Re: [GIT PULL] iBFT features for v2.6.36

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 03 2010 - 19:24:28 EST

On 08/03/2010 07:35 AM, Peter Jones wrote:
> The current iBFT specification and the current code (this push) includes the
> ability to specify the location of the iBFT table using the standard ACPI table
> mechanism, which is required on UEFI machines supporting iBFT, and which I
> would encourage non-UEFI machines to also use where possible. Obviously some
> systems, especially BIOS-based machines doing iSCSI boot on expansion cards,
> have difficulty with this, so we're not planning on de-supporting the old
> memory scanning method.

Not just expansion cards, but also post-INT19 software solutions.

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