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SubjectRe: [RFC] Include ACPI DSDT from INITRD patch into mainline
On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 19:53 +0000, Alan wrote:
> > > The whole approach of using filp_open() not the firmware interface
> > > is horribly ugly and does not belong mainstream.
> >
> > What about the point that userspace (udev, and such) is not available
> > when DSDT loading needs to occur? Init hasn't even started at that
> > point.
> Does that change the fact it is ugly ?

No, but it does beg the question "how else can it be done"?

Distros need a way for users to add a fixed DSDT without recompiling
their own kernels.
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