[coreboot] dbm690t PIRQ table

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Jan 24 20:48:20 CET 2009

ron minnich wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Marc Jones <marcj303 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> i don't think that the PIRQ table was tested. The MP table should be
>> correct and is the one expected to be used. It would be nice if all
>> the tables could be generated from the same source table within
>> coreboot.
> I agree but in today's world, where PIRQ handlers in operating systems
> don't always do the right thing, I would rather we move as quickly as
> possible to stop using/supporting PIRQ tables at all (where that is
> possible; I realize that on some systems PIRQ is mandatory, but
> certainly not on K8 platforms).
PIRQ is only required when we don't have ACPI. Once we have ACPI on all
platforms we can drop PIRQ.

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