[PATCH v2 1/2] powerpc/pm: add api to get suspend state which is STANDBY or MEM
scottwood at freescale.com
Sat May 10 03:09:46 EST 2014
On Fri, 2014-05-09 at 17:33 +0800, Li Yang wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 6:47 AM, Scott Wood <scottwood at freescale.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2014-04-28 at 13:53 +0800, Leo Li wrote:
> >> On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Scott Wood <scottwood at freescale.com> wrote:
> >> > On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 14:11 +0800, Dongsheng Wang wrote:
> >> >> From: Wang Dongsheng <dongsheng.wang at freescale.com>
> >> >>
> >> >> Add set_pm_suspend_state & pm_suspend_state functions to set/get
> >> >> suspend state. When system going to sleep or deep sleep, devices
> >> >> can get the system suspend state(STANDBY/MEM) through pm_suspend_state
> >> >> function and to handle different situations.
> >> >>
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Wang Dongsheng <dongsheng.wang at freescale.com>
> >> >> ---
> >> >> *v2*
> >> >> Move pm api from fsl platform to powerpc general framework.
> >> >
> >> > What is powerpc-specific about this?
> >> Generally I agree with you. But I had the discussion about this topic
> >> a while ago with the PM maintainer. He suggestion to go with the
> >> platform way.
> >> https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/8/16/505
> > If what he meant was whether you could do what this patch does, then you
> > can answer him with, "No, because it got nacked as not being platform or
> > arch specific." Oh, and you're still using .valid as the hook to set
> > the platform state, which is awful -- I think .begin is what you want to
> > use.
> I'm not saying the current patch is good for upstream. Actually I did
> say that the patch need to be updated for upstream purpose.
I don't follow -- this thread is an upstream submission.
> > Now, a more legitimate objection to putting it in generic code might be
> > that "standby" and "mem" are loosely defined and the knowledge of how a
> > driver should react to each is platform specific -- but your patch
> > doesn't address that. You still have the driver itself interpret what
> > "standby" and "mem" mean.
> Yup, we will address it in next batch.
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