Patchwork 2.6.35-rc3 regression: IBM Maia system is unbootable [ACPI related?]

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Submitter Len Brown
Date June 29, 2010, 3:49 a.m.
Message ID <alpine.LFD.2.00.1006282346320.16755@localhost.localdomain>
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Permalink /patch/108497/
State New, archived
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diff --git a/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfevnt.c b/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfevnt.c
index d97b8dc..18b3f14 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfevnt.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/acpica/evxfevnt.c
@@ -70,6 +70,7 @@  acpi_ev_get_gpe_device(struct acpi_gpe_xrupt_info *gpe_xrupt_info,
 acpi_status acpi_enable(void)
 {
 	acpi_status status;
+	int retry;
 
 	ACPI_FUNCTION_TRACE(acpi_enable);
 
@@ -98,16 +99,18 @@  acpi_status acpi_enable(void)
 
 	/* Sanity check that transition succeeded */
 
-	if (acpi_hw_get_mode() != ACPI_SYS_MODE_ACPI) {
-		ACPI_ERROR((AE_INFO,
-			    "Hardware did not enter ACPI mode"));
-		return_ACPI_STATUS(AE_NO_HARDWARE_RESPONSE);
+	for (retry = 0; retry < 30000; ++retry) {
+		if (acpi_hw_get_mode() == ACPI_SYS_MODE_ACPI) {
+			if (retry != 0)
+				ACPI_WARNING((AE_INFO,
+				"Platform took > %d00 usec to enter ACPI mode", retry));
+			return_ACPI_STATUS(AE_OK);
+		}
+		acpi_os_stall(100);	/* 100 usec */
 	}
 
-	ACPI_DEBUG_PRINT((ACPI_DB_INIT,
-			  "Transition to ACPI mode successful\n"));
-
-	return_ACPI_STATUS(AE_OK);
+	ACPI_ERROR((AE_INFO, "Hardware did not enter ACPI mode"));
+	return_ACPI_STATUS(AE_NO_HARDWARE_RESPONSE);
 }
 
 ACPI_EXPORT_SYMBOL(acpi_enable)