[Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 20/62] arm/acpi: Add ACPI support for SMP initialization
mark.rutland at arm.com
Mon Jan 4 07:14:09 PST 2016
On Mon, Jan 04, 2016 at 03:00:45PM +0000, Mark Rutland wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 04, 2016 at 02:51:51PM +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Dec 2015, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> > > I check this again. There are not limitations of supporting PSCI version
> > > in ACPI SPEC. It should support PSCI 0.1 as well. But look at the code
> > > of linux kernel, it says it only supports PSCI 0.2+.
> > >
> > > #define ACPI_FADT_PSCI_COMPLIANT (1) /* 00: [V5+] PSCI 0.2+ is
> > > implemented */
> > >
> > > So does it need to be consistent with Linux or support PSCI 0.1 in Xen
> > > as well?
> > I don't think it needs to be consistent with Linux. I would support PSCI
> > 0.1 too.
> That's not possible, so I don't follow. Prior to 0.2 the function IDs
> are not defined.
> The FADT has a single bit which describes PSCI 0.2+ being implemented,
> and does not describe function IDs.
I've now spotted that this wording is indeed missing from the ACPI
documentation. I believe this is a documentation bug, as the intent was
always for the bit to imply PSCI 0.2+.
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