[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Add MCFG table for ACPI

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sat Sep 29 19:04:38 CEST 2007

On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 11:36:17AM +0200, Rudolf Marek wrote:
> Linux has this kind of protection, because when BIOS is too broken,
> boot will freeze. So this check check if BIOS is sane.

I've seen the same fundamental issue in other kernels, where BIOS is
relied on as the only true way for the x86 arch rather than just the
way things happen to work right now.

We have to teach the early OS parts that LB is really a nice guy.


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