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Subject[PATCH 3/5] mei: gsc: setup char driver alive in spite of firmware handshake failure
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Continue to char device setup in spite of firmware handshake failure.
In order to provide access to the firmware status registers and other
information are valuable for debug and manufacturing.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Usyskin <alexander.usyskin@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Tomas Winkler <tomas.winkler@intel.com>
---
drivers/misc/mei/gsc-me.c | 11 ++++++-----
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/misc/mei/gsc-me.c b/drivers/misc/mei/gsc-me.c
index 901d6e0ce6cd..c6bf869d910b 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/mei/gsc-me.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/mei/gsc-me.c
@@ -86,11 +86,12 @@ static int mei_gsc_probe(struct platform_device *platdev)
pm_runtime_set_active(device);
pm_runtime_enable(device);

- if (mei_start(dev)) {
- dev_err(device, "init hw failure.\n");
- ret = -ENODEV;
- goto err;
- }
+ /* Continue to char device setup in spite of firmware handshake failure.
+ * In order to provide access to the firmware status registers to the user
+ * space via sysfs.
+ */
+ if (mei_start(dev))
+ dev_warn(device, "init hw failure.\n");

pm_runtime_set_autosuspend_delay(device, MEI_GSC_RPM_TIMEOUT);
pm_runtime_use_autosuspend(device);
--
2.32.0
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