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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: "Winkler, Tomas" <tomas.winkler@intel.com>
Cc: "Usyskin, Alexander" <alexander.usyskin@intel.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [char-misc-next 2/2] mei: send OS type to the FW
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:15:33 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20161110131533.GA21880@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5B8DA87D05A7694D9FA63FD143655C1B54319CEB@hasmsx108.ger.corp.intel.com>

On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 01:00:54PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:19:06PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:00:29PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: Greg Kroah-Hartman [mailto:gregkh@linuxfoundation.org]
> > > > > > Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2016 09:23
> > > > > > To: Winkler, Tomas <tomas.winkler@intel.com>
> > > > > > Cc: Usyskin, Alexander <alexander.usyskin@intel.com>; linux-
> > > > > > kernel@vger.kernel.org; Jarkko Sakkinen
> > > > > > <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [char-misc-next 2/2] mei: send OS type to the FW
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Tue, Nov 08, 2016 at 06:26:09PM +0200, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> > > > > > > From: Alexander Usyskin <alexander.usyskin@intel.com>
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Tell the FW that we are running a sane OS and TPM2_ChangeEPS()
> > > > > > > is supported. This workaround was added to support other
> > > > > > > broken OS and we need to follow here. The command is sent just
> > > > > > > once at the boot
> > > > time.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
> > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Tomas Winkler <tomas.winkler@intel.com>
> > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Alexander Usyskin <alexander.usyskin@intel.com>
> > > > > > > ---
> > > > > > >  drivers/misc/mei/bus-fixup.c | 98
> > > > > > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > > > > >  1 file changed, 98 insertions(+)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > diff --git a/drivers/misc/mei/bus-fixup.c
> > > > > > > b/drivers/misc/mei/bus-fixup.c index
> > > > > > > 9e10d86e3887..344a0c99ee44
> > > > > > > 100644
> > > > > > > --- a/drivers/misc/mei/bus-fixup.c
> > > > > > > +++ b/drivers/misc/mei/bus-fixup.c
> > > > > > > @@ -38,6 +38,9 @@ static const uuid_le mei_nfc_info_guid =
> > > > > > > MEI_UUID_NFC_INFO;  #define MEI_UUID_WD UUID_LE(0x05B79A6F,
> > > > > > 0x4628, 0x4D7F, \
> > > > > > >  			    0x89, 0x9D, 0xA9, 0x15, 0x14, 0xCB, 0x32,
> > 0xAB)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > +#define MEI_UUID_MKHIF_FIX UUID_LE(0x55213584, 0x9a29,
> > 0x4916, \
> > > > > > > +			0xba, 0xdf, 0xf, 0xb7, 0xed, 0x68, 0x2a, 0xeb)
> > > > > > > +
> > > > > > >  #define MEI_UUID_ANY NULL_UUID_LE
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  /**
> > > > > > > @@ -69,6 +72,100 @@ static void blacklist(struct mei_cl_device
> > *cldev)
> > > > > > >  	cldev->do_match = 0;
> > > > > > >  }
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > +#define OSTYPE_LINUX    2
> > > > > > > +struct mei_os_ver {
> > > > > > > +	u16 build;
> > > > > > > +	u16 reserved1;
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Don't you need to specify the endian-type of these (well for
> > > > > > build), as they get written to hardware?
> > > > >
> > > > > This is really x86 stuff only (depends on X86), the device lives
> > > > > in PCH or SoC,  you cannot really plug it into PowerPC.  So we are
> > > > > consciously not using endian-types in the HW interface.
> > > >
> > > > Then just mark them all as little endian and be done with it :)
> > >
> > > Then I will have to run the leX_to_cpu all over the code, which will
> > > really do nothing.
> > 
> > It's not "nothing", it is explicitly stating what the hardware expects.
> 
> In this specific case this serves as annotation, so I suggest to solves this by adding documentation.  And anyhow fixing just this patch will just create more confusion. 

<nit> please wrap your email lines properly </nit>

Maybe, you have to start somewhere :)

Anyway, you have to redo this patch anyway...

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2016-11-10 13:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-08 16:26 [char-misc-next 1/2] mei: enable to set the internal flag for client write Tomas Winkler
2016-11-08 16:26 ` [char-misc-next 2/2] mei: send OS type to the FW Tomas Winkler
2016-11-08 16:32   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2016-11-10  7:22   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2016-11-10 12:00     ` Winkler, Tomas
2016-11-10 12:14       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2016-11-10 12:19         ` Winkler, Tomas
2016-11-10 12:27           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2016-11-10 13:00             ` Winkler, Tomas
2016-11-10 13:15               ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2016-11-10  7:24   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2016-11-10 12:13     ` Winkler, Tomas

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