[LinuxBIOS] GA-M57SLI-S4 and ACPI

yhlu yinghailu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 20:48:07 CEST 2007

On 8/18/07, Andreas B. Mundt <andi.mundt at web.de> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> it has been pointed out on the list, that an implementation of ACPI for the
> GA-M57SLI-S4 needs to be done in a "cleanroom" to avoid legal issues.
> Is it possible to move the ACPI functionality from the BIOS to the linux
> kernel? By extracting the DSDT from the vendor BIOS and preparing a kernel
> with:
> CONFIG_ACPI_CUSTOM_DSDT_FILE="/usr/src/linux-source-2.6.21/dsdt.hex"
> the user could run linuxbios but the vendor's DSDT as a workaround for the
> time being.
> What modifications are necessary in linuxbios to allow for this?
you may still need to update dsdt.dsl, because some io range is different....


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