[coreboot] ACPI on m57sli v1.0

Harald Gutmann harald.gutmann at gmx.net
Fri Jul 3 16:53:24 CEST 2009

On Thursday 02 July 2009 23:26:34 Peter Stuge wrote:
> Harald Gutmann wrote:
> > > Is the port interrupt-driven, or polling, on your system, Andreas?
> >
> > Here on my system it says also polling, like on Andreas system.
> > What is the difference between interrupt driven and polling?
> Interrupt driven means the port has an interrupt assigned to it, and
> that communication over the port is event based.
> Polling means there is a timer running in the kernel which will check
> the port for activity every few milliseconds or something.
> > On vendor bios it is interrupt-driven.
> > Is an ACPI part missing to get it interrupt driven?
> I think so, yes.
I think this should be easy to fix if it is really acpi related, just a few 
lines in the dsdt.asl should do the job.

But right now I'm a little bit in a hurry, and maybe I'll find time to do that 
on sunday or even tomorrow.

> //Peter
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