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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] gpio: rcar: Use WAKEUP_PATH driver PM flag
Hi Linus,

On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 10:27 AM, Linus Walleij <> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 2:31 PM, Ulf Hansson <> wrote:
>> From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
>> Since commit ab82fa7da4dce5c7 ("gpio: rcar: Prevent module clock disable
>> when wake-up is enabled"), when a GPIO is used for wakeup, the GPIO block's
>> module clock (if exists) is manually kept running during system suspend, to
>> make sure the device stays active.
>> However, this explicit clock handling is merely a workaround for a failure
>> to properly communicate wakeup information to the PM core. Instead, set the
>> WAKEUP_PATH driver PM flag to indicate that the device is part of the
>> wakeup path, which further also enables middle-layers and PM domains (like
>> genpd) to act on this.
>> In case the device is attached to genpd and depending on if it has an
>> active wakeup configuration, genpd will keep the device active (the clock
>> running) during system suspend when needed. This enables us to remove all
>> explicit clock handling code from the driver, so let's do that as well.
>> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
>> [Ulf: Converted to use the WAKEUP_PATH driver PM flag]
>> Signed-off-by: Ulf Hansson <>
> Acked-by: Linus Walleij <>
> I guess it is dependent on the other patches?

Yes, it depends on (a) a clock patch queued in clk-next for v4.16, and (b) a PM
patch introducing WAKEUP_PATH. Applying it prematurely will cause build
or runtime issues.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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