[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] smbios: generate the correct the number of SMBIOS type 4 reocrds

Bret Ketchum bcketchum at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 19:05:34 CET 2013

     Thanks. What time-frame are we talking about; looks like qemu 1.7.0 is
about to be released with seabios-1.7.3 and includes ACPI table generation.
I don't see SMBIOS table/record generation support however.

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 08:13:36AM -0600, Bret Ketchum wrote:
> > This patch uses cpuid to determine the number of packages/sockets in
> which
> > to
> > generate the proper number of DMI/SMBIOS Type 4 (Processor Information)
> > records.
> >
> > Use "dmidevcode -t 4" to show that only the configured number of
> > packages/sockets are shown versus the number of CPUs
> > (sockets*cores*threads).
> Thanks Bret.
> The SMBIOS stored in seabios is really a function of QEMU.  So,
> discussions on its correct content and changes to it need to be
> discussed on the QEMU mailing list.  Going forward, we want to move
> all the ACPI, SMBIOS, and MPTable changes to the QEMU side.
> -Kevin
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