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From: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com>
To: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>
Cc: Sibi Sankar <sibis@codeaurora.org>,
	Georgi Djakov <georgi.djakov@linaro.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Viresh Kumar <vireshk@kernel.org>, Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com>,
	Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>,
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	Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>,
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	Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/6] dt-bindings: opp: Introduce opp-peak-KBps and opp-avg-KBps bindings
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:18:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGETcx9GkwDJHBuFBRheMqR80=JWnXa4xtPqQ+2xHcfvSd55+A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAL_JsqJeGK2m6hVEqvFxW6dEhi22LXaRKgb5JmnJfmCp+J6XuA@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 7:27 AM Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 5:41 PM Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 4:35 PM Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:58:08AM -0700, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:25 AM Sibi Sankar <sibis@codeaurora.org> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Hey Saravana,
> > > > >
> > > > > https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10850815/
> > > > > There was already a discussion ^^ on how bandwidth bindings were to be
> > > > > named.
> > > >
> > > > Yes, I'm aware of that series. That series is trying to define a BW
> > > > mapping for an existing frequency OPP table. This patch is NOT about
> > > > adding a mapping to an existing table. This patch is about adding the
> > > > notion of BW OPP tables where BW is the "key" instead of "frequency".
> > > >
> > > > So let's not mixed up these two series.
> > >
> > > Maybe different reasons, but in the end we'd end up with 2 bandwidth
> > > properties. We need to sort out how they'd overlap/coexist.
> >
> > Oh, I totally agree! My point is that the other mapping isn't the
> > right approach because it doesn't handle a whole swath of use cases.
> > The one I'm proposing can act as a super set of the other (as in, can
> > handle that use case too).
> >
> > > The same comment in that series about defining a standard unit suffix
> > > also applies to this one.
> >
> > I thought I read that whole series and I don't remember reading about
> > the unit suffix. But I'll take a closer look. I've chosen to keep the
> > DT units at least as "high of a resolution" as what the APIs accept
> > today. The APIs take KB/s. So I make sure DT can capture KB/s
> > differences. If we all agree that KB/s is "too accurate" then I think
> > we should change everything to MB/s.
>
> Either one is fine with me, but trying to align to what the OS picked
> doesn't work. What does BSD use for example? More important is
> aligning across DT properties so we don't have folks picking whatever
> random unit they like. We generally try to go with the smallest units
> that will have enough (32-bit) range for everyone, so that's probably
> KB/s here.

Yeah, that makes sense.

-Saravana

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Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-03  1:10 [PATCH v3 0/6] Introduce Bandwidth OPPs for interconnect paths Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 1/6] dt-bindings: opp: Introduce opp-peak-KBps and opp-avg-KBps bindings Saravana Kannan
2019-07-16 17:25   ` Sibi Sankar
2019-07-16 18:58     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-22 23:35       ` Rob Herring
2019-07-22 23:40         ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-23 14:26           ` Rob Herring
2019-07-24  0:18             ` Saravana Kannan [this message]
2019-07-17  7:54   ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-17 20:29     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-18  4:35       ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-18 17:26         ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-26 16:24   ` Georgi Djakov
2019-07-26 19:08     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 2/6] OPP: Add support for bandwidth OPP tables Saravana Kannan
2019-07-16 17:33   ` Sibi Sankar
2019-07-16 19:10     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-30 10:57   ` Amit Kucheria
2019-07-30 23:20     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 3/6] OPP: Add helper function " Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 4/6] OPP: Add API to find an OPP table from its DT node Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 5/6] dt-bindings: interconnect: Add interconnect-opp-table property Saravana Kannan
2019-07-22 23:39   ` Rob Herring
2019-07-22 23:43     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-23  2:21     ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-03  1:10 ` [PATCH v3 6/6] interconnect: Add OPP table support for interconnects Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  6:45   ` Vincent Guittot
2019-07-03 21:33     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-04  7:12       ` Vincent Guittot
2019-07-07 21:48         ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-09  7:25           ` Vincent Guittot
2019-07-09 19:02             ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-15  8:16               ` Vincent Guittot
2019-07-16  0:55                 ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-24  7:16                   ` Vincent Guittot
2019-07-26 16:25   ` Georgi Djakov
2019-07-26 19:08     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-03  6:36 ` [PATCH v3 0/6] Introduce Bandwidth OPPs for interconnect paths Viresh Kumar
2019-07-03 20:35   ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-17 10:32 ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-17 20:34   ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-18  5:37     ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-19  4:12       ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-29  9:24         ` Viresh Kumar
2019-07-29 20:12           ` Saravana Kannan
2019-07-30  3:01             ` Viresh Kumar
2019-08-03  7:36               ` Saravana Kannan

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