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    Subject[26/35] x86, olpc: Wait for last byte of EC command to be accepted
    3.0-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


    From: Paul Fox <>

    commit a3ea14df0e383f44dcb2e61badb71180dbffe526 upstream.

    When executing EC commands, only waiting when there are still
    more bytes to write is usually fine. However, if the system
    suspends very quickly after a call to olpc_ec_cmd(), the last
    data byte may not yet be transferred to the EC, and the command
    will not complete.

    This solves a bug where the SCI wakeup mask was not correctly
    written when going into suspend.

    It means that sometimes, on XO-1.5 (but not XO-1), the
    devices that were marked as wakeup sources can't wake up
    the system. e.g. you ask for wifi wakeups, suspend, but then
    incoming wifi frames don't wake up the system as they should.

    Signed-off-by: Paul Fox <>
    Signed-off-by: Daniel Drake <>
    Acked-by: Andres Salomon <>
    Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    arch/x86/platform/olpc/olpc.c | 4 ++--
    1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

    --- a/arch/x86/platform/olpc/olpc.c
    +++ b/arch/x86/platform/olpc/olpc.c
    @@ -157,13 +157,13 @@ restart:
    if (inbuf && inlen) {
    /* write data to EC */
    for (i = 0; i < inlen; i++) {
    + pr_devel("olpc-ec: sending cmd arg 0x%x\n", inbuf[i]);
    + outb(inbuf[i], 0x68);
    if (wait_on_ibf(0x6c, 0)) {
    printk(KERN_ERR "olpc-ec: timeout waiting for"
    " EC accept data!\n");
    goto err;
    - pr_devel("olpc-ec: sending cmd arg 0x%x\n", inbuf[i]);
    - outb(inbuf[i], 0x68);
    if (outbuf && outlen) {

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