jkim at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 2 23:24:08 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 02 November 2010 05:50 pm, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 02/11/2010 22:50 Jung-uk Kim said the following:
> > Yes, I understand. However, ACPICA is expecting the same size of
> > buffer *including* the optional parts if I am reading the code
> > right.
> Hmm, where is ACPICA doing that?
If you scrub ResourceSource, then:
will return 0 and size of new buffer may be smaller than what we got
from _CRS. I may have read it wrong, though. :-/
> I didn't see any connection between what *ACPICA* can return to OS
> in _CRS/_PRS and what OS can pass in _SRS.
> > Besides, I don't think there is any harm in doing the right
> > thing. ;-)
> I don't think that this is any "righter" than zero-ing out resource
> source description string. BIOS/firmware can't possibly use that
> for anything meaningful, IMO.
I didn't say it is ever useful. My point was it may not work for some
BIOS but I am not sure, that's all.
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