Commit 32d7b19b authored by Darren Hart (VMware)'s avatar Darren Hart (VMware)

platform/x86: dell-smbios: Resolve dependency error on DCDBAS

When the DELL_SMBIOS_SMM backend is enabled, the DELL_SMBIOS symbol
depends on DELL_DCDBAS, and we must avoid the situation where

Adding the conditional dependency to DELL_SMBIOS such as:


results in the Kconfig tooling complaining about a circular dependency,
although it appears to work in practice.

Avoid the errors by simplifying the dependency and forcing DELL_SMBIOS
to be <= DCDBAS if DCDBAS is enabled (thanks to Greg KH for the

Signed-off-by: default avatarDarren Hart (VMware) <>
parent 329d58b8
......@@ -105,8 +105,14 @@ config ASUS_LAPTOP
If you have an ACPI-compatible ASUS laptop, say Y or M here.
# If the DELL_SMBIOS_SMM feature is enabled, the DELL_SMBIOS driver
# becomes dependent on the DCDBAS driver. The "depends" line prevents a
# configuration where DELL_SMBIOS=y while DCDBAS=m.
tristate "Dell SMBIOS driver"
depends on DCDBAS || DCDBAS=n
This provides support for the Dell SMBIOS calling interface.
If you have a Dell computer you should enable this option.
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