Subject: Re: A short update
To: Parag Patel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David O'Brien <obrien@NUXI.com>
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
FreeBSD/amd64 will depend on ACPI to get the MP table info, for instance.