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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPICA: Introduce acpi_load_table_with_index()
On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 11:47:01AM +0200, Nikolaus Voss wrote:
> For unloading an ACPI table, it is necessary to provide the
> index of the table. The method intended for dynamically
> loading or hotplug addition of tables, acpi_load_table(),
> does not provide this information, so a new function
> acpi_load_table_with_index() with the same functionality,
> but an optional pointer to the loaded table index is introduced.
>
> The new function is used in the acpi_configfs driver to save the
> index of the newly loaded table in order to unload it later.

I'll test it later, though couple of remarks:
- would it make sense to provide a counter part helper for unloading? Now it
looks a bit inconsistent in configfs when we use acpi_load_*() vs.
acpi_tb_*() in remove.
- please, include Ferry into Cc (as done in this mail)

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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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