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[PATCH v2 09/11] firmware: enable to force disable the fallback mechanism at run time




You currently need four different kernel builds to test the firmware
API fully. By adding a proc knob to force disable the fallback mechanism
completely we are able to reduce the amount of kernels you need built
to test the firmware API down to two.

Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxx>
---
 drivers/base/firmware_fallback.c | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/base/firmware_fallback.c b/drivers/base/firmware_fallback.c
index 1a5bb3d22417..bf63034e0556 100644
--- a/drivers/base/firmware_fallback.c
+++ b/drivers/base/firmware_fallback.c
@@ -28,12 +28,16 @@ static unsigned int one = 1;
  * 	as if one had enabled CONFIG_FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER_FALLBACK=y.
  * 	Useful to help debug a CONFIG_FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER_FALLBACK=y
  * 	functionality on a kernel where that config entry has been disabled.
+ * @ignore_sysfs_fallback: force to disable the sysfs fallback mechanism.
+ * 	This emulates the behaviour as if we had set the kernel
+ * 	config CONFIG_FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER=n.
  * @old_timeout: for internal use
  * @loading_timeout: the timeout to wait for the fallback mechanism before
  * 	giving up, in seconds.
  */
 struct firmware_fallback_config {
 	unsigned int force_sysfs_fallback;
+	unsigned int ignore_sysfs_fallback;
 	int old_timeout;
 	int loading_timeout;
 };
@@ -54,6 +58,15 @@ struct ctl_table firmware_config_table[] = {
 		.extra1		= &zero,
 		.extra2		= &one,
 	},
+	{
+		.procname	= "ignore_sysfs_fallback",
+		.data		= &fw_fallback_config.ignore_sysfs_fallback,
+		.maxlen         = sizeof(unsigned int),
+		.mode           = 0644,
+		.proc_handler   = proc_douintvec_minmax,
+		.extra1		= &zero,
+		.extra2		= &one,
+	},
 	{ }
 };
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(firmware_config_table);
@@ -683,6 +696,11 @@ static bool fw_force_sysfs_fallback(unsigned int opt_flags)
 
 static bool fw_run_sysfs_fallback(unsigned int opt_flags)
 {
+	if (fw_fallback_config.ignore_sysfs_fallback) {
+		pr_info_once("Ignoring firmware sysfs fallback due to debugfs knob\n");
+		return false;
+	}
+
 	if ((opt_flags & FW_OPT_NOFALLBACK))
 		return false;
 
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