Re: [ACPI] RE: [BK PATCH] ACPI updates

From: Bjorn Helgaas (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 14:45:07 EST

On Monday 09 December 2002 12:17 pm, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 07:12:52PM +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:09:04PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > Which machines do not work without the new ACPI code?
> >
> > hp's zx1-based ia64 machines (my personal interest..)
> That one doesn't boot without other major patches anyway...

Apart from ACPI, the non-ia64 patches required to boot a zx1
should be relatively small: some IRQ changes, support in
memmap_init for discontiguous memory, etc.

Having a newer ACPI in 2.4.x (it currently has 20011018!)
would make things much easier for ia64.
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