Cannot wake-up from standby with MPC8313

Norbert van Bolhuis nvbolhuis at
Fri Jan 6 02:58:58 EST 2012

On 01/04/12 22:08, Scott Wood wrote:


> It's been a while since I've touched this, but IIRC the PMC events are
> mainly important for deep sleep, and for normal sleep (standby) you can
> wake from any interrupt other than core interrupts like timebase.  I'm
> not sure to what extent setting PMCCR[SLPEN] affects this -- I don't see
> where the documentation says what "system low power state" means.  I
> would be surprised if GPIO were affected, though, since it's supported
> as a wakeup source even in deep sleep.  I think I was able to wake from
> standby on a UART interrupt even with SLPEN set.
> Are you sure the GPIO block is asserting an interrupt, and that it
> hasn't been masked during the preparation for standby?
> What happens if you modify mpc6xx_enter_standby() to not actually set

thanks for your response.

not setting MSR_POW gives same result.

if I set kernel.powersave-nap=1 it works fine, so apparently
NAP/DOZE mode does work (if CPU is idle). This saves almost no
power though. Standby mode saves about 300-500 mW.

The problem could well be our board though, today I learned it does
work by connecting an (inactive) JTAG debugger.
Also, on another board it always works.

And indeed wake-up occurs through GPIO interrupt or UART interrupt
(key press on console).


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