[Skiboot] [PATCH v2] SLW: Remove stop1_lite and stop2_lite

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri May 25 10:26:21 AEST 2018

Akshay Adiga <akshay.adiga at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> stop1_lite has been removed since it adds no additional benefit
> over stop0_lite. stop2_lite has been removed since currently it adds
> minimal benefit over stop2. However, the benefit is eclipsed by the time
> required to ungate the clocks
> Moreover, Lite states don't give up the SMT resources, can potentially
> have a performance impact on sibling threads.
> Signed-off-by: Akshay Adiga <akshay.adiga at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
>  hw/slw.c | 36 ++++++++----------------------------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

As discussed on phone, I've merged this into master as of
34e9c3c1edb3eed02f428f9cbf97d99b3db43d4d and we can work on getting
things back and having smarter kernel and firmware over the next few

I gather this should also head to stable so that it ends up in customer
hands in a timely fashion?

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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