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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] PM / devfreq: Kconfig: add DEVFREQ_DELAYED_TIMER option
On Mon, Dec 09, 2019 at 03:44:24PM +0100, Kamil Konieczny wrote:
> Add Kconfig option DEVFREQ_DELAYED_TIMER. If set, devfreq workqueue
> will use delayed timer from its start.

s/from its start/by default/

>
> Signed-off-by: Kamil Konieczny <k.konieczny@samsung.com>
> ---
> drivers/devfreq/Kconfig | 12 ++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/devfreq/Kconfig b/drivers/devfreq/Kconfig
> index 38a94df749a2..c799917c34c9 100644
> --- a/drivers/devfreq/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/devfreq/Kconfig
> @@ -74,6 +74,18 @@ config DEVFREQ_GOV_PASSIVE
> through sysfs entries. The passive governor recommends that
> devfreq device uses the OPP table to get the frequency/voltage.
>
> +comment "DEVFREQ Options"
> +
> +config DEVFREQ_DELAYED_TIMER
> + bool "Use delayed timer in Simple Ondemand Governor"

Is the use really limited to the Simple Ondemand Governor? I don't think
so, at least the Tegra devfreq driver also does monitoring and others
might follow.


> + default false
> + help
> + Simple Ondemand Governor uses polling for reading buses counters.
> + A default timer used is deferred, which saves power, but can
> + miss increased demand for higher bus frequency if timer was
> + assigned to idle cpu. If you want to change this to delayed
> + timer at the cost of more power used, say Yes here.
> +
> comment "DEVFREQ Drivers"
>
> config ARM_EXYNOS_BUS_DEVFREQ


This patch on it's own does nothing. Squash it with '[4/4] PM / devfreq:
use delayed work if DEVFREQ_DELAYED_TIMER set'.

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