acpi kernel modules - obsolete or not?
On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 04:17:00AM -0700, Bill wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-19-05 at 21:55 -0500, Mark Allums wrote:
> > ACPI will be replaced, but it's APM (and Plug-and-Play) that is
> > deprecated in favor of ACPI. It is widely needed by billions of
> > motherboards, and won't be eliminated entirely anytime soon.
> Well have a look at the 2.6.25 documentation in something like
> menuconfig. It clearly states that these particular features are
> deprecated. Now.
I'm not fully up-to-date on this, but it is my understanding that the
acpi interface has been moved from /proc to /sys, but the acpi tools
(apicd, etc) haven't been changed to reflect that yet. But that's all
based on information from a few months ago, so salt liberally.