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SubjectRe: AW: AW: [PATCH] x86: HPET force enable for Soekris net6501
On Fri, 14 Feb 2014, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 02/14/2014 11:15 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > I'm fine with ACPI tables if we can provide simple means for embedded
> > users to load one via grub or just attach it to the kernel image.
> That already exists, see Documentation/acpi/initrd_table_override.txt.

That requires, that you have already ACPI tables.

ACPI_SIG_RSDP cannot be overridden and that's the base table you need
to get ACPI going in the first place. So we need support for that and
probably for storing the tables at some non canonical place.



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