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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 21/21] ARM64 / ACPI: additions of ACPI documentation for arm64
On 2015/2/25 16:40, Hanjun Guo wrote:
> +Not yet implemented are:
> +
> + -- Section 10: power source and power meter devices
> +
> + -- Section 11: thermal management
> +
> + -- Section 12: embedded controllers interface
> +
> + -- Section 13: SMBus interfaces
> +
> + -- Section 17: NUMA support (prototypes have been submitted for
> + review)
> +
>

Here at the end of the file. Redundant blank line.

> +ACPI is also important because hardware and OS vendors have already worked
> +out how to use it to support the general purpose ecosystem. The infrastructure
> +is in place, the bindings are in place, and the process is in place. DT does
> +exactly what we need it to when working with vertically integrated devices,
> +but we don’t have good processes for supporting what the server vendors need.
> +We could potentially get there with DT, but doing so doesn’t buy us anything.
> +ACPI already does what the hardware vendors need, Microsoft won’t collaborate
> +with us on DT, and the hardware vendors would still need to provide two
> +completely separate firmware interface; one for Linux and one for Windows.
> +

And Here at the end of the file. Redundant blank line.

--
Thanks,
Shannon



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