[PATCH] arm64: dmi: Add SMBIOS/DMI support
ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org
Thu Jul 31 05:48:36 PDT 2014
On 31 July 2014 14:47, Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org> wrote:
> From: Yi Li <yi.li at linaro.org>
> SMbios is important for server hardware vendors. It implements a spec for
> providing descriptive information about the platform. Things like serial
> numbers, physical layout of the ports, build configuration data, and the like.
> This has been tested by dmidecode and lshw tools.
> Signed-off-by: Yi Li <yi.li at linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org>
> It turns out that efi_lookup_mapped_addr() is not appropriate after all for
> remapping the address of the SMBIOS tables. The reason is that the UEFI spec
> forbids virtual mappings being requested for configuration tables (which is not
> currently honored by Tianocore/EDK2)
@Yi: could you retest yet again, please?
@Will; this superseded the patch that is already queued up in
for-next/core, so perhaps you could drop that while we get this
> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 11 +++++++++++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h | 33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c | 2 ++
> 3 files changed, 46 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> index 839f48c26ef0..0b2350470ac9 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> @@ -308,6 +308,17 @@ config EFI
> allow the kernel to be booted as an EFI application. This
> is only useful on systems that have UEFI firmware.
> +config DMI
> + bool "Enable support for SMBIOS (DMI) tables"
> + depends on EFI
> + default y
> + help
> + This enables SMBIOS/DMI feature for systems.
> + This option is only useful on systems that have UEFI firmware.
> + However, even with this option, the resultant kernel should
> + continue to boot on existing non-UEFI platforms.
> menu "Userspace binary formats"
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..0a07357bb776
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,33 @@
> + * arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h
> + *
> + * Copyright (C) 2013 Linaro Limited.
> + * Written by: Yi Li (yi.li at linaro.org)
> + *
> + * based on arch/ia64/include/asm/dmi.h
> + *
> + * This file is subject to the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public
> + * License. See the file "COPYING" in the main directory of this archive
> + * for more details.
> + */
> +#ifndef __ASM_DMI_H
> +#define __ASM_DMI_H
> +#include <linux/io.h>
> +#include <linux/slab.h>
> + * According to section 2.3.6 of the UEFI spec, the firmware must not request
> + * a virtual mapping for configuration tables such as SMBIOS. This means we have
> + * to map them before use. As SMBIOS tables are typed as EfiRuntimeServicesData,
> + * they should always reside in DRAM, so we can use ioremap_cache() here, which
> + * will give us the existing linear mapping if the address is covered by it.
> + */
> +#define dmi_early_remap(x, l) ioremap_cache(x, l)
> +#define dmi_early_unmap(x, l) iounmap(x)
> +#define dmi_remap(x, l) ioremap_cache(x, l)
> +#define dmi_unmap(x) iounmap(x)
> +#define dmi_alloc(l) kzalloc(l, GFP_KERNEL)
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
> index 46d1125571f6..4075e46282b1 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
> @@ -43,6 +43,7 @@
> #include <linux/of_fdt.h>
> #include <linux/of_platform.h>
> #include <linux/efi.h>
> +#include <linux/dmi.h>
> #include <asm/fixmap.h>
> #include <asm/cputype.h>
> @@ -413,6 +414,7 @@ void __init setup_arch(char **cmdline_p)
> static int __init arm64_device_init(void)
> of_platform_populate(NULL, of_default_bus_match_table, NULL, NULL);
> + dmi_scan_machine();
> return 0;
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