Re: [PATCH v5 3/4] platform: arm64: Add Acer Aspire 1 embedded controller driver

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On Fri, 15 Mar 2024, Nikita Travkin wrote:

> Acer Aspire 1 is a Snapdragon 7c based laptop. It uses an embedded
> controller to perform a set of various functions, such as:
> - Battery and charger monitoring;
> - Keyboard layout control (i.e. fn_lock settings);
> - USB Type-C DP alt mode HPD notifications;
> - Laptop lid status.
> Unfortunately, while all this functionality is implemented in ACPI, it's
> currently not possible to use ACPI to boot Linux on such Qualcomm
> devices. To allow Linux to still support the features provided by EC,
> this driver reimplments the relevant ACPI parts. This allows us to boot
> the laptop with Device Tree and retain all the features.
> Reviewed-by: Bryan O'Donoghue <bryan.odonoghue@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Nikita Travkin <nikita@xxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Ilpo Järvinen <ilpo.jarvinen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


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