In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Alex Zepeda wrote:
>On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 04:01:08PM +0900, Takanori Watanabe wrote:
>>  We already have a way to use your own bytecode without recompiling.
>> Simply put your AML file to /boot/acpi_dsdt.aml and add 'acpi_dsdt_load="YES
>> to your /boot/loader.conf (Other necessary setting exist in /boot/default/lo
>Cool!  I can boot now!!
>When will this make it into the man page?

Would you review this description?

--- acpi.4      Fri Jul  5 17:41:29 2002
+++  Fri Jul  5 18:37:27 2002
@@ -258,10 +258,33 @@
 bus/children scan of the namespace.
 The ACPI CA code will still
 know about the avoided region.
+ACPI interprets bytecode named AML, ACPI Machine Language, provided by BIOS
+vendor as memory image at boot time. Sometimes, the AML code contains
+problem that is not appeared in Microsoft implement. So we provide a way 
+to override it with your own AML code.
+In order to load your AML code, 
+you must edit 
+.Pa /boot/loader.conf
+include the follwing lines.
+.Bd -literal -offset indent
+acpi_dsdt_name="/boot/acpi_dsdt.aml" #You may change the name.
+In order to prepare your AML code, you will require
+.Xr acpidump 8 ,
+.Xr iasl 1
+in devel/acpicatools port, and some ACPI knowledge.
 ACPI is only found/supported on Intel platforms (i386/IA32 and IA64).
 .Xr config 8 ,
+.Xr loader.conf 5 ,
+.Xr acpidump 8 ,
 .Xr acpi 9
 .An -nosplit

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