I appreciate the pointers to get this done, which I'll ask a colleague to investigate.
If anybody from ACPICA wants to make the port then it will likely be eagerly received as a
new method to do a DSDT override for Win8. Win8 appears to have locked down a lot of
From: "Moore, Robert" <robert.moore(a)intel.com>
To: Nando Eva <nando4eva(a)ymail.com>; "devel(a)acpica.org"
Sent: Thursday, 8 November 2012 12:15 AM
Subject: RE: [Devel] Any FreeDOS port of the acpi tools (eg: acpiexec)?
Sorry, I misunderstood your question. For FreeDOS, I think you will need to write a new
OSL (OS Services Layer) that is specific for FreeDOS. The existing Windows OSL in the
ACPICA source could be used as a starting point.
You could modify/use the Unix makefiles to build the software. However, we also provide
project files for MS visual C if those would be useful.
] On Behalf Of Moore,
Sent: Monday, November 05, 2012 12:13 PM
To: Nando Eva; devel(a)acpica.org
Subject: Re: [Devel] Any FreeDOS port of the acpi tools (eg: acpiexec)?
AcpiExec should not need any “porting”. Just download the unix version of the software
and build it.
] On Behalf Of Nando Eva
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2012 8:26 PM
Subject: [Devel] Any FreeDOS port of the acpi tools (eg: acpiexec)?
Hi acpcia developers,
Has anybody managed to port the ACPI tools like acpiexec to FreeDOS? I require those
utilities as a better mechanisms to substitute a in-memory DSDT table with my own custom
version. The tools being a better way of doing it than my kludge at outlined at