[alsa-devel] [PATCH] hda - remove unnecessary msleep on power state transitions
fengguang.wu at intel.com
Thu Feb 25 13:42:29 CET 2010
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 04:17:15PM +0800, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:38:49 +0800,
> Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > From: "Zhang, Rui" <rui.zhang at intel.com>
> > This will save ~15ms boot time.
> > The first 10ms sleep was introduced in commit d2595d86e5 for (buggy)
> > Cxt codecs, so better to limit the sleep to the problem hardware.
> > For the second 10ms sleep, the HDA spec says:
> > Power State[1:0]:
> > 00: Node Power state (D0) is fully on.
> > 01: Node Power state (D1) allows for (does not require) the lowest possible power consuming state from which it
> > can return to the "fully on" state (D0) within 10 ms, excepting analog pass through circuits (e.g., CD analog
> > playback) which must remain fully on.
> > 10: Node Power state (D2) allows for (does not require) the lowest possible power consuming state from which it
> > can return to the "fully on" state (D0) within 10 ms. For modems, this is the "wake on ring" power state.
> > 11: Node Power state (D3) allows for (does not require) lowest possible power consuming state under software
> > control. Note that any low power state set by software must retain sufficient operational capability to properly
> > respond to subsequent software Power State command.
> > So 10ms is actually the max wait time. It should be safe to
> > remove/reduce it and rely on the loop of 1ms-sleeps.
> > CC: Marc Boucher <marc at linuxant.com>
> > CC: Arjan van de Ven <arjan at linux.intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang at intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu at intel.com>
> This delay might be needed for codecs of other vendors, but let's see...
> If more codecs need this, we may put a flag into hda_codec struct.
The first delay? OK let's see. Hopefully this won't break audio playback
if there are similar broken hw..
> Anyway, I applied the patch with a minor compile warning fix now.
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