[PATCH v2 1/2] clk: samsung: exynos4: Enable ARMCLK down feature
drake at endlessm.com
Mon Jul 21 05:51:59 PDT 2014
On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:36 PM, Krzysztof Kozlowski
<k.kozlowski at samsung.com> wrote:
> Enable ARMCLK down feature on all Exynos4 SoCs. The frequency of
> ARMCLK will be reduced upon entering idle mode (WFI or WFE).
> The feature behaves like very fast cpufreq ondemand governor. In idle
> mode this reduces energy consumption on full frequency chosen by
> cpufreq governor by approximately:
> - Trats2: 6.5% (153 mA -> 143 mA)
> - Trats: 33.0% (180 mA -> 120 mA)
> - Gear1: 27.0% (180 mA -> 130 mA)
> The patch uses simillar settings as Exynos5250 (clk-exynos5250.c),
> except it disables clock up feature and on Exynos4412 ARMCLK down is
> enabled for all 4 cores.
> Tested on Trats board (Exynos4210), Trats2 board (Exynos4412) and
> Samsung Gear 1 (Exynos4212).
> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski at samsung.com>
Tested on ODROID-U2, seems to be working. I don't have a way of
measuring the power usage, but the system seems as stable as before.
Tested-by: Daniel Drake <drake at endlessm.com>
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