Re: [RFC 0/1] i2c: acpi: revert setting a "stable" device name

From: Dustin Byford
Date: Tue Aug 25 2015 - 01:03:44 EST

On Mon Aug 17 11:00, Jarkko Nikula wrote:

> If I remember correctly ACPI ID should not ever change and instance id :xy
> after INTABCD:xy should also be visible and keep the order even if device is
> disabled or not plugged. But I'm not absolute sure about this.
> At least on a test platform that allow disable devices will show those
> devices off-line (/sys/bus/acpi/devices/INTABCD:xy/status == 0).

I'm always surprised how hard it is to tell what *can't* happen in ACPI.
How about a conditional call to LoadTable()? Seems like that would mess
up the :xy. Moot point, I think you're on the right track in your RFC

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