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SubjectRE: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI: Resolve objects on host-directed table loads
On Wed, 19 Jun 2019, Moore, Robert wrote:
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Nikolaus Voss [mailto:nv@vosn.de]
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:31 AM
>> To: Moore, Robert <robert.moore@intel.com>
>> Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org>; Rafael J. Wysocki
>> <rjw@rjwysocki.net>; Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>; Schmauss, Erik
>> <erik.schmauss@intel.com>; Jacek Anaszewski
>> <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>; Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>; Dan Murphy
>> <dmurphy@ti.com>; Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>; ACPI Devel
>> Maling List <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>; open list:ACPI COMPONENT
>> ARCHITECTURE (ACPICA) <devel@acpica.org>; linux-leds@vger.kernel.org;
>> Linux PWM List <linux-pwm@vger.kernel.org>; Linux Kernel Mailing List
>> <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>; nikolaus.voss@loewensteinmedical.de
>> Subject: RE: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI: Resolve objects on host-directed table
>> loads
>>
>> Hi Bob,
>>
>> On Tue, 18 Jun 2019, Moore, Robert wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Moore, Robert
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:25 PM
>>>> To: 'Nikolaus Voss' <nv@vosn.de>
>>>> Cc: 'Rafael J. Wysocki' <rafael@kernel.org>; 'Rafael J. Wysocki'
>>>> <rjw@rjwysocki.net>; 'Len Brown' <lenb@kernel.org>; Schmauss, Erik
>>>> <erik.schmauss@intel.com>; 'Jacek Anaszewski'
>>>> <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>; 'Pavel Machek' <pavel@ucw.cz>; 'Dan
>>>> Murphy' <dmurphy@ti.com>; 'Thierry Reding'
>>>> <thierry.reding@gmail.com>; 'ACPI Devel Maling List'
>>>> <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>; 'open list:ACPI COMPONENT ARCHITECTURE
>>>> (ACPICA)' <devel@acpica.org>; 'linux- leds@vger.kernel.org' <linux-
>> leds@vger.kernel.org>; 'Linux PWM List'
>>>> <linux-pwm@vger.kernel.org>; 'Linux Kernel Mailing List' <linux-
>>>> kernel@vger.kernel.org>
>>>> Subject: RE: [PATCH v2 1/3] ACPI: Resolve objects on host-directed
>>>> table loads
>>>>
>>>> If it is in fact the AcpiLoadTable interface that is incorrect, that
>>>> of course is different. I'll check that out next.
>>>>
>>> [Moore, Robert]
>>>
>>> Yes, this is the issue, not specifically the Load() operator, but the
>>> AcpiLoadTable interface only.
>>
>> thanks for checking this out. So what is the conclusion? Is my fix of
>> AcpiLoadTable() sufficient or do we need a different solution?
>>
>> Niko
>>
>
>
> Your change is in the correct area. We want to do something like this, however:
>
> diff --git a/source/components/executer/exconfig.c b/source/components/executer/exconfig.c
> index 84a058ada..eba1a6d28 100644
> --- a/source/components/executer/exconfig.c
> +++ b/source/components/executer/exconfig.c
> @@ -342,10 +342,9 @@ AcpiExLoadTableOp (
> return_ACPI_STATUS (Status);
> }
>
> - /* Complete the initialization/resolution of package objects */
> + /* Complete the initialization/resolution of new objects */
>
> - Status = AcpiNsWalkNamespace (ACPI_TYPE_PACKAGE, ACPI_ROOT_OBJECT,
> - ACPI_UINT32_MAX, 0, AcpiNsInitOnePackage, NULL, NULL, NULL);
> + AcpiNsInitializeObjects ();
>
> /* Parameter Data (optional) */
>
> @@ -620,10 +619,11 @@ AcpiExLoadOp (
> return_ACPI_STATUS (Status);
> }
>
> - /* Complete the initialization/resolution of package objects */
> + /* Complete the initialization/resolution of new objects */
>
> - Status = AcpiNsWalkNamespace (ACPI_TYPE_PACKAGE, ACPI_ROOT_OBJECT,
> - ACPI_UINT32_MAX, 0, AcpiNsInitOnePackage, NULL, NULL, NULL);
> + AcpiExExitInterpreter ();
> + AcpiNsInitializeObjects ();
> + AcpiExEnterInterpreter ();
>
> /* Store the DdbHandle into the Target operand */
>
> diff --git a/source/components/tables/tbxfload.c b/source/components/tables/tbxfload.c
> index 217d54bf0..1e17db6c8 100644
> --- a/source/components/tables/tbxfload.c
> +++ b/source/components/tables/tbxfload.c
> @@ -479,6 +479,13 @@ AcpiLoadTable (
> ACPI_INFO (("Host-directed Dynamic ACPI Table Load:"));
> Status = AcpiTbInstallAndLoadTable (ACPI_PTR_TO_PHYSADDR (Table),
> ACPI_TABLE_ORIGIN_EXTERNAL_VIRTUAL, FALSE, &TableIndex);
> + if (ACPI_SUCCESS (Status))
> + {
> + /* Complete the initialization/resolution of new objects */
> +
> + AcpiNsInitializeObjects ();
> + }
> +
> return_ACPI_STATUS (Status);
> }

Ok, I see your are taking this up (I was a bit unsure after your previous
post). Thanks,
Niko

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