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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/19] ARM64 / ACPI: Get RSDP and ACPI boot-time tables


On 29/07/14 14:08, Hanjun Guo wrote:
> On 2014-7-29 2:29, Sudeep Holla wrote:
> [...]
>>> +
>>> +/*
>>> + * We never plan to use RSDT on arm/arm64 as its deprecated in spec but this
>>> + * variable is still required by the ACPI core
>>> + */
>>> +u32 acpi_rsdt_forced;
>>
>> This looks like yet another stray variable not used anywhere including
>> core ACPI
>
> It will be used by ACPICA to get the RSDP in acpi_tb_parse_root_table()
> in tbutils.c.
>

No I couldn't find it in mainline/acpica/linux-next(pm tree).

On further digging found that commit fab461058385("ACPICA: Cleanup the
option of forcing the use of the RSDT") has renamed it to
acpi_gbl_do_not_use_xsdt and moved it into acpica with default false.
So you can remove this.

Regards,
Sudeep



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