[v3,5/7] drivers: devfreq: add longer polling interval in idle
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Lukasz Luba Feb. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m. UTC
This patch adds new mechanism for devfreq devices which changes polling
interval. The system should sleep longer when the devfreq device is almost
not used. The devfreq framework will not schedule the work too often.
This low-load state is recognised when the device is operating at the lowest
frequency and has low busy_time/total_time factor (< 30%).
When the frequency is different then min, the device is under normal polling
which is the value defined in driver's 'polling_ms'.
When the device is getting more pressure, the framework is able to catch it
based on 'load' in lowest frequency and will start polling more frequently.
The second scenario is when the governor recognised heavy load at minimum
frequency and increases the frequency. The devfreq framework will start
polling in shorter intervals.
The polling interval, when the device is not heavily, can also be changed
from userspace of defined by the driver's author.

Signed-off-by: Lukasz Luba <l.luba@partner.samsung.com>
---
 drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c                 | 151 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 drivers/devfreq/governor.h                |   3 +-
 drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c |   6 +-
 3 files changed, 145 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

Comments

MyungJoo Ham Feb. 18, 2019, 4:33 a.m. UTC | #1
> This patch adds new mechanism for devfreq devices which changes polling
> interval. The system should sleep longer when the devfreq device is almost
> not used. The devfreq framework will not schedule the work too often.
> This low-load state is recognised when the device is operating at the lowest
> frequency and has low busy_time/total_time factor (< 30%).
> When the frequency is different then min, the device is under normal polling
> which is the value defined in driver's 'polling_ms'.
> When the device is getting more pressure, the framework is able to catch it
> based on 'load' in lowest frequency and will start polling more frequently.
> The second scenario is when the governor recognised heavy load at minimum
> frequency and increases the frequency. The devfreq framework will start
> polling in shorter intervals.
> The polling interval, when the device is not heavily, can also be changed
> from userspace of defined by the driver's author.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Luba <l.luba@partner.samsung.com>
> ---
>  drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c                 | 151 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>  drivers/devfreq/governor.h                |   3 +-
>  drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c |   6 +-
>  3 files changed, 145 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> 

There are some requirements that you need to consider:

Is 30% really applicable to ALL devfreq devices?
    - What if some devices do not want such behaviors?
    - What if some devices want different values (change behavors)?
    - What if some manufactures want different default values?
    - What if some devices want to let the framework know that it's in idle?
    - What if some other kernel context, device (drivers),
    or userspace process want to notify that it's no more idling?

As mentioned in the internal thread (tizen.org),
I'm not convinced by the idea of assuming that a device can be considered "idling"
if it has simply "low" utilization.

You are going to deteriorate the UI response time of mobile devices significantly.

Cheers,
MyungJoo.
Lukasz Luba Feb. 19, 2019, 8:33 a.m. UTC | #2
Hi MyungJoo,

Thank you for taking part in the discussion.
Please check my comments below.

On 2/18/19 5:33 AM, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
>> This patch adds new mechanism for devfreq devices which changes polling
>> interval. The system should sleep longer when the devfreq device is almost
>> not used. The devfreq framework will not schedule the work too often.
>> This low-load state is recognised when the device is operating at the lowest
>> frequency and has low busy_time/total_time factor (< 30%).
>> When the frequency is different then min, the device is under normal polling
>> which is the value defined in driver's 'polling_ms'.
>> When the device is getting more pressure, the framework is able to catch it
>> based on 'load' in lowest frequency and will start polling more frequently.
>> The second scenario is when the governor recognised heavy load at minimum
>> frequency and increases the frequency. The devfreq framework will start
>> polling in shorter intervals.
>> The polling interval, when the device is not heavily, can also be changed
>> from userspace of defined by the driver's author.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Luba <l.luba@partner.samsung.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c                 | 151 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>>   drivers/devfreq/governor.h                |   3 +-
>>   drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c |   6 +-
>>   3 files changed, 145 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
>>
> 
> There are some requirements that you need to consider:
> 
> Is 30% really applicable to ALL devfreq devices?
The 30% load while the device is on lowest OPP is to filter some noise.
It might be tunable over sysfs for each device if you like.
>      - What if some devices do not want such behaviors?
They can set polling_idle_ms and polling_ms the same value.
>      - What if some devices want different values (change behavors)?
Need of sysfs tunable here.
>      - What if some manufactures want different default values?
Like above (sysfs).
>      - What if some devices want to let the framework know that it's in idle?
There might be a filed in devfreq->state which could handle this.
>      - What if some other kernel context, device (drivers),
>      or userspace process want to notify that it's no more idling?This issue is more related to the new movement in the 'interconnect'
development. They have a goal for this kind of interactions and QoS
between devices or their clients. In devfreq it would be possible
to tackle this, but would require a lot of changes (notification chain,
state machines in devices,

