Subject: Re: GENERIC_ACPI?
To: Alicia da Conceicao <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/29/2004 17:29:01
In message <200405292112.i4TLCLC19867@eevee.engine.ca>, Alicia da Conceicao wri
>> Should there be a GENERIC_ACPI config file in the standard
>> distribution? I suspect so -- it's not obvious, for example, that you
>> need to add ioapic, or what the relationship is between the MP support
>> and ACPI.
>Agreed! Now that there are many new ACPI only laptops and desktops
>on the market, we need a GENERIC_ACPI config, or instead we need to
>enable all of the ACPI & ioapic related options should be enabled
>in both GENERIC and GENERIC_LAPTOP.
>Hopefully this and any type of working ACPI sleep/suspend will be
>added to NetBSD before version 2.0 is offically released.
I doubt we'll see ACPI suspend/resume for 2.0 -- though I agree it
would be very nice.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb