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SubjectRE: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI: Resolve objects on host-directed table loads

-----Original Message-----
From: Nikolaus Voss []
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2019 2:26 AM
To: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <>; Len Brown <>; Moore, Robert <>; Schmauss, Erik <>; Jacek Anaszewski <>; Pavel Machek <>; Dan Murphy <>; Thierry Reding <>; ACPI Devel Maling List <>; open list:ACPI COMPONENT ARCHITECTURE (ACPICA) <>;; Linux PWM List <>; Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI: Resolve objects on host-directed table loads

Hi Rafael,

On Fri, 14 Jun 2019, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 10:36 AM Nikolaus Voss
> <> wrote:
>> If an ACPI SSDT overlay is loaded after built-in tables have been
>> loaded e.g. via configfs or efivar_ssdt_load() it is necessary to
>> rewalk the namespace to resolve references. Without this, relative
>> and absolute paths like ^PCI0.SBUS or \_SB.PCI0.SBUS are not resolved
>> correctly.
>> Make configfs load use the same method as efivar_ssdt_load().
>> Signed-off-by: Nikolaus Voss <>
> This is fine by me, so
> Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
> Or if you want me to take this patch (without the other two in the
> series), please let me know.

thanks. I think it would be the best if you take up this patch as it is an independent topic. In retrospect it wasn't a good idea to put it into this series.

Kind regards,

I would have to ask, why is additional code needed for package initialization/resolution? It already happens elsewhere in acpica.


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