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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] PM / devfreq: Add policy notifier
Hi,

On 2018년 05월 18일 08:07, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 11:01:34AM +0900, Chanwoo Choi wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Could you give some use-case of DEVFREQ_POLICY_NOTIFIER
>> or send use-case patch with this patch?
>
> This is a WIP patch that makes use of the DEVFREQ_POLICY_NOTIFIER:
>
> https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/c/chromiumos/third_party/kernel/+/1065122
>
>> I already knew the CPUFREQ_POLICY_NOTIFIER.
>> But, until now, there are no any requirements of DEVFREQ_POLICY_NOTIFIER.
>> If there are no any use-case, it is not necessary codes.
>
> Sure, I intend to land the above driver upstream if devfreq can
> provide the necessary interfaces.

I recommend that you should send the patch with the use-case patch.

>
>> On 2018년 05월 16일 06:24, Matthias Kaehlcke wrote:
>>> diff --git a/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c b/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
>>> index fe2af6aa88fc..a7294c056f65 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
>>> @@ -273,6 +273,9 @@ int update_devfreq(struct devfreq *devfreq)
>>> if (err)
>>> return err;
>>>
>>> + srcu_notifier_call_chain(&devfreq->policy_notifier_list,
>>> + DEVFREQ_ADJUST, &freq);
>>
>> It is not proper to used 'freq' as the passed data.
>> In current step,'freq' is not adjusted and is not final decided
>> frequency.
>
> Right, the next revision will pass a struct devfreq_policy instead,
> where the notifiers can adjust the min/max values, similar to what
> cpufreq does.

Actually, I don't know the devfreq_policy(?). As I already commented,
it is not proper to discuss it because there is no any real code and patches.
It is difficult to understand for me.

>
> Thanks
>
> Matthias
>
>
>

--
Best Regards,
Chanwoo Choi
Samsung Electronics

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