[PATCH] cpufreq: Remove CPUFREQ_STICKY flag
linux at dominikbrodowski.net
Mon Feb 1 04:44:15 EST 2021
Am Mon, Feb 01, 2021 at 01:35:51PM +0530 schrieb Viresh Kumar:
> The removal of such a driver is avoided if the driver carries the
> CPUFREQ_STICKY flag. This was added way back  in 2004 and perhaps no
> one should ever need it now. A lot of driver do set this flag, probably
> because they just copied it from another driver.
IIRC, it was required on various ARM systems,[*] as CPUs were registered as
subsys_initcall(), while cpufreq used to be initialized only later, as an
arch_initcall(). If the ordering is opposite now on all architectures (it
wasn't on ARM back then), we should be fine.
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