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    Subject[PATCH V5 0/5] POWER/cpuidle: Generic IBM-POWER cpuidle driver enabled for PSERIES and POWERNV platforms
    This patch series consolidates the backend cpuidle driver for pSeries
    and powernv platforms with minimal code duplication.

    Current existing backend driver for pseries has been moved to drivers/cpuidle
    and has been extended to accommodate powernv idle power mgmt states.
    As seen in V1 of this patch series, having a separate powernv backend driver
    results in too much code duplication, which is less elegant and can pose
    maintenance problems going further.

    Using the cpuidle framework to exploit platform low power idle states
    management can take advantage of advanced heuristics, tunables and features
    provided by framework. The statistics and tracing infrastructure provided
    by the cpuidle framework also helps in enabling power management
    related tools and help tune the system and applications.

    Earlier in 3.3 kernel, pSeries idle state management was modified to
    exploit the cpuidle framework and the end goal of this patch is to have powernv
    platform also to hook its idle states into cpuidle framework with minimal
    code duplication between both platforms.

    This series aims to maintain compatibility and functionality to existing pseries
    and powernv idle cpu management code. There are no new functions or idle
    states added as part of this series. This can be extended by adding more
    states to this existing framework.

    This patch series has been tested on both PSERIES and POWERNV
    platform and is based on v3.11-rc6 kernel version.

    With this patch series, the powernv cpuidle functionalities are on-par with
    pSeries idle management.

    V1 ->
    V2 ->
    V3 ->
    V4 ->

    Changes in V5:

    * As per the discussions in the community, this patch series
    enables cpuidle backend driver only for IBM-POWER
    platforms. File is re-named from drivers/cpuidle/cpuidle-powerpc.c
    to drivers/cpuidle/cpuildle-ibm-power.c
    New back-end cpuidle driver is called IBM-POWER-Idle.

    * General cleanups on the accessors front that was introduced in
    previous version.

    Changes in V4:

    * This patch series includes generic backend driver cpuidle cleanups
    including, replacing the driver and device initialisation
    routines with cpuidle_register function.

    * Enable CPUIDLE framework only for POWER and POWERNV platforms.

    Changes in V3:

    * This patch series does not include smt-snooze-delay fixes.
    This will be taken up later on.

    * Integrated POWERPC driver in drivers/cpuidle. Enabled for all of
    POWERPC platform. Currently has PSERIES and POWERNV support.
    No compile time flags in .c file. This will be one consolidated
    binary that does a run time detection based on platform and take
    decisions accordingly.

    * Enabled CPUIDLE framwork for all of PPC64.

    Changes in V2:

    * Merged the backend driver posted out for powernv in V1 with
    pSeries to create a single powerpc driver but this had compile
    time flags.

    Deepthi Dharwar (5):
    pseries/cpuidle: Remove dependency of pseries.h file
    pseries: Move plpar_wrapper.h to powerpc common include/asm location.
    POWER/cpuidle: Generic IBM-POWER backend cpuidle driver.
    POWER/cpuidle: Enable powernv cpuidle support.
    powernv/cpuidle: Enable idle powernv cpu to call into the cpuidle framework.

    arch/powerpc/include/asm/plpar_wrappers.h | 325 +++++++++++++++++++++
    arch/powerpc/include/asm/processor.h | 2
    arch/powerpc/platforms/powernv/setup.c | 14 +
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/Kconfig | 9 -
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/Makefile | 1
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/cmm.c | 3
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dtl.c | 3
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/hotplug-cpu.c | 3
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/hvconsole.c | 2
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/iommu.c | 3
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/kexec.c | 2
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/lpar.c | 2
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/plpar_wrappers.h | 324 ---------------------
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/processor_idle.c | 362 -----------------------
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/pseries.h | 3
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/setup.c | 2
    arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/smp.c | 2
    drivers/cpuidle/Kconfig | 7
    drivers/cpuidle/Makefile | 2
    drivers/cpuidle/cpuidle-ibm-power.c | 335 +++++++++++++++++++++
    20 files changed, 693 insertions(+), 713 deletions(-)
    create mode 100644 arch/powerpc/include/asm/plpar_wrappers.h
    delete mode 100644 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/plpar_wrappers.h
    delete mode 100644 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/processor_idle.c
    create mode 100644 drivers/cpuidle/cpuidle-ibm-power.c

    -- Deepthi

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