[PATCHv3 0/9] ARM: OMAP2+: AM33XX: Add suspend-resume support

Dave Gerlach d-gerlach at ti.com
Thu Aug 29 17:30:19 EDT 2013

On 08/27/2013 03:23 PM, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Dave Gerlach <d-gerlach at ti.com> writes:
>> On 08/19/2013 04:23 AM, Gururaja Hebbar wrote:
>>> On 8/6/2013 11:19 PM, Dave Gerlach wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> This is the third version of the patch series for adding basic suspend-resume
>>>> support for AM33XX, previously submitted by Vaibhav Bedia. This patchset
>>>> is based on 3.11-rc4 and depends on a forthcoming patchset from Suman Anna
>>>> that adds mailbox support for the wkup_m3. The patches at [1], [2], and [3] are
>>>> required for the pm code to properly suspend and resume.
>>>> The PM code uses the firmware interface and expects the userspace to load
>>>> the WKUP_M3 binary before the suspend-resume functionality is made available.
>>>> The binary file (and the source-code for WKUP_M3) can be obtained from the
>>>> 'next2' branch at [4]. The WKUP_M3 binary can either be loaded post bootup
>>>> via the sysfs entry './sys/devices/ocp.2/wkup_m3.4/firmware' or it can be
>>>> included in the kernel image as part of the build process.
>>>> Suspend to mem is tested on am335x-bone and am335x-evm.
>>>> More details on AM335x suspend-resume are provided within the commit logs
>>>> for each patch.
>>> can you share the working repo which has all these patches applied?
>>> Thanks & Regards
>>> Gururaja
>> The working repo for this version of the patch series can be found here:
>> git://github.com/dgerlach/linux-pm.git am335x-3.11rc4-suspend-resume
> I tried this branch on my beaglebone black, and it's not fully resuming.
> Suspend seems to be working (power draw goes from ~1W to ~130mW) and
> pressing a key on the UART seems to be waking up the SoC (power draw
> goes to ~600mW) but I don't ever get the console back.
> Is there a specific version of the firmware I should be using?
> Kevin

Kevin, I agree there does seem to be some issues with Beaglebone black. 
I can confirm it works on BeagleBone White and the large am335 EVM, I am 
working on pinpointing the issue on beaglebone black, seems that support 
isn't quite there yet.


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