[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] DSDT: Fix HPET _CRS Method

Gleb Natapov gleb at redhat.com
Mon Nov 19 12:33:16 CET 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 11:22:48AM +0100, Alexander Graf wrote:
> On 16.11.2012, at 19:46, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 01:02:18PM -0500, Gabriel L. Somlo wrote:
> >> ping
> >> 
> >> On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 12:35:17PM -0500, Gabriel L. Somlo wrote:
> >>> Updated _CRS method for HPET, bringing it in line with the way it is
> >>> presented on recent hardware (e.g. Dell Latitude D630, MacPro5,1, etc);
> >>> Allows it to be detected and utilized from Mac OS X; Also tested OK on
> >>> Linux (F16 64-bit install DVD) and Windows (Win7 64-bit install DVD).
> >>> 
> >>> Signed-off-by: Gabriel Somlo <somlo at cmu.edu>
> > 
> > I'm okay with the patch.  I'm looking to see an Ack from one of the
> > kvm/qemu developers.  (I saw Gerd was okay with the last version of
> > the patch.)
> IIRC Marcelo was the one changing the DSDT code from what this patch produces to what we have today. My initial HPET DSDT entry was also copied from real hardware.
> Marcelo, any memory on this? :) Keep in mind I might be misremembering - maybe it was someone else after all ;).
I think you are misremembering. Git shows that HPET entry was taken from
pcbios code and my old pcbios git tree says that the dsdt code was
contributed by Beth Kon and it is the same as we have it now in SeaBIOS.

The patch looks OK.


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