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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/2] clk: improve handling of orphan clocks
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Hi Stefan,

Am Samstag, 25. April 2015, 14:23:39 schrieb Stefan Wahren:
> > Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de> hat am 22. April 2015 um 22:53
> > geschrieben:
> >
> >
> > Using orphan clocks can introduce strange behaviour as they don't have
> > rate information at all and also of course don't track
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >
> > As this changes the behaviour for orphan clocks, it would of course
> > benefit from more testing than on my Rockchip boards. To keep the
> > recipent-list reasonable and not spam to much I selected one (the topmost)
> > from the get_maintainer output of each drivers/clk entry.
> > Hopefully some will provide Tested-by-tags :-)
>
> excuse me for my naive question, but what kind of tests do you expect
> (beside applying the patches)?

just a "everything that worked before still works" :-)

Using orphaned clocks should already produce strange issues most of the time -
for example I see clk_disable mismatches when suspending a rk3288 board,
before this patchset.

But nevertheless we now disallow the usage of orphaned clocks completely while
before it was possible to knowingly/unknowingly use them.

And while hopefully most drivers should handle an EPROBE_DEFER from clk_get
just fine, there may still be one or two lurking around that would need fixing
then ;-)


Heiko


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