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SubjectRe: Buggy DSDTs policy ?

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 14:23:27 +0200
Olivier Galibert <> wrote:

> What is the policy w.r.t broken DSDTs and the ACPI subsystem?
> Specifically, which of these two options is right:
> 1- Provide a non-buggy DSDT to the kernel
> 2- Make the ACPI subsystem tolerant of the bugs
> The option 3, have all biosen over the world fixed is a nice fantasy,
> but nothing else.
> If 1, we need to put a mechanism for that in the official kernel.

CONFIG_ACPI_CUSTOM_DSDT is included in 2.6.9

> If 2, I'll start working on patches to make the laptop I play with
> work as-is.
> So, which it is?

Onur Kucuk Knowledge speaks,
<> but wisdom listens

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