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On Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 05:56:19PM +0100, Hauke Fath wrote:
> while pulling a trustworthy Thinkpad 380D from 5.1 to 8beta, I noticed
> that apm(4) was gone.
> Note that according to a prominent NetBSD documentation page, apm(8)
> is very much alive:
> So, I've come to the understanding that apm(4) is only available on top
> of acpi(4), which does not attach on machines that predate ACPI. Those
> machines are then left without power management, or stuck with old
> NetBSD releases.
> What did I miss?
You/we missed the part where the documentation hasn't been updated.
Support for APM was indeed removed. (Although as you saw vestiges of
apm(4) may still exist.)
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