On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 12:23:04PM -0600, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Some race conditions were raised due to dell-smbios and its backends
> not being ready by the time that a consumer would call one of the
> exported methods.
> To avoid this problem, guarantee that all initialization has been
> done by linking them all together and running init for them all.
> As part of this change the Kconfig needs to be adjusted so that
> CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_SMM and CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI are boolean
> rather than modules.
> CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS is a visually selectable option again and both
> CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI and CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_SMM are optional.
> Signed-off-by: Mario Limonciello <mario.limoncie...@dell.com>
> Changes from v2:
> * Move rest of #ifdef out of source files
> * Only compile units as necessary
> drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig | 11 ++++++++---
> drivers/platform/x86/Makefile | 4 ++--
> drivers/platform/x86/dell-smbios-base.c | 21 ++++++++++++++++++++-
> drivers/platform/x86/dell-smbios-smm.c | 18 ++++--------------
> drivers/platform/x86/dell-smbios-wmi.c | 14 ++++----------
> drivers/platform/x86/dell-smbios.h | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> 6 files changed, 64 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> index 9a8f964..0c0897e 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/platform/x86/Kconfig
> @@ -106,10 +106,15 @@ config ASUS_LAPTOP
> If you have an ACPI-compatible ASUS laptop, say Y or M here.
> config DELL_SMBIOS
> - tristate
> + tristate "Dell SMBIOS driver"
> + ---help---
> + This provides support for the Dell SMBIOS calling interface.
> + If you have a Dell computer you should enable this option.
> + Be sure to select at least one backend for it to work properly.
> config DELL_SMBIOS_WMI
> - tristate "Dell SMBIOS calling interface (WMI implementation)"
> + bool "Dell SMBIOS driver WMI support"
Oops, the help text still says Y or M for this and SMM - I'll correct locally.
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