[alsa-devel] HD-audio runtime PM
mengdong.lin at intel.com
Tue Dec 10 13:34:51 CET 2013
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Takashi Iwai [mailto:tiwai at suse.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 8:25 PM
> To: Lin, Mengdong
> Cc: Alsa-devel at alsa-project.org; Wang Xingchao; David Henningsson
> Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] HD-audio runtime PM
> At Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:17:16 +0000,
> Lin, Mengdong wrote:
> > Hi Takashi,
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Lin, Mengdong
> > > Sent: Monday, December 09, 2013 3:03 PM
> > > > > > I've checked two Haswell-ULT platforms with sound git tree
> > > > > > for-linus
> > > > > branch, under Ubuntu:
> > > > > > - ELD cannot refresh properly.
> > > > > > - HDMI hot-plug cannot wake up the audio controller.
> > >
> > > I've tested the latest 3.13-rc2 based sound git tree, master branch:
> > > - ELD can refresh properly on hot-plug event.
> > > I need to bisect to see where the ELD regression happened and how
> > > it was fixed.
> > ELD info cannot refresh on hot-plug event after the controller enters D3
> on Haswell.
> > Sorry, I forgot to enable runtime PM yesterday when checking ELD
> > > - Headset insertion can wake up the legacy audio controller (PCI
> > > device
> > > 00:1b)
> > >
> > > - HDMI insertion still cannot wake up the display audio controller
> > > (PCI device 00:03) We'll double check with HW owner whether the
> > > display audio controller really supports wake up on HDMI/DP
> > > I remember when Xingchao enabled runtime PM on Haswell display
> > > audio controller for display power well release, there was an issue
> > > that this controller does not support "wake up", but we finally
> > > enable runtime PM on it and remove the request for "wake up".
> > HW team clarified that HDMI/DP jack insertion cannot wake up the
> controller from D3. So this is a HW restriction for Haswell, not a driver
> > Now the problem on Haswell/Broadwell is:
> > After the controller enters D3, Gfx driver can still detect HDMI/DP hot
> plug event even if the display power well is disabled.
> > Although Gfx driver set Presence Detect and ELD Valid , the audio
> controller does not wake up and so audio driver has no idea about the
> HDMI/DP hot-plug.
> > Is it audio driver itself or the user space that need this ELD info?
> > Maybe Gfx driver can directly report ELD info to user space.
> If so, the graphics driver can wake up the audio driver as well -- this is yet
> one more reason to create a direct communication channel between the
> graphics and audio drivers :)
Need the audio driver provide an API for gfx driver?
Maybe this API can call snd_hda_power_up(codec) and then snd_hda_power_down(codec),
thus the controller and codec will wake up and audio driver can check ELD info.
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