[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Do not hardcode iasl path.

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Tue Oct 31 13:43:52 CET 2006

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 07:55:59AM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> [061031 07:20]:
> > Can somebody please test (on SUSE?) whether this works as expected, or
> > whether /usr/sbin needs to be added to PATH somewhere...
> Yes, indeed SUSE requires /usr/bin to be added to the path.
> would it work to do it like this: ?
> action  "PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin iasl -tc $(MAINBOARD)/dx/dsdt_lb.dsl"
> (actually it seems to work for me, but is it correct?)

I'm not sure.

The person running iasl should be the abstraction layer for it's
path. Ideally that person will then complain to their vendor (or
simply switch) when tools are installed in unintuitive places by

On the other hand we should make it as simple as possible to build
LB anywhere.


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