[Fwd: Re: Linuxbios and Linspire laptop]

Adam Sulmicki adam at cfar.umd.edu
Wed Jun 2 11:15:00 CEST 2004

> > One thing that is generally good about ACPI (well in some sense) is that
> > it is free of callbacks, which I often hear as a disadvantage of Open
> > Firmware's interface. (While dropping callbacks in OF is just a matter
> > of directly providing the FCode drivers to the OS and let a hosted Open
> > Source OF implementation use it there)
> What would be neat is to decompile an ACPI table from binary, and ship
> that in the linuxbios image. THen you get most flexibility.

FWIW, this shows how to move your ACPI's DSDT table from bios to linux
kernel, perhaps potentially elimitnating need for it in linuxbios


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