Subject: Re: do machine-specific ACPI code(s) move between Linux and BSD?
To: George Michaelson <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2006 10:37:47
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On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 04:01:28PM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> the linux on IBM X31 pages include some acpi stuff which is said to
> work correctly with the dock, for both docking and un-docking.
> is this the kind of thing which can move cleanly(ish) from linux to
> BSD? -If its the ACPI logic itself, I thought that might be reasonably
> architecture neutral..
It's not ACPI logic itself. Docking and un-docking means you have to
make devices appear and disappear from the configuration tree. Some
subsystem don't really handle that (or at least not externally).
You're welcome to try and send patches, though :)
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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