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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 123/158] cpufreq: Don't skip frequency validation for has_target() drivers
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On 7/15/2019 4:17 PM, Sasha Levin wrote:
> From: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
>
> [ Upstream commit 9801522840cc1073f8064b4c979b7b6995c74bca ]
>
> CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS was introduced in a very old commit from pre-2.6
> kernel release by commit 6a4a93f9c0d5 ("[CPUFREQ] Fix 'out of sync'
> issue").
>
> Basically, that commit does two things:
>
> - It adds the frequency verification code (which is quite similar to
> what we have today as well).
>
> - And it sets the CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS flag only for setpolicy drivers,
> rightly so based on the code we had then. The idea was to avoid
> frequency validation for setpolicy drivers as the cpufreq core doesn't
> know what frequency the hardware is running at and so no point in
> doing frequency verification.
>
> The problem happened when we started to use the same CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS
> flag for constant loops-per-jiffy thing as well and many has_target()
> drivers started using the same flag and unknowingly skipped the
> verification of frequency. There is no logical reason behind skipping
> frequency validation because of the presence of CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS
> flag otherwise.
>
> Fix this issue by skipping frequency validation only for setpolicy
> drivers and always doing it for has_target() drivers irrespective of
> the presence or absence of CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS flag.
>
> cpufreq_notify_transition() is only called for has_target() type driver
> and not for set_policy type, and the check is simply redundant. Remove
> it as well.
>
> Also remove () around freq comparison statement as they aren't required
> and checkpatch also warns for them.
>
> Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
> ---
> drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c | 13 +++++--------
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
> index d3213594d1a7..80942ec34efd 100644
> --- a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
> +++ b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
> @@ -321,12 +321,10 @@ static void cpufreq_notify_transition(struct cpufreq_policy *policy,
> * which is not equal to what the cpufreq core thinks is
> * "old frequency".
> */
> - if (!(cpufreq_driver->flags & CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS)) {
> - if (policy->cur && (policy->cur != freqs->old)) {
> - pr_debug("Warning: CPU frequency is %u, cpufreq assumed %u kHz\n",
> - freqs->old, policy->cur);
> - freqs->old = policy->cur;
> - }
> + if (policy->cur && policy->cur != freqs->old) {
> + pr_debug("Warning: CPU frequency is %u, cpufreq assumed %u kHz\n",
> + freqs->old, policy->cur);
> + freqs->old = policy->cur;
> }
>
> for_each_cpu(freqs->cpu, policy->cpus) {
> @@ -1543,8 +1541,7 @@ static unsigned int __cpufreq_get(struct cpufreq_policy *policy)
> if (policy->fast_switch_enabled)
> return ret_freq;
>
> - if (ret_freq && policy->cur &&
> - !(cpufreq_driver->flags & CPUFREQ_CONST_LOOPS)) {
> + if (has_target() && ret_freq && policy->cur) {
> /* verify no discrepancy between actual and
> saved value exists */
> if (unlikely(ret_freq != policy->cur)) {

This is not -stable material, please drop it.


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