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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 2/2] memory: ti-emif-sram: introduce relocatable suspend/resume handlers
On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 08:31:59AM -0700, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> Hi Russell,
> On 10/13/2017 1:59 PM, Dave Gerlach wrote:
> >Certain SoCs like Texas Instruments AM335x and AM437x require parts
> >of the EMIF PM code to run late in the suspend sequence from SRAM,
> >such as saving and restoring the EMIF context and placing the memory
> >into self-refresh.
> >
> >One requirement for these SoCs to suspend and enter its lowest power
> >mode, called DeepSleep0, is that the PER power domain must be shut off.
> >Because the EMIF (DDR Controller) resides within this power domain, it
> >will lose context during a suspend operation, so we must save it so we
> >can restore once we resume. However, we cannot execute this code from
> >external memory, as it is not available at this point, so the code must
> >be executed late in the suspend path from SRAM.
> >
> >This patch introduces a ti-emif-sram driver that includes several
> >functions written in ARM ASM that are relocatable so the PM SRAM
> >code can use them. It also allocates a region of writable SRAM to
> >be used by the code running in the executable region of SRAM to save
> >and restore the EMIF context. It can export a table containing the
> >absolute addresses of the available PM functions so that other SRAM
> >code can branch to them. This code is required for suspend/resume on
> >AM335x and AM437x to work.
> >
> >In addition to this, to be able to share data structures between C and
> >the ti-emif-sram-pm assembly code, we can automatically generate all of
> >the C struct member offsets and sizes as macros by processing
> >emif-asm-offsets.c into assembly code and then extracting the relevant
> >data as is done for the generated platform asm-offsets.h files.
> >
> >Signed-off-by: Dave Gerlach <>
> >---
> >v4->v5:
> >* Simplify Makefile to generate include/generated/ti-emif-asm-offsets.h
> >
> If you are happy with this version from Dave, can I get your ack please?
> I can add this to the driver-soc then.

Does it need my ack anymore? It doesn't touch anything in arch/arm.
If you still want it, then... notwithstanding the loss of type checking
that fncpy() gave and the new sram stuff messes up...

Acked-by: Russell King <>

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