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SubjectRe: AW: AW: [PATCH] x86: HPET force enable for Soekris net6501
On 02/14/2014 01:16 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> Well, the RSDP and RSDT/XSDT are nothing but pointers to other tables,
>> so if explicitly overridden I'm not sure if one actually would need
>> them. That doesn't mean our current code will work without them, though.
> I tried once to overload all of the tables, but failed miserably in
> the ACPI dungeon. RSDP was the major pain point IIRC.

I suspect we need to handle the RSDP and RSDT/XSDT specially, since,
again, they are really just pointers to where to find the other tables.
They are part of the discovery, not the data.


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