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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 1/4] powercap/drivers/idle_inject: Specify idle state max latency
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On 03/04/2020 11:38, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Monday, March 30, 2020 12:03:17 AM CEST Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>> Currently the idle injection framework uses the play_idle()
>> function which puts the current CPU in an idle state. The idle
>> state is the deepest one, as specified by the latency constraint
>> when calling the subsequent play_idle_precise() function with the
>> INT_MAX.
>>
>> The idle_injection is used by the cpuidle_cooling device which
>> computes the idle / run duration to mitigate the temperature by
>> injecting idle cycles. The cooling device has no control on the
>> depth of the idle state.
>>
>> Allow finer control of the idle injection mechanism by allowing
>> to specify the latency for the idle state. Thus the cooling
>> device has the ability to have a guarantee on the exit latency of
>> the idle states it is injecting.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org>
>
> Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
>
> And I'm assuming that you will take care of the series yourself.

Yes, thanks for reviewing.

- Daniel





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