[PATCH v3 24/62] arm: Introduce a generic way to use a device from acpi
julien.grall at citrix.com
Wed Nov 18 03:46:43 PST 2015
On 18/11/15 02:37, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> On 2015/11/17 22:25, Julien Grall wrote:
>> On 17/11/15 13:21, Shannon Zhao wrote:
>>>> AFAICT, it does only works for SPCR table used for UART device. For the
>>>> GIC you've hardcoded the value and I can't find any version number in
>>>> the table.
>>> No, I didn't hardcode the GIC version. Since ACPI 6.0 introduces GIC
>>> version in generic distributor table, it could get the version from
>>> that. Please see [PATCH v3 28/62].
>> + if ( dist->version == ACPI_MADT_GIC_VERSION_V2 )
>> + rc = acpi_device_init(DEVICE_GIC, NULL, GIC_V2);
>> + else if ( dist->version == ACPI_MADT_GIC_VERSION_V3 )
>> + rc = acpi_device_init(DEVICE_GIC, NULL, GIC_V3);
>> Every single time a new GIC version will be added, we will had to add
>> another else if. I'm sorry but it's what I call hardcoding.
> Oh, I see. If it uses the enum acpi_madt_gic_version for ACPI GIC not
> the enum gic_version, it could match 1:1. Something like below:
> It uses ACPI_MADT_GIC_VERSION_V2 for GICv2.
> ACPI_DEVICE_START(agicv2, "GICv2", DEVICE_GIC)
> .class_type = ACPI_MADT_GIC_VERSION_V2,
> .init = acpi_gicv2_preinit,
> Then get the GIC version from MADT table and call
> acpi_device_init(DEVICE_GIC, NULL, dist->version);
> How about this way?
That would be better. We want the common mode as agnostic as possible
from the GIC version.
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