Patchwork ACPI: WMI: Handle duplicate GUIDs

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Submitter Carlos Corbacho
Date Dec. 26, 2009, 7:14 p.m.
Message ID <200912261914.59515.carlos@strangeworlds.co.uk>
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Permalink /patch/69795/
State RFC, archived
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diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/wmi.c b/drivers/platform/x86/wmi.c
index 9f93d6c..845aaf6 100644
--- a/drivers/platform/x86/wmi.c
+++ b/drivers/platform/x86/wmi.c
@@ -716,6 +716,22 @@  static int wmi_class_init(void)
 	return ret;
 }
 
+static bool guid_already_parsed(const char *guid_string) {
+	struct guid_block *gblock;
+	struct wmi_block *wblock;
+	struct list_head *p;
+
+	list_for_each(p, &wmi_blocks.list) {
+		wblock = list_entry(p, struct wmi_block, list);
+		gblock = &wblock->gblock;
+
+		if (strncmp(gblock->guid, guid_string, 16) == 0) {
+			return true;
+		}
+	}
+	return false;
+}
+
 /*
  * Parse the _WDG method for the GUID data blocks
  */
@@ -725,6 +741,7 @@  static __init acpi_status parse_wdg(acpi_handle handle)
 	union acpi_object *obj;
 	struct guid_block *gblock;
 	struct wmi_block *wblock;
+	char guid_string[37];
 	acpi_status status;
 	u32 i, total;
 
@@ -747,6 +764,19 @@  static __init acpi_status parse_wdg(acpi_handle handle)
 	memcpy(gblock, obj->buffer.pointer, obj->buffer.length);
 
 	for (i = 0; i < total; i++) {
+		/*
+		  Some WMI devices, like those for nVidia hooks, have a
+		  duplicate GUID. It's not clear what we should do in this
+		  case yet, so for now, we'll just ignore the duplicate.
+		  Anyone who wants to add support for that device can come
+		  up with a better workaround for the mess then.
+		*/
+		if (guid_already_parsed(gblock[i].guid) == true) {
+			wmi_gtoa(gblock[i].guid, guid_string);
+			printk(KERN_INFO PREFIX "Skipping duplicate GUID %s\n",
+				guid_string);
+			continue;
+		}
 		wblock = kzalloc(sizeof(struct wmi_block), GFP_KERNEL);
 		if (!wblock)
 			return AE_NO_MEMORY;