Subject: Re: acpi functional porting
To: None <>
From: Alexander V. Butenko <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2007 16:34:26
Tue, 20 Feb 2007 you wrote:

> >>>> What makes you think NetBSD doesn't already have support for ACPI?
> (no need to be arrogant here, if I may, because in my opinion NetBSD's
> ACPI support is not trivial to confirm for a newcomer)

> There is a command line tool to show the current status of various such
> detections: envstat -r.
Yeh, thanks. Chavdar pointed me to envstat. 

> > Can you show me the options which you have enabled in your config?
> > is seems GENERIC.MPACPI doesnt provide such functional. my config is
> > based on it
> No other option should be necessary. I did not find many applications
> aware of NetBSD's ACPI interface though, and had to patch a few myself
> (wmapm, kismet for example).

envstat will be okay for me. Its not a problem. I don't use any graph
monitoring app. 

So the one thing left is to figure out why my netbsd dont makes a
poweroff after i'm executing 'halt' command.