> 
> As mentioned in the internal thread (tizen.org),
> I'm not convinced by the idea of assuming that a device can be considered "idling"
> if it has simply "low" utilization.
> 
> You are going to deteriorate the UI response time of mobile devices significantly.
Current devfreq wake-up also does not guarantee that, maybe on a single
CPU platform does.

I will try to address your and Chanwoo's comments that the devfreq still
needs deferred polling in some platforms.
Would it be OK if we have two options: deferred and delayed work while
registering a wakeup for a device?
That would be a function like: polling_mode_init(devfreq) instead of
simple INIT_DEFERRED_WORK(), which will check the device's preference.
The device driver could set a filed in 'polling_mode' to enum:
POWER_EFFICIENT or RELIABLE_INTERVAL. For compatibility with old drivers
where the polling_mode = 0, SYSTEM_DEFAULT_POLLING_MODE (which is one
of these two) would be used.
Then the two-phase-polling-interval from this patch could only be used
for the RELIABLE_INTERVAL configuration or even dropped.

Regards,
Lukasz
> 
> Cheers,
> MyungJoo.
> 
>
MyungJoo Ham Feb. 21, 2019, 5:56 a.m. UTC | #3
>> 
>> There are some requirements that you need to consider:
>> 
>> Is 30% really applicable to ALL devfreq devices?
>The 30% load while the device is on lowest OPP is to filter some noise.
>It might be tunable over sysfs for each device if you like.
>>      - What if some devices do not want such behaviors?
>They can set polling_idle_ms and polling_ms the same value.
>>      - What if some devices want different values (change behavors)?
>Need of sysfs tunable here.
>>      - What if some manufactures want different default values?
>Like above (sysfs).
>>      - What if some devices want to let the framework know that it's in idle?
>There might be a filed in devfreq->state which could handle this.
>>      - What if some other kernel context, device (drivers),
>>      or userspace process want to notify that it's no more idling?This issue is more related to the new movement in the 'interconnect'
>development. They have a goal for this kind of interactions and QoS
>between devices or their clients. In devfreq it would be possible
>to tackle this, but would require a lot of changes (notification chain,
>state machines in devices,
>
>> 
>> As mentioned in the internal thread (tizen.org),
>> I'm not convinced by the idea of assuming that a device can be considered "idling"
>> if it has simply "low" utilization.
>> 
>> You are going to deteriorate the UI response time of mobile devices significantly.
>Current devfreq wake-up also does not guarantee that, maybe on a single
>CPU platform does.

Yes, the current devfreq does not enhance UI response time in the sense
that it would keep the same reponse time anyway.

However, your current approach will surely deteriorate it by lengthen
the polling latency.

For mobile and wearable devices, in many cases I've been witnessing,
the device idles right before the user's input (launching an app,
scrolling messages or web pages, or press a play button).
For mitigation, we often relay UI inputs to DVFS mechanisms so that
we either increase frequency for any UI inputs for a short period or
shorten the polling latency for a short period.
When a highly user-interactive device is idling or operating a low frequency,
we should assume that it's going to be highly performing anytime;
loosening the checking period is not a good solution in that sense
although it is probable for servers or workstations.
But, I don't think servers/workstations do care power consumption of
DVFS checking loops anyway.



