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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 05/24] hw: acpi: Implement XSDT support for RSDP

Hi Igor,

On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 03:16:23PM +0100, Igor Mammedov wrote:
> On Mon,  5 Nov 2018 02:40:28 +0100
> Samuel Ortiz <sameo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > XSDT is the 64-bit version of the legacy ACPI RSDT (Root System
> > Description Table). RSDT only allow for 32-bit addressses and have thus
> > been deprecated. Since ACPI version 2.0, RSDPs should point at XSDTs and
> > no longer RSDTs, although RSDTs are still supported for backward
> > compatibility.
> > 
> > Since version 2.0, RSDPs should add an extended checksum, a complete table
> > length and a version field to the table.
> This patch re-implements what arm/virt board already does
> and fixes checksum bug in the later and at the same time
> without a user (within the patch).
> I'd suggest redo it a way similar to FADT refactoring
>   patch 1: fix checksum bug in virt/arm
>   patch 2: update reference tables in test
I now see what you meant with the ACPI reference tables, thanks.
I'll follow your advice.


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