Re: [RFC PATCH 3/9][SeaBIOS] acpi: generate hotplug memory devices.

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Hi,

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 07:37:51PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 04:08:41PM +0200, Vasilis Liaskovitis wrote:
> >  The memory device generation is guided by qemu paravirt info. Seabios
> >  first uses the info to setup SRAT entries for the hotplug-able memory slots.
> >  Afterwards, build_memssdt uses the created SRAT entries to generate
> >  appropriate memory device objects. One memory device (and corresponding SRAT
> >  entry) is generated for each hotplug-able qemu memslot. Currently no SSDT
> >  memory device is created for initial system memory (the method can be
> >  generalized to all memory though).
> > 
> >  Signed-off-by: Vasilis Liaskovitis <vasilis.liaskovitis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> >  src/acpi.c |  151 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> >  1 files changed, 147 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/src/acpi.c b/src/acpi.c
> > index 30888b9..5580099 100644
> > --- a/src/acpi.c
> > +++ b/src/acpi.c
> > @@ -484,6 +484,131 @@ build_ssdt(void)
> >      return ssdt;
> >  }
> >  
> > +static unsigned char ssdt_mem[] = {
> > +    0x5b,0x82,0x47,0x07,0x4d,0x50,0x41,0x41,
> 
> This patch looks like it uses the SSDT generation mechanism that was
> present in SeaBIOS v1.6.3.  Since then, however, the runtime AML code
> generation has been improved to be more dynamic.  Any runtime
> generated AML code should be updated to use the newer mechanisms.

thanks, I will look into the new mechanism and rewrite.

- Vasilis

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