From: Carlo Caione <>

With commits af3ec837 and dccfae6d a blacklist was introduced to avoid
using the ACPI drivers for AC and battery when a native PMIC driver was
already present. While this is in general a good idea (because of broken
DSDT or proprietary and undocumented ACPI opregions for the ACPI
AC/battery devices) we have come across at least one CherryTrail laptop
(ECS EF20EA) shipping the AXP288 together with a separate FG controller
(a MAX17047) instead of the one embedded in the AXP288.

This is the interesting analisys done by Hans de Goede (thank you):

Looking at the _BIX method of the BATC/PNP0C0A device, we see it referencing

Method (_BIX, 0, NotSerialized)  // _BIX: Battery Information Extend
    If (AVBL == One)
        BUF2 = FG10 /* \_SB_.PCI0.I2C1.FG10 */

And FG10 is defined as:

Field (DVFG, BufferAcc, NoLock, Preserve)
    Connection (SMFG),
    Offset (0x10),
    AccessAs (BufferAcc, AttribBytes (0x02)),
    FG10,   8

With SMFG being defined as:

Name (SMFG, ResourceTemplate ()
    I2cSerialBusV2 (0x0036, ControllerInitiated, 0x000186A0,
        AddressingMode7Bit, "\\_SB.PCI0.I2C1",
        0x00, ResourceConsumer, , Exclusive,

Looking for I2C1 address 0x0036 we find:

Device (ANFG)
    Name (_HID, "MAX17047" /* Fuel Gauge Controller */)  // _HID: Hardwa
    Name (_CID, "MAX17047" /* Fuel Gauge Controller */)  // _CID: Compat
    Name (_DDN, "Fuel Gauge Controller")  // _DDN: DOS Device Name
    Name (RBUF, ResourceTemplate ()
        I2cSerialBusV2 (0x0036, ControllerInitiated, 0x00061A80,
            AddressingMode7Bit, "\\_SB.PCI0.I2C1",
            0x00, ResourceConsumer, , Exclusive,
        GpioInt (Level, ActiveLow, ExclusiveAndWake, PullNone, 0x0000,
            "\\_SB.GPO3", 0x00, ResourceConsumer, ,
            {   // Pin list

Where as the AXP288 PMIC is I2C7 address 0x034:

Device (PMI1)
    Name (_ADR, Zero)  // _ADR: Address
    Name (_HID, "INT33F4" /* XPOWER PMIC Controller */)  // _HID: Ha
    Name (_CID, "INT33F4" /* XPOWER PMIC Controller */)  // _CID: Co
    Name (_DDN, "XPOWER PMIC Controller")  // _DDN: DOS Device Name
    Name (_HRV, 0x03)  // _HRV: Hardware Revision
    Name (_UID, One)  // _UID: Unique ID

    Method (_CRS, 0, NotSerialized)  // _CRS: Current Resource Setti
        Name (SBUF, ResourceTemplate ()
            I2cSerialBusV2 (0x0034, ControllerInitiated, 0x000F4240,
                AddressingMode7Bit, "\\_SB.PCI0.I2C7",
                0x00, ResourceConsumer, , Exclusive,

So basically this laptopt is using a separate FG chip instead of the one
embedded in the AXP288.

To have this correctly working we need basically to avoid the fallback on the
AXP288 driver enabling again the ACPI AC/battery drivers and at the same time
avoiding that the AXP288 FG driver is probed at all.

I'm still not fully convinced that having two different quirks (one to disable
the blacklist and another to disable the AXP288 FG probing) is the right way to
fix this. So any comment is welcome.

Carlo Caione (2):
  power: supply: ACPI/AXP288: Add quirk to avoid using PMIC
  power: supply: ACPI/AXP288: Add quirks for ECS EF20EA

 drivers/acpi/ac.c                        | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
 drivers/acpi/battery.c                   | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
 drivers/power/supply/axp288_fuel_gauge.c |  6 ++++++
 3 files changed, 56 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)


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