[PATCH] cpuidle: add Calxeda SOC idle support

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Sat Nov 24 18:21:49 EST 2012


On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 2:03 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw at sisk.pl> wrote:
> On Monday, November 12, 2012 10:00:07 PM Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Wednesday 07 November 2012, Rob Herring wrote:
>> > From: Rob Herring <rob.herring at calxeda.com>
>> >
>> > Add support for core powergating on Calxeda platforms. Initially, this
>> > supports ECX-1000 (highbank), but support will be added for ECX-2000
>> > later.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Rob Herring <rob.herring at calxeda.com>
>> > Cc: Len Brown <len.brown at intel.com>
>> > Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw at sisk.pl>
>> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
>> > It's not really clear where we want ARM cpuidle drivers. We're moving
>> > everything else out of arch/arm, and my understanding is Len doesn't want
>> > them in drivers/idle. It seems kind of silly to me to have the framework
>> > and drivers in 2 places. I've put this in drivers/cpuidle, but it doesn't
>> > make any difference to me.
>> Fine with me. I just don't want in in arch/arm because I'm guessing this will
>> be shared with arm64, which in turn shares idle (and other) drivers with various
>> powerpc, mips and x86 socs.
> Applied to linux-pm.git/linux-next as v3.8 material.

We already have it in arm-soc. Since there's no maintainer listed for
the directory, it didn't seem like there were any better merge paths.


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