Common ARM context save and restore (first steps)

Registered by Vincent Guittot on 2011-04-19

We need to list with Arm which registers really need to be saved or restored for each Arm states. On some soC, all registers can't be saved by linux and action must be delegated to a another piece of code.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Vincent Guittot
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Amit Kucheria
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Lorenzo Pieralisi
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for trunk
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2011.08
Started by
Amit Kucheria on 2011-08-12
Completed by
Amit Kucheria on 2011-08-23

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Blueprint now assigned to Lorenzo, since he'll coordinate and act as gatekeeper to all platform-code that is converted over to use the common code.

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Work Items

Work items for 2011.08:
[lorenzo-pieralisi] Publish common save and restore patchset to git tree: DONE
[amitdanielk] Review Lorenzo's common save & restore patchset: DONE
[amitdanielk] Get samsung board working with Lorenzo's common save & restore patchset: DONE
[amitdanielk] Convert samsung cpuidle to use Lorenzo's common code in mainline: DONE

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