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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI: Enable SCI_EMULATE to manually simulate physical hotplug testing.
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On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:22 PM, Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hp.com> wrote:
>> > >> +
>> > >> + /*
>> > >> + * Check for internal object and make sure there is a handler
>> > >> + * registered for this object
>> > >> + */
>> > >> + obj_desc = acpi_ns_get_attached_object(node);
>> > >> + if (obj_desc) {
>> > >> + if (obj_desc->common_notify.notify_list[0]) {
>> > >
>> > > Is the above check necessary? acpi_ev_queue_notify_request() sets up to
>> > > call the global handler, acpi_gbl_global_notify[0], even if the object
>> > > does not have a local handler registered.
>> >
>> > Not sure.
>> >
>> > maybe Len or other acpi guyes could answer your questions.
>>
>> I think this check should be removed, but would like someone to
>> verify...
>
>
> Hi Yinghai,
>
> Attached is my suggested update to your patch. It allows a SCI to be
> sent to any object, and therefore can be used for testing the global
> notify handler. Some drivers such as dock.c only register their handler
> to the global notify handler. I also made a few minor changes. I have
> been testing with this update and it is working fine. I like this
> feature, so I hope we can make progress with this update.

len, can you check them?

Thanks

Yinghai


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