ACPI support

ron minnich rminnich at
Thu Mar 11 10:56:01 CET 2004

On 11 Mar 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Basically byte code seems much more optional than a magic function you
> can call.  But in the practical it should be possible to fix the
> firmware, and reflash if we did provide callbacks.  I just like to err
> as far as possible on the side of caution.

and byte code you can call is probably bad for keeping the processor 
cache, TLBs, etc. nice and current. 

> My preference is to provide no code that is run after the OS loads, and
> just to specify some static table entries.  The rest is essentially a
> fallback position.



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