Re: [PATCH] apci: dump slit

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Sep 14 2008 - 07:41:30 EST

On Fri 2008-09-12 23:19:21, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > "Yinghai Lu" <yhlu.kernel@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > >
> > > to see how wrong could be set by BIOS.
> >
> > Just dump it from user space then. There are plenty of tools
> > to access ACPI tables.
> 1.) what guarantees that we reach user space ?

We can dump in *any* kernel.

> 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.

Ooh, 'lets dump more junk at everyone, typing commands is hard' :-(.


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