Subject: Re: A short update
To: Parag Patel <>
From: David O'Brien <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 05/29/2003 09:48:50
On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 09:45:14AM -0700, Parag Patel wrote:
> Well, from a quick look at ACPI, it looks like ACPI is approximating
> Open Firmware but doing it in a far more complex way.  Not to mention
> that it seems there are a lot of buggy ACPI implementations. :)
> Are there any specific features that BSD depends upon which aren't
> defined in OF but are in ACPI?

That's a hard question to answer. :-)  Is there a short consice doc of OF
features (properites)?

FreeBSD/amd64 will depend on ACPI to get the MP table info, for instance.