Subject: Re: ACPI
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/12/2000 09:04:40
>> 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.

	I'm not sure why ACPI works on hpcmips while APM does not.
	Does WinCE use ACPI and its pseudo instructions?

>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.

	There are group of Japanese who are doing ACPI pseudo instruction
	parser for FreeBSD.
	Should be good as starting point.