Subject: Re: GENERIC_ACPI?
To: Alicia da Conceicao <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2004 17:29:01
In message <>, 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
>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,