>
>I will try to address your and Chanwoo's comments that the devfreq still
>needs deferred polling in some platforms.
>Would it be OK if we have two options: deferred and delayed work while
>registering a wakeup for a device?
>That would be a function like: polling_mode_init(devfreq) instead of
>simple INIT_DEFERRED_WORK(), which will check the device's preference.
>The device driver could set a filed in 'polling_mode' to enum:
>POWER_EFFICIENT or RELIABLE_INTERVAL. For compatibility with old drivers
>where the polling_mode = 0, SYSTEM_DEFAULT_POLLING_MODE (which is one
>of these two) would be used.
>Then the two-phase-polling-interval from this patch could only be used
>for the RELIABLE_INTERVAL configuration or even dropped.

One thing I want to add is: let's not over-complicate it.
Do you have any experimental results on how much power is saved by doing this?
(and user response time losses)


Cheers,
MyungJoo
Lukasz Luba Feb. 22, 2019, 4:03 p.m. UTC | #4
Hi MyungJoo,

On 2/21/19 6:56 AM, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
>>>
>>> There are some requirements that you need to consider:
>>>
>>> Is 30% really applicable to ALL devfreq devices?
>> The 30% load while the device is on lowest OPP is to filter some noise.
>> It might be tunable over sysfs for each device if you like.
>>>       - What if some devices do not want such behaviors?
>> They can set polling_idle_ms and polling_ms the same value.
>>>       - What if some devices want different values (change behavors)?
>> Need of sysfs tunable here.
>>>       - What if some manufactures want different default values?
>> Like above (sysfs).
>>>       - What if some devices want to let the framework know that it's in idle?
>> There might be a filed in devfreq->state which could handle this.
>>>       - What if some other kernel context, device (drivers),
>>>       or userspace process want to notify that it's no more idling?This issue is more related to the new movement in the 'interconnect'
>> development. They have a goal for this kind of interactions and QoS
>> between devices or their clients. In devfreq it would be possible
>> to tackle this, but would require a lot of changes (notification chain,
>> state machines in devices,
>>
>>>
>>> As mentioned in the internal thread (tizen.org),
>>> I'm not convinced by the idea of assuming that a device can be considered "idling"
>>> if it has simply "low" utilization.
>>>
>>> You are going to deteriorate the UI response time of mobile devices significantly.
>> Current devfreq wake-up also does not guarantee that, maybe on a single
>> CPU platform does.
> 
> Yes, the current devfreq does not enhance UI response time in the sense
> that it would keep the same reponse time anyway.
> 
> However, your current approach will surely deteriorate it by lengthen
> the polling latency.
> 
> For mobile and wearable devices, in many cases I've been witnessing,
> the device idles right before the user's input (launching an app,
> scrolling messages or web pages, or press a play button).
> For mitigation, we often relay UI inputs to DVFS mechanisms so that
> we either increase frequency for any UI inputs for a short period or
> shorten the polling latency for a short period.
> When a highly user-interactive device is idling or operating a low frequency,
> we should assume that it's going to be highly performing anytime;
> loosening the checking period is not a good solution in that sense
> although it is probable for servers or workstations.
> But, I don't think servers/workstations do care power consumption of
> DVFS checking loops anyway.
It is not just mobiles or servers (I agree servers are not in scope).
Devices like TVs, set-top-boxes, IP cameras, car IVI, they might care
about DVFS, but they do not have batteries (maybe a big car battery...).
They probably have more than 1 CPU and have some accelerators, which
they might register devfreq devices.
> 
> 
> 
>>
>> I will try to address your and Chanwoo's comments that the devfreq still
>> needs deferred polling in some platforms.
>> Would it be OK if we have two options: deferred and delayed work while
>> registering a wakeup for a device?
>> That would be a function like: polling_mode_init(devfreq) instead of
>> simple INIT_DEFERRED_WORK(), which will check the device's preference.
>> The device driver could set a filed in 'polling_mode' to enum:
>> POWER_EFFICIENT or RELIABLE_INTERVAL. For compatibility with old drivers
>> where the polling_mode = 0, SYSTEM_DEFAULT_POLLING_MODE (which is one
>> of these two) would be used.
>> Then the two-phase-polling-interval from this patch could only be used
>> for the RELIABLE_INTERVAL configuration or even dropped.
> 
> One thing I want to add is: let's not over-complicate it.
> Do you have any experimental results on how much power is saved by doing this?
> (and user response time losses)
No I don't have such results. Maybe it is not even worth to add this
two-phase-polling because the polling using DELAYED does not increase
the power consumption too much. Like for the device mentioned above.

