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SubjectRE: [PATCH v9 5/7] ACPI: Translate the I/O range of non-MMIO devices before scanning
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Hi Mika

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mika Westerberg [mailto:mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com]
> Sent: 19 June 2017 11:02
> To: Gabriele Paoloni
> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki; Lorenzo Pieralisi; Rafael J. Wysocki;
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> pci@vger.kernel.org; minyard@acm.org; John Garry; xuwei (O)
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 5/7] ACPI: Translate the I/O range of non-MMIO
> devices before scanning
>
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:50:49AM +0000, Gabriele Paoloni wrote:
> > Many thanks for your response and your help here.
> >
> > I guess that as conclusion with respect to the current v9 patchset we
> can
> > disregard the idea of MFD and modify the current v9 so that it
> doesn't
> > touch directly ACPI resources.
> > Instead as I proposed before we can have the scan handler to
> enumerate
> > the children devices and translate its addresses filling dev-
> >resources[] and
> > at the same time we can modify acpi_default_enumeration to check
> > acpi_device_enumerated() before continuing with device
> enumeration...?
> >
> > Do you think it as a viable solution?
>
> No, I think MFD + scan handler inside the MFD driver is the way to go.
> We don't want to trash ACPI core with stuff that does not belong there
> IMHO.

Ok Many thanks I will investigate this direction

>
> Also you don't need to modify acpi_default_enumeration() because you
> can
> mark your device enumerated in the MFD driver. So all the dirty details
> will be in the MFD driver and not in ACPI core.

Ok got it :)

Cheers
Gab

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