RE: [patch] i386 "General Options" - begone [take 2]
Grover, Andrew (email@example.com)
Tue, 4 Jun 2002 16:31:17 -0700
> From: Dave Jones [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > > 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
Oh. OK. Yes. No disagreement there.
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