[PATCH] Enable async suspend/resume on industrial IO devices
jic23 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Apr 7 04:29:14 PDT 2011
On 04/06/11 23:47, Sonny Rao wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:59 AM, Jonathan Cameron <jic23 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On 04/06/11 03:45, Sonny Rao wrote:
>>> Industrial I/O devices can sometimes take a long time to resume,
>>> allowing them to be asynchronus saves 50ms on one light sensor
>> Hi Sonny,
>> cc'd linux-iio
>> I'm not particularly familiar with this. Are there any disadvantages?
>> I just wonder if it would be better to push this into individual drivers
>> rather than the core?
> Yeah we could do it that way too, I sent out a similar patch for i2c
> and people were asking if it was entirely safe. It sounds like it may
> depend on dependencies between devices.
> Do you know if any of the devices in iio have inter-device dependencies?
> I was under the impression they were mostly stand-alone sensors that
> ordinarily wouldn't, but I haven't tried to audit all of them or anything.
Mostly I think is the key word here. Right now I don't think we have anything
that would have a problem, but putting something like that in the core is
liable to bite sometime in the future. For now at least I think I'd prefer
to see it in an individual driver.
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