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[Qemu-devel] Re: [SeaBIOS] About cpu_set, CPU hotplug and related subjec
[Qemu-devel] Re: [SeaBIOS] About cpu_set, CPU hotplug and related subjects
Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:45:48 +0300
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 12:41:51PM +0200, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> On 04/28/10 12:30, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:31:00AM +0200, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> >> On 04/22/10 03:12, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> >> Generating the more complex tables dynamically would be preferred, but
> >> it requires like half an AML compiler in Seabios, so it kinda stalled
> >> there....
> > We can try to be smart and generate most of the code statically and only
> > minimum that absolutely required dynamically. Haven't looked at how
> > simple dynamic part can be made.
> I looked at it briefly and ran away screaming :) I am sure it can be
This is normal reaction to ACPI of a healthy human being.
> done, bit it would require pretty good understanding of the AML encodings.
> The CPU declarations are particularly tricky as they get pretty big and
> complex and need to live in the DSDT, whereas a lot of other things we
> can shift off to separate SSDT tables and only put the minimum that
> needs to be generated dynamically in it's own table.
We can generate complex code statically and call it from dynamically
generated CPU declarations.