Subject: Re: acpi functional porting
To: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/20/2007 13:02:53
On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:40:19 +0000 (GMT)
David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Feb 2007, Pierre Pronchery 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)
> It also doesn't help that we emphasise the non ACPI GENERIC
> kernels over the ACPI enabled ones.
ACPI is enabled by default in GENERIC_LAPTOP, at least on -current and
I think on the 4.0 branch.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb