Subject: Re: ACPI
To: TAKEMURA Shin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/2000 16:23:55
"TAKEMURA Shin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Is anyone working for ACPI support ?
> Hpcmips needs power management mechanism. And I found
> that ACPI is informative and interesting to me. Legacy APM spec
> and NetBSD's APM driver depend on i386 CPU too much and,
> therefore, other platforms including Hpcmips can't use them.
> However, ACPI might work on Hpcmips as well as 386.
Adam Glass (who is no longer a developer but who gives us advice)
keeps pushing for us to do ACPI. I'm not aware of anyone currently
working on it, but that is not to say that there might not be someone.