[arch-releng] Use custom dsdt?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 17 06:04:50 EDT 2009

Dieter Plaetinck schrieb:
> I never used a custom dsdt file, don't really know how it works, so I
> can't answer that.  I hope someone else can enlighten us what the use
> is and why we would (not) need it.

See /lib/initcpio/install/dsdt:
Put the custom dsdt file into /lib/initcpio/custom.dsdt and add the dsdt 
hook to mkinitcpio.conf. The rest is done by the kernel after booting.

> As for the lvm stuff I don't think enabling lvm manually in rc.conf is
> that much of an effort. (nonetheless, it's on my todo to try to guess
> and pre-fill appropriate HOOKS and USELVM variables, but I consider this
> low prio.  Feel free to send a patch for aif ;-) 

I think this is about enabling LVM in the initramfs, this was automated 
in some version of the installer.

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