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From 81de8635a84fa78f9eb7b7db8c1a4fe40ba11ae9 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jean Delvare <jdelvare@suse.de>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2020 16:58:45 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] ACPI: watchdog: Allow disabling WDAT at boot
commit 3f9e12e0df012c4a9a7fd7eb0d3ae69b459d6b2c upstream.
In case the WDAT interface is broken, give the user an option to
ignore it to let a native driver bind to the watchdog device instead.
Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <jdelvare@suse.de>
Acked-by: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 4db4890519fa..1a0fed50300e 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -136,6 +136,10 @@
dynamic table installation which will install SSDT
tables to /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/dynamic.
+ acpi_no_watchdog [HW,ACPI,WDT]
+ Ignore the ACPI-based watchdog interface (WDAT) and let
+ a native driver control the watchdog device instead.
+
acpi_rsdp= [ACPI,EFI,KEXEC]
Pass the RSDP address to the kernel, mostly used
on machines running EFI runtime service to boot the
diff --git a/drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c b/drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c
index d827a4a3e946..6e9ec6e3fe47 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c
@@ -55,12 +55,14 @@ static bool acpi_watchdog_uses_rtc(const struct acpi_table_wdat *wdat)
}
#endif
+static bool acpi_no_watchdog;
+
static const struct acpi_table_wdat *acpi_watchdog_get_wdat(void)
{
const struct acpi_table_wdat *wdat = NULL;
acpi_status status;
- if (acpi_disabled)
+ if (acpi_disabled || acpi_no_watchdog)
return NULL;
status = acpi_get_table(ACPI_SIG_WDAT, 0,
@@ -88,6 +90,14 @@ bool acpi_has_watchdog(void)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(acpi_has_watchdog);
+/* ACPI watchdog can be disabled on boot command line */
+static int __init disable_acpi_watchdog(char *str)
+{
+ acpi_no_watchdog = true;
+ return 1;
+}
+__setup("acpi_no_watchdog", disable_acpi_watchdog);
+
void __init acpi_watchdog_init(void)
{
const struct acpi_wdat_entry *entries;
--
2.7.4