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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:41:22 +0200
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:	Will Deacon <>
Cc:	Sudeep Holla <>,
	Neil Zhang <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	Mathieu Poirier <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] ARM: perf: save/restore pmu registers in pm notifier

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Will Deacon <> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:16:16AM +0100, Sudeep Holla wrote:
>> On 20/10/14 09:46, Neil Zhang wrote:
>> > Will, I prefer to check always-on field under PMU node to check
>> > whether we need Save/restore them.
>> >
>> But how do you handle it for different idle states. e.g. if CPU is in
>> retention, PMU's *might be* retained. Also I don't think PMUs will be
>> placed in "always-on" power domain like timers. So using "always-on"
>> sounds incorrect to me.
> Adding Mathieu to CC, since I spoke to him at LPC about this and he was
> talking about implementing proper PM domain descriptions for coresight
> components.

Good to hear that!


                        Geert (who skipped LPC)

Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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