Subject: Re: MI APM support
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Drochner <email@example.com>
Date: 08/12/1999 21:11:08
> 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
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.