Simplest first step.
What would you say to add just the possibility of choosing between:
INIT_DEFERRED_WORK() and INIT_DELAYED_WORK() in runtime via sysfs?
There would be also Kconfig which sets default.
No additional code for different custom polling modes.

Regards,
Lukasz
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> MyungJoo
> 
> 
>

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diff --git a/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c b/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
index c200b3c..29e99ce 100644
--- a/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
+++ b/drivers/devfreq/devfreq.c
@@ -29,6 +29,13 @@ 
 #include <linux/of.h>
 #include "governor.h"
 
+/* The ~30% load threshold used for load calculation (due to fixed point
+ * arithmetic) */
+#define LOAD_THRESHOLD_IN_DEVICE_USAGE (300)
+
+static const
+unsigned int default_polling_idle_ms = CONFIG_DEVFREQ_DEFAULT_POLLING_IDLE_MS;
+
 static struct class *devfreq_class;
 
 /* The list of all device-devfreq governors */
@@ -144,6 +151,38 @@  static int set_freq_table(struct devfreq *devfreq)
 }
 
 /**
+ * devfreq_get_polling_delay() - gets the polling delay for current state
+ * @devfreq:	the devfreq instance.
+ *
+ * Helper function which checks existing device state and returns polling
+ * interval. The function requires the caller holds devfreq->lock.
+ */
+static int devfreq_get_polling_delay(struct devfreq *devfreq)
+{
+	unsigned int scaling_min_freq;
+	unsigned long load;
+
+	lockdep_assert_held(&devfreq->lock);
+
+	/* Check the frequency of the device. If it not the lowest then use
+	 * device's polling_ms interval and job is done. */
+	scaling_min_freq = max(devfreq->scaling_min_freq, devfreq->min_freq);
+	if (scaling_min_freq != devfreq->previous_freq)
+		return devfreq->profile->polling_ms;
+
+	/* The device is running minimum frequency, check the load and if
+	 * the value crosses the threshold, start polling with device's
+	 * polling_ms value. */
+	load = devfreq->last_status.busy_time << 10;
+	load /= devfreq->last_status.total_time;
+
+	if (load > LOAD_THRESHOLD_IN_DEVICE_USAGE)
+		return devfreq->profile->polling_ms;
+	else
+		return devfreq->profile->polling_idle_ms;
+}
+
+/**
  * devfreq_update_status() - Update statistics of devfreq behavior
  * @devfreq:	the devfreq instance
  * @freq:	the update target frequency
@@ -378,14 +417,17 @@  static void devfreq_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 	int err;
 	struct devfreq *devfreq = container_of(work,
 					struct devfreq, work.work);
+	unsigned int polling_ms;
 
 	mutex_lock(&devfreq->lock);
+	polling_ms = devfreq_get_polling_delay(devfreq);
+
 	err = update_devfreq(devfreq);
 	if (err)
 		dev_err(&devfreq->dev, "dvfs failed with (%d) error\n", err);
 
 	schedule_delayed_work(&devfreq->work,
-			      msecs_to_jiffies(devfreq->profile->polling_ms));
+			      msecs_to_jiffies(polling_ms));
 	mutex_unlock(&devfreq->lock);
 }
 
@@ -401,6 +443,7 @@  static void devfreq_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 void devfreq_monitor_start(struct devfreq *devfreq)
 {
 	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&devfreq->work, devfreq_monitor);
+	/* Start polling with normal (not idle) polling interval. */
 	if (devfreq->profile->polling_ms)
 		schedule_delayed_work(&devfreq->work,
 			msecs_to_jiffies(devfreq->profile->polling_ms));
@@ -464,6 +507,7 @@  void devfreq_monitor_resume(struct devfreq *devfreq)
 	if (!devfreq->stop_polling)
 		goto out;
 
