Re: RFC [3/3] - SoC, CPU LPS, Tickless idle and Device power management


Boie, Andrew P
 

On Mon, 2016-02-29 at 10:00 +0000, Thomas, Ramesh wrote:
2. Nanokernel tickless idle PM support:
- Currently tickless idle PM hooks are called only in microkernel
idle
task.  The same hook functions should also be called from nanokernel
tickless idle.  Microkernel and Nanokernel implementations would
be consolidated.  This consolidation would also make names of
functions
uniform.
With all due respect what are you talking about?
Tickless idle and PM are orthogonal!
Tickless idle means we don't come out of idle to just serve periodic
timer interrupts, we come out of idle for the next scheduled event or
an IRQ. You don't need "PM Hooks" for tickless idle...

Andrew

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