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From: "Limonciello, Mario" <mario.limonciello@amd.com>
To: Lyndon Sanche <lsanche@lyndeno.ca>
Cc: pali@kernel.org, W_Armin@gmx.de,
	srinivas.pandruvada@linux.intel.com,
	ilpo.jarvinen@linux.intel.com, lkp@intel.com,
	hdegoede@redhat.com, Yijun.Shen@dell.com,
	Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org>,
	Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@gmail.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Vegard Nossum <vegard.nossum@oracle.com>,
	platform-driver-x86@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Dell.Client.Kernel@dell.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 2/2] platform/x86: dell-laptop: Implement platform_profile
Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 20:43:39 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9b652a48-4107-4b68-9aea-6cfdf1e0e4fa@amd.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <48JCDS.E4RT1F9DTKFU1@lyndeno.ca>



On 5/11/2024 7:12 PM, Lyndon Sanche wrote:
> 
> 
> On Sat, May 11 2024 at 09:59:17 AM -06:00:00, Lyndon Sanche 
> <lsanche@lyndeno.ca> wrote:
>> On May 11, 2024 9:16:56 a.m. MDT, "Limonciello, Mario" 
>> <mario.limonciello@amd.com <mailto:mario.limonciello@amd.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 5/10/2024 9:36 PM, Lyndon Sanche wrote:
>>
>>         index 6ae09d7f76fb..387fa5618f7a 100644 ---
>>         a/drivers/platform/x86/dell/dell-smbios-base.c +++
>>         b/drivers/platform/x86/dell/dell-smbios-base.c @@ -71,6 +71,7
>>         @@ static struct smbios_call call_blacklist[] = { /* handled
>>         by kernel: dell-laptop */ {0x0000, CLASS_INFO, SELECT_RFKILL},
>>         {0x0000, CLASS_KBD_BACKLIGHT, SELECT_KBD_BACKLIGHT}, +
>>         {0x0000, CLASS_INFO, SELECT_THERMAL_MANAGEMENT}, }; 
>>
>>     So when Alex checked on v5 that this doesn't load on workstations,
>>     it has made me realize that doing this will block the interface
>>     totally even on workstations. So I think there are a few ways to
>>     go to handle this: 1) Rename dell-laptop to dell-client or dell-pc
>>     and let dell-laptop load on more form factors. This would require
>>     some internal handling in the module for which features make sense
>>     for different form factors. 2) Add a new module just for the
>>     thermal handling and put all this code into it instead. I don't
>>     have a strong opinion, but I do think one of them should be done
>>     to ensure there aren't problems on workstations losing access to
>>     thermal control. 
>>
>> A dell-client/laptop separation makes more sense IMO. I don't think 
>> keyboard control would belong in a the dell-client module either. 
>> Separating just thermal control would be easier, but not as clean I 
>> think. Thanks, Lyndon
> 
> Thinking about it more, we can leave dell-laptop as-is and create a 
> common dell-pc module that does not check for specific form-factors, 
> assuming that is possible. Thermal management can be the first function 
> to go in there.
> 
> We will still block the calls from userspace regardless of which modules 
> are loaded. If dell-pc fails because thermal management is not 
> supported, we aren't losing anything by blocking that call anyway.
> 
> Thoughts?

Sounds good by me.  So basically laptops will load both dell-pc and 
dell-laptop and workstations would load dell-pc.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2024-05-12  1:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 80+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-04-25 17:27 [PATCH] platform/x86: dell-laptop: Implement platform_profile Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-25 20:07 ` Mario Limonciello
2024-04-25 20:24   ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-25 20:28     ` Mario Limonciello
2024-04-25 21:51       ` Srinivas Pandruvada
2024-04-26  0:38         ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-26 16:14     ` srinivas pandruvada
2024-04-26 18:23       ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-26 18:24         ` srinivas pandruvada
2024-04-25 20:12 ` Pali Rohár
2024-04-25 20:27   ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-25 20:31     ` Pali Rohár
2024-04-25 21:07 ` Armin Wolf
2024-04-26  0:54   ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-26  2:04 ` [PATCH v2] " Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-26  9:23   ` Ilpo Järvinen
2024-04-26 18:05     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-13 20:09   ` kernel test robot
2024-04-26  6:57 ` [PATCH] " Ilpo Järvinen
2024-04-29 16:48 ` [PATCH v3] " Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-29 17:45   ` Mario Limonciello
2024-04-29 17:51     ` Mario Limonciello
2024-04-29 21:25       ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-29 21:21     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-30 10:31   ` Ilpo Järvinen
2024-04-30 18:38     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-04-30 15:36   ` kernel test robot
2024-05-01  8:16   ` kernel test robot
2024-05-01 16:35   ` kernel test robot
2024-05-01 17:07   ` kernel test robot
2024-05-01  1:14 ` [PATCH v4] " Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-01  1:36   ` Pali Rohár
2024-05-01  1:42     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-01 21:58 ` [PATCH v5] " Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-03 10:19   ` kernel test robot
2024-05-04  1:03     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-06 10:18       ` Hans de Goede
2024-05-07 16:00         ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-03 21:19   ` Armin Wolf
2024-05-04  0:59     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-08 14:24   ` Shen, Yijun
2024-05-08 15:53     ` Mario Limonciello
2024-05-11 15:05       ` Shen, Yijun
2024-05-11 15:12         ` Limonciello, Mario
2024-05-11 15:56           ` Shen, Yijun
2024-05-12 17:53             ` Armin Wolf
2024-05-12 17:58               ` Limonciello, Mario
2024-05-12 18:47                 ` Armin Wolf
2024-05-12 22:14                   ` Limonciello, Mario
2024-05-11 16:02         ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-09 15:10     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11  1:49       ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11 15:22         ` Shen, Yijun
2024-05-11 15:54           ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11 16:12             ` Shen, Yijun
2024-05-11  2:36 ` [PATCH v6 0/2] " Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11  2:36 ` [PATCH v6 1/2] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add helper for checking supported commands Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11 15:13   ` Limonciello, Mario
2024-05-12 18:00   ` Armin Wolf
2024-05-11  2:36 ` [PATCH v6 2/2] platform/x86: dell-laptop: Implement platform_profile Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-11 15:16   ` Limonciello, Mario
2024-05-11 15:59     ` Lyndon Sanche
     [not found]       ` <48JCDS.E4RT1F9DTKFU1@lyndeno.ca>
2024-05-12  1:43         ` Limonciello, Mario [this message]
2024-05-12 15:25           ` Hans de Goede
2024-05-12  0:14     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-12 18:05   ` Armin Wolf
2024-05-15 17:06     ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-17 22:42 ` [PATCH v7 0/3] platform/x86: dell: " Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-17 22:42   ` [PATCH v7 1/3] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add helper for checking supported class Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-17 22:42   ` [PATCH v7 2/3] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Move request functions for reuse Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-17 22:42   ` [PATCH v7 3/3] platform/x86: dell-pc: Implement platform_profile Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-27  9:39     ` Ilpo Järvinen
2024-05-28 16:16       ` Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-21 20:50   ` [PATCH v7 0/3] platform/x86: dell: " Mario Limonciello
2024-05-29 17:47 ` [PATCH v8 " Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-29 17:47   ` [PATCH v8 1/3] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add helper for checking supported class Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-29 17:47   ` [PATCH v8 2/3] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Move request functions for reuse Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-29 17:47   ` [PATCH v8 3/3] platform/x86: dell-pc: Implement platform_profile Lyndon Sanche
2024-05-30  8:39     ` Ilpo Järvinen
2024-05-31  1:19       ` Lyndon Sanche

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