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From: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
To: Ionela Voinescu <ionela.voinescu@arm.com>
Cc: rjw@rjwysocki.net, catalin.marinas@arm.com, sudeep.holla@arm.com,
	will@kernel.org, linux@armlinux.org.uk,
	valentin.schneider@arm.com, mingo@redhat.com,
	peterz@infradead.org, dietmar.eggemann@arm.com,
	linux-pm@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/8] cpufreq: allow drivers to flag custom support for freq invariance
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 16:16:17 +0530
Message-ID: <20200701094417.ffuvduz6pqknjcks@vireshk-i7> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200701090751.7543-2-ionela.voinescu@arm.com>

On 01-07-20, 10:07, Ionela Voinescu wrote:
> diff --git a/include/linux/cpufreq.h b/include/linux/cpufreq.h
> index 3494f6763597..42668588f9f8 100644
> --- a/include/linux/cpufreq.h
> +++ b/include/linux/cpufreq.h
> @@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ __ATTR(_name, 0644, show_##_name, store_##_name)
>  
>  struct cpufreq_driver {
>  	char		name[CPUFREQ_NAME_LEN];
> -	u8		flags;
> +	u16		flags;

Lets make it u32.

>  	void		*driver_data;
>  
>  	/* needed by all drivers */
> @@ -417,6 +417,14 @@ struct cpufreq_driver {
>   */
>  #define CPUFREQ_IS_COOLING_DEV			BIT(7)
>  
> +/*
> + * Set by drivers which implement the necessary calls to the scheduler's
> + * frequency invariance engine. The use of this flag will result in the
> + * default arch_set_freq_scale calls being skipped in favour of custom
> + * driver calls.
> + */
> +#define CPUFREQ_CUSTOM_SET_FREQ_SCALE		BIT(8)

I will rather suggest CPUFREQ_SKIP_SET_FREQ_SCALE as the name and
functionality. We need to give drivers a choice if they do not want
the core to do it on their behalf, because they are doing it on their
own or they don't want to do it.

-- 
viresh

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-01  9:07 [PATCH 0/8] cpufreq: improve frequency invariance support Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 1/8] cpufreq: allow drivers to flag custom support for freq invariance Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 10:46   ` Viresh Kumar [this message]
2020-07-01 13:33     ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 16:05       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2020-07-01 18:06         ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-02  2:58         ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-02 11:44           ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-06 12:14             ` Dietmar Eggemann
2020-07-09  8:53               ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-09  9:09                 ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 2/8] cpufreq: move invariance setter calls in cpufreq core Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 10:46   ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-01 15:27     ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 15:51       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2020-07-02  3:01         ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-02 11:45         ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 3/8] cpufreq,drivers: remove setting of frequency scale factor Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 4/8] cpufreq,vexpress-spc: fix Frequency Invariance (FI) for bL switching Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 10:46   ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-01 14:07     ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-02  3:05       ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-02 11:41         ` Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-02 11:46           ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 5/8] cpufreq: report whether cpufreq supports Frequency Invariance (FI) Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01 10:46   ` Viresh Kumar
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 6/8] arch_topology,cpufreq,sched/core: constify arch_* cpumasks Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 7/8] arch_topology,arm64: define arch_scale_freq_invariant() Ionela Voinescu
2020-07-01  9:07 ` [PATCH 8/8] cpufreq: make schedutil the default for arm and arm64 Ionela Voinescu

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