On Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:52:05 AM CEST Zheng, Lv wrote:
> Hi, Rafael
> 
> For this patch, I have a concern.
> 
> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki [mailto:r...@rjwysocki.net]
> > Subject: [PATCH 2/3] ACPICA: Make it possible to enable runtime GPEs earlier
> > 
> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wyso...@intel.com>
> > 
> > Runtime GPEs have corresponding _Lxx/_Exx methods and are enabled
> > automatically during the initialization of the ACPI subsystem through
> > acpi_update_all_gpes() with the assumption that acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake()
> > will be called in advance for all of the GPEs pointed to by _PRW
> > objects in the namespace that may be affected by acpi_update_all_gpes().
> > That is, acpi_ev_initialize_gpe_block() can only be called for a GPE
> > block after acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake() has been called for all of the
> > _PRW (wakeup) GPEs in it.
> > 
> > The platform firmware on some systems, however, expects GPEs to be
> > enabled before the enumeration of devices which is when
> > acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake() is called and that goes against the above
> > assumption.
> > 
> > For this reason, introduce a new flag to be set by
> > acpi_ev_initialize_gpe_block() when automatically enabling a GPE
> > to indicate to acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake() that it needs to drop the
> > reference to the GPE coming from acpi_ev_initialize_gpe_block()
> > and modify acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake() accordingly.  These changes
> > allow acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake() and acpi_ev_initialize_gpe_block()
> > to be invoked in any order.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wyso...@intel.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeblk.c |    2 ++
> >  drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfgpe.c  |    8 ++++++++
> >  include/acpi/actypes.h         |    3 ++-
> >  3 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > Index: linux-pm/drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeblk.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-pm.orig/drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeblk.c
> > +++ linux-pm/drivers/acpi/acpica/evgpeblk.c
> > @@ -496,6 +496,8 @@ acpi_ev_initialize_gpe_block(struct acpi
> >                             continue;
> >                     }
> > 
> > +                   gpe_event_info->flags |= ACPI_GPE_AUTO_ENABLED;
> > +
> >                     if (event_status & ACPI_EVENT_FLAG_STATUS_SET) {
> >                             ACPI_INFO(("GPE 0x%02X active on init",
> >                                        gpe_number));
> > Index: linux-pm/include/acpi/actypes.h
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-pm.orig/include/acpi/actypes.h
> > +++ linux-pm/include/acpi/actypes.h
> > @@ -783,7 +783,7 @@ typedef u32 acpi_event_status;
> >   *   |  | | |  +-- Type of dispatch:to method, handler, notify, or none
> >   *   |  | | +----- Interrupt type: edge or level triggered
> >   *   |  | +------- Is a Wake GPE
> > - *   |  +--------- Is GPE masked by the software GPE masking mechanism
> > + *   |  +--------- Has been enabled automatically at init time
> >   *   +------------ <Reserved>
> >   */
> >  #define ACPI_GPE_DISPATCH_NONE          (u8) 0x00
> > @@ -799,6 +799,7 @@ typedef u32 acpi_event_status;
> >  #define ACPI_GPE_XRUPT_TYPE_MASK        (u8) 0x08
> > 
> >  #define ACPI_GPE_CAN_WAKE               (u8) 0x10
> > +#define ACPI_GPE_AUTO_ENABLED           (u8) 0x20
> > 
> >  /*
> >   * Flags for GPE and Lock interfaces
> > Index: linux-pm/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfgpe.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-pm.orig/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfgpe.c
> > +++ linux-pm/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfgpe.c
> > @@ -435,6 +435,14 @@ acpi_setup_gpe_for_wake(acpi_handle wake
> >              */
> >             gpe_event_info->flags =
> >                 (ACPI_GPE_DISPATCH_NOTIFY | ACPI_GPE_LEVEL_TRIGGERED);
> > +   } else if (gpe_event_info->flags & ACPI_GPE_AUTO_ENABLED) {
> > +           /*
> > +            * A reference to this GPE has been added during the GPE block
> > +            * initialization, so drop it now to prevent the GPE from being
> > +            * permanently enabled and clear its ACPI_GPE_AUTO_ENABLED flag.
> > +            */
> > +           (void)acpi_ev_remove_gpe_reference(gpe_event_info);
> > +           gpe_event_info->flags &= ~ACPI_GPE_AUTO_ENABLED;
> 
> The problem is if the GPE is shared, how can we know decrement reference
> once can sufficiently convert it into wakeup dispatcher owned GPE?

Even if it is shared, the current code will not enable it if it sees
ACPI_GPE_CAN_WAKE set.

We can change that logic, but that should be a separate patch IMO and
this is not related to the problem at hand.

Thanks,
Rafael

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