[RFC] Mediatek SCPSYS power domain support
khilman at kernel.org
Mon Mar 9 13:43:57 PDT 2015
Sascha Hauer <s.hauer at pengutronix.de> writes:
> s series adds support for the MediaTek SCPSYS unit.
> The SCPSYS unit handles several power management related tasks such
> as thermal measurement, DVFS, interrupt filter and low level sleep
> The initial support only contains the generic power domain handling.
> This is needed to turn on power to the different power domains.
> The driver is quite straight forward now. Due to the lack of a better
> place I have put it to drivers/soc/mediatek. As the SCPSYS unit has
> several other tasks that also do not fit into some specific subsystem
> this probably is a good place for this driver.
> What is not clear to me is how the Kconfig dependencies should be
> handled. Some domains are disabled by bootloader default, so without
> this driver for example sound won't work. So should PM, PM_GENERIC_DOMAINS
> and this driver be made mandatory for MT8173? Or should this driver
> when PM is disabled be compiled as a stub which only enables all
> domains? I don't have a good idea how things should work out here.
IMO, a stub that enables all the domains is what you want.
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