lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2004]   [Oct]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: Buggy DSDTs policy ?
From
Date
Le ven 22/10/2004 à 16:41, Onur Kucuk a écrit :
> On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 14:23:27 +0200
> Olivier Galibert <galibert@pobox.com> 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

But fixed DSDTs are a pain to find, and fixing a buggy DSDT is
impossible for a non-hacker.

Xav

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 14:07    [W:0.034 / U:0.540 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site