[vbox-dev] setextradata ACPI SLIC?

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Wed Jun 23 01:55:56 PDT 2010


On Tuesday 15 June 2010, Mark Cranness wrote:
> Fri May 2 2008, Hans Holzer sent an email to this group with some
> patches to the OSE version that added some DMI settings and a SLIC
> FILENAME option.
> http://vbox.innotek.de/pipermail/vbox-dev/2008-May/000596.html
> Frank Mehnert pointed out that most of the DMI values could already be
> set using setextradata, and asked about the SLIC file:
> http://vbox.innotek.de/pipermail/vbox-dev/2008-May/000606.html
> Hans replied with:
> http://vbox.innotek.de/pipermail/vbox-dev/2008-May/000611.html
> To date, the option for VirtualBox to have a custom ACPI SLIC (via a
> file) is not available.
> If someone were to create a patch against the recent source that added
> this option (custom SLIC), would it be considered for inclusion into
> the OSE and PEUL versions of VB?

sorry for the late response. We might add support for a custom SLIC
sometimes but the priority is currently quite low.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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