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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 5/8] cpufreq:boost:Kconfig: Provide support for software managed BOOST
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On 25 July 2013 22:03, Lukasz Majewski <l.majewski@samsung.com> wrote:
> For safety reasons new flag - CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_BOOST_SW has been added.
> Only after selecting "EXYNOS Frequency Overclocking - Software" Kconfig

You shouldn't mention Exynos here and must do exynos stuff at the end
in a separate patch. This one must be generic.

> option the software managed boost is enabled. It also selects thermal
> subsystem to be compiled in. Thermal is necessary for disabling boost
> and cooling down the device when overheating detected.
>
> Boost _MUST_NOT_ work without thermal subsystem with properly defined
> overheating temperatures.
>
> This option doesn't affect x86's ACPI hardware managed boost support
> (i.e. Intel, AMD). In this situation boost management is embedded at
> hardware.
>
> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Majewski <l.majewski@samsung.com>
> Signed-off-by: Myungjoo Ham <myungjoo.ham@samsung.com>
>
> ---
> Changes for v6:
> - CPU_FREQ_BOOST_SW [1] is now defined as "invisible" bool option.
> - Platform dependent ARM_EXYNOS_CPU_FREQ_BOOST_SW config option has been
> added. It depends on ARM_EXYNOS_CPUFREQ options and selects
> EXYNOS_THERMAL with the main boost config [1].
>
> Changes for v5:
> - New patch
>
> drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig | 3 +++
> drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig.arm | 16 ++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> index 534fcb8..3f058a3 100644
> --- a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig
> @@ -23,6 +23,9 @@ config CPU_FREQ_TABLE
> config CPU_FREQ_GOV_COMMON
> bool
>
> +config CPU_FREQ_BOOST_SW
> + bool

Invisible is fine but this must be disabled by default and must
depend on thermal, rather than moving dependency on platform's
config.


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