[SeaBIOS] [PATCH 1/2] Add config option to move PORT_ACPI_PM_BASE out of the way

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 6 16:21:38 CET 2014

On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 09:38:15AM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On Mi, 2014-02-05 at 20:04 -0500, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 10:04:37AM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > > Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at redhat.com>
> > 
> > Can't we detect this at runtime by reading the ACPI tables from QEMU?
> > (Indeed, if it is a SeaBIOS config setting, how will QEMU know what to
> > put in the ACPI tables?)
> qemu will look at the chipset registers programmed by the firmware and
> fill acpi accordingly.  Which reminds me that this only works with qemu
> 1.8+ where qemu actually generates the acpi tables, so I should update
> the help text accordingly (raise minimum qemu version from 1.4 to 1.8).

Well, that's backwards.  Can we change QEMU?


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