[RFC][PATCH 0/7] OMAP4 cpuidle cleanup

Jean Pihet jean.pihet at newoldbits.com
Wed Mar 21 13:43:58 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Santosh Shilimkar
<santosh.shilimkar at ti.com> wrote:
> Daniel,
> On Wednesday 21 March 2012 02:57 PM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>> This patchset is a proposition to improve a bit the code.
>> The changes are code cleanup and does not change the behavior of the
>> driver itself.
>> A couple a things call my intention. Why the cpuidle device is set for cpu0 only
>> and why the WFI is not used ?
>> Daniel Lezcano (7):
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - Remove unused valid field
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - Declare the states with the driver declaration
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - Remove the cpuidle_params_table table
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - fix static omap4_idle_data declaration
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - Initialize omap4_idle_data at compile time
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - use the omap4_idle_data variable directly
>>   ARM: OMAP4: cpuidle - remove omap4_idle_data initialization at boot
>>     time
> The series looks fine to me in general. This clean-up is applicable
> for OMAP3 cpuidle code as well.
However OMAP3 has a few specific things that cannot be removed as easily:
- the 'valid' flag is used because only certain combinations of power
domains states are possible,
- the latency settings can be overriden by the board code, so the
cpuidle_params struct is needed.

> I want Jean to look at this series because some of his earlier
> clean up has introduced those custom functions which
> are getting removed in this series.
> Regards
> santosh


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