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Re: Okay - Gripe time



On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:09:07PM +0100, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 03:30:57PM +1000, Dan Goodes wrote:
>  > I thought - great, new fedora release, let's look at the release notes to 
>  > see what's in store.
>  > 
>  > WHOA!!! perfect!!! built-in ACPI support!!! no more rebuilding custom 
>  > kernels to handle power management and so on... right? WRONG!!!
>  > 
>  > *sigh* it's only going to be used for device enumeration, not power 
>  > management and so on.
> 
> WRONG!!! 8-)
> The various components of ACPI are modular. If you boot with acpi=on,
> the startup scripts should auto-load them.

I think Dan's quoting me.  Our *purpose* is only for device
enumeration and initialization; my point was that we weren't
going to be adding swsusp patches (for instance) or in general
trying to deal with sleeping.

michaelkjohnson

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