[V5,2/5] workqueue: Add system wide power_efficient workqueues

Message ID d0410ec9ec8e37b42769db27a17faa901c7fdd62.1366803121.git.viresh.kumar@linaro.org
State Accepted
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Viresh Kumar April 24, 2013, 11:42 a.m.
This patch adds system wide workqueues aligned towards power saving. This is
done by allocating them with WQ_UNBOUND flag if 'wq_power_efficient' is set to
'true'.

Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@linaro.org>
---
 include/linux/workqueue.h |  7 +++++++
 kernel/workqueue.c        | 13 ++++++++++++-
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/include/linux/workqueue.h b/include/linux/workqueue.h
index 83fa570..ac3e0e29 100644
--- a/include/linux/workqueue.h
+++ b/include/linux/workqueue.h
@@ -336,11 +336,18 @@  enum {
  *
  * system_freezable_wq is equivalent to system_wq except that it's
  * freezable.
+ *
+ * *_power_efficient_wq are inclined towards saving power. They are converted
+ * into WQ_UNBOUND variants, if 'wq_power_efficient' is set to 'true'. Otherwise
+ * they are same as their sibling types. Like: system_power_efficient_wq will
+ * behave like system_wq if 'wq_power_efficient' is not set to 'true'.
  */
 extern struct workqueue_struct *system_wq;
 extern struct workqueue_struct *system_long_wq;
 extern struct workqueue_struct *system_unbound_wq;
 extern struct workqueue_struct *system_freezable_wq;
+extern struct workqueue_struct *system_power_efficient_wq;
+extern struct workqueue_struct *system_freezable_power_efficient_wq;
 
 static inline struct workqueue_struct * __deprecated __system_nrt_wq(void)
 {
diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
index a327027..cb1c2cc 100644
--- a/kernel/workqueue.c
+++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
@@ -313,6 +313,10 @@  struct workqueue_struct *system_unbound_wq __read_mostly;
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(system_unbound_wq);
 struct workqueue_struct *system_freezable_wq __read_mostly;
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(system_freezable_wq);
+struct workqueue_struct *system_power_efficient_wq __read_mostly;
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(system_power_efficient_wq);
+struct workqueue_struct *system_freezable_power_efficient_wq __read_mostly;
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(system_freezable_power_efficient_wq);
 
 static int worker_thread(void *__worker);
 static void copy_workqueue_attrs(struct workqueue_attrs *to,
@@ -4985,8 +4989,15 @@  static int __init init_workqueues(void)
 					    WQ_UNBOUND_MAX_ACTIVE);
 	system_freezable_wq = alloc_workqueue("events_freezable",
 					      WQ_FREEZABLE, 0);
+	system_power_efficient_wq = alloc_workqueue("events_power_efficient",
+					      WQ_POWER_EFFICIENT, 0);
+	system_freezable_power_efficient_wq = alloc_workqueue("events_freezable_power_efficient",
+					      WQ_FREEZABLE | WQ_POWER_EFFICIENT,
+					      0);
 	BUG_ON(!system_wq || !system_highpri_wq || !system_long_wq ||
-	       !system_unbound_wq || !system_freezable_wq);
+	       !system_unbound_wq || !system_freezable_wq ||
+	       !system_power_efficient_wq ||
+	       !system_freezable_power_efficient_wq);
 	return 0;
 }
 early_initcall(init_workqueues);