[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v1] airo: use generic power management

Kalle Valo kvalo at codeaurora.org
Sun Aug 2 15:24:55 UTC 2020


Vaibhav Gupta <vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Drivers using legacy power management .suspen()/.resume() callbacks
> have to manage PCI states and device's PM states themselves. They also
> need to take care of standard configuration registers.
> 
> Switch to generic power management framework using a single
> "struct dev_pm_ops" variable to take the unnecessary load from the driver.
> This also avoids the need for the driver to directly call most of the PCI
> helper functions and device power state control functions, as through
> the generic framework PCI Core takes care of the necessary operations,
> and drivers are required to do only device-specific jobs.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vaibhav Gupta <vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

c3ab1804b168 airo: use generic power management

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11688983/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches



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