Commit d1ae8c00 authored by Yi Li's avatar Yi Li Committed by Ard Biesheuvel
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arm64: dmi: Add SMBIOS/DMI support

SMBIOS is important for server hardware vendors. It implements a spec for
providing descriptive information about the platform. Things like serial
numbers, physical layout of the ports, build configuration data, and the like.

Signed-off-by: default avatarYi Li <>
Tested-by: default avatarSuravee Suthikulpanit <>
Tested-by: default avatarLeif Lindholm <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarArd Biesheuvel <>
parent fc430262
......@@ -401,6 +401,17 @@ config EFI
allow the kernel to be booted as an EFI application. This
is only useful on systems that have UEFI firmware.
config DMI
bool "Enable support for SMBIOS (DMI) tables"
depends on EFI
default y
This enables SMBIOS/DMI feature for systems.
This option is only useful on systems that have UEFI firmware.
However, even with this option, the resultant kernel should
continue to boot on existing non-UEFI platforms.
menu "Userspace binary formats"
* arch/arm64/include/asm/dmi.h
* Copyright (C) 2013 Linaro Limited.
* Written by: Yi Li (
* based on arch/ia64/include/asm/dmi.h
* This file is subject to the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public
* License. See the file "COPYING" in the main directory of this archive
* for more details.
#ifndef __ASM_DMI_H
#define __ASM_DMI_H
#include <linux/io.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
* According to section 2.3.6 of the UEFI spec, the firmware should not
* request a virtual mapping for configuration tables such as SMBIOS.
* This means we have to map them before use.
#define dmi_early_remap(x, l) ioremap_cache(x, l)
#define dmi_early_unmap(x, l) iounmap(x)
#define dmi_remap(x, l) ioremap_cache(x, l)
#define dmi_unmap(x) iounmap(x)
#define dmi_alloc(l) kzalloc(l, GFP_KERNEL)
......@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@
#include <linux/dmi.h>
#include <linux/efi.h>
#include <linux/export.h>
#include <linux/memblock.h>
......@@ -469,3 +470,15 @@ err_unmap:
return -1;
static int __init arm64_dmi_init(void)
* On arm64, DMI depends on UEFI, and dmi_scan_machine() needs to
* be called early because dmi_id_init(), which is an arch_initcall
* itself, depends on dmi_scan_machine() having been called already.
return 0;
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