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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI: evaluate _PS3 when entering D3 Cold
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On Sun, 2012-04-01 at 13:56 +0800, Aaron Lu wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 01:27:33PM +0800, Lin Ming wrote:
> > > - if (device->power.states[state].flags.explicit_set) {
> > > + /* If state is D3 Cold, try to evaluate _PS3 first */
> > > + if (state == ACPI_STATE_D3_COLD) {
> > > + explicit_set = (ps - 1)->flags.explicit_set;
> > > + object_name[3] -= 1;
> > > + }
> >
> > I'm not sure whether this works or not.
> >
> > From ACPI spec,
> >
> > _PS3 "is used to put the specific device into its D3hot or D3 state"
> >
> > D3 neither means D3hot nor D3cold. It's an old term before D3hot and
> > D3cold were introduced.
> I guess D3 has to mean something, right? :-)
>
> Here is the problem, there is no _PR3 in AMD's implementation, just _PS3.
> And since _S0W evaluates 4, I've to put this device into D3 cold state
> with _PS3.
>
> And the ACPI does have some words like:
>
> ------
> Platform/drivers must assume that the device will have power completely
> removed when the device is place into “D3” via _PS3
> ------
>
> This is in section 7.2.11: _PR3.
>
> >
> > Another problem:
> >
> > With your patch, both D3hot and D3cold will evaluate _PS3, right?
> >
> Yes.
>
> > Will it have problem on AMD platform if you try to put ODD into D3hot
> > state? _PS3 is evaluated, so it actually enters D3Cold state.
>
> There is no D3 hot support for this device(from the firmware's
> perspective), either it is at D0(via _PS0), or it will be at D3 cold(via
> _PS3).

But this is the generic code. We can't only consider some special
device.

Maybe we need some flag to tell which D3 state _PS3 is used for.

Lin Ming

>
>
> Thanks for the review.
>
> -Aaron
>


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