Subject: Re: MI APM support
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/12/1999 21:11:08 said:
> I'd like to split the current APM code into a MI front-end which
> handles the /dev/apm device and the MD backend which handles the real
> work.

The apm API is too narrow even for the i386.
(It is designed for APM v1.0 or v1.1, but doesn't support
APMv1.2 features like multiple batteries or wakeup on certain

So I don't think it is a good idea to base any interface which
calims to be mi on the current apm.

best regards