[SeaBIOS] Alt SeaBIOS SSDT cpu hotplug

Alexander Graf agraf at suse.de
Mon Aug 2 10:12:31 CEST 2010

On 02.08.2010, at 07:49, Kevin O'Connor wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:41:39AM +0800, Liu, Jinsong wrote:
>> Kevin,
>> This patch still has issue, It can boot Windows 2008 DataCenter,
>> however, when run "cpu_set cpu online" command, windows 2008
>> Datacenter system shutdown at once.
> Thanks for testing.
> I've inspected the generated DSDT and SSDT files, and I don't see
> anything wrong with them.  (To inspect a generated SSDT, uncomment the
> call to hexdump(), cut and paste the hexdump output into SeaBIOS'
> tools/transdump.py, and then call "iasl -d" on the output.)
> It seems the Windows acpi interpreter is significantly different from
> the Linux one.  The only guess I have is that Windows doesn't like one
> of the ASL constructs even though they all look valid.  I'd try to
> debug this by commenting out parts of the ASL until I narrowed down
> the parts causing the problem.  Unfortunately, I don't have Windows
> 2008 to do this directly.
> Any other ideas?

Just grab yourself a free copy of the Hyper-V server 2008:



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