >> platform properties) and automatically enable such devices as wakeup
> >> sources for the system. This will help us standardize on the name for this
> >> property and reduce amount of boilerplate code in the drivers.
> >
> > ACPI has other ways of telling the OS that the device is wakeup-capable,
> > but I guess the property in question can be used too (as long as it is
> > consistent with the other methods).
> >
>
> Just curious to know what you mean when you say this property can also
> be used with ACPI. Do you mean we could use "wakeup-source" DSD ?

Yes.

> If so, won't that go against rule for DSD (i.e we *should not* bypass the
> existing mechanisms defined by the ACPI, e.g. _SxW in this case)

Not necessarily.

What if the device doesn't use ACPI PM and still can wake up the system?

Thanks,
Rafael


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