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FS#27906 - [mkinitcpio] remove dsdt hook

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Martin Stolpe (BertiBoeller) - Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 21:15 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Saturday, 14 January 2012, 00:33 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The option for using a custom DSDT included into an initrd/initramfs file seems to have been removed from the kernel: http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/git-commits-head/2008/3/15/1173254

Because of this it doesn't seem to be possible to override the DSDT during boot (unless compiling a custom kernel with the DSDT compiled into the kernel). If the DSDT can't be loaded using this method I think it would be best to remove the hook and update the information on the wiki page.
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Saturday, 14 January 2012, 00:33 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  https://projects.archlinux.org/mkinitcpi o.git/commit/?id=5e6ca51067
Comment by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Thursday, 12 January 2012, 02:40 GMT
I agree. Changed the title to something more searchable and pushed a commit that removes the build hook to my dev repo.

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