[RFC/PATCH 1/2] cpuidle: Allow idle-states to be disabled at start
bsingharora at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 00:48:38 AEST 2016
On 25/08/16 00:44, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> On 08/19/2016 12:26 AM, Gautham R. Shenoy wrote:
>> From: "Gautham R. Shenoy" <ego at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Currently all the idle states registered by a cpu-idle driver are
>> enabled by default. This patch adds a mechanism which allows the
>> driver to hint if an idle-state should start in a disabled state. The
>> cpu-idle core will use this hint to appropriately initialize the
>> usage->disable knob of the CPU device idle state.
> Why do you need to do that ?
I think patch 2/2 explains the reason as it uses this infrastructure
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