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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 03/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Increase input buffer size of WMI methods
On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 12:54 PM Yurii Pavlovskyi
<yurii.pavlovskyi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The asus-nb-wmi driver is matched by WMI alias but fails to load on TUF
> Gaming series laptops producing multiple ACPI errors in the kernel log.
>
> The input buffer for WMI method invocation size is 2 dwords, whereas
> 3 are expected by this model.
>
> FX505GM:
> ..
> Method (WMNB, 3, Serialized)
> {
> P8XH (Zero, 0x11)
> CreateDWordField (Arg2, Zero, IIA0)
> CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x04, IIA1)
> CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x08, IIA2)
> Local0 = (Arg1 & 0xFFFFFFFF)
> ...
>
> Compare with older K54C:
> ...
> Method (WMNB, 3, NotSerialized)
> {
> CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x00, IIA0)
> CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x04, IIA1)
> Local0 = (Arg1 & 0xFFFFFFFF)
> ...
>
> Increase buffer size to 3 dwords. No negative consequences of this change
> are expected, as the input buffer size is not verified. The original
> function is replaced by a wrapper for a new method passing value 0 for the
> last parameter. The new function will be used to control RGB keyboard
> backlight.
>
> Signed-off-by: Yurii Pavlovskyi <yurii.pavlovskyi@gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: Daniel Drake <drake@endlessm.com>

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