[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3 0/3] drivers: ide: use generic power management

Vaibhav Gupta vaibhav.varodek at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 08:24:26 UTC 2020


On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 10:19:06AM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> 
> On 7/14/20 9:52 AM, Vaibhav Gupta wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 09:32:56AM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> IDE subsystem (drivers/ide/) is deprecated and has been superseded by libata
> >> subsystem (drivers/ata/).
> >>
> >> libata drivers have the same issue so please concentrate on fixing them
> >> first. Later (if desirable) changes can be back-ported to drivers/ide/.
> >>
> > Hello, (drivers/ide) and (drivers/ata) are the two major families, I am working
> > on, for generic PM upgradation. I was bit unaware about priority, and also in
> > the last, both ide and ata drivers have to be upgraded.
> 
> Well, drivers/ide/ is scheduled for removal in 2021
> (it even prints the warning during initialization of
> every host driver)..
Okay then, I will start with ata family.

Thanks,
Vaibhav Gupta
> 
> Best regards,
> --
> Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
> Samsung R&D Institute Poland
> Samsung Electronics
> 
> >>> All patches are compile-tested only.
> >>
> >> This patchset needs (at least) some basic testing. It should be easier with
> >> libata subsystem as it also support SATA controllers and devices.
> > To upgrade PM in (drivers/ide) I have made .suspend() and .resume() static. Then
> > bind them in "struct dev_pm_ops" variable (ide_pci_pm_ops) and expose it using
> > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(). This has affected 30 drivers. I was hoping if ide changes
> > can be tested/verified, specially [PATCH 1/3]. As then, I will be sure about
> > similar change in ata, as it also requires similar alteration.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Vaibhav Gupta
> > 
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >> --
> >> Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
> >> Samsung R&D Institute Poland
> >> Samsung Electronics
> >>


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