On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 9:16 AM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com> wrote:
----- Original Message -----
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 9:11 AM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> > From: Bastien Nocera <hadess(a)hadess.net>
> > As for the BayTrail one.
> > ---
> > config-x86-generic | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > diff --git a/config-x86-generic b/config-x86-generic
> > index ee29523..19daf7c 100644
> > --- a/config-x86-generic
> > +++ b/config-x86-generic
> > @@ -527,7 +527,7 @@ CONFIG_PWM_LPSS_PCI=m
> > CONFIG_PWM_LPSS_PLATFORM=m
> > CONFIG_PINCTRL=y
> > CONFIG_PINCTRL_BAYTRAIL=y
> > -CONFIG_PINCTRL_CHERRYVIEW=m
> > +CONFIG_PINCTRL_CHERRYVIEW=y
> Remind me why either of these need to be built in? It's bloating the
> kernel for every x86 machine other than cherryview or baytrail.
"bloat". It's needed because our ACPI subsystem still sucks, and can't
You can put as many quotation marks around it as you want, but it is
still bloat for every non-cherryview machine in existence. That
happens to be the vast majority of the machines using Fedora.
handle devices being missing. By building it in, we make sure
it's available as
early as possible, and that probed devices are available when ACPI pokes at them.
Hopefully that's being worked somewhere and we aren't relying on this
somewhat hacky solution long term. I've applied the patch because the
resource usage is relatively small, but I certainly don't want to make
a habit of building things in because of deficiencies elsewhere in the