+	/* In resume, normal (not idle) polling interval is used. */
 	if (!delayed_work_pending(&devfreq->work) &&
 			devfreq->profile->polling_ms)
 		schedule_delayed_work(&devfreq->work,
@@ -485,43 +529,60 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL(devfreq_monitor_resume);
  * devfreq_interval_update() - Update device devfreq monitoring interval
  * @devfreq:    the devfreq instance.
  * @delay:      new polling interval to be set.
+ * @idle:	indicates state for which the new interval is going to be set.
  *
  * Helper function to set new load monitoring polling interval. Function
- * to be called from governor in response to DEVFREQ_GOV_INTERVAL event.
+ * to be called from governor in response to DEVFREQ_GOV_INTERVAL or
+ * DEVFREQ_GOV_IDLE_INTERVAL event.
  */
-void devfreq_interval_update(struct devfreq *devfreq, unsigned int *delay)
+void devfreq_interval_update(struct devfreq *devfreq, unsigned int *delay,
+			     bool idle)
 {
-	unsigned int cur_delay = devfreq->profile->polling_ms;
+	unsigned int cur_delay;
 	unsigned int new_delay = *delay;
+	bool dev_in_idle = false;
 
 	mutex_lock(&devfreq->lock);
-	devfreq->profile->polling_ms = new_delay;
 
+	cur_delay = devfreq_get_polling_delay(devfreq);
+	/* check if we are currently in idle state, it will be needed later */
+	if (cur_delay == devfreq->profile->polling_idle_ms)
+		dev_in_idle = true;
+
+	if (idle)
+		devfreq->profile->polling_idle_ms = new_delay;
+	else
+		devfreq->profile->polling_ms = new_delay;
+
+	/* device is in suspend, does not need to do anything more. */
 	if (devfreq->stop_polling)
 		goto out;
 
-	/* if new delay is zero, stop polling */
-	if (!new_delay) {
+	/* if new delay is zero and it is for 'normal' polling,
+	 * then stop polling */
+	if (!new_delay && !idle) {
 		mutex_unlock(&devfreq->lock);
 		cancel_delayed_work_sync(&devfreq->work);
 		return;
 	}
 
-	/* if current delay is zero, start polling with new delay */
-	if (!cur_delay) {
+	/* if current delay is zero and it is not for idle,
+	 * start polling with 'normal' polling interval */
+	if (!cur_delay && !idle) {
 		schedule_delayed_work(&devfreq->work,
-			msecs_to_jiffies(devfreq->profile->polling_ms));
+			msecs_to_jiffies(new_delay));
 		goto out;
 	}
 
-	/* if current delay is greater than new delay, restart polling */
-	if (cur_delay > new_delay) {
+	/* if current delay is greater than new delay and the new polling value
+	 * corresponds to the current state, restart polling */
+	if (cur_delay > new_delay && dev_in_idle == idle) {
 		mutex_unlock(&devfreq->lock);
 		cancel_delayed_work_sync(&devfreq->work);
 		mutex_lock(&devfreq->lock);
 		if (!devfreq->stop_polling)
 			schedule_delayed_work(&devfreq->work,
-			      msecs_to_jiffies(devfreq->profile->polling_ms));
+			      msecs_to_jiffies(new_delay));
 	}
 out:
 	mutex_unlock(&devfreq->lock);
@@ -590,6 +651,24 @@  static void devfreq_dev_release(struct device *dev)
 }
 
 /**
+ * polling_idle_init() - Initialize polling interval for device's low-load.
+ * @df:		the devfreq device which is setup
+ *
+ * The function checks if the driver's code defined the 'polling_idle_ms' and
+ * leaves it or tries to initialise according to the framework's default value
+ * and 'normal' polling interval ('polling_ms').
+ */
+static void polling_idle_init(struct devfreq *df)
+{
+	if (!df->profile->polling_idle_ms)
+		df->profile->polling_idle_ms = default_polling_idle_ms;
+
+	if (df->profile->polling_idle_ms <= df->profile->polling_ms)
+		df->profile->polling_idle_ms = df->profile->polling_ms +
+			default_polling_idle_ms;
+}
+
+/**
  * devfreq_add_device() - Add devfreq feature to the device
  * @dev:	the device to add devfreq feature.
  * @profile:	device-specific profile to run devfreq.
@@ -664,6 +743,8 @@  struct devfreq *devfreq_add_device(struct device *dev,
 	}
 	devfreq->max_freq = devfreq->scaling_max_freq;
 
