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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 00/16] Load BIOS via toolstack instead of been embedded in hvmloader.

On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 10:57:59AM +0000, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 03/03/16 18:03, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> > In this series, there are plenty of places where one blob loaded by libxl
> > to be consume by hvmloader is called acpi_module or acpi_table... where in
> > fact it is only the DSDT table. I think I'm going to do some renaming to
> > include "dsdt" into those names.
> The DSDT cannot possibly come from anywhere other than hvmloader (as a
> logic extension of Xen).  It is very hardware specific, including bits
> of ACPI emulated by Xen itself.
> There are plenty of improvements which can be made over the current
> status quo by splitting out the optional parts into extra SSDTs, but
> having the DSDT itself come from another source will cause all kinds of
> problems for the domain.


I think I leave the acpi tables alone in the next revision of the series
and only load the BIOS.

Anthony PERARD

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