[Linaro-acpi] [PATCH v7 00/17] Introduce ACPI for ARM64 based on ACPI 5.1

Suravee Suthikulpanit Suravee.Suthikulpanit at amd.com
Fri Jan 16 07:44:19 PST 2015

On 1/16/15 09:17, Al Stone wrote:
> On 01/16/2015 03:20 AM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 09:31:53PM +0000, Al Stone wrote:
>>> On 01/15/2015 11:23 AM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 04:26:20PM +0000, Grant Likely wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 3:04 PM, Hanjun Guo <hanjun.guo at linaro.org> wrote:
>>>>>> This is the v7 of ACPI core patches for ARM64 based on ACPI 5.1
>>>>> I'll get right to the point: Can we please have this series queued up
>>>>> for v3.20?
>>>> [snip ... ]
>>>>> 5. Platform support patches need verification and review
>>>>>     * ACPI core works on at least the Foundation model, Juno, APM
>>>>> Mustang, and AMD Seattle
>>>>>     * There still are driver patches being discussed. See Al's summary
>>>>> for details
>>>>>     * As I argued above, the state of driver patches isn't going to be
>>>> We are still lacking here. To quote Al, "First version for AMD Seattle
>>>> has been posted to the public linaro-acpi mailing list for initial
>>>> review". Sorry but I don't follow linaro-acpi list. I don't know what's
>>>> in those patches and I can't tell which subsystems they touch, whether
>>>> maintainers agree with them. So in conclusion, I'm not confident the
>>>> arm64 hardware ACPI story looks that great yet.
>>> This is solely my fault -- too much time on processes, email, and
>>> documentation, not enough time on the Seattle patches.  And not
>>> enough Seattles to go around for someone else to pick up the slack.
>>> I am aware not everyone is subscribed to linaro-acpi; we use that
>>> for internal review before posting more broadly, which is the only
>>> reason I sent them there.
>>> I'm in the middle of updating them as I have time, based on really
>>> good feedback from Arnd; few of them are terribly new (the very first
>>> posting was [0]) -- it's mostly a matter of rebasing, integrating
>>> updates from AMD and others, and reacting to the comments.  One can
>>> also see what these patches will probably look like via one of the
>>> Fedora kernel trees [1].
>> Do you have some simple branch against mainline with just the ACPI core
>> patches and what's required for AMD Seattle? I have no plans to dig
>> through the Fedora kernels.
> Nor was I expecting you to; I only added it as additional reference
> material, should one be interested.
> The version of patches sent to the linaro-acpi list are from the Linaro
> acpi.git tree, and are precisely what you describe; those are the ones
> being updated.


For Seattle, you could use the https://git.linaro.org/leg/acpi/acpi.git 
acpi-5.1-v7, and it would also need the AHCI ACPI patch here 


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