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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:32:52 +0400
From:	Alexey Starikovskiy <>
To:	Justin Mattock <>
CC:	Matthew Garrett <>,
	Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	ACPI Devel Maling List <>
Subject: Re: dsdt buggy acpi

Justin Mattock wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 04:30:11PM +0000, Justin Mattock wrote:
>>> Hello; what info is supplied with EFI i.g. I'm using a macbook pro.
>>> After looking at:
>>> I was unable to locate
>>> anything with apple, or at least
>>> couldn't find the manufacture number.
>>> If somebody has already done this, I was wondering if it would be O.K.
>>> if I can attached my dsdt.dsl with the errors,
>>> and my explanation of what I changed, just so If I did something
>>> completely wrong
>> iasl will complain about code that the Linux interpreter will happily
>> accept. If the only reason you've made changes is that iasl complains,
>> then it's unlikely that there's any functional difference as a result.
>> Otherwise, work out which changes fix which Linux bugs and file a bug
>> at against acpi.
>> --
>> Matthew Garrett |
> Hello; I modified dsdt because iasl was complaining, As a result like
> what you said
> "then it's unlikely that there's any functional difference as a
> result" is probably
> what I'm seeing. As for a bug report I already have one filed. As to
> why I'm messing with
> the dsdt, just trying to isolate the problem with the bug I have
> already filed., or at least
> get a better idea of what is happening. Anyways thanks for the info.
> regards;

For difference, you should look for "Darwin", this is how MacOS X 
identifies itself to hardware.

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