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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] new hvm platform vhpet enable parameter

I see this patch hasn't been taken yet.  Is there something
else I need to do or are you not in agreement that the
acpi part is cosmetic?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Magenheimer [mailto:dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:54 PM
> To: 'Keir Fraser'; 'xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] new hvm platform vhpet 
> enable parameter
> > Yes, tools/firmware/hvmloader/acpi/dsdt.asl. The right way to 
> > do this will
> > be to gate it on a flag set up in memory by hvmloader (we 
> > already do this
> > e.g., for com1 and com2 -- see construct_bios_info_table() in 
> > build.c in the
> > same directory). That might be a bit tricky as it probably 
> > needs a bit of
> > ASL hacking, which has a little learning curve. I can take a 
> > look maybe next
> > week.
> OK, here's the updated patch:
> 1) hpet instead of vhpet
> 2) against 3.2-testing tip
> This will work without the acpi changes so could be checked in
> independently.  Though it may be a bit misleading for the
> guest to print out that it found an hpet in acpi and then
> be unable to use it, the acpi part is largely cosmetic
> and (as you point out) a bit tricky so better left for
> your capable hands.
> Thanks,
> Dan

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