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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 00/31] AArch64 Linux kernel port
    On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Nicolas Pitre <> wrote:
    > On Sat, 8 Sep 2012, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
    >> Mostly I was looking at the series from SOC boot and CPU PM
    >> point of view and boot part seems to just fine.
    >> As per discussion at LPC, I have gone through the SMC
    >> proposal which ARM has published. In general the boot part
    >> with SMC seems to be doable and can be standardized across SOCs.
    >> The part which will be conflicting is the CPU power management.
    >> That seems to be the harder one and the document is at too
    >> infancy stage from the details point of view. Some bits about
    >> save, restore are related to switcher kind of architecture, which
    >> may not be the requirement for all the SoCs.
    > I've reviewed an earlier draft of that document. Although the examples
    > in the latest document appear to be geared towards switcher usage, my
    > suggestions to the ARM folks was to take into account the CPU hotplug
    > scenario instead. The provided examples remained switcher centric, but
    > the API in the published document is now much more generic than it used
    > to be. I think it should cover all usage scenarios now.
    Thanks for the background Nicolas.


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