[PATCH V2 5/6] power: reset: change xgene reboot driver to use both acpi and dts resource for reboot.

Feng Kan fkan at apm.com
Thu Jan 9 17:48:52 EST 2014

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 January 2014, Feng Kan wrote:
>> Enable the X-Gene reboot driver to use either the ACPI or the DTS
>> resource using the platform driver method.
>> Signed-off-by: Feng Kan <fkan at apm.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/power/reset/xgene-reboot.c |   33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
>>  1 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> Shouldn't an ACPI based system always be able to reboot through the
> UEFI reset_system call? I really don't think we want to support
> ACPI on non-UEFI systems.
>         Arnd
Thanks Arnd, I will retract the ACPI support for now. We are still
trying to figure
out how best to support ACPI. The larger problem seems to be the fact that
UEFI and ACPI were originally made for x86 and is ill suited for the
arm64. I will
see if I can find a better path for this patch.

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