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pm_raise_power

Section: Kernel Functions for Drivers (9F)
Updated: 22 July 2004
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NAME

pm_raise_power, pm_lower_power - Raise or lower power of components  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/ddi.h>
#include <sys/sunddi.h>

int pm_raise_power(dev_info_t *dip, int component, int level);

int pm_lower_power(dev_info_t *dip, int component, int level);  

INTERFACE LEVEL

Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI)  

PARAMETERS

 

pm_raise_power

dip Pointer to the device's dev_info structure

component The number of the component for which a power level change is desired

level The power level to which the indicated component will be raised

 

pm_lower_power

dip Pointer to the device's dev_info structure

component The number of the component for which a power level change is desired

level The power level to which the indicated component will be lowered

 

DESCRIPTION

The pm_raise_power(9F) function requests the Power Management framework to raise the power level of component of dip to at least level.

The state of the device should be examined before each physical access. The pm_raise_power(9F) function should be called to set a component to the required power level if the operation to be performed requires the component to be at a power level higher than its current power level.

When pm_raise_power(9F) returns with success, the component is guaranteed to be at least at the requested power level. All devices that depend on this will be at their full power level. Since the actual device power level may be higher than requested by the driver, the driver should not make any assumption about the absolute power level on successful return from pm_raise_power(9F).

The pm_raise_power(9F) function may cause re-entry of the driver power(9E) to raise the power level. Deadlock may result if the driver locks are held across the call to pm_raise_power(9F).

The pm_lower_power(9F) function requests the Power Management framework to lower the power level of component of dip to at most level.

Normally, transitions to lower power levels are initiated by the Power Management framework based on component idleness. However, when detaching, the driver should also initiate reduced power levels by setting the power level of all device components to their lowest levels. The pm_lower_power(9F) function is intended for this use only, and will return DDI_FAILURE if the driver is not detaching at the time of the call.

If automatic Power Management is disabled (see dtpower(1M) and power.conf(4)), pm_lower_power(9F) returns DDI_SUCCESS without changing the power level of the component. Otherwise, when pm_lower_power(9F) returns with success, the component is guaranteed to be at most at the requested power level. Since the actual device power level may be lower than requested by the driver, the driver should not make any assumption about the absolute power level on successful return from pm_lower_power(9F).

The pm_lower_power(9F) may cause re-entry of the driver power(9E) to lower the power level. Deadlock may result if the driver locks are held across the call to pm_raise_power(9F).

Note - If these functions are called as a result of entry into the driver's attach(9E), detach(9E) or power(9E) entry point, these functions must be called from the same thread which entered attach(9E), detach(9E) or power(9E).

 

RETURN VALUES

The pm_raise_power(9F) function returns:

DDI_SUCCESS
 Component  is now at the requested power level or higher.

DDI_FAILURE Component or level is out of range, or the framework was unable to raise the power level of the component to the requested level.

The pm_lower_power(9F) function returns:

DDI_SUCCESS Component is now at the requested power level or lower, or automatic Power Management is disabled.

DDI_FAILURE Component or level is out of range, or the framework was unable to lower the power level of the component to the requested level, or the device is not detaching.

 

EXAMPLES

A hypothetical disk driver might include this code to handle pm_raise_power(9F):

static int
xxdisk_strategy(struct buf *bp)
{

 ...

       /*
        * At this point we have determined that we need to raise the
        * power level of the device. Since we have to drop the
        * mutex, we need to take care of case where framework is
        * lowering power at the same time we are raising power.
        * We resolve this by marking the device busy and failing
        * lower power in power() entry point when device is busy.
        */

        ASSERT(mutex_owned(xsp->lock));
        if (xsp->pm_busycnt < 1) {
       /*
                   * Component is not already marked busy
                   */
         if (pm_busy_component(xsp->dip,
                        XXDISK_COMPONENT) != DDI_SUCCESS) {
                               bioerror(bp,EIO);
                               biodone(bp);
                               return (0);
                           }
                           xsp->pm_busycnt++;
        }
        mutex_exit(xsp->lock);
        if (pm_raise_power(xsp->dip,
                  XXDISK_COMPONENT, XXPOWER_SPUN_UP) != DDI_SUCCESS) {
                          bioerror(bp,EIO);
                          biodone(bp);
                          return (0);
        }
              mutex_enter(xsp->lock);

              ....

}


xxdisk_power(dev_info *dip, int comp, int level)
{

...

       /*
        * We fail the power() entry point if the device is busy and
        * request is to lower the power level.
        
*/

        ASSERT(mutex_owned( xsp->lock));
        if (xsp->pm_busycnt >= 1) {
                       if (level < xsp->cur_level) {
                        mutex_exit( xsp->lock);
                        return (DDI_FAILURE);
                }
        }
 
...

}

 

CONTEXT

These functions can be called from user or kernel context.  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for a description of the following attribute:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface stabilityEvolving

 

SEE ALSO

power.conf(4), pm(7D), attach(9E), detach(9E), power(9E), pm_busy_component(9F), pm_idle_component(9F), pm(9P), pm-components(9P)


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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
INTERFACE LEVEL
PARAMETERS
pm_raise_power
pm_lower_power
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
EXAMPLES
CONTEXT
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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