Getting-Started-With-ACPI: A quick explainer on ACPI

This is a nice introduction to how people hack ACPI to get macOS working on non-Mac systems (Hackintosh). Includes breakdown of how various hardware components (CPU, EC, I2C, USB, IRQ, etc.) between different Intel processor revisions.

So what are DSDTs and SSDTs? Well, these are tables present in your firmware that outline hardware devices like USB controllers, CPU threads, embedded controllers, system clocks and such. A DSDT(Differentiated System Description Table) can be seen as the body holding most of the info with smaller bits of info being passed by the SSDT(Secondary System Description Table).[…]

https://github.com/dortania/Getting-Started-With-ACPI

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