On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 06:46:05PM +0900, Takanori Watanabe wrote:

> Would you review this description?

How about:

--- acpi.4.orig Thu Jun 13 02:50:06 2002
+++ acpi.4      Fri Jul  5 21:16:59 2002
@@ -258,10 +258,35 @@
 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
+incorrect bytecode that does not wreak havoc with the Microsoft implementations
+of ACPI. Such bugs can often times prevent FreeBSD from booting. In case of 
+such issues, we provide a way to override buggy AML with your own AML 
+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

- alex

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