Re: [patch] i386 "General Options" - begone [take 2]
Dave Jones (email@example.com)
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 01:25:30 +0200
On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 04:09:48PM -0700, Grover, Andrew wrote:
> > Can you confirm that you're not advocating a "ACPI or Legacy"
> > approach ?
> > I think you're aware of the dragons that lie that way, but I
> > want to be sure my suspicions are unfounded.
> All I can say is using just *part* of ACPI will cause some machine,
> somewhere, to not work. I want to avoid scenarios where that happens. If
> there are issues with that, can we discuss them asap, perhaps now?
Think vendor kernel. There we want to run on ancient pre-ACPI boxes,
and super duper new box with borken/non-existant legacy tables.
So just keep in mind that compiling both into the kernel is a must have
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