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Subject[PATCH 10/10] Documentation: cpufreq: Update policy notifier documentation
Update documentation with the recent policy notifier updates.

Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <>
Documentation/cpu-freq/core.txt | 16 ++++------------
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/cpu-freq/core.txt b/Documentation/cpu-freq/core.txt
index 073f128af5a7..af5c0d60b466 100644
--- a/Documentation/cpu-freq/core.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cpu-freq/core.txt
@@ -57,19 +57,11 @@ transition notifiers.
2.1 CPUFreq policy notifiers

-These are notified when a new policy is intended to be set. Each
-CPUFreq policy notifier is called twice for a policy transition:
+These are notified when a new policy is created or removed.

-1.) During CPUFREQ_ADJUST all CPUFreq notifiers may change the limit if
- they see a need for this - may it be thermal considerations or
- hardware limitations.
-2.) And during CPUFREQ_NOTIFY all notifiers are informed of the new policy
- - if two hardware drivers failed to agree on a new policy before this
- stage, the incompatible hardware shall be shut down, and the user
- informed of this.
-The phase is specified in the second argument to the notifier.
+The phase is specified in the second argument to the notifier. The phase is
+CPUFREQ_CREATE_POLICY when the policy is first created and it is
+CPUFREQ_REMOVE_POLICY when the policy is removed.

The third argument, a void *pointer, points to a struct cpufreq_policy
consisting of several values, including min, max (the lower and upper
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