[PATCH v2 4/5] platform/x86: wmi: Update documentation regarding _WED

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Update the WMI ACPI interface documentation to include the fact
that _WED should be evaluated every time an ACPI notification
is received.

Signed-off-by: Armin Wolf <W_Armin@xxxxxx>
 Documentation/wmi/acpi-interface.rst | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/wmi/acpi-interface.rst b/Documentation/wmi/acpi-interface.rst
index d31af0ed9c08..06fb7fcf4413 100644
--- a/Documentation/wmi/acpi-interface.rst
+++ b/Documentation/wmi/acpi-interface.rst
@@ -93,4 +93,7 @@ _WED ACPI method

 Used to retrieve additional WMI event data, its single parameter is a integer
-holding the notification ID of the event.
+holding the notification ID of the event. This method should be evaluated every
+time an ACPI notification is received, since some ACPI implementations use a
+queue to store WMI event data items. This queue will overflow after a couple
+of WMI events are received without retrieving the associated WMI event data.

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