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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu: piix: PCI bridge ACPI hotplug support

From: Kevin O'Connor
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu: piix: PCI bridge ACPI hotplug support
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:49:25 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 08:25:15PM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Kevin O'Connor <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I do understand your desire to pass this stuff as parameters, but I
> > really don't see it as feasible.  I'm hoping that if you can write up
> > some examples with specifics you'll either enlighten me or you'll see
> > the difficulties I'm trying to describe.
> Is your basic argument that generating these tables is hard, QEMU can
> and should just hard code them and change them whenever it feels like
> without involving SeaBIOS?

Yes - that's my basic argument.  Generating the content in a way that
is future proof (or future flexible) is very hard.  The DSDT is
particularly painful.  I'm also afraid of introducing a lot of
complexity when simply hardcoding the content (in the right place) is
the better option.

> If that's what it boils down to, I'll look more closely at it.


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