ARM as a primary architecture

Andy Grover agrover at
Thu Mar 29 02:27:13 UTC 2012

On 03/28/2012 06:13 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 07:23:48PM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
>> In the future, ARM systems will transition increasingly to UEFI. Many
>> ARM server systems will likely eventually boot with ACPI as well. They
>> will smell like low-energy alternatives to PC servers over time, and in
>> another decade or two something more exciting than UEFI will replace
>> UEFI and folks will mail about how things were better with UEFI!
> Oh no. Nobody's seriously considering UEFI ARM platforms without ACPI, 
> are they?

Wait, I thought there was some kind of "flattened device tree" or
something that the ARM folks thought would let them avoid ACPI. Did that
not pan out? Maybe MS put the kibosh on it?

-- Andy

More information about the devel mailing list