[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 2/2] accept MADT over fw_cfg

Laszlo Ersek lersek at redhat.com
Wed Apr 3 09:59:49 CEST 2013

On 03/24/13 20:14, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 01:17:38PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:

>> What do you think about using approach 2 as I outline at:
>> http://www.seabios.org/pipermail/seabios/2013-March/006020.html ?
>> The existing fw_cfg acpi table passing mechanism is pretty hokey, and
>> new fw_cfg entries will be needed for smbios, pir, and mptable anyway.
>> Converting to all new fw_cfg tables may make the transition simpler
>> and provide both forward and backwards compatibility.

> I don't exactly understand what do you mean by "file".

Probably a key in the  [FW_CFG_FILE_FIRST, FW_CFG_FILE_FIRST +
FW_CFG_FILE_SLOTS - 1] range, with an associated entry (name) in the
FWCfgFiles array (FW_CFG_FILE_DIR).


More information about the SeaBIOS mailing list