[PATCH v3 00/62] Add ACPI support for arm64 on Xen
julien.grall at citrix.com
Wed Nov 18 04:18:39 PST 2015
On 18/11/15 08:03, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> On 2015/11/17 19:52, Julien Grall wrote:
>> Hi Shannon,
>> On 17/11/15 09:39, shannon.zhao at linaro.org wrote:
>>> From: Shannon Zhao <shannon.zhao at linaro.org>
>>> This patch set adds ACPI support for arm64 on Xen. The design document
>>> could be found from .
>> Thank you for your work on it. I think this series would benefits to be
>> split in smaller series.
>> I would do a first series which split DT code from common code. So we
>> can get this code as soon as possible in Xen, avoid you to spend less
>> time rebasing your us to be spammed with 62 patches for each new version.
> Sure, I think I can split this patch set in three parts.
> First one would be porting the necessary Linux changes of ACPI 5.0~6.0.
> It includes:
> ACPI 5.0: Add new/changed tables to headers (only changes of Generic
> Interrupt and Generic Distributor and some changes already exist)
> ACPICA/ARM: ACPI 5.1: Update for MADT changes.
> ACPICA: ACPI 6.0: Add changes for MADT table.
> ACPICA: ACPI 6.0: Add values for MADT GIC version field
> ACPICA/ARM: ACPI 5.1: Update for FADT changes.
> ACPICA: ACPI 6.0: Add changes for FADT table
> ACPICA/ARM: ACPI 5.1: Update for GTDT table changes.
> ACPICA: Headers: Add GTDT flag definitions for the timer subtable.
> ACPICA: ACPI 6.0: Add support for STAO table
> Second one as you suggest would be the series which split DT codes from
> common code.
> And the last one would be the series which add ACPI support for Xen on
> ARM and prepare the necessary things for Dom0.
> How about this way? The order of the first and second can be changed if
> you like.
I'm fine with either way.
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