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authorNishanth Menon <nm@ti.com>2014-05-05 08:33:50 -0500
committerRafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>2014-05-07 00:39:03 +0200
commita0dd7b79657bd6644b914d16ce7f23468c44a7b4 (patch)
tree471993f62816ed76d5cb7f96b32659f5bed439a6 /Documentation/power
parent0f5c890e9b9754d9aa5bf6ae2fc00cae65780d23 (diff)
PM / OPP: Move cpufreq specific OPP functions out of generic OPP library
CPUFreq specific helper functions for OPP (Operating Performance Points) now use generic OPP functions that allow CPUFreq to be be moved back into CPUFreq framework. This allows for independent modifications or future enhancements as needed isolated to just CPUFreq framework alone. Here, we just move relevant code and documentation to make this part of CPUFreq infrastructure. Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@deeprootsystems.com> Signed-off-by: Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com> Acked-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/power')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 35 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/power/opp.txt b/Documentation/power/opp.txt
index b8a907dc0169..a9adad828cdc 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/opp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/opp.txt
@@ -10,8 +10,7 @@ Contents
3. OPP Search Functions
4. OPP Availability Control Functions
5. OPP Data Retrieval Functions
-6. Cpufreq Table Generation
-7. Data Structures
+6. Data Structures
1. Introduction
@@ -72,7 +71,6 @@ operations until that OPP could be re-enabled if possible.
OPP library facilitates this concept in it's implementation. The following
operational functions operate only on available opps:
opp_find_freq_{ceil, floor}, dev_pm_opp_get_voltage, dev_pm_opp_get_freq, dev_pm_opp_get_opp_count
-and dev_pm_opp_init_cpufreq_table
dev_pm_opp_find_freq_exact is meant to be used to find the opp pointer which can then
be used for dev_pm_opp_enable/disable functions to make an opp available as required.
@@ -96,10 +94,9 @@ using RCU read locks. The opp_find_freq_{exact,ceil,floor},
opp_get_{voltage, freq, opp_count} fall into this category.
opp_{add,enable,disable} are updaters which use mutex and implement it's own
-RCU locking mechanisms. dev_pm_opp_init_cpufreq_table acts as an updater and uses
-mutex to implment RCU updater strategy. These functions should *NOT* be called
-under RCU locks and other contexts that prevent blocking functions in RCU or
-mutex operations from working.
+RCU locking mechanisms. These functions should *NOT* be called under RCU locks
+and other contexts that prevent blocking functions in RCU or mutex operations
+from working.
2. Initial OPP List Registration
@@ -311,34 +308,7 @@ dev_pm_opp_get_opp_count - Retrieve the number of available opps for a device
/* Do other things */
-6. Cpufreq Table Generation
-dev_pm_opp_init_cpufreq_table - cpufreq framework typically is initialized with
- cpufreq_frequency_table_cpuinfo which is provided with the list of
- frequencies that are available for operation. This function provides
- a ready to use conversion routine to translate the OPP layer's internal
- information about the available frequencies into a format readily
- providable to cpufreq.
- WARNING: Do not use this function in interrupt context.
- Example:
- soc_pm_init()
- {
- /* Do things */
- r = dev_pm_opp_init_cpufreq_table(dev, &freq_table);
- if (!r)
- cpufreq_frequency_table_cpuinfo(policy, freq_table);
- /* Do other things */
- }
- NOTE: This function is available only if CONFIG_CPU_FREQ is enabled in
- addition to CONFIG_PM as power management feature is required to
- dynamically scale voltage and frequency in a system.
-dev_pm_opp_free_cpufreq_table - Free up the table allocated by dev_pm_opp_init_cpufreq_table
-7. Data Structures
+6. Data Structures
Typically an SoC contains multiple voltage domains which are variable. Each
domain is represented by a device pointer. The relationship to OPP can be

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