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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/7] cpufreq: Add boost frequency support in core
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On Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:31:02 PM Lukasz Majewski wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:53 -0700
> Dirk Brandewie <dirk.brandewie@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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.
>
> This was my first thought. But unfortunately this "boost" attribute is
> always exported at acpi-cpufreq.c and in my opinion is part of a
> legacy API.
>
> I totally agree with the idea of exporting boost only when supported,
> but I would like to know the community opinion about this (especially
> Viresh and Rafael shall speak up).

Simple: Export it only when supported.

Thanks,
Rafael


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I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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