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

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Mon Apr 22 02:39:41 CEST 2013

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:41:48PM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> Okay I'm pretty close to posting some patches
> that advance this project further, but wanted to
> check something beforehand: there are several tables
> that point to other tables (for example: FADT points
> to DSDT). What I did is provide a list of fixups
> such that bios can patch in pointers without
> any need to understand what's what.
> Thoughts?


For the RSDP, RSDT, and FADT I think SeaBIOS should just update those
tables to set the pointers within them and then recalculate the
checksum.  I don't think anything complex is needed - it's easy for
SeaBIOS to recognize those special tables and modify them.


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