Re: [RFC 2/3] mei: unstaging mei driver

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On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 08:32:29PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> 
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:40:29PM +0200, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> > > > > -TODO:
> > > > > -	- Cleanup and split the timer function
> > > >
> > > > What ever happened to this item?
> > >
> > > This is basically splitting the mei_timer delayed work so it doesn't
> > > have to tick each 2 second but only when there is something pending.
> > 
> > That would be good to solve, don't you think?  It will save power, and for lots
> > of devices, waking up every 2 seconds is noticable.
> 
> Yes it would great and we will definitely do it but frankly I never seen it high on the power list
> even on the idle system. The users who really want this go to mainline are actually from the severs world
> were this is a bit less an issue.
> 
> > 
> > > It's not some stability issue so please let me know if you think it is
> > > appropriate to fix it after we go out of staging.
> > > If I will try to push few patches this week as the time allows me.
> > 
> > It's too late for the 3.4 merge window now, sorry, that's closed.  But for 3.5, it
> > would be good to have this done.
> 
> Yeah I kind slept under rock and haven't noticed that v3.3 is already out anyway please
>  reconsider my previously posted unstaging patches were out for few weeks.

Sorry, but as they weren't accepted into my tree by last week, I can't
accept them for 3.4.

Also, I thought I asked that you get a signed-off-by by some other Intel
people before this code could move out of staging, did I miss that
happening?

thanks,

greg k-h
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