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Re: [PATCH] hurd - ACPI tables netfs translator

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hurd - ACPI tables netfs translator
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:30:40 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

Samuel Thibault, le lun. 12 nov. 2018 19:29:57 +0100, a ecrit:
> Almudena Garcia, le lun. 12 nov. 2018 19:12:16 +0100, a ecrit:
> >     I think if you need ACPI in gnumach to provide SMP support for the
> >     kernel, then ACPI tables reading functionality should be in gnumach 
> > then?
> > 
> > I agree. In this case, access to ACPI tables through a translator could 
> > produce
> > a recursive dependency problem (Translator could need gnumach, and gnumach
> > needs translator to enable the processors during the boot)
> But we don't need all ACPI to get what SMP needs.

I mean, the kernel can have its own ACPI implementation, just enough to
get the information needed for SMP.


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