[RFC 2/3] mei: unstaging mei driver

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Mon Mar 19 17:25:11 UTC 2012


On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 10:34:07PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> 
> 
> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:40:29PM +0200, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> > > -TODO:
> > > -	- Cleanup and split the timer function
> > 
> > What ever happened to this item?
> 
> This is basically splitting the mei_timer delayed work so it doesn't
> have to tick each 2 second but only when there is something pending.

That would be good to solve, don't you think?  It will save power, and
for lots of devices, waking up every 2 seconds is noticable.

> It's not some stability issue so please let me know if you think it is
> appropriate to fix it after we go out of staging.
> If I will try to push few patches this week as the time allows me.

It's too late for the 3.4 merge window now, sorry, that's closed.  But
for 3.5, it would be good to have this done.

thanks,

greg k-h



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