qhwt at qhwt at
Sun Aug 31 00:30:19 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 02:47:20PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 06:04:47 -0500, Robert Garrett wrote:
> :
> :> If you will go to the trouble to produce a set of patches to do this, I
> :> will take the trouble to test and commit it, of course this is provided
> :> matt aproves..
> :
> :	Rob, I am not being picky about this, but my suggestion is
> :	that we wait till the FreeBSD-STABLE ACPI is a bit more ironed
> :	out. There have been reports of odd panics due to the import of
> :	ACPI into FreeBSD-STABLE.
> :
> :...
>     Consider the mess that -stable is in right now with the PAE patches
>     still apparently crashing systems.
>     ACPI is too critical for us to track -stable with until it has 
>     stabilized in -stable (or -current).  I am not at all reassured
>     by the current state of affairs in -stable.
>     So I would say we should wait at least a few months, though I am not
>     against trying to identify why the original poster's particular system
>     doesn't boot and trying to fix that one thing.

Well, I didn't say that it didn't boot, but just apm wasn't identified by
the driver. But then I didn't think apm had much to play with than with ACPI.
Anyway, I'm holding my breath and see how ACPI code matures in -STABLE.


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