powerpc: Missing Turbo mode

Bug #1309576 reported by Tim Gardner on 2014-04-18
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Tim Gardner
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Tim Gardner
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Tim Gardner

Bug Description

81f359027a3a383cc1dc79499ce97f1074861e5b cpufreq: powernv: Select CPUFreq related Kconfig options for powernv
0692c69138355fdbf32ecf70a2cde9c1fc3d7bb2 cpufreq: powernv: Use cpufreq_frequency_table.driver_data to store pstate ids
b3d627a5f2bf1a9a486f65af6f7c2ce0e09b3d12 cpufreq: powernv: cpufreq driver for powernv platform

Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) on 2014-04-18
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
assignee: nobody → Tim Gardner (timg-tpi)
status: New → In Progress
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-trusty' to 'verification-done-trusty'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-trusty
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) wrote :

Marking verification-done-trusty until informed otherwise.

tags: added: verification-done-trusty
removed: verification-needed-trusty

Hi Tim,

Ok! The kernel in -proposed has those bits.

They're working.
The expected cpufreq files showed up in /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/*,
and frequency went up and down as expected when setting governors to performance, powersave, ondemand (default).

Question..
The powernv-cpufreq module is not automatically loaded by the kernel (even if put in the initramfs).

Would it be possible to have it built-in (rather than as a module) in some time?

As discussed on Ubuntu's kernel-team mailing list, it fails gracefully on non-compatible hardware
(and even on compatible hardware with older, development firmware versions w/out that support, if that happens on your tests)

Thanks

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.13.0-27.50

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linux (3.13.0-27.50) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Revert "rtlwifi: Set the link state"

linux (3.13.0-27.49) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: (no-up) HID: rmi: do not stop the device at the end of
    probe"
  * Revert "SAUCE: (no-up) HID: rmi: introduce RMI driver for Synaptics
    touchpads"
  * Revert "[Config] CONFIG_HID_RMI=m"

linux (3.13.0-26.48) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Benjamin Tissoires ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) HID: rmi: introduce RMI driver for Synaptics touchpads
    - LP: #1305522
  * SAUCE: (no-up) HID: rmi: do not stop the device at the end of probe
    - LP: #1305522

  [ Kamal Mostafa ]

  * Merged back Ubuntu-3.13.0-24.47 security release
  * Revert "n_tty: Fix n_tty_write crash when echoing in raw mode"
    - LP: #1314762
  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1316835

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_HID_RMI=m
    - LP: #1305522
  * [Config] CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_NX=n for ppc64el
    - LP: #1314625
  * [Config] CONFIG_ZSWAP=y
    - LP: #1315203
  * Add rpcsec_gss_krb5 to generic inclusion list
    - LP: #769527

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * HID: hidraw: make comment more accurate and nicer
    - LP: #1305522
  * HID: remove hid_get_raw_report in struct hid_device
    - LP: #1305522
  * HID: i2c-hid: implement ll_driver transport-layer callbacks
    - LP: #1305522
  * HID: add inliners for ll_driver transport-layer callbacks
    - LP: #1305522
  * HID: Add transport-driver callbacks to the hid_ll_driver struct
    - LP: #1305522
  * drm/nouveau: fail runtime pm properly.
    - LP: #1313986
  * drm/nouveau: don't suspend/resume display on runtime s/r
    - LP: #1313986
  * n_tty: Fix n_tty_write crash when echoing in raw mode
    - LP: #1314762
    - CVE-2014-0196
  * floppy: ignore kernel-only members in FDRAWCMD ioctl input
    - LP: #1316729
    - CVE-2014-1737
  * floppy: don't write kernel-only members to FDRAWCMD ioctl output
    - LP: #1316735
    - CVE-2014-1738

linux (3.13.0-25.47) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Joseph Salisbury ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1313868

  [ Adam Lee ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_RTL8723BE=m, CONFIG_RTL8723_COMMON=m
    - LP: #1240940

  [ Alex Hung ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) dell-led: add mic mute led interface
    - LP: #1308297

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) powerpc: Increase COMMAND_LINE_SIZE to 2048 from 512.
    - LP: #1306677

  [ Ben Collins ]

  * [Config] Disable PAMU on Freescale kernels
    - LP: #1311738

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: x86, hyperv: bypass the timer_irq_works() check"
    - LP: #1311683
  * SAUCE: (no-up) ALSA: usb-audio: Suppress repetitive debug messages from
    retire_playback_urb()
    - LP: #1305133
  * SAUCE: (no-up) 'BUG:' message unnecessarily triggers kerneloops
    - LP: #1305480
  * [Config] CONFIG_POWERNV_CPUFREQ=m
    - LP: #1309576
  * [Config] CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_ONDEMAND=y for ppc64el
    - LP: #1309576
  * [Config] CONFIG_TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE=n for arm64
    - LP: #1309221
  * [Config] CONFIG_MEMCG_KMEM=y
    - LP: #1309586
  * [Config] CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP=y for ppc64el
    - LP: #1312783

  [ Upstream Kernel Change...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) on 2014-08-22
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Utopic):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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