+	polling_idle_init(devfreq);
+
 	devfreq->suspend_freq = dev_pm_opp_get_suspend_opp_freq(dev);
 	atomic_set(&devfreq->suspend_count, 0);
 
@@ -1235,6 +1316,13 @@  static ssize_t polling_interval_store(struct device *dev,
 	if (ret != 1)
 		return -EINVAL;
 
+	mutex_lock(&df->lock);
+	if (df->profile->polling_idle_ms < value) {
+		mutex_unlock(&df->lock);
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
+	mutex_unlock(&df->lock);
+
 	df->governor->event_handler(df, DEVFREQ_GOV_INTERVAL, &value);
 	ret = count;
 
@@ -1242,6 +1330,42 @@  static ssize_t polling_interval_store(struct device *dev,
 }
 static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(polling_interval);
 
+static ssize_t
+polling_idle_interval_show(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr,
+			   char *buf)
+{
+	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", to_devfreq(dev)->profile->polling_idle_ms);
+}
+
+static ssize_t polling_idle_interval_store(struct device *dev,
+					   struct device_attribute *attr,
+					   const char *buf, size_t count)
+{
+	struct devfreq *df = to_devfreq(dev);
+	unsigned int value;
+	int ret;
+
+	if (!df->governor)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	ret = sscanf(buf, "%u", &value);
+	if (ret != 1)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	mutex_lock(&df->lock);
+	if (df->profile->polling_ms > value) {
+		mutex_unlock(&df->lock);
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
+	mutex_unlock(&df->lock);
+
+	df->governor->event_handler(df, DEVFREQ_GOV_IDLE_INTERVAL, &value);
+	ret = count;
+
+	return ret;
+}
+static DEVICE_ATTR_RW(polling_idle_interval);
+
 static ssize_t min_freq_store(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr,
 			      const char *buf, size_t count)
 {
@@ -1408,6 +1532,7 @@  static struct attribute *devfreq_attrs[] = {
 	&dev_attr_available_frequencies.attr,
 	&dev_attr_target_freq.attr,
 	&dev_attr_polling_interval.attr,
+	&dev_attr_polling_idle_interval.attr,
 	&dev_attr_min_freq.attr,
 	&dev_attr_max_freq.attr,
 	&dev_attr_trans_stat.attr,
diff --git a/drivers/devfreq/governor.h b/drivers/devfreq/governor.h
index f53339c..fa4f0c5 100644
--- a/drivers/devfreq/governor.h
+++ b/drivers/devfreq/governor.h
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ 
 #define DEVFREQ_GOV_INTERVAL			0x3
 #define DEVFREQ_GOV_SUSPEND			0x4
 #define DEVFREQ_GOV_RESUME			0x5
+#define DEVFREQ_GOV_IDLE_INTERVAL			0x6
 
 #define DEVFREQ_MIN_FREQ			0
 #define DEVFREQ_MAX_FREQ			ULONG_MAX
@@ -62,7 +63,7 @@  extern void devfreq_monitor_stop(struct devfreq *devfreq);
 extern void devfreq_monitor_suspend(struct devfreq *devfreq);
 extern void devfreq_monitor_resume(struct devfreq *devfreq);
 extern void devfreq_interval_update(struct devfreq *devfreq,
-					unsigned int *delay);
+				    unsigned int *delay, bool idle);
 
 extern int devfreq_add_governor(struct devfreq_governor *governor);
 extern int devfreq_remove_governor(struct devfreq_governor *governor);
diff --git a/drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c b/drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c
index c0417f0..cc1feac 100644
--- a/drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c
+++ b/drivers/devfreq/governor_simpleondemand.c
@@ -100,7 +100,11 @@  static int devfreq_simple_ondemand_handler(struct devfreq *devfreq,
 		break;
 
 	case DEVFREQ_GOV_INTERVAL:
-		devfreq_interval_update(devfreq, (unsigned int *)data);
+		devfreq_interval_update(devfreq, (unsigned int *)data, false);
+		break;
+
+	case DEVFREQ_GOV_IDLE_INTERVAL:
+		devfreq_interval_update(devfreq, (unsigned int *)data, true);
 		break;
 
 	case DEVFREQ_GOV_SUSPEND: