On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 02:53:07PM +0100, Sylwester Nawrocki wrote:
> On 15/12/15 19:14, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > Since commit 6ada5c1e1b077a ("i2c: Mark adapter devices with
> > pm_runtime_no_callbacks"), runtime PM on adapters turned into a no-op.
> > So, we can remove these calls.
> Won't this break i2c client devices that use runtime PM? Not sure
> if any cases of such client exist now, I'll try to find some time
> to test this change.

Our CODECs can be controlled over I2C and use runtime PM.
However, this change doesn't seem to have any adverse effect on
them that I can find.

Tested-by: Charles Keepax <ckee...@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>

> IIRC client's pm_runtime* calls return error if their parent device's
> runtime PM is not enabled. Also enabling runtime PM on the i2c adapter
> allows propagating runtime PM calls up to its parent - the i2c
> controller platform device.
> So perhaps in your patch we should only remove pm_runtime_get_sync,
> pm_runtime_put calls, leaving runtime PM on the adapter enabled.
> For any future cases where the Exynos I2C controller is not in an
> always on power domain the runtime PM handling in this driver would
> need to be further reworked anyway.
> Perhaps we could just enable/disable adapter's runtime PM in i2c core.

Afraid not sure I can comment on this part.

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