RE: One-line patch for systems with ACPI enabled but incomplete tree

From: Brown, Len <>
Date: 2005-09-01 07:51:36
>If FADT is absolutely required for every ACPI tree, I see why
>there is no check in the kernel code.  However, it still seems
>like a bug to me as everything else works if the FADT pointer
>is zero (with the above one line patch).

ACPI has to jump through a lot of hoops due to broken systems.
I don't want to add, test, and support an "FADT optional" hoop
unless absolutely necessary.

>Thanks for the pointer... I will go find it and see if I can
>leverage the code.

please do -- that is why we write it:-)

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