[coreboot] FYI: latest ACPICA acpidump is broken

Rudolf Marek r.marek at assembler.cz
Wed Jul 23 00:02:29 CEST 2014


ruiktest ~ # /tmp/acpidump
Could not get ACPI tables, AE_BAD_HEADER

It seems there is a bug in ACPICA, coreboot is using revision 0 (ACPI 1.0) if
there is no XSDT. But ACPICA expect always ACPI 2.0 style which have a len
record. This is bit more complicated, coreboot creates a header with revision 0,
but provides all other fields as it would be ACPI 2.0, but SeaBIOS correctly
strips that.

I created a bug report at ACPICA:



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