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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] drivers: base: add support to skip power management in device/driver model
On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 at 13:01, Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com> wrote:
>
> All device objects in the driver model contain fields that control the
> handling of various power management activities. However, it's not
> always useful. There are few instances where pseudo devices are added
> to the model just to take advantage of many other features like
> kobjects, udev events, and so on. One such example is cpu devices and
> their caches.
>
> The sysfs for the cpu caches are managed by adding devices with cpu
> as the parent in cpu_device_create() when secondary cpu is brought
> online. Generally when the secondary CPUs are hotplugged back in as part
> of resume from suspend-to-ram, we call cpu_device_create() from the cpu
> hotplug state machine while the cpu device associated with that CPU is
> not yet ready to be resumed as the device_resume() call happens bit
> later. It's not really needed to set the flag is_prepared for cpu
> devices as they are mostly pseudo device and hotplug framework deals
> with state machine and not managed through the cpu device.
>
> This often results in annoying warning when resuming:
> Enabling non-boot CPUs ...
> CPU1: Booted secondary processor
> cache: parent cpu1 should not be sleeping
> CPU1 is up
> CPU2: Booted secondary processor
> cache: parent cpu2 should not be sleeping
> CPU2 is up
> .... and so on.
>
> So in order to fix these kind of errors, we could just completely avoid
> doing any power management related initialisations and operations if
> they are not used by these devices.
>
> Lets add no_pm_required flags to indicate that the device doesn't
> require any sort of pm activities and all of them can be completely
> skipped. We can use the same flag to also avoid adding not used *power*
> sysfs entries for these devices. For now, lets use this for cpu cache
> devices.
>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>

Reviewed-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>

Kind regards
Uffe

> ---
> drivers/base/cpu.c | 1 +
> drivers/base/power/main.c | 7 +++++++
> drivers/base/power/sysfs.c | 4 ++++
> include/linux/device.h | 10 ++++++++++
> include/linux/pm.h | 1 +
> 5 files changed, 23 insertions(+)
>
> v1->v2:
> - dropped setting the flag for cpu devices, for now just cpu caches
> will make use of this new flag.
>
> RFC->v1:
> - dropped the idea of adding cpu hotplug callback to deal just
> with cpu devices, instead add a new flag in the device pm_info
> structure
>
> [RFC] : https://marc.info/?l=linux-pm&m=154842896407904&w=2
> [v1] : https://marc.info/?l=linux-pm&m=154946578717730&w=2
>
> diff --git a/drivers/base/cpu.c b/drivers/base/cpu.c
> index eb9443d5bae1..6ce93a52bf3f 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/cpu.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/cpu.c
> @@ -427,6 +427,7 @@ __cpu_device_create(struct device *parent, void *drvdata,
> dev->parent = parent;
> dev->groups = groups;
> dev->release = device_create_release;
> + device_set_pm_not_required(dev);
> dev_set_drvdata(dev, drvdata);
>
> retval = kobject_set_name_vargs(&dev->kobj, fmt, args);
> diff --git a/drivers/base/power/main.c b/drivers/base/power/main.c
> index 0992e67e862b..2a29c3d4e240 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/power/main.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/power/main.c
> @@ -124,6 +124,10 @@ void device_pm_unlock(void)
> */
> void device_pm_add(struct device *dev)
> {
> + /* No need to create pm sysfs if explicitly specified as not required */
> + if (device_pm_not_required(dev))
> + return;
> +
> pr_debug("PM: Adding info for %s:%s\n",
> dev->bus ? dev->bus->name : "No Bus", dev_name(dev));
> device_pm_check_callbacks(dev);
> @@ -142,6 +146,9 @@ void device_pm_add(struct device *dev)
> */
> void device_pm_remove(struct device *dev)
> {
> + if (device_pm_not_required(dev))
> + return;
> +
> pr_debug("PM: Removing info for %s:%s\n",
> dev->bus ? dev->bus->name : "No Bus", dev_name(dev));
> complete_all(&dev->power.completion);
> diff --git a/drivers/base/power/sysfs.c b/drivers/base/power/sysfs.c
> index d713738ce796..6cd159b51114 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/power/sysfs.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/power/sysfs.c
> @@ -648,6 +648,10 @@ int dpm_sysfs_add(struct device *dev)
> {
> int rc;
>
> + /* No need to create pm sysfs if explicitly disabled */
> + if (device_pm_not_required(dev))
> + return 0;
> +
> rc = sysfs_create_group(&dev->kobj, &pm_attr_group);
> if (rc)
> return rc;
> diff --git a/include/linux/device.h b/include/linux/device.h
> index 6cb4640b6160..739d0b62e4d4 100644
> --- a/include/linux/device.h
> +++ b/include/linux/device.h
> @@ -1165,6 +1165,16 @@ static inline bool device_async_suspend_enabled(struct device *dev)
> return !!dev->power.async_suspend;
> }
>
> +static inline bool device_pm_not_required(struct device *dev)
> +{
> + return dev->power.no_pm_required;
> +}
> +
> +static inline void device_set_pm_not_required(struct device *dev)
> +{
> + dev->power.no_pm_required = true;
> +}
> +
> static inline void dev_pm_syscore_device(struct device *dev, bool val)
> {
> #ifdef CONFIG_PM_SLEEP
> diff --git a/include/linux/pm.h b/include/linux/pm.h
> index 0bd9de116826..300ab9f0b858 100644
> --- a/include/linux/pm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/pm.h
> @@ -592,6 +592,7 @@ struct dev_pm_info {
> bool is_suspended:1; /* Ditto */
> bool is_noirq_suspended:1;
> bool is_late_suspended:1;
> + bool no_pm_required:1;
> bool early_init:1; /* Owned by the PM core */
> bool direct_complete:1; /* Owned by the PM core */
> u32 driver_flags;
> --
> 2.17.1
>

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