[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH RFC] seabios: add OSHP method stub
Michael S. Tsirkin
mst at redhat.com
Tue Feb 14 15:11:57 CET 2012
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 01:47:59PM +0000, Paul Brook wrote:
> > > > Now an OS can have a standard driver and use it
> > > > to activate hotplug functionality. This is OS hotplug (OSHP).
> > >
> > > So presumably this will work on targets that don't have ACPI?
> > > Assuming a competent guest OS of course. Have you tested this?
> > This being the qemu side of things? I run Linux
> > and verified that it calls OSHP and afterwards,
> > runs the native driver and handles hotplug/unplug
> > without invoking ACPI at all.
> I mean using your shiny new hotplug PCI-PCI bridge on arm/ppc/mips targets
> (i.e anything other than x86 PC). From your description it sounds like it
> *should* work.
> > It seems that at least the SHPC driver in linux
> > doesn't work if you don't have an acpi table
> > with the OSHP method - not many people run with acpi=off
> > nowdays, so it's probably just a bug.
> > I'll check how hard it is to fix this.
> Targets other than x86 don't have ACPI to start with.
static inline int get_hp_hw_control_from_firmware(struct pci_dev *dev)
u32 flags = OSC_SHPC_NATIVE_HP_CONTROL;
return acpi_get_hp_hw_control_from_firmware(dev, flags);
#define get_hp_hw_control_from_firmware(dev) (0)
So if you build your guest without acpi, things should work fine.
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