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

Vinod Koul vkoul at kernel.org
Mon Aug 17 04:54:18 UTC 2020


On 27-07-20, 14:19, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 1:16 PM Vinod Koul <vkoul at kernel.org> wrote:
> > On 20-07-20, 17:07, Vaibhav Gupta wrote:
> > > Drivers using legacy PM have to manage PCI states and device's PM states
> > > themselves. They also need to take care of configuration registers.
> > >
> > > With improved and powerful support of generic PM, PCI Core takes care of
> > > above mentioned, device-independent, jobs.
> > >
> > > This driver makes use of PCI helper functions like
> > > pci_save/restore_state(), pci_enable/disable_device(),
> > > and pci_set_power_state() to do required operations. In generic mode, they
> > > are no longer needed.
> > >
> > > Change function parameter in both .suspend() and .resume() to
> > > "struct device*" type. Use dev_get_drvdata() to get drv data.
> >
> > You are doing too many things in One patch. Do consider splitting them
> > up to a change per patch. for example using __maybe could be one patch,
> > removing code is suspend-resume callbacks would be other one.
> 
> Vinod, while I completely agree with you in general, in this case it
> would make more unnecessary churn and will be rather unhelpful in all
> ways: for the contributor to do this work, for the reader to collect
> all the pieces. It also will be a bisectability issue, because the
> #ifdeffery replacement (IIRC you need to move from CONFIG_PM to
> CONFIG_PM_SLEEP). I really don't see any advantages of the splitting
> here.
> 
> > > Compile-tested only.
> >
> > I would like to see some testing before we merge this
> 
> I have hardware to test (Intel Minnowboard v1) but have no time. And
> taking into account that I did similar changes for many other drivers,
> I can give my
> Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko at gmail.com>
> and take responsibility if somebody complains in the future (I don't
> believe it will be one).
> 
> P.S. Another scenario if Vaibhav can find that board (there were
> dozens of thousands at least produced and floating on the second hand
> market) and test himself. It may be good since he touches the full lot
> of PCH (EGT20) drivers.

Applied now, thanks

-- 
~Vinod


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