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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 7/7] ACPI : enable ACPI_PROCESSOR_IDLE on ARM64
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Hi Christopher,

On 15/08/16 15:47, Christopher Covington wrote:
> Hi Sudeep,
>
> On 08/02/2016 09:00 AM, Sudeep Holla wrote:
>>
>> On 29/07/16 20:05, Christopher Covington wrote:
>>> Hi Sudeep,
>>>
>>> On 07/19/2016 01:52 PM, Sudeep Holla wrote:
>>>> Now that ACPI processor idle driver supports LPI(Low Power Idle), lets
>>>> enable ACPI_PROCESSOR_IDLE for ARM64 too.
>>>>
>>>> This patch just removes the IA64 and X86 dependency on
>>>> ACPI_PROCESSOR_IDLE
>>>>
>>>> Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/acpi/Kconfig | 2 +-
>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>>>> index 1358fb7d7a68..d74275c0f374 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ config ACPI_CPPC_LIB
>>>> config ACPI_PROCESSOR
>>>> tristate "Processor"
>>>> depends on X86 || IA64 || ARM64
>>>> - select ACPI_PROCESSOR_IDLE if X86 || IA64
>>>> + select ACPI_PROCESSOR_IDLE
>>>> select ACPI_CPU_FREQ_PSS if X86 || IA64
>>>> default y
>>>> help
>>>>
>>>
>>> This causes a boot hang on QDF2432. cpuidle.off=1 works around the
>>> problem. I understand you're working on a fix to the problem in GICv3
>>> code. If there's anything I can do to help, please let me know.
>>
>> Sorry for the late response, I was away. Yes it's to do with GICv3 and
>> retention states. I exchanged mails with QCOM guys in private. To
>> summarize:
>>
>> We don't need any additional support in Linux to support that. Infact we
>> need to remove disabling the redistributor in the powerdown path. PSCI
>> implementation also do the same for Group0(aka secure/EL3 interrupts)
>> and we currently do that for Group1(aka EL1N interrupts) in Linux. The
>> plan was to move that to EL3 code, to align with GICv2 code.
>>
>> Hence the changes in Linux is just removal of the GICv3 PM notifier
>> partially. I will need to check with Trusted Firmware team and do some
>> testing before I post that change. I will plan to do that later this week.
>
> Have you been able to make progress on the fix? If there's anything we
> can do to help, please let us know. If the fix is going to take a while,
> would it be appropriate to revert the Kconfig change until it is in place?
>

Thanks for the remainder. Yes I will post this week, I posted arm
trusted firmware patch first and was waiting it to be pulled.

--
Regards,
Sudeep

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