[Fwd: Re: Linuxbios and Linspire laptop]

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Wed Jun 2 19:42:35 CEST 2004

ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:

> On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > 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.
> Or am I nuts?

We need to be careful of copyright consideration there.
But otherwise it looks like a possible idea.


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