[coreboot] is ACPI a superset of _MP_ or not?

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon Feb 11 04:03:08 CET 2008

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 06:17:12PM -0800, yhlu wrote:
> > > This is complementary to what uboot and ePAPR do. The whole
> > > embedded powerpc scene is shifting to using an OF tree without
> > > an actual open firmware system running.
> >
> > if we can get it to work then I would be very happy.
> do you mean
> make linux kernel understand dtc for x86 with irq routing?

Yes exactly, and also for memory map and other hardware information
that is currently determined using BIOS interfaces that are emulated
by coreboot.

> like acpi supporting x86, and ia64.
> wonder if openfirmware support PPC, spard, PA-risc?

Don't know, but I think so.


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