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-rw-r--r--src/arch/x86/boot/acpigen.c7
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/src/arch/x86/boot/acpigen.c b/src/arch/x86/boot/acpigen.c
index ba3d2dfe4..222a2db28 100644
--- a/src/arch/x86/boot/acpigen.c
+++ b/src/arch/x86/boot/acpigen.c
@@ -223,7 +223,12 @@ int acpigen_emit_namestring(const char *namepath) {
namepath++;
}
- ASSERT(namepath[0] != '\0');
+ /* If we have only \\ or only ^...^. Then we need to put a null
+ name (0x00). */
+ if(namepath[0] == '\0') {
+ len += acpigen_emit_byte(0x00);
+ return len;
+ }
i = 0;
while (namepath[i] != '\0') {