Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#8043 closed bug (fixed)

Add option to copy DSDT during boot, to work around some buggy BIOSes

Reported by: scgtrp Owned by: tqh
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Drivers/ACPI Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: yes Platform: All

Description

This is a tiny patch against the latest SVN to optionally tell the Intel ACPI library to make a copy of the DSDT during boot. Some BIOSes (including mine) replace or corrupt it halfway through booting, confusing the kernel and causing booting to fail.

Attachments (1)

acpi-copy-dsdt.patch (1.1 KB) - added by scgtrp 8 years ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 8 years ago by scgtrp

Attachment: acpi-copy-dsdt.patch added

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by scgtrp

Has a Patch: set

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by tqh

Patch looks fine by me, I'll apply it tonight unless someone beats me to it.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by tqh

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Patched applied in hrev42895. Thanks, and feel free to do more work on ACPI ;)

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