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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 4/9] acpi/arm64: Add GTDT table parse driver
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 11:08 PM, Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 10:30:37PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 7:53 PM, <fu.wei@linaro.org> wrote:
>> > From: Fu Wei <fu.wei@linaro.org>
>> >
>> > This patch adds support for parsing arch timer in GTDT,
>> > provides some kernel APIs to parse all the PPIs and
>> > always-on info in GTDT and export them.
>> >
>> > By this driver, we can simplify arm_arch_timer drivers, and
>> > separate the ACPI GTDT knowledge from it.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Fu Wei <fu.wei@linaro.org>
>> > Signed-off-by: Hanjun Guo <hanjun.guo@linaro.org>
>> > ---
>> > drivers/acpi/Kconfig | 5 ++
>> > drivers/acpi/Makefile | 1 +
>> > drivers/acpi/arm64/Kconfig | 15 ++++
>> > drivers/acpi/arm64/Makefile | 1 +
>> > drivers/acpi/arm64/acpi_gtdt.c | 170 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> > include/linux/acpi.h | 6 ++
>> > 6 files changed, 198 insertions(+)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>> > index b7e2e77..1cdc7d2 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
>> > @@ -521,4 +521,9 @@ config XPOWER_PMIC_OPREGION
>> >
>> > endif
>> >
>> > +if ARM64
>> > +source "drivers/acpi/arm64/Kconfig"
>> > +
>> > +endif
>> > +
>> > endif # ACPI
>> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/Makefile b/drivers/acpi/Makefile
>> > index 251ce85..1a94ff7 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/acpi/Makefile
>> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/Makefile
>> > @@ -99,5 +99,6 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_ACPI_EXTLOG) += acpi_extlog.o
>> > obj-$(CONFIG_PMIC_OPREGION) += pmic/intel_pmic.o
>> > obj-$(CONFIG_CRC_PMIC_OPREGION) += pmic/intel_pmic_crc.o
>> > obj-$(CONFIG_XPOWER_PMIC_OPREGION) += pmic/intel_pmic_xpower.o
>> > +obj-$(CONFIG_ARM64) += arm64/
>> >
>> > video-objs += acpi_video.o video_detect.o
>> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/arm64/Kconfig b/drivers/acpi/arm64/Kconfig
>> > new file mode 100644
>> > index 0000000..ff5c253
>> > --- /dev/null
>> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/arm64/Kconfig
>> > @@ -0,0 +1,15 @@
>> > +#
>> > +# ACPI Configuration for ARM64
>> > +#
>> > +
>> > +menu "The ARM64-specific ACPI Support"
>> > +
>> > +config ACPI_GTDT
>> > + bool "ACPI GTDT table Support"
>>
>> This should depend on ARM64.
>>
>> Also I wonder if it needs to be user-selectable? Wouldn't it be
>> better to enable it by default when building for ARM64 with ACPI?
>>
> It is currently selected in patch 9, in the watchdog driver's Kconfig
> entry.

Well, it still doesn't have to be user-selectable for that. :-)

> Not sure if I like that; maybe the watchdog driver should depend
> on it instead ?

If the watchdog is not the only user of it (and I don't think it is),
it would be better to arrange things this way.

Thanks,
Rafael

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