Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/pnp/support.c')
1 files changed, 26 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/pnp/support.c b/drivers/pnp/support.c
index 13c608f5fb30..e848b794e312 100644
@@ -25,3 +25,29 @@ int pnp_is_active(struct pnp_dev *dev)
+ * Functionally similar to acpi_ex_eisa_id_to_string(), but that's
+ * buried in the ACPI CA, and we can't depend on it being present.
+void pnp_eisa_id_to_string(u32 id, char *str)
+ id = be32_to_cpu(id);
+ * According to the specs, the first three characters are five-bit
+ * compressed ASCII, and the left-over high order bit should be zero.
+ * However, the Linux ISAPNP code historically used six bits for the
+ * first character, and there seem to be IDs that depend on that,
+ * e.g., "nEC8241" in the Linux 8250_pnp serial driver and the
+ * FreeBSD sys/pc98/cbus/sio_cbus.c driver.
+ str = 'A' + ((id >> 26) & 0x3f) - 1;
+ str = 'A' + ((id >> 21) & 0x1f) - 1;
+ str = 'A' + ((id >> 16) & 0x1f) - 1;
+ str = hex_asc((id >> 12) & 0xf);
+ str = hex_asc((id >> 8) & 0xf);
+ str = hex_asc((id >> 4) & 0xf);
+ str = hex_asc((id >> 0) & 0xf);
+ str = '\0';