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SubjectRe: [Alternative][PATCH] ACPI / PCI: Set root bridge ACPI handle in advance, v2
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On Wednesday, January 09, 2013 03:27:29 PM Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 3:06 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, January 09, 2013 03:16:59 PM Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
> >> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> >> >
> >> > The ACPI handles of PCI root bridges need to be known to
> >> > acpi_bind_one(), so that it can create the appropriate
> >> > "firmware_node" and "physical_node" files for them, but currently
> >> > the way it gets to know those handles is not exactly straightforward
> >> > (to put it lightly).
> >> >
> >> > This is how it works, roughly:
> >> >
> >> > 1. acpi_bus_scan() finds the handle of a PCI root bridge,
> >> > creates a struct acpi_device object for it and passes that
> >> > object to acpi_pci_root_add().
> >> >
> >> > 2. acpi_pci_root_add() creates a struct acpi_pci_root object,
> >> > populates its "device" field with its argument's address
> >> > (device->handle is the ACPI handle found in step 1).
> >> >
> >> > 3. The struct acpi_pci_root object created in step 2 is passed
> >> > to pci_acpi_scan_root() and used to get resources that are
> >> > passed to pci_create_root_bus().
> >> >
> >> > 4. pci_create_root_bus() creates a struct pci_host_bridge object
> >> > and passes its "dev" member to device_register().
> >> >
> >> > 5. platform_notify(), which for systems with ACPI is set to
> >> > acpi_platform_notify(), is called.
> >> >
> >> > So far, so good. Now it starts to be "interesting".
> >> >
> >> > 6. acpi_find_bridge_device() is used to find the ACPI handle of
> >> > the given device (which is the PCI root bridge) and executes
> >> > acpi_pci_find_root_bridge(), among other things, for the
> >> > given device object.
> >> >
> >> > 7. acpi_pci_find_root_bridge() uses the name (sic!) of the given
> >> > device object to extract the segment and bus numbers of the PCI
> >> > root bridge and passes them to acpi_get_pci_rootbridge_handle().
> >> >
> >> > 8. acpi_get_pci_rootbridge_handle() browses the list of ACPI PCI
> >> > root bridges and finds the one that matches the given segment
> >> > and bus numbers. Its handle is then used to initialize the
> >> > ACPI handle of the PCI root bridge's device object by
> >> > acpi_bind_one(). However, this is *exactly* the ACPI handle we
> >> > started with in step 1.
> >> >
> >> > Needless to say, this is quite embarassing, but it may be avoided
> >> > thanks to commit f3fd0c8 (ACPI: Allow ACPI handles of devices to be
> >> > initialized in advance), which makes it possible to initialize the
> >> > ACPI handle of a device before passing it to device_register().
> >> >
> >> > Accordingly, add a new __weak routine, pcibios_root_bridge_prepare(),
> >> > defaulting to an empty implementation that can be replaced by the
> >> > interested architecutres (x86 and ia64 at the moment) with functions
> >> > that will set the root bridge's ACPI handle before its dev member is
> >> > passed to device_register(). Make both x86 and ia64 provide such
> >> > implementations of pcibios_root_bridge_prepare() and remove
> >> > acpi_pci_find_root_bridge() and acpi_get_pci_rootbridge_handle() that
> >> > aren't necessary any more.
> >> >
> >> > Included is a fix for breakage on systems with non-ACPI PCI host
> >> > bridges from Bjorn Helgaas.
> >> >
> >> > Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> >>
> >> Looks good to me!
> >>
> >> Acked-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > I'll wait for comments from the others, if any, and put it into my acpi-scan
> > branch after a couple of days. It doesn't need to be there technically, but
> > it's kind of related.
>
> I tested it with acpi-scan and pci-root-bus-hotplug patchset, and it works well.
> so
> Acked-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>

Thanks!

> BTW, found one left over of change about ->acpi_handle==> ACPI_HANDLE..

Can you please submit that patch with a proper changelog?

It is a mainline bug now (and a build regression for that matter), so I'd like to
push the fix to Linus for v3.8-rc4.

> Index: linux-2.6/drivers/acpi/glue.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/acpi/glue.c
> +++ linux-2.6/drivers/acpi/glue.c
> @@ -311,7 +311,7 @@ static int acpi_platform_notify(struct d
> if (!ret) {
> struct acpi_buffer buffer = { ACPI_ALLOCATE_BUFFER, NULL };
>
> - acpi_get_name(dev->acpi_handle, ACPI_FULL_PATHNAME, &buffer);
> + acpi_get_name(ACPI_HANDLE(dev), ACPI_FULL_PATHNAME, &buffer);
> DBG("Device %s -> %s\n", dev_name(dev), (char *)buffer.pointer);
> kfree(buffer.pointer);
> } else
>
>
> otherwise will get compiling error when enable acpi glue debug.

Thanks,
Rafael


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I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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