Subject: Re: How to load your custom ACPI DSDT with NetBSD
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 01/06/2006 14:51:05
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On 2006.01.06 03:15:34 +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
| On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Rui Paulo wrote:
| >* 5. copy *.hex to src/sys/dev/acpi/acpica/Osd/dsdt.hex
| ...
| >If you don't know how to fix the tables yourself (or you just don't
| >want to spend time) go to,
| >find your laptop's manufacturer/model tuple and download one of the
| >custom DSDT's and do as above but skiping the first 3 steps.
| Would it be possible (in the long run) to make these files loadable at=20
| runtime, instead of compiling them into the kernel?

No, I don't think so with the current way NetBSD boots. If we had a
boot loader like FreeBSD, then that would be no problem.

		-- Rui Paulo

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