Re: [PATCH 0/2] power: supply: Add battery and AC drivers for Surface devices

From: Hans de Goede
Date: Wed Mar 17 2021 - 13:50:25 EST


On 3/17/21 6:47 PM, Maximilian Luz wrote:
> On 3/17/21 6:39 PM, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 3/9/21 1:05 AM, Maximilian Luz wrote:
>>> This series provides battery and AC drivers for Microsoft Surface
>>> devices, where this information is provided via an embedded controller
>>> (the Surface System Aggregator Module, SSAM) instead of the usual ACPI
>>> interface.
>>> Specifically, 7th generation Surface devices, i.e. Surface Pro 7,
>>> Surface Book 3, Surface Laptop 3, as well as the Surface Laptop Go use
>>> this new interface.
>>> Note: This series depends on the
>>>      platform/surface: Add Surface Aggregator device registry
>>> series. More specifically patch
>>>      platform/surface: Set up Surface Aggregator device registry
>>> The full series has been merged into the for-next branch of the
>>> platform-drivers-x86 tree [1]. The commit in question can be found at
>>> [2].
>>> [1]:
>>> [2]:
>> Sebastian, I guess you want a pull-req from an immutable branch from me for
>> that dependend commit and then you will merge these 2 patches ?
>> Maximillian, this only needs that commit right, or would it be better if
>> I send Sebastian a pull-req for a branch with the entire series?
> The entire series would be better, I think.
> Strictly speaking, it only requires the mentioned commit to compile
> successfully, but if anyone would want to test this they'd need the full
> series (or at least the battery/power subsystem commit) due to the
> device instantiation.

Ack, I think the whole series makes the most sense too, so I will
prepare a pull-req for that.

> Same reasoning applies to the HID series.