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Subject[PATCH 00/27] ACPICA: 20140424 Release
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ACPICA 20140424 Release Notes for kernel-resident subsystem:

Implemented support to skip/ignore NULL address entries in the RSDT/XSDT.
Some of these tables are known to contain a trailing NULL entry. Lv Zheng.

Removed an extraneous error message for the case where there are a large
number of system GPEs (> 124). This was the "32-bit FADT register is too
long to convert to GAS struct" message, which is irrelevant for GPEs since
the GPEx_BLK_LEN fields of the FADT are always used instead of the (limited
capacity) GAS bit length. Also, several changes to ensure proper support
for GPE numbers > 255, where some "GPE number" fields were 8-bits
internally.

Implemented and deployed additional configuration support for the public
ACPICA external interfaces. Entire classes of interfaces can now be easily
modified or configured out, replaced by stubbed inline functions by
default. Lv Zheng.

Moved all public ACPICA runtime configuration globals to the public ACPICA
external interface file for convenience. Also, removed some obsolete/unused
globals. See the file acpixf.h. Lv Zheng.

Documentation: Added a new section to the ACPICA reference describing the
maximum number of GPEs that can be supported by the FADT-defined GPEs in
block zero and one. About 1200 total. See section 4.4.1 of the ACPICA
reference.

Example Code and Data Size: These are the sizes for the OS-independent
acpica.lib produced by the Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 32-bit compiler. The
debug version of the code includes the debug output trace mechanism and has
a much larger code and data size.

Current Release:
Non-Debug Version: 96.8K Code, 27.2K Data, 124.0K Total
Debug Version: 189.5K Code, 79.7K Data, 269.2K Total
Previous Release:
Non-Debug Version: 97.0K Code, 27.2K Data, 124.2K Total
Debug Version: 189.7K Code, 79.5K Data, 269.2K Total

===============

The 20140424 ACPICA kernel-resident subsystem updates are linuxized based
on the pm/linux-next branch to form this patchset.

The patchset has passed the following build/boot tests.
Build tests are performed as follows:
1. i386 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=y
2. i386 + allyes + CONFIG_ACPI=y
3. i386 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=n
4. i386 + allyes + CONFIG_ACPI=n
5. x86_64 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=y
6. x86_64 + allyes + CONFIG_ACPI=y
7. x86_64 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=n
8. x86_64 + allyes + CONFIG_ACPI=n
Boot tests are performed as follows:
1. i386 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=y
2. x86_64 + default + COFNIG_ACPI=y
Where:
1. i386: machine named as "Dell Inspiron Mini 1010"
2. x86_64: machine named as "HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC"
3. default: kernel configuration with following items enabled:
All hardware drivers related to the machines of i386/x86_64
All drivers/acpi configurations
All platform drivers
All ACPI drivers
4 DRM drivers that implement ACPI opregion
All buses with ACPI bindings
All cpufreq configurations
All xen configurations
All ACPI table drivers
4. allyes: kernel configuration generated by allyesconfig.

After applying this series, the divergence result is:
952 Lines, 33.5 Kbytes.

Bob Moore (10):
ACPICA: Update acpi_buffer_to_resource interface.
ACPICA: Add support for LPIT table.
ACPICA: Add support for _LPD and _PRP methods.
ACPICA: Comment updates - no functional change.
ACPICA: Back port of _PRP update.
ACPICA: Back port of improvements on exception code.
ACPICA: Remove extraneous error message for large number of GPEs.
ACPICA: Events: Update GPE handling and initialization code.
ACPICA: Comment/format update, no functional change.
ACPICA: Update version to 20140424.

David E. Box (1):
ACPICA: Update handling of PCI ID lists.

Lv Zheng (16):
ACPICA: Utilities: Cleanup obsoleted global variables.
ACPICA: Utilities: Deploy ACPI_DEBUGGER_EXEC for ACPI_DEBUGGER
enabled code in utglobal.c.
ACPICA: acpidump: Fix code issue in invoking fread in the loop.
ACPICA: Update global variable definitions. No functional change.
ACPICA: OSL: Move external globals from utglobal.c to acpixf.h using
ACPI_INIT_GLOBAL/ACPI_GLOBAL.
ACPICA: OSL: Add configurability for memory allocation macros.
ACPICA: OSL: Add configurability for error message functions.
ACPICA: OSL: Add configurability for debug output functions.
ACPICA: OSL: Add section to collect the divergence in acpixf.h.
ACPICA: OSL: Add configurability for generic external functions.
ACPICA: Linux header: Add support for stubbed externals.
ACPICA: acpidump: Fix truncated RSDP signature validation.
ACPICA: Tables: Fix invalid pointer accesses in
acpi_tb_parse_root_table().
ACPICA: acpidump: Add support to force using RSDT.
ACPICA: Tables: Add new mechanism to skip NULL entries in RSDT and
XSDT.
ACPICA: Tables: Remove old mechanism to validate if XSDT contains
NULL entries.

drivers/acpi/acpica/acevents.h | 5 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/acglobal.h | 141 +---
drivers/acpi/acpica/aclocal.h | 9 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/acpredef.h | 4 +
drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpe.c | 13 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeblk.c | 34 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeinit.c | 12 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfgpe.c | 7 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/hwpci.c | 15 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/rscreate.c | 13 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/tbfadt.c | 51 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/tbutils.c | 123 +--
drivers/acpi/acpica/utglobal.c | 26 +-
drivers/acpi/acpica/utxferror.c | 2 +
include/acpi/acnames.h | 1 +
include/acpi/acpixf.h | 834 +++++++++++++-------
include/acpi/actbl1.h | 4 +-
include/acpi/actbl2.h | 71 +-
include/acpi/actypes.h | 21 +
include/acpi/platform/aclinux.h | 31 +
.../acpi/os_specific/service_layers/oslinuxtbl.c | 102 ++-
tools/power/acpi/tools/acpidump/acpidump.h | 23 +-
tools/power/acpi/tools/acpidump/apmain.c | 13 +-
23 files changed, 900 insertions(+), 655 deletions(-)

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1.7.10



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