Re: [PATCH 08/15] samsung-laptop: add battery life extender support

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On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 6:10 PM, David Herrmann
<dh.herrmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Corentin Chary
> <corentin.chary@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> My BIOS provides this option, too. However, this driver does not
>>> detect it on my machine. During initialization I get:
>>> samsung_laptop: SABI command 0x0078 failed with completion flag 0xaa
>>>
>>> Maybe you can help debugging this. If there is something I can test
>>> via debugfs, just tell me.
>>
>> Could you try to load the module with debug=1, type these commands
>>
>> $ cd /sys/kernel/debug/
>> $ echo 0x65 > command
>> $ for i in d0 d1 d2 d3; echo 0 > $i; done
>> $ echo 0x80 > d0
>> $ cat call
>
> Would be great if you could add a short comment, what it does, next time ;)

Hum sorry, basically it calls the SABI command 0x65 with 0x80 as the
first argument byte.

> SABI 0x0065 {0x00000080, 0x00000000, 0x0000, 0x00}
> SABI {0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x0000, 0x00}
>
> dmesg:
> [ 4988.985360] This computer supports SABI==f518a
> [ 4988.985374] SABI header:
> [ 4988.985384]  SMI Port Number = 0x00b2
> [ 4988.985393]  SMI Interface Function = 0xc0
> [ 4988.985402]  SMI enable memory buffer = 0xc1
> [ 4988.985412]  SMI restore memory buffer = 0xc2
> [ 4988.985421]  SABI data offset = 0x0f00
> [ 4988.985429]  SABI data segment = 0xdf01
> [ 4988.985438]  SABI pointer = 0x000dff10
> [ 4988.985448] samsung_laptop: Backlight controlled by ACPI video driver
> [ 4988.985478] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0065 {0x00000080, 0x00000000,
> 0x0000, 0x00}
> [ 4988.991847] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x0000, 0x00}
> [ 4988.991886] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0067 {0x00000080, 0x00000000,
> 0x0000, 0x00}
> [ 4988.993298] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x0000, 0x00}
> [ 4988.993332] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0069
> [ 4988.994856] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4988.998294] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0069
> [ 4988.999780] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4988.999801] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0069
> [ 4989.001247] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.001269] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x006a {0x00010001, 0x00000000,
> 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.002847] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.007453] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0069
> [ 4989.008914] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.008936] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0069
> [ 4989.010409] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.010430] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x006a {0x00010001, 0x00000000,
> 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.011998] samsung_laptop: SABI {0x00010201, 0x00000000, 0x0001, 0x02}
> [ 4989.012589] samsung_laptop: SABI 0x0078 {0x0000aabb, 0x00000000,
> 0x0000, 0x00}
> [ 4989.013996] samsung_laptop: SABI command 0x0078 failed with
> completion flag 0xaa

Something is very strange here, the 0x65 didn't fail so you should
really have /sys/devices/platform/samsung/battery_life_extender .
Are you really sure it's not there ?



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