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From: Daniel Drake <drake@endlessm.com>
To: Yurii Pavlovskyi <yurii.pavlovskyi@gmail.com>
Cc: Corentin Chary <corentin.chary@gmail.com>,
	Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andy@infradead.org>,
	Chris Chiu <chiu@endlessm.com>,
	acpi4asus-user <acpi4asus-user@lists.sourceforge.net>,
	Platform Driver <platform-driver-x86@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 03/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Increase input buffer size of WMI methods
Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 14:01:14 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAD8Lp46s0agX15gSXq_hXc2TFn9v9dfZYi7+j=HuQJdGBK2Hug@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4613f54b-b6ba-c9ad-15ca-e43d440b9f63@gmail.com>

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 12:54 PM Yurii Pavlovskyi
<yurii.pavlovskyi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The asus-nb-wmi driver is matched by WMI alias but fails to load on TUF
> Gaming series laptops producing multiple ACPI errors in the kernel log.
>
> The input buffer for WMI method invocation size is 2 dwords, whereas
> 3 are expected by this model.
>
> FX505GM:
> ..
> Method (WMNB, 3, Serialized)
> {
>     P8XH (Zero, 0x11)
>     CreateDWordField (Arg2, Zero, IIA0)
>     CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x04, IIA1)
>     CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x08, IIA2)
>     Local0 = (Arg1 & 0xFFFFFFFF)
>     ...
>
> Compare with older K54C:
> ...
> Method (WMNB, 3, NotSerialized)
> {
>     CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x00, IIA0)
>     CreateDWordField (Arg2, 0x04, IIA1)
>     Local0 = (Arg1 & 0xFFFFFFFF)
>     ...
>
> Increase buffer size to 3 dwords. No negative consequences of this change
> are expected, as the input buffer size is not verified. The original
> function is replaced by a wrapper for a new method passing value 0 for the
> last parameter. The new function will be used to control RGB keyboard
> backlight.
>
> Signed-off-by: Yurii Pavlovskyi <yurii.pavlovskyi@gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: Daniel Drake <drake@endlessm.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-24 20:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-14 18:47 [PATCH v4 00/13] Support of ASUS TUF Gaming series laptops Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 18:50 ` [PATCH v4 01/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Fix hwmon device cleanup Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-24 19:54   ` Daniel Drake
2019-05-14 18:51 ` [PATCH v4 02/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Fix preserving keyboard backlight intensity on load Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-24 19:57   ` Daniel Drake
2019-05-14 18:54 ` [PATCH v4 03/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Increase input buffer size of WMI methods Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-24 20:01   ` Daniel Drake [this message]
2019-05-14 18:59 ` [PATCH v4 04/13] platform/x86: wmi: Add function to get _UID of WMI device Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-24 21:10   ` Daniel Drake
2019-05-14 19:00 ` [PATCH v4 05/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Improve DSTS WMI method ID detection Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 06/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Refactor WMI event handling Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:02 ` [PATCH v4 07/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Support WMI event queue Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:02 ` [PATCH v4 08/13] platform/x86: asus-nb-wmi: Add microphone mute key code Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:03 ` [PATCH v4 09/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Refactor error handling Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:04 ` [PATCH v4 10/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Organize code into sections Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:05 ` [PATCH v4 11/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Enhance detection of thermal data Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:07 ` [PATCH v4 12/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Switch fan boost mode Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-05-14 19:07 ` [PATCH v4 13/13] platform/x86: asus-wmi: Do not disable keyboard backlight on unloading Yurii Pavlovskyi
2019-06-29 13:13 ` [PATCH v4 00/13] Support of ASUS TUF Gaming series laptops Andy Shevchenko

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