[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] acpi: make default DSDT optional

Michael S. Tsirkin mst at redhat.com
Mon Mar 18 09:23:29 CET 2013

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 10:23:21PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 08:32:34PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > QEMU now loads its own copy of DSDT, so let's not build in PIIX.
> > This leaves building in the DSDT an option, default to off.
> > If no one complains for a while, we'll be able to
> > remove this altogether.
> Thanks.  I don't think it will be that easy to remove support for this
> as older versions of QEMU (and all versions of Bochs) wont work
> properly if the DSDT is not present.  Ultimately, we want to move all
> of the acpi stuff to qemu - I think we should wait for that before
> enabling the ability to remove the support in SeaBIOS.
> -Kevin

This is exactly what I am working on actually.  There's lost of activity
related to acpi so keeping this work on a branch until is complete will
be hard.
Surely a config option does no harm?
Maybe you can merge it if I change the default to y?


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