[PROPOSAL] enhanced table dumping
stepan at openbios.org
Mon Jan 17 11:47:00 CET 2005
* Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [050117 21:48]:
> It all sounds good except I would really like to try generating
> s-expressions as well. I am convinced that the binary table thing is going
> to cause us future trouble, and the reason I am so convinced is that every
> binary table I've ever seen had troubles not long after it was
> disseminated as a standard.
You might be right. But it seems that it becomes harder and harder to
boot a machine without ACPI and mptables. Until we have Linux and other
OSes convinced of something better we might have to grin and bear it.
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