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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 3/8] dt-bindings: exynos: Add ASV tables binding documentation
On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 07:17:30PM +0200, Sylwester Nawrocki wrote:
> This patch adds documentation of the Exynos ASV (Adaptive Voltage Supply)
> tables DT binding.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sylwester Nawrocki <s.nawrocki@samsung.com>
> ---
> .../devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/asv.txt | 76 +++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 76 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/asv.txt
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/asv.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/asv.txt
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..0db907263a91
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/asv.txt
> @@ -0,0 +1,76 @@
> +Exynos Adaptive Supply Voltage (ASV) tables
> +-------------------------------------------
> +
> +The Adaptive Supply Voltage (ASV) on Exynos SoCs is a technique of adjusting
> +operating points, i.e. the power supply voltage for given clock frequency,
> +in order to better match actual capabilities of the hardware and optimize power
> +consumption. This applies to subsystem of the SoC like: CPU clusters, GPU,
> +the memory controller or camera ISP. During production process the SoC chip
> +is assigned to one of several bins (ASV groups) and the group information
> +is encoded in the SoC CHIPID block registers and/or OTP memory. This information
> +is then used by the OS to select more finely matching operating points for
> +devices.

We already have OPP tables defined for QCom CPUs to do speed bining, and
I just reviewed something from Allwinner for similar purposes. We can't
have each vendor doing their own thing here.

Rob

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