[PATCH] i2c: designware: separate ops for system_sleep_pm and runtime_pm

Jisheng Zhang jszhang at marvell.com
Tue May 19 05:32:42 PDT 2015

Dear Mika,

On Mon, 18 May 2015 11:28:23 +0300
Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg at linux.intel.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 08:31:39PM +0800, Jisheng Zhang wrote:
> > Commit 1fc2fe204cb9 ("i2c: designware: Add runtime PM hooks") adds
> > runtime pm support using the same ops for system sleep and runtime pm.
> > When suspend to ram, the i2c host may have been runtime suspended, thus
> > i2c_dw_disable() hangs.
> It hangs because it has already been powered off, right?

Either be powered off or clock gated or even both.

> > This patch fixes this issue by separating ops for system sleep pm and
> > runtime pm, and in the system suspend/resume path, runtime pm apis are
> > used to ensure the device is at correct state.
> I can see that this fixes the issue with the platform driver (as the
> platform bus core doesn't power on the device automatically as opposed
> to other buses, like PCI). However, I'm thinking that can we do better
> here.
> Instead of powering the device on again, can't we leave it in low power
> state? Recently added 'dev->power.direct_complete' may be used to
> achieve that, I think.

how to handle runtime suspended via just being clock gated? Currently the
only solution is using the runtime pm apis to ensure the device is in a working
state during s2ram. What's your opinion?


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