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SubjectRe: Buggy DSDTs policy ?
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Le ven 22/10/2004 à 17:19, Pekka Pietikainen a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 04:55:35PM +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > > 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.
> >
> http://acpi.sourceforge.net/dsdt/index.php has quite a few.

.. which aren't all proper fixes (I tried the DSDT for Armada 1700, it's
a partial fix only).

> The problem is getting the fixed dsdt in use without recompiling your
> kernel, since quite a few people, especially non-technical ones, use vendor
> kernels. There's an approach that uses initrd, but this isn't merged
> yet. I'd say it should be, assuming no better solution can be found.

Yes, sure. But real non-technical people won't replace their DSDT
either.

Xav

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