[PATCH 1/7] media: cedrus: Disable engine after each slice decoding

Ezequiel Garcia ezequiel at collabora.com
Mon Aug 12 13:28:11 UTC 2019

Hi Jernej,

On Mon, 2019-06-03 at 13:38 +0200, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 11:15:10PM +0200, Jernej Skrabec wrote:
> > libvdpau-sunxi always disables engine after each decoded slice.
> > Do same in Cedrus driver.
> > 
> > Presumably this also lowers power consumption which is always nice.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Jernej Skrabec <jernej.skrabec at siol.net>
> Is it fixing anything though?
> I indeed saw that cedar did disable it everytime, but I couldn't find
> a reason why.
> Also, the power management improvement would need to be measured, it
> can even create the opposite situation where the device will draw more
> current from being woken up than if it had just remained disabled.

While reviewing this, I'm noticing that cedrus_engine_disable can
be marked for static storage (with or without this patch).


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