On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 01:23:19PM -0700, Darren Hart wrote: > On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 07:53:57PM +0100, Dominik Brodowski wrote: > > Mario, > > > > unfortunately, my Dell Inc. XPS 13 9343/0TM99H, BIOS A11 12/08/2016 fails to > > boot v4.16-rc5. More exactly, I could bisect it down to commit 25d47027e10 > > ("platform/x86: dell-smbios: Link all dell-smbios-* modules together"). > > Usually, I have enabled > > > > CONFIG_SENSORS_DELL_SMM=y > > CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS=y > > CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI=y > > CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_SMM=y > > CONFIG_DELL_LAPTOP=y > > CONFIG_DELL_WMI=y > > CONFIG_DELL_WMI_DESCRIPTOR=y > > # CONFIG_DELL_WMI_AIO is not set > > # CONFIG_DELL_WMI_LED is not set > > # CONFIG_DELL_SMO8800 is not set > > # CONFIG_DELL_RBTN is not set > > # CONFIG_DELL_RBU is not set > > > > For v4.16-rc5 to work, I need to manually disable DELL_SMBIOS_WMI: > > > > -CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI=y > > +# CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI is not set > > > > Any ideas? > > We're working on a dependency fix, but I think the problem you have here is > likely to be ACPI_WMI=m instead of =y while you have DELL_SMBIOS=y > > The fix won't allow that configuration. I'll include you in Cc of v2 of that > fix which I'll send shortly.
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 01:36:06PM -0700, Darren Hart wrote: > Similarly to DCDBAS for DELL_SMBIOS_SMM, if DELL_SMBIOS_WMI is enabled, > DELL_SMBIOS becomes dependent on ACPI_WMI. Update the depends lines to > prevent a configuration where DELL_SMBIOS=y and either backend > dependency =m. Update the comment accordingly. I'm awfully sorry, but this patch doesn't solve the issue. CONFIG_ACPI_WMI=y was/is set, but still enabling CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS_WMI=y causes a very-early crash of v4.16-rc5. In fact, so early that the normal boot messages never show up on the screen... Thanks, Dominik