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From: Christian Eggers <ceggers@arri.de>
To: Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>
Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>, Shawn Guo <shawnguo@kernel.org>,
	Pengutronix Kernel Team <kernel@pengutronix.de>,
	Fabio Estevam <festevam@gmail.com>,
	NXP Linux Team <linux-imx@nxp.com>, <linux-spi@vger.kernel.org>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] spi: imx: Revert "spi: imx: enable runtime pm support"
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2020 09:48:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6367849.hfWVFoRi9M@n95hx1g2> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201009073944.GA11648@pengutronix.de>

Hi Sascha,

On Friday, 9 October 2020, 09:39:44 CEST, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 09, 2020 at 06:27:38AM +0200, Christian Eggers wrote:
> > This reverts commit 525c9e5a32bd7951eae3f06d9d077fea51718a6c.
> > 
> > If CONFIG_PM is disabled, the system completely freezes on probe as
> > nothing enables the clock of the SPI peripheral.
> 
> Instead of reverting it, why not just fix it?
I expect that 5.9 will be released soon. I think that in this late stage 
reverting is more safe than fixing...

> Normally the device should be brought to active state manually in probe
> before pm_runtime takes over, then CONFIG_PM disabled doesn't hurt.
> Using pm_runtime to put the device to active state initially has the
> problem you describe.
Thanks for the hint. I've no experience in runtime power management. If you 
could provide a patch against the current version, I can make a quick test. I 
can also try to fix it myself, but this will take until next week.

Best regards
Christian




  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-09  7:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-09  4:27 Christian Eggers
2020-10-09  7:39 ` Sascha Hauer
2020-10-09  7:48   ` Christian Eggers [this message]
2020-10-12 14:07     ` Sascha Hauer
2020-10-13 11:58       ` Christian Eggers
2020-10-14 12:15       ` Mark Brown
2020-10-12 10:59   ` Christian Eggers
2020-10-12 13:28     ` Sascha Hauer
2020-10-12 13:42       ` Mark Brown

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