[coreboot] is ACPI a superset of _MP_ or not?

yhlu yinghailu at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 23:03:34 CET 2008

On Feb 10, 2008 12:22 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 12:10:58PM -0800, yhlu wrote:
> > If you have one DSDT that could handle irq routing, (that DSDT need
> > one clean room implementation, instead of "stealing" or referring
> > dumping from legacy BIOS)
> > you could acpi with DSDT only.
> >
> > you will still need pirq table for some application to find slot
> > number for pci card.
> So these applications would read the table directly.
> Are they running in Linux? Doesn't Linux offer an API with same
> information?


that is just a mapping
bus:dev:fn ==> slot number

So the user will known which card is which.

ACPI DSDT should provide such info too. at least for hotplug support.


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