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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/7] cpufreq: Add boost frequency support in core
On 06/19/2013 10:12 AM, Lukasz Majewski wrote:
> This commit adds boost frequency support in cpufreq core (Hardware &

> +/*********************************************************************
> * REGISTER / UNREGISTER CPUFREQ DRIVER *
> *********************************************************************/
>
> @@ -1936,6 +2019,16 @@ int cpufreq_register_driver(struct cpufreq_driver *driver_data)
> cpufreq_driver = driver_data;
> write_unlock_irqrestore(&cpufreq_driver_lock, flags);
>
> + if (!cpufreq_driver->boost_supported)
> + boost.attr.mode = 0444;
> +
> + ret = cpufreq_sysfs_create_file(&(boost.attr));
> + if (ret) {
> + pr_err("%s: cannot register global boost sysfs file\n",
> + __func__);
> + goto err_null_driver;
> + }
> +

I do not think the boost sysfs should be created at all if boost is not
supported.

For intel_pstate the read-only boost would be there for no reason and would
cause confusion on the part of the user IMHO

> ret = subsys_interface_register(&cpufreq_interface);
> if (ret)
> goto err_null_driver;
> @@ -1992,6 +2085,8 @@ int cpufreq_unregister_driver(struct cpufreq_driver *driver)
> pr_debug("unregistering driver %s\n", driver->name);
>
> subsys_interface_unregister(&cpufreq_interface);
> +
> + cpufreq_sysfs_remove_file(&(boost.attr));
> unregister_hotcpu_notifier(&cpufreq_cpu_notifier);
>



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