Re: [PATCH] apci: dump slit

From: Matt Keenan
Date: Fri Sep 12 2008 - 17:45:42 EST

On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 23:30 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > 1.) what guarantees that we reach user space ?
> Broken SLITs don't prevent booting.
> > 2) If it is _valuable_ information which we can gather via kernel
> > output, then it is much more conveniant than asking the user to type
> > whatevercryptictoolcommandline and provide the output.
> Yes excellent point. Should we dump the complete ACPI tables?
> Do you prefer hexdump or do we need a ASL disassembler?
> Also complete SMBIOS? Also the legacy mptables of course too.
> And all the EFI methods. Ideally a disassembly of the complete BIOS.
> Did I miss anything?

Harsh... but harsh.


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