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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI: add "auto" to acpi_enforce_resources
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On Sunday 01 February 2009 22:22:43 Luca Tettamanti wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 03:29:13PM +0100, Thomas Renninger wrote:
> > I thought it may only be one specific hwmon driver which could
> > interfere on ASUS boards with the ATK0110 device. I agree that
> > it would not make sense to cluster all hwmon drivers.
> >
> > The problem is similar to the video backlight switching problem
> > (legacy drivers vs preferred generic ACPI video driver) where
> > you also must know which driver to take before module loading time.
> >
> > I hoped to be able to come up with something more clever or say a nicer
> > solution or at least a short discussion. But I also have no better idea.
> > Maybe all such code should end up in a drivers/acpi/quirks.c file
> > at some time, similar to other places in the kernel.
> >
> > I think it's time for Len looking at this. I wonder whether he will take
> > this patch or why he won't.
> > This is an ugly problem which unfortunately needs an ugly fix/check.
>
> I've rewritten the patch, the idea behind it is still the same but the
> solution is more generic. The code checks a list of DMI entries and
> (optionally) a HID for each entry; if the DMI data matches and the HID
> (if not NULL) is found then resource checking is set to strict, otherwise
> it falls back to lax.
Please wait.
I am currently on a solution which would encapsulate such workarounds a bit
more into an own file.

Give me an hour or two, I hope to be able to come up with something until
then.

Thomas

>
> ---
> Just RFC, it's still UNTESTED...
>
> drivers/acpi/osl.c | 79
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--- 1 file changed, 76
> insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/osl.c b/drivers/acpi/osl.c
> index 6729a49..c6d1a1c 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/osl.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/osl.c
> @@ -1063,7 +1063,10 @@ __setup("acpi_wake_gpes_always_on",
> acpi_wake_gpes_always_on_setup); * in arbitrary AML code and can interfere
> with legacy drivers.
> * acpi_enforce_resources= can be set to:
> *
> - * - strict (2)
> + * - auto (2)
> + * -> detect possible conflicts with ACPI drivers and switch to
> + * strict if needed, otherwise act like lax
> + * - strict (3)
> * -> further driver trying to access the resources will not load
> * - lax (default) (1)
> * -> further driver trying to access the resources will load, but you
> @@ -1073,11 +1076,12 @@ __setup("acpi_wake_gpes_always_on",
> acpi_wake_gpes_always_on_setup); * -> ACPI Operation Region resources
> will not be registered
> *
> */
> -#define ENFORCE_RESOURCES_STRICT 2
> +#define ENFORCE_RESOURCES_STRICT 3
> +#define ENFORCE_RESOURCES_AUTO 2
> #define ENFORCE_RESOURCES_LAX 1
> #define ENFORCE_RESOURCES_NO 0
>
> -static unsigned int acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_LAX;
> +static unsigned int acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_AUTO;
>
> static int __init acpi_enforce_resources_setup(char *str)
> {
> @@ -1086,6 +1090,8 @@ static int __init acpi_enforce_resources_setup(char
> *str)
>
> if (!strcmp("strict", str))
> acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_STRICT;
> + else if (!strcmp("auto", str))
> + acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_AUTO;
> else if (!strcmp("lax", str))
> acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_LAX;
> else if (!strcmp("no", str))
> @@ -1096,6 +1102,73 @@ static int __init acpi_enforce_resources_setup(char
> *str)
>
> __setup("acpi_enforce_resources=", acpi_enforce_resources_setup);
>
> +static acpi_status acpi_res_quick_check_hid_cb(acpi_handle obj_handle,
> + u32 nesting_level, void *context, void **return_value)
> +{
> + *((bool *)return_value) = true;
> + return AE_CTRL_TERMINATE;
> +}
> +
> +static int acpi_res_quick_check_hid(const struct dmi_system_id *d)
> +{
> + acpi_status ret;
> + bool found = false;
> + char *hid;
> +
> + if (!d->driver_data)
> + goto strict;
> +
> + hid = d->driver_data;
> + ret = acpi_get_devices(hid, acpi_res_quick_check_hid_cb,
> + NULL, (void **)&found);
> +
> + if (ret == AE_OK && found)
> + goto strict;
> +
> + return 0;
> +strict:
> + printk(KERN_DEBUG "ACPI: detected %s system: "
> + "enforcing strict resource checking\n", d->ident);
> + return 1;
> +}
> +
> +/* The following systems have ACPI drivers that might overlap the
> + * functionality of native drivers (mostly in hwmon subsys). If
> + * acpi_enforce_resources is set to auto the following table is
> + * used to enforce strict checking in matching systems, in order
> + * to avoid conflicts.
> + * Note that driver_data and the acpi_res_quick_check_hid callback
> + * are used to further refine the match, checking for the presence
> + * of the given HID (driver_data) in the DSDT. Both fields are
> + * optional for DMI-only rules.
> + */
> +static const struct dmi_system_id resource_quirks[] = {
> + {
> + .ident = "Asus",
> + .matches = {
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_BOARD_VENDOR, "ASUSTeK Computer"),
> + },
> + .driver_data = "ATK0110",
> + .callback = acpi_res_quick_check_hid,
> + },
> + { }
> +};
> +
> +static int __init acpi_apply_resource_quirk(void)
> +{
> + if (acpi_enforce_resources != ENFORCE_RESOURCES_AUTO)
> + return 0;
> +
> + dmi_check_system(resource_quirks);
> +
> + if (acpi_enforce_resources == ENFORCE_RESOURCES_AUTO)
> + /* This system is not listed, fallback to 'lax' */
> + acpi_enforce_resources = ENFORCE_RESOURCES_LAX;
> +
> + return 0;
> +}
> +fs_initcall(acpi_apply_resource_quirk);
> +
> /* Check for resource conflicts between ACPI OperationRegions and native
> * drivers */
> int acpi_check_resource_conflict(struct resource *res)
>
> Luca



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