freezer: skip waking up tasks with PF_FREEZER_SKIP set

Android goes through suspend/resume very often (every few seconds when
on a busy wifi network with the screen off), and a significant portion
of the energy used to go in and out of suspend is spent in the
freezer.  If a task has called freezer_do_not_count(), don't bother
waking it up.  If it happens to wake up later it will call
freezer_count() and immediately enter the refrigerator.

Combined with patches to convert freezable helpers to use
freezer_do_not_count() and convert common sites where idle userspace
tasks are blocked to use the freezable helpers, this reduces the
time and energy required to suspend and resume.

Change-Id: I6ba019d24273619849af757a413271da3261d7db
Acked-by: Tejun Heo <>
Acked-by: Pavel Machek <>
Signed-off-by: Colin Cross <>
Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
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