[coreboot] Simple Firmware Interface?
patrick at georgi-clan.de
Fri Jun 26 00:01:48 CEST 2009
Am 25.06.2009 22:56, schrieb Robinson Tryon:
> I just found a story in the Slashdot queue about a new Intel project
> called the "Simple Firmware Interface" (http://simplefirmware.org/).
> According to the project website, SFI is "a method for platform
> firmware to export static tables to the operating system (OS)" and
> looks to be a lightweight replacement for ACPI.
> I haven't found any mention of SFI on either Wikipedia or on the
> coreboot wiki. Does anyone have further information on the project?
It's a subset of ACPI, looks quite Intel specific, and the FAQ (and the
draft standard, I think) state that if both, ACPI and SFI are available,
ACPI should be used.
So, nothing to worry about.
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