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SubjectRe: usb autosuspend is history after S2R (also on 2.6.31; UVC?)
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 08:51:45PM +0200, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Hi,
>
> currently running 2.6.31, and what I've been suspecting for quite some
> time (several weeks) is actually true: after S2R resume
> all friendly USB autosuspend settings are history and we're back
> to the dreaded old 100% activity (powertop -d):
>
> Recent USB suspend statistics
> Active Device name
> 100.0% USB device 5-5 : Acer Crystal Eye webcam (SuYin)
> 100.0% USB device usb5 : EHCI Host Controller (Linux 2.6.31 ehci_hcd)
> 0.0% USB device usb4 : UHCI Host Controller (Linux 2.6.31 uhci_hcd)
> 0.0% USB device usb3 : UHCI Host Controller (Linux 2.6.31 uhci_hcd)
> 0.0% USB device usb2 : UHCI Host Controller (Linux 2.6.31 uhci_hcd)
> 0.0% USB device usb1 : UHCI Host Controller (Linux 2.6.31 uhci_hcd)
>
> Is there any fix planned for this? This is possibly even more important
> (power wasted due to wakeups, I'd judge it to be up to 1.5W on this 8.5W
> Aspire One machine) than any other runtime PM implementation...
>
> OTOH this problem is probably isolated to uvc devices, since:
> # lsusb -t
> /: Bus 05.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=ehci_hcd/8p, 480M
> |__ Port 5: Dev 7, If 0, Class='bInterfaceClass 0x0e not yet handled', Driver=uvcvideo, 480M
> |__ Port 5: Dev 7, If 1, Class='bInterfaceClass 0x0e not yet handled', Driver=uvcvideo, 480M
> /: Bus 04.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
> /: Bus 03.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
> /: Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
> /: Bus 01.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M
>
> So, does the uvc driver need a bit of handholding here?
> It likely shouldn't simply forget about its autosuspend status after
> resume...
>
> Or would Matthew's uvc autosuspend patch
> http://osdir.com/ml/fedora-extras-commits/2009-07/msg06079.html

Could you try that? A certian hardware manufacturer is insisting that
this patch solves problems, which I have not been able to validate, and
it would be good to get some independant tests.

thanks,

greg